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#By-election

# by-election - Friday 24 June, 2022

Boris Johnson told to quit by Tory grandee after double by-election defeat
# By By
# By By

Boris Johnson told to quit by Tory grandee after double by-election defeat

Updated Jun 24th 2022, 8:13 AM 59,484 Views 34 Comments

The Liberal Democrats won Tiverton and Honiton, while Labour won Wakefield.

# by-election - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Security analyst Tom Clonan wins the Trinity Seanad by-election
# Seanad
# Seanad

Security analyst Tom Clonan wins the Trinity Seanad by-election

Updated Mar 31st 2022, 10:15 PM 84,475 Views 81 Comments

Tom Clonan, a disability campaigner, beat out Maureen Gaffney in the final count by 160 votes.

# by-election - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Date for Seanad by-election to fill Ivana Bacik's seat set for March
# By-election
# By-election

Date for Seanad by-election to fill Ivana Bacik's seat set for March

Jan 27th 2022, 5:37 PM 10,105 Views 8 Comments

Ballot papers will be issued on 25 February and the poll will close at 11 am on 30 March.

# by-election - Monday 13 December, 2021

First death of patient with Omicron announced in UK, as Johnson faces into difficult week
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

First death of patient with Omicron announced in UK, as Johnson faces into difficult week

Updated Dec 13th 2021, 2:43 PM 38,782 Views 34 Comments

The Omicron variant is set to become the dominant strain of coronavirus in London by tomorrow.

# by-election - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Debunked: Misleading Covid vaccine claims in Dolores Cahill's by-election leaflet
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: Misleading Covid vaccine claims in Dolores Cahill's by-election leaflet

Jul 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 90,530 Views 0 Comments
  • Dolores Cahill claimed in a by-election leaflet that mRNA vaccines "have never been approved". This is untrue, Orla Dwyer reports.
  • Cahill also made a misleading claim about deaths associated with vaccine clinical trials.
  • Cahill was a candidate in the Dublin Bay South by-election. She was eliminated on the third count.

# by-election - Friday 9 July, 2021

'Back in the game': How did Labour defy national opinion polls and get 30% of first preference votes?
# Labour
# Labour

'Back in the game': How did Labour defy national opinion polls and get 30% of first preference votes?

Jul 9th 2021, 10:18 PM 32,431 Views 72 Comments

The Labour leader says it has been a “difficult” few years electorally, but today is a good day.

Who could fill Ivana Bacik's seat in the Seanad following her election to the Dáil?
# Vacancy
# Vacancy

Who could fill Ivana Bacik's seat in the Seanad following her election to the Dáil?

Jul 9th 2021, 10:00 PM 22,659 Views 24 Comments

The Labour Senator has been elected the new TD for Dublin Bay South.

AS IT HAPPENED: Labour's Ivana Bacik elected in Dublin Bay South after topping the poll
Live Jul 9th 2021, 9:10 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Labour's Ivana Bacik elected in Dublin Bay South after topping the poll

# by-election - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Polls close in Dublin Bay South after first election of the pandemic
# Vote
# Vote

Polls close in Dublin Bay South after first election of the pandemic

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 10:57 PM 58,124 Views 106 Comments

40% of voters cast a ballot in the constituency.

# by-election - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Dublin Bay South: Green candidate says 'sending a message to government won't build any homes'
# By-election
# By-election

Dublin Bay South: Green candidate says 'sending a message to government won't build any homes'

Jul 6th 2021, 4:47 PM 20,445 Views 61 Comments

Claire Byrne said that her party is ‘delivering’ in government.

# by-election - Sunday 4 July, 2021

'Drop a live location and they'll find us': On the canvass in a feverish Dublin Bay South
# By-election
# By-election

'Drop a live location and they'll find us': On the canvass in a feverish Dublin Bay South

Jul 4th 2021, 12:03 AM 47,145 Views 32 Comments

Fine Gael and Sinn Féin may be leading in national polls, but they’ve a fight on their hands here.

# by-election - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Larry Donnelly: It's down to the wire in Dublin Bay South
# By-election
# By-election

Larry Donnelly: It's down to the wire in Dublin Bay South

Jul 3rd 2021, 8:15 PM 40,124 Views 47 Comments

Our columnist looks at the ‘could have beens’ and the ‘just mights’ ahead of next week’s vote.

# by-election - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Aontú launches legal action over 'exclusion' from RTÉ's by-election debates
# Mairéad Tóibín
# Mairéad Tóibín

Aontú launches legal action over 'exclusion' from RTÉ's by-election debates

Jul 1st 2021, 6:22 PM 12,700 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ is hosting two Dublin Bay South by-election debates on Sunday and Monday.

# by-election - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Fine Gael lead with Labour in second in Dublin Bay South by-election, poll shows
# Two Horse Race
# Two Horse Race

Fine Gael lead with Labour in second in Dublin Bay South by-election, poll shows

Jun 29th 2021, 8:02 AM 22,070 Views 77 Comments

An Irish Times poll shows Fine Gael candidate James Geoghegan has the support of 27% of voters.

# 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

Jun 16th 2021, 3:28 PM 20,576 Views 46 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 61,172 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 18,402 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 29,556 Views 35 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 14,779 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 16,573 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 32,965 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 44,840 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 50,221 Views 64 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 27,503 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 13,701 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 17,915 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 22,150 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 10,733 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 33,517 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 10,637 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 14,414 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 39,213 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 23,369 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 27,188 Views 87 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 32,859 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 43,300 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 29,983 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 15,783 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 19,633 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 37,767 Views 53 Comments

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

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