Fine Gael needs to prepare for a general election as soon as possible, a private meeting of e parliamentary party has heard. Feb 17, · Fine Gael's parliamentary party meeting has heard strong calls not to go into government wi Fianna Fáil. e party's TDs have been meeting in Leinster House to discuss what to do in e wake of. Meanwhile, at e Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said at it was very unfair of e HSE to dump on GPs e responsibility to resolve e testing. Fine Gael TD Bernard Durkan has launched a blistering attack on Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy during a private meeting of e parliamentary party. e Kildare TD, during a 25-minute speech, hit. On Monday (17 February), Fine Gael held a party meeting for a total of six hours during which Varadkar announced at he relishes e challenge to lead a strong and effective opposition for e Au or: Dave Hanratty. 17 February - Fine Gael Press Office. e Fine Gael Parliamentary Party met for six hours to day and had a detailed discussion in which everyone had an opportunity to give eir view. We are preparing to go into Opposition. An Taoiseach and Fine Gael President, Leo Varadkar, told e Parliamentary Party at he relishes e challenge to lead a strong and effective Opposition for e benefit of e . Feb 17, · e acting Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told a meeting of e Fine Gael parliamentary party at he relishes e challenge to lead e Opposition. e party . Minister considers not speaking at parliamentary party meetings of FG as content of some of yesterday's meeting leaked o Fine Gael Minister Michael Ring told Midwest Radio News is morning at he have to consider not speaking at private parliamentary party meetings in e future, after he found himself extensively quoted from yesterday’s private meeting of Fine Gael. Fine Gael's MEPs sit wi e EPP Group in e European Parliament, and Fine Gael parliamentarians also sit wi e EPP Groups in e Parliamentary Assembly of e Council of Europe and Committee of e Regions. Young Fine Gael is a member of e You of e European People's Party (YEPP). Political Correspondent e Fine Gael parliamentary party has backed Leo Varadkar's plan for senior representatives to enter into talks on government formation. While informal talks between Fine. Feb 14, · e depleted Fine Gael parliamentary party are set to meet on Monday for e first time to discuss e fall out from e general election. Publically, e party is resigned to going into e. Feb 17, · An Taoiseach and Fine Gael President, Leo Varadkar, told e Parliamentary Party at he relishes e challenge to lead a strong and effective Opposition for e benefit of e country.Au or: ieanne Corr. Mr Kyne was e only member of e parliamentary party to articulate is view, but party sources said it was a position privately articulated by o ers in Fine Gael in recent days, particularly. At at meeting we’ll discuss ways ford and I will en report to e Fine Gael parliamentary party probably Wednesday or ursday next week as to whe er ere’s any basis for any. e Fine Gael Parliamentary Party met for six today and had a detailed discussion in which everyone had an opportunity to give eir view. finegael.ie Statement following e Fine Gael Parliamentary Party meeting - Fine Gael. e Fine Gael parliamentary party unanimously passed a motion tonight to stand firmly behind Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald. At a meeting in Leinster House tonight, e party heard from An Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar who said eir colleague Minister Frances Fitzgerald was facing a trumped up charge from e opposition. e. 16, · Overall Fine Gael's parliamentary party was in favour, wi notable opposition from Minister Michael Ring who told e meeting Micheál tin and Eamon Ryan were in e government at let e Troika. e Green Party voted in favour of e deal, but four of eir parliamentary party . 12, · e Fine Gael parliamentary party is meeting outside Newbridge in Co Kildare ahead of e return of e Dáil later is mon. Chairman, on Saturday, e 23 rd of ch, Fine Gael will hold a special delegate conference. is conference will discuss changes to our constitution, propose policy initiatives arising from e Taking Ireland Ford Toge er policy platform published at e . 01, · OVER 1,000 extra college and university places be needed following errors wi e Leaving Cert calculated grades system, e Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting has been told.Au or: Hugh O'connell. e electoral system was an electoral college of e members of e Fine Gael party, Fine Gael councillors and Fine Gael parliamentary party members. e result was announced on 2 e when, at a special meeting, e parliamentary party cast eir votes. Varadkar became Fine Gael leader immediately upon e announcement of e result, but did not immediately assume e office of . Fine Gael held a two-hour meeting of its parliamentary party is evening amid a growing consensus at a General Election could take place early next year, RTÉ Poltical Correspondent Mícheál Lehane reports. https://bit.ly/38656Tv. Feb 17, · Irish parliament set to meet on ursday despite no party having a majority. Fine Gael’s Leo Varadkar would continue as a caretaker taoiseach if . Speaking after a six-hour meeting of e Fine Gael parliamentary party on Monday, Mr Varadkar once again failed to rule out e possibility of a striking a deal wi Fianna Fáil, but added at it was unlikely. I don't foresee at happening, he said after e meeting in Leinster House. e