Tag Archives: Fine Gael

Quick interview with Simon Harris

Simon Harris is a Fine Gael Candidate for the European Parliament in Ireland South and is currently a TD for Wicklow and East Carlow.  He is the youngest member of the current Dáil at 27 years old. Simon is also … Continue reading

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Which Fine Gael local election candidate wrote a raunchy book?

Mixing sex and politics is generally a bad idea, as Patrick Nulty found out last week. Writing about sex and politics is ok though. Just ask Alan Shatter, his raunchy novel ‘Laura’ has sold over 20,000 copies. Alan Shatter is not the … Continue reading

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Charlie Flanagan and Jerry Buttimer statements on same-sex marriage referendum. (video)

Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party – Charlie Flanagan and Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central – Jerry Buttimer, make statements to the Dáil on the upcoming same-sex marriage referendum.

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Enda Kenny’s poetic tribute to Seamus Heaney. (video)

Today it was our politicians turn to pay tribute to the great Seamus Heaney. Enda Kenny led the tributes with this rather poetic piece. http://www.oireachtas.ie

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Sinn Fein Cllr plagiarises Fine Gael TD’s press release.

Some people will tell you that in todays modern cynical age of the internet – ‘originality is just plagiarism gone unnoticed’. One can only presume that member of Wicklow county council and Bray town councillor, Sinn Fein’s, John Brady, was hoping … Continue reading

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The Meath East By-election

The candidates for the Meath East by-election are, Fine Gael’s Helen McEntee, Fianna Fáil Senator Thomas Byrne, Cllr Eoin Holmes of  Labour, Sinn Féin’s Darren O Rourke, Sean O’Buachalla of the Greens, Seamus McDonagh of the Workers’ Party and Ben … Continue reading

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Catherine Byrne TD unfairly intimidated.

Catherine Byrne, Fine Gael TD for Dublin South-Central has been at the receiving end of a lot abuse lately. Last March, Sinn Fein protesters climbed on to the roof of Catherine’s office and caused damage to slates. Another mob arrived at her home and started chanting. … Continue reading

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Kite flying season is upon us.

As sure as the swallows migrate to warmer climates during the winter, and as easter and christmas come around once a year. It is that time of year at the moment that comes around once a year also, those last two … Continue reading

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Those 56,000 phone calls to Fine Gael TD’s

The Irish Times  reported last Tuesday that the anti-abortion group, The Life Institute claimed its supporters have made 56,000 phone calls to Fine Gael TD’s since the summer. The story was also picked up by Michael Clifford in the Irish examiner. 56,000 phone … Continue reading

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28 things that are Fine Gaels fault

The Death of Brian Boru.  The Famine. The property bubble.  Twink.  The household charge Fianna Fail signed us up to with the Troika  John Waters.  The neighbors having loud sex. You not having any sex.  Rain. Section 23 tax breaks … Continue reading

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