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#By-election

# 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 89,017 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 32,349 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 22,289 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 58,062 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 20,422 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 47,113 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 40,011 Views 46 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 12,662 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 21,973 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 20,457 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 61,073 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 18,292 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 29,433 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 14,736 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 16,535 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 32,921 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 44,789 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 50,118 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 27,443 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 13,646 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 17,880 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 22,139 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 10,714 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 33,497 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 10,618 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 14,386 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 39,155 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 23,340 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 27,137 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 32,804 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 43,013 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 29,938 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 15,766 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 19,619 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 37,752 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 31,995 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 26,351 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 34,686 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 14,007 Views 91 Comments

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

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