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#By-election

# by-election - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Here are the Dublin Bay South by-election candidates battling it out to replace Eoghan Murphy
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

Here are the Dublin Bay South by-election candidates battling it out to replace Eoghan Murphy

Wed 3:28 PM 16,313 Views 42 Comments

The housing crisis is top of the agenda for most of the candidates ahead of next month’s by-election.

# by-election - Friday 4 June, 2021

Green Party names Claire Byrne as by-election candidate for Dublin Bay South
# Get Set
# Get Set

Green Party names Claire Byrne as by-election candidate for Dublin Bay South

Jun 4th 2021, 8:08 PM 60,693 Views 40 Comments

Byrne has been selected over Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu, while Sinn Féin has officially chosen Senator Lynn Boylan as its candidate.

# by-election - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Larry Donnelly: The message to Irish politicians this week was 'It's housing, stupid'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Larry Donnelly: The message to Irish politicians this week was 'It's housing, stupid'

May 9th 2021, 8:30 AM 18,203 Views 23 Comments

Our columnist takes a look at a return to Irish politics as we knew it this week, with housing again front and centre.

# by-election - Friday 7 May, 2021

Former TD Kate O'Connell will not run in Dublin Bay South by-election
# Out Of The Running
# Out Of The Running

Former TD Kate O'Connell will not run in Dublin Bay South by-election

May 7th 2021, 11:04 AM 29,294 Views 33 Comments

“It appears that preparations have been made for a long time, that it would be impossible for me to win a convention,” O’Connell said.

# by-election - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu seeks Green Party nomination for the Dublin Bay South by-election
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu seeks Green Party nomination for the Dublin Bay South by-election

May 5th 2021, 1:23 PM 14,708 Views 31 Comments

Chu said she doesn’t plan to run as an Independent or for any other party.

# by-election - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Hazel Chu says she will announce her by-election intentions 'over the next couple of days'
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Hazel Chu says she will announce her by-election intentions 'over the next couple of days'

May 4th 2021, 3:27 PM 16,520 Views 27 Comments

It is understood that Hazel Chu is likely to announce her bid tomorrow.

# by-election - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Fine Gael councillor seeks nomination to try to retain Eoghan Murphy's Dublin Bay South Dáil seat
# By-election
# By-election

Fine Gael councillor seeks nomination to try to retain Eoghan Murphy's Dublin Bay South Dáil seat

Updated May 1st 2021, 2:53 PM 32,871 Views 29 Comments

Green Party councillor Claire Byrne has also formally announced her candidacy.

# by-election - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Dublin Bay South by-election: The runners and riders in 'Ireland's most affluent constituency'
# Showtime
# Showtime

Dublin Bay South by-election: The runners and riders in 'Ireland's most affluent constituency'

Apr 27th 2021, 7:44 PM 44,150 Views 39 Comments

Eoghan Murphy has resigned his seat, throwing the cat amongst the pigeons.

# by-election - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election
# Green Shade
# Green Shade

Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election

Mar 24th 2021, 6:09 PM 50,068 Views 63 Comments

The Lord Mayor announced her nomination on Monday.

# by-election - Monday 22 March, 2021

Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election
# Lord Mayor
# Lord Mayor

Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:52 PM 27,427 Views 58 Comments

She did not receive backing from her party to run.

# by-election - Monday 23 December, 2019

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney
# Controversy
# Controversy

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:25 PM 13,629 Views 96 Comments

Coveney said the by-election campaign was ‘personally stressful’ on Murphy.

# by-election - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Removing Verona Murphy from Fine Gael election ticket 'looking better by the moment', says Harris
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Removing Verona Murphy from Fine Gael election ticket 'looking better by the moment', says Harris

Dec 19th 2019, 3:31 PM 17,871 Views 57 Comments

Murphy has been removed from the Fine Gael general election ticket, the party said yesterday.

# by-election - Sunday 1 December, 2019

By-election results show government is 'out of touch' - Sinn Féin

By-election results show government is 'out of touch' - Sinn Féin

Dec 1st 2019, 2:31 PM 22,131 Views 114 Comments

Fine Gael suffered a blow after failing to win any seats in four contests.

# by-election - Friday 29 November, 2019

Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close
# Polls
# Polls

Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close

Nov 29th 2019, 7:05 AM 10,709 Views 30 Comments

Forty-three candidates are on the ballot papers across the four constituencies.

