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Adding a Judge to Siteserv review still falls short of proper inquiry – FF Leader

The Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has criticised the Government's announcement of an extremely narrow 'review' into certain transactions at IBRC leading up to the controversial sale of Siteserv. Read More

FF Leader Micheál Martin opens the 76ú Ard Fheis

A thoscairí, a bhaill agus a chairde go léir i bpáirtí Fhianna Fáil ,is mór an chúis áthais agus onóra dom céad míle fáilte a chur romhaibh uilig chuig an séú Ard Fheis is seachtó dár bpáirtí. Seo an ócáid bhliantúil is mó agus is tábhachtaí dúinn mar pháirtí agus beimid ag plé agus ag ullmhú go dian ag an Ard Fheis seo i mbliana. Read More

Appointment of KPMG to review IBRC deals a grave error by Noonan – McGrath

Fianna Fáil Finance spokesperson Michael McGrath has said Michael Noonan's decision to appoint a professional advisory firm involved in the Siteserv deal to now review that very deal, along with other major transactions at IBRC, as very unwise and as damaging to public confidence in the review he has established. Read More

Proposed Siteserv Review falls well short of what is needed – FF

Fianna Fáil has rejected the process proposed tonight by Finance Minister Michael Noonan to deal with the growing number of questions about the sale of Siteserv by IBRC. Read More

Strong indication of variable interest rate cut by AIB CEO welcome – McGrath

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has welcomed a strong indication from the AIB CEO David Duffy at the Oireachtas Finance Committee this afternoon that the bank could reduce its standard variable mortgage rate 'within the next month or two' if present market trends continue. Read More

Fianna Fáil Leader Reiterates Call for Siteserv Inquiry

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has again called on the Taoiseach to instigate an independent inquiry into the issues surrounding the sale of Siteserv by State owned bank IBRC. For the second day in the row, Deputy Martin used Leaders’ Questions in Dáil Éíreann to seek answers to basic questions around the controversial sale and get an agreement from the Taoiseach about the need for an independent inquiry. For the second day in a row, the Taoiseach avoided answering these questions. Read More

Speech by Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD at the Annual 1916 Commemoration

Ní fhéadfadh na laochra atá curtha san áit cháiliúil seo a bheith ag brionglóideach fiú faoin ngaisce ollmhór a bhaineadar amach. . Bhí sí mar aidhm acu splanc neamhspleáchais na hÉireann a athadhaint agus a athnuachan, ach chuireadar tús le réabhlóid a chruthaigh ceann de na tíortha daonlathacha leanúnacha is faide ar domhan anois. Read More

Noonan must do U-turn and uphold taxpayers’ confidentiality – McGrath

The Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has called on the Minister for Finance to uphold the confidentiality of individuals’ private taxation affairs by allowing tax appeals to continue to be heard in private. Read More

Permanent TSB must act swiftly in interests of 2,000 customers denied tracker rate – McGrath

Permanent TSB (PTSB) needs to act swiftly and compensate around 2,000 customers who were wrongly denied a tracker mortgage rate, according to Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath. Read More

Irish variable mortgage rates now double average in euro area – McGrath

Official figures released by the Central Bank today reveal the extent to which 300,000 variable rate mortgage customers are being ripped-off compared to customers elsewhere in the euro zone, according to Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath TD. Read More

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