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Fianna Fail to pick just one election candidate at Roscommon-Galway convention

fianna_fail_logo-600-1Fianna Fáil headquarters has issued a directive that only one candidate be selected at its Roscommon-Galway selection convention. Next Friday in the Abbey Hotel in Roscommon town, more than 500 party members across the constituency will be asked to choose who they want to represent them in the next general election. There are four candidates […]

Taoiseach and Micheal Martin to meet again as decision on election goes down to the wire

ElectionThe Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil leader meet again this morning in a last ditch attempt to avert a snap general election. It emerged yesterday that Frances Fitzgerald received additional emails detailing the proposed Garda legal strategy against whistleblower Maurice McCabe. She’s tweeted to say that as Justice Minister she could not interfere with the O’Higgins […]

Fianna Fail to examine documents in attempt to prevent snap Election

ElectionFianna Fail is set to examine Department of Justice documents tonight in a fresh attempt to avoid an election. They were handed over this afternoon after Leo Varardkar and Micheál Martin met to discuss the crisis in Government. The documents had been prepared on the back of a parliamentary question brought forward by Labour’s Alan […]

Mixed views among local TD’s as possible election looms

dail-2017An early General Election is looking increasingly likely, after Fianna Fáil said it would table a motion of no confidence in the Tánaiste. It follows a week of controversy around Frances Fitzgerald’s handling of an email about Maurice McCabe. But Fine Gael last night rallied around the Tánaiste and said now was not the time […]

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