# by-election - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Man arrested for tampering with election posters in north Dublin
# Fingal
# Fingal

Man arrested for tampering with election posters in north Dublin

Nov 23rd 2019, 8:06 PM 33,482 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in Balbriggan earlier this week.

# by-election - Friday 22 November, 2019

Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre
# Wexford By-election
# Wexford By-election

Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre

Nov 22nd 2019, 2:00 PM 10,614 Views 26 Comments

He denied that vulnerable people in the centre were exploited for the sake of a political apology.

# by-election - Thursday 21 November, 2019

10 candidates in Fingal by-election sign up to anti-racism pledge
# Fingal By-election
# Fingal By-election

10 candidates in Fingal by-election sign up to anti-racism pledge

Nov 21st 2019, 7:51 AM 14,379 Views 36 Comments

Those who’ve signed up include Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford-Lee, who’s recently been embroiled in controversy over old tweets.

# by-election - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Poll: Should Leo Varadkar withdraw his support for Verona Murphy ahead of the by-election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Leo Varadkar withdraw his support for Verona Murphy ahead of the by-election?

Nov 20th 2019, 8:39 AM 39,081 Views 93 Comments

The Fine Gael Wexford candidate previously made comments linking migrants in Ireland to terror group ISIS.

# by-election - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Pressure on Taoiseach to remove support for Verona Murphy after migrant comments
# Wexford
# Wexford

Pressure on Taoiseach to remove support for Verona Murphy after migrant comments

Nov 19th 2019, 8:01 PM 23,328 Views 62 Comments

Party members have condemned her comments but say it is too late in the game to remove party support.

Taoiseach 'has spoken to' under-fire FG candidate Verona Murphy about her comments on migrants
# By-election
# By-election

Taoiseach 'has spoken to' under-fire FG candidate Verona Murphy about her comments on migrants

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 12:40 PM 27,123 Views 85 Comments

Murphy has made a number of controversial comments about refugees in the past number of days.

# by-election - Monday 18 November, 2019

Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge
# Wexford
# Wexford

Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge

Nov 18th 2019, 9:25 PM 32,767 Views 23 Comments

It follows an apology this morning for comments she made on RTÉ yesterday.

FG candidate Verona Murphy apologises for saying some asylum seekers need to be 'deprogrammed'
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

FG candidate Verona Murphy apologises for saying some asylum seekers need to be 'deprogrammed'

Nov 18th 2019, 9:06 AM 42,579 Views 137 Comments

Murphy is a candidate in the upcoming Wexford by-election.

# by-election - Friday 15 November, 2019

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown
# By-election
# By-election

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown

Nov 15th 2019, 6:15 AM 29,930 Views 42 Comments

The upcoming by-election is to replace MEP Clare Daly.

# by-election - Thursday 7 November, 2019

'Election posters at the ready': Minister gives go-ahead for four by-elections
# It's On
# It's On

'Election posters at the ready': Minister gives go-ahead for four by-elections

Nov 7th 2019, 4:12 PM 15,764 Views 30 Comments

The constituencies will going to the polls at the end of the month.

# by-election - Sunday 22 September, 2019

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections
# November Gain
# November Gain

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections

Sep 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 19,616 Views 29 Comments

By-elections are notoriously difficult for government parties but Fine Gael has been preparing.

# by-election - Friday 2 August, 2019

No 'Boris bounce' as Tories lose key by-election with parliamentary majority cut to just one MP
# Lib Dem Win
# Lib Dem Win

No 'Boris bounce' as Tories lose key by-election with parliamentary majority cut to just one MP

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:11 AM 37,744 Views 53 Comments

A previously safe seat, the Conservatives lost out to the Liberal Democrats in Brecon and Radnorshire.

# by-election - Friday 7 June, 2019

Brexit Party fails to win first seat in UK by-election
# By-election
# By-election

Brexit Party fails to win first seat in UK by-election

Jun 7th 2019, 7:34 AM 31,989 Views 68 Comments

Prime Minister Theresa May is stepping down as Conservative party leader today.

# by-election - Friday 4 May, 2018

26-year-old newcomer wins Tyrone by-election for Sinn Féin
# Orfhlaith Begley
# Orfhlaith Begley

26-year-old newcomer wins Tyrone by-election for Sinn Féin

May 4th 2018, 6:48 AM 26,349 Views 83 Comments

Begley took the seat with an almost 8,000 vote majority.

