Is pairtí polaitiúil é Fianna Fáil i bPoblacht na hÉireann. Tagann an t-ainm ón seanchas mar ba bhuíon laochra iad na Fianna faoi cheannas Fhinn Mhic Cumhaill. B'ainm "Inis Fáil" a glacadh mar ainm eile ar Éirinn. Bhí scoilt i Sinn Féin tar éis an conradh i 1922 idir Éirinn is an Bhreatain Mhór a chuir deireadh le Cogadh na Saoirse. D'fhág Eamon de Valera Sinn Féin i 1925 mar níor mhaith leis an bpairtí a suíocháin a ghlacadh sa Dháil mar gheall ar an mionn dílseachta do rí na Breataine. Ag an am sin, dúirt Seán Lemass gur 'pairtí leath-bhunreachtúil' ab ea an pairtí mar ní raibh ...
Mary Hanafin has been named as the new Deputy Leader of Fianna Fáil as part of Micheál Martin’s new front bench.
The front bench includes a number of Fianna Fáil candidates who are not TDs, as well as Senators, TDs and existing Ministers.
Three non-TDs who are candidates have also been named on Micheál Martin's front bench.
Brian Lenihan remains as Finance Spokesperson while current Government Chief Whip John Curran was named as Justice Spokesperson.
Barry Andrews has been named as Health Spokesperson, while Tánaiste Mary Coughlan keeps ...
Fianna Fail was forced to remove all their posters from a town after complaints that they had ignored a 'gentleman's agreement' to preserve the local environmental heritage.
Fine Gael reacted with fury after posters -- most of which were emblazoned with the face of new FF leader Micheal Martin -- were erected around the town centre and approach roads to Clonakilty in west Cork.
Amid the anger, the posters also proved to be a source of potential embarrassment for FG's candidate and local standard-bearer -- councillor Jim Daly -- after some motorists thought it was ...
In 1906 the Liberal Party swept to a landslide victory in the British General Election. Within 16 years the party’s vote collapsed. David Lloyd George was the last Liberal to hold the office of Prime Minister. The rise of Labour and internal dissension put paid to the party’s position as a leading player in British politics.
By the 1970’s the party was reduced to six seats in the House of Commons. Since then it has had a mini-revival. Last May it became a junior partner in a Conservative-led government.
Does a similar fate await Fianna Fail, the dominant political ...
SDLP councillors bring Narrow Water Bridge to Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis - Newry Times
SDLP councillors bring Narrow Water Bridge to Fianna Fáil Ard FheisNewry TimesSDLP Newry and Mourne Councillors Declan McAteer and Connaire McGreevy went to Dublin's RDS with the intention of raising the importance of the Narrow Water Bridge project with the leader of Fianna Fáil. Councillor Declan McAteer described the 74th ...
Fianna Fáil remains split on abortion draft legislation - Irish Times
Irish TimesFianna Fáil remains split on abortion draft legislationIrish TimesFianna Fáil remained split on the Government's draft legislation on abortion yesterday despite strong signals from the party leadership that the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill should be supported. A large group of Senators and some TDs ...
Fianna Fail puts off abortion legislation decision - Irish Independent
Newstalk 106-108 fmFianna Fail puts off abortion legislation decisionIrish IndependentIndependent.ie› Irish News›. Fianna Fail puts off abortion legislation decision. Comments. Email; Print; Font Size. Fiach Kelly Political Correspondent – 02 May 2013. FIANNA Fail has put off taking a decision on the abortion bill for at least another ...Abortion legislation morally unacceptable - Cardinal Seán BradyRTE.ieFianna Fáil defers stance on abortion lawNewstalk 106-108 fmOireachtas committee to hold hearings on abortion legislationIrish Times (blog)Irish Examinervšech 24 zpravodajských článků »
Fianna Fáil calls for more investment - Irish Times
Irish TimesFianna Fáil calls for more investmentIrish TimesThere was a 27 per cent reduction in capital investment in the economy in the first three months of the year, Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath claimed. He said people wanted to see money used appropriately, invested in the economy and ...