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Fine Gael’s ‘5-point plan to get Ireland working’ - Kenny

Fine Gael party leader, Enda Kenny TD, along with members of his front bench have outlined the core elements of the party’s ‘5-point plan to get Ireland working’. The plan is designed to create jobs, reform the health system, fix the budget crisis, make Government smaller and more cost effective and put the burden on politicians first.

McGuinness criticises Labour’s empty, unfunded promises

Kilkenny Fianna Fail Deputy John McGuinness pointed out this week that the General Election Campaign had not even started and already the Labour party was making empty unfunded promises.

McGuinness gets promotion from new party leader

Kilkenny’s Fianna Fail Deputy John McGuinness has reaped the benefits of his loyalty to new party leader Micheal Martin having been awarded a front bench spokesperson position this week.

Mayo organisations fail to secure Garda vetting for staff and volunteers

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny has criticised the Justice Minister, Dermot Ahern for failing to ensure voluntary organisations gain access to Garda vetting.  

McGuinness says he has no aspirations for FF deputy leadership title

With the announcement of Deputy Leader of the Fianna Fail party imminent, Kilkenny Fianna Fail Deputy John McGuinness has said that he has no designs on the role of Deputy Leader however, he said he would gladly take the position if offered it.

White welcomes reversal of proposed change to ‘pay and file’ deadline

Green Party Deputy Leader Mary White has welcomed Finance Minister Brian Lenihan’s announcement that he is not proceeding with bringing forward the ‘pay and file’ deadline for self-employed people.

Senator Phelan launches election campaign

Fine Gael Senator John Paul Phelan is hosting his general election campaign fund-raising lunch at Kilkenny’s Pembroke Hotel today, Friday, January 28, at 12.30pm.

Talking Politics

As a year of potentially enormous political significance begins, The Tallyman has decided to look at the prospects for each party, both on a national and local level. The Tallyman cannot recall a time of more political uncertainty, and the predictions made today may seem very foolish in two or three months time. The Tallyman firmly believes that the result of the election could also differ considerably depending on the date it is held. Is the 'Gilmore Gale' still blowing? Will Brian Cowen even lead FF into battle? Has Enda Kenny silenced his doubters? Will disaffected members of the public support SF in unprecedented numbers? How many more sitting TD's will opt out? Are the Greens already a spent force? So much uncertainty, and so much anger. So much to lose, and so much to win. The Tallyman has decided to sum up the reasons he would vote 'for' or 'against' each party.

Why I will and won’t vote for each party

As a year of potentially enormous political significance begins, Insider has decided to look at the prospects for each party, both on a national and local level. Insider cannot recall a time of more political uncertainty, and the predictions made today may seem very foolish in two or three months time. Insider firmly believes that the result of the election could also differ considerably depending on the date it is held. Is the 'Gilmore Gale' still blowing? Will Brian Cowen even lead FF into battle? Has Enda Kenny put the questions over his capacity for the job of Taoiseach to bed? Will disaffected members of the public support SF in unprecedented numbers? How many more sitting TD's will opt out? Are the Greens already a spent force? So much uncertainty, and so much anger. So much to lose, and so much to win. Insider has decided to sum up the reasons he would vote 'for' or 'against' each party. Today Insider will look at Longford-Westmeath, and look at Roscommon-South Leitrim and Galway East in the coming weeks.

New Fine Gael website to kick-start General Election campaign — Kenny

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Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny launched a new website this week aimed at inviting the public to make their views known on the future of Ireland. It has replaced the normal Fine Gael website on a temporary basis in advance of the General Election to maximise the opportunity for individuals to share their views with Fine Gael. According to the party: “This is a vital part of Fine Gael's intentions to use all means of communicating with the public; these include traditional media as well as a new and enhanced digital strategy.”

 

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