# by-election - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Young upstart on course to dish out embarrassing defeat for Donald Trump
# Battleground
# Battleground

Young upstart on course to dish out embarrassing defeat for Donald Trump

Apr 18th 2017, 9:32 PM 34,682 Views 29 Comments

A by-election win for Democrat Jon Ossoff in Atlanta, Georgia, would be a major blow for Trump.

# by-election - Friday 24 February, 2017

Corbyn defiant as Tories net historic by-election win over Labour
# Swing Votes
# Swing Votes

Corbyn defiant as Tories net historic by-election win over Labour

Feb 24th 2017, 7:59 AM 14,000 Views 91 Comments

For the first time since 1982, the UK government gained a by-election seat from the opposition.

# by-election - Friday 2 December, 2016

Another blow for former London mayor hopeful as he loses Westminster seat
# Zac Goldsmith
# Zac Goldsmith

Another blow for former London mayor hopeful as he loses Westminster seat

Dec 2nd 2016, 6:56 AM 14,239 Views 18 Comments

The result caps a miserable year for Zac Goldsmith after losing the London mayoral election and quitting the Conservative party.

# by-election - Friday 13 November, 2015

Joan Burton lashes 'online warriors' as Mairia Cahill becomes a Labour senator
# By-election
# By-election

Joan Burton lashes 'online warriors' as Mairia Cahill becomes a Labour senator

Nov 13th 2015, 3:08 PM 30,882 Views 414 Comments

The abuse victim has won a seat on the Seanad’s Industrial and Commercial Panel.

# by-election - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Mairia Cahill is refusing to talk about her past dissident links
# Seanad By-election
# Seanad By-election

Mairia Cahill is refusing to talk about her past dissident links

Nov 10th 2015, 5:31 PM 29,713 Views 0 Comments

The Labour Seanad candidate is coming under pressure over her refusal to debate.

# by-election - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Labour is taking legal advice over an email about Mairia Cahill
# Seanad By-election
# Seanad By-election

Labour is taking legal advice over an email about Mairia Cahill

Nov 4th 2015, 1:16 PM 21,323 Views 0 Comments

The email was sent to every TD and Senator overnight by the independent Seanad by-election candidate Jerry Beades.

# by-election - Monday 5 October, 2015

Sinn Féin 'actively considering' running someone against Mairia Cahill
# Seanad
# Seanad

Sinn Féin 'actively considering' running someone against Mairia Cahill

Oct 5th 2015, 4:08 PM 18,639 Views 45 Comments

The party is considering its options.

# by-election - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Cahill says running for the Seanad for Labour is a message to her abuser and the IRA
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

Cahill says running for the Seanad for Labour is a message to her abuser and the IRA

Oct 4th 2015, 6:44 PM 14,964 Views 290 Comments

Cahill said she spent a lot of time considering how she would manage the nomination if successful.

# by-election - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Mairia Cahill has joined Labour and is set to run for the Seanad
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

Mairia Cahill has joined Labour and is set to run for the Seanad

Oct 3rd 2015, 8:36 PM 21,187 Views 192 Comments

The Belfast woman has been nominated for the position by Joan Burton and Alan Kelly.

# by-election - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Renua spent nearly €30k trying (and failing) to get this man elected
# By-election
# By-election

Renua spent nearly €30k trying (and failing) to get this man elected

Aug 27th 2015, 4:36 PM 17,582 Views 50 Comments

SIPO has released details of expenditure in the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election.

# by-election - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Renua looking into claims "Yes Kilkenny" was a 'front' for candidate
# Endorsement
# Endorsement

Renua looking into claims "Yes Kilkenny" was a 'front' for candidate

May 26th 2015, 9:00 PM 24,442 Views 32 Comments

The party’s ethics officer Karl Deeter said he is trying to find out what happened.

# by-election - Monday 25 May, 2015

"Yes Kilkenny" referendum campaign denies it was a 'front' for Renua candidate
# Patrick McKee
# Patrick McKee

"Yes Kilkenny" referendum campaign denies it was a 'front' for Renua candidate

May 25th 2015, 8:13 PM 30,495 Views 65 Comments

The campaign claimed to be “non-party”, but was run by Renua activists and endorsed Renua candidate Patrick McKee.

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