Support for Fine Gael
as a party is at 34% compared to 21% for Fianna Fail, according to the Sunday Times/ Behaviour and Attitudes series.
VETERAN MEP Gay Mitchell proved wrong fears that he was being cold-shouldered for a run at the presidency - by sensationally winning his party's selection at a special Fine Gael
vote last night.
The partnership has come about as the arranged marriage between Fine Gael
and Fianna Fail becomes increasingly strained.
You would need to be a nerd to establish any serious difference in the policies of Fine Gael
and Fianna Fail, yet one party has had its best performance in living memory and the other its worst.
A FINE Gael
senator has accused a party member of bullying and sexism.
And Fine Gael
's Enda Kenny is now the people's clear choice for Taoiseach, coming first in the leaders' poll for the first time ever.
DECISIONS This was not a low level party member - he is a former head of Young Fine Gael
FIANNA Fail leader Micheal Martin has blasted Fine Gael
for running a "cynical" election campaign.
THE misogynistic tweets by Fine Gael
Executive Council member Barry Walsh were completely unacceptable and his decision to step down was the right one.
EAMON Gilmore accused Fine Gael
of "siding with bankers" yesterday as the row over economic policies intensified.
Here's a pearl of wisdom from Fine Gael
Junior Minister Andrew Doyle following the Fianna Fail Ard Fheis.
leader Enda Kenny remains on target to be Taoiseach according to the latest poll results released this morning - but the party's popularity is slipping.