future is about leading e party into opposition.. Mr Varadkar raised e idea at e Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday, where he also noted e public heal laws are very strong and at gardaí are satisfied wi eir existing powers which allow em police by consent. He also said ere will be increased levels of policing on e roads under Level 3 restrictions. Apr 15, · Fianna Fail and Fine Gael’s parliamentary parties will hold arate meetings later today to sign off e details for e joint blueprint for government. He said at e Fianna Fáil. Feb 17, · Enter Government Fianna Fáil Fine Gael Grand Coalition Labour Leo Varadkar Opposition Parliamentary Party Meeting e Greens e Social Democrats Most Popular Aidan O'Brien wi draws all of his. Fine Gael's parliamentary party, chaired by Kildare Sou TD, tin Heydon, is meeting at e moment to discuss its options after e general election. Leo Varadkar will tell em he inks ey should only enter government as a last resort if ere's no o er workable way to avoid a second election. 07, · TÁNAISTE Leo Varadkar has said a ‘circuit break’ - a short, sharp lockdown - cannot be ruled out amid calls to overhaul how Nphet advice is handled at e Fine Gael parliamentary party. 05, · Fine Gael was seen as detached and not on e side of e public in is year’s general election, according to e blunt finding of an internal party party Richard Bruton spent weeks meeting. On Monday, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar emerged from a six-hour parliamentary party meeting wi Fine Gael TDs and revealed at e party is planning to occupy e opposition benches in e Dail, claiming at e onus of Government formation rests wi Sinn Fein and Fianna Fail.Au or: Eva Wall. Feb 21, · Varadkar's spokesman said at e meeting would be exploratory in nature as e Fine Gael leader only has permission from his party to engage on at basis and would need a fur er mandate to open negotiations on a policy program. At at meeting we'll discuss ways ford and I will en report to e Fine Gael parliamentary party probably. Feb 17, · Leo Varadkar has said his party is preparing to go into opposition in e new Dail. After a six-hour parliamentary party meeting on Monday, e Fine Gael leader said he . e Fine Gael parliamentary party, of which Kildare Sou TD, tin Heydon is Chair, will meet later today. It comes after e Taoiseach and e Fianna Fáil leader discussed a date for a general election at a meeting last night. Leo Varadkar and Micheál tin described e talks as 'constructive' and have agreed to meet again next week. Feb 17, · Leo Varadkar has said his party is preparing to go into opposition in e new Dail. After a six-hour parliamentary party meeting on Monday, e Fine Gael leader said he relishes e challenge to lead in opposition. It was e first time e parliamentary party had met since Fine Gael lost 12 TDs in e general election. 23, · e parliamentary party is e collective group of all Fine Gael TDs, Senators and MEPs and plays a central role in developing and guiding Fine Gael’s national policies and strategies. Recent former secretaries included current Justice Minister Helen McEntee and Higher Education and Science Minister, Simon Harris. Leo Varadkar has said his party is preparing to go into opposition in e new Dail. After a six-hour parliamentary party meeting on Monday, e Fine Gael leader said he relishes e challenge. Feb 21, · At at meeting we'll discuss ways ford and I will en report to e Fine Gael parliamentary party probably Wednesday or ursday next week as to . Feb 17, · An Taoiseach and Fine Gael President, Leo Varadkar, told e Parliamentary Party at he relishes e challenge to lead a strong and effective Opposition for e benefit of e country. Longford Westmea Fine Gael Deputy Peter Burke is rejecting claims at he criticised e party at its parliamentary meeting yesterday for leaving e door open to possible talks wi Fianna Fail on e formation of government. A report on e front page of e Irish Times today says at Deputy Burke and o ers questioned why [ ]. Mr Do an first raised e issue at a Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting yesterday, and said he was speaking in a private capacity. e Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil parliamentary parties have tonight given e green light to e joint policy document at could pave e way for e formation of a government.. e Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil parliamentary parties have tonight given e green light to e joint policy document at could pave e way for e formation of a government. Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are holding hold parliamentary party meetings before e Dáil meets at 14:00 local time. e result of e meeting could indicate whe er talks about forming. Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have opened backchannel communications about forming a government wi e help of e Green Party. e plan would ensure at Micheál tin is elected Taoiseach in time to meet US president Donald Trump in Washington for Saint Patrick's Day celebrations. Sources in e parties say at al ough ere will be a series of parliamentary set-pieces and efforts. 02, · Records show at, following a discussion at a Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting in February, Mr Heydon organised a meeting wi a delegation from e NAGP on February 28.Au or: Harry Mcgee. 1 day ago · MPs will ide on a second lockdown TODAY as Covid dea s hit e highest number since . Lockdown measures from tomorrow will include forcing non .