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#By-election

# 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 14,240 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 30,890 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 29,717 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 21,326 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 18,640 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 21,188 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 17,585 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 24,450 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 30,503 Views 56 Comments

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

# by-election - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Fianna Fáil has finally won a by-election
# CK15
# CK15

Fianna Fáil has finally won a by-election

May 24th 2015, 7:54 AM 15,512 Views 89 Comments

Bobby Aylward was elected early this morning.

# by-election - Saturday 23 May, 2015

AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede
Live May 23rd 2015, 12:03 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede

# by-election - Thursday 21 May, 2015

What you need to know about the fierce battle for Phil Hogan's old seat
# By-election
# By-election

What you need to know about the fierce battle for Phil Hogan's old seat

May 21st 2015, 9:00 AM 11,760 Views 48 Comments

Big Phil is gone to Europe, so who’s in the running for his old Dáil seat in Friday’s by-election?

# by-election - Friday 15 May, 2015

FF candidate says he 'never got a letter' over expenses claims... but he got THREE
# By-election
# By-election

FF candidate says he 'never got a letter' over expenses claims... but he got THREE

May 15th 2015, 7:28 PM 18,897 Views 66 Comments

Bobby Aylward was among over a hundred politicians who received letters about over-claiming expenses six years ago.

With mutters of 'Jesus Christ', an exasperated Vincent Browne presided over a bizarre debate last night
# That Escalated Quickly
# That Escalated Quickly

With mutters of 'Jesus Christ', an exasperated Vincent Browne presided over a bizarre debate last night

May 15th 2015, 10:25 AM 52,876 Views 103 Comments

13 chairs were hauled into the TV3 studios for last night’s Carlow-Kilkenny debate. They were lucky candidates didn’t start hitting each other with them.

# by-election - Friday 8 May, 2015

Protester arrested during Taoiseach's canvas in Carlow
# Austerity
# Austerity

Protester arrested during Taoiseach's canvas in Carlow

May 8th 2015, 7:45 AM 14,067 Views 103 Comments

He was later released without charge.

# by-election - Friday 24 April, 2015

Young man takes on social welfare for 'age discrimination' over reduced dole
# Unemployed Help
# Unemployed Help

Young man takes on social welfare for 'age discrimination' over reduced dole

Apr 24th 2015, 6:05 AM 71,917 Views 166 Comments

By-election candidate Adrienne Wallace says there would be outrage if ‘women or black people had to accept a lower rate’.

# by-election - Friday 10 April, 2015

Joan Burton made a new friend today
# Red Rooster
# Red Rooster

Joan Burton made a new friend today

Apr 10th 2015, 6:25 PM 12,480 Views 89 Comments

The Tánaiste is on the by-election campaign trail in Carlow-Kilkenny.

# by-election - Monday 30 March, 2015

Defection: Renua poaches Fianna Fail councillor for by-election
# Carlow-Kilkenny
# Carlow-Kilkenny

Defection: Renua poaches Fianna Fail councillor for by-election

Mar 30th 2015, 5:10 PM 22,715 Views 102 Comments

Patrick McKee is set to be announced as the new party’s candidate in Carlow-Kilkenny tomorrow.

# by-election - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Not sure who to vote for? This app will tell you
# Elections Made Easy
# Elections Made Easy

Not sure who to vote for? This app will tell you

Mar 22nd 2015, 4:30 PM 19,955 Views 45 Comments

Smartvote to the rescue.

# by-election - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Protesters gather at Carlow event Tánaiste attending
# Water Protesters
# Water Protesters

Protesters gather at Carlow event Tánaiste attending

Feb 22nd 2015, 8:18 PM 29,524 Views 145 Comments

It comes after two rallies were held yesterday demonstrating against the jailing of five water protesters on Thursday.

# by-election - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Here is John McNulty's handwritten note accepting his controversial state board appointment
# Notes On A Scandal
# Notes On A Scandal

Here is John McNulty's handwritten note accepting his controversial state board appointment

Oct 29th 2014, 3:37 PM 14,707 Views 22 Comments

The former Fine Gael Seanad candidate’s nomination to the board of IMMA caused a huge political crisis recently.

# by-election - Monday 13 October, 2014

Willie O'Dea: I look around the Fianna Fáil table and I don't see the messiah
# Willie Says
# Willie Says

Willie O'Dea: I look around the Fianna Fáil table and I don't see the messiah

Oct 13th 2014, 8:53 AM 7,721 Views 46 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD has defended Micheál Martin’s leadership this morning.

# by-election - Saturday 11 October, 2014

"There was cattle to be moved": The winner of the 'Ming' by-election explains his late arrival
# By-election
# By-election

"There was cattle to be moved": The winner of the 'Ming' by-election explains his late arrival

Oct 11th 2014, 8:47 PM 26,302 Views 44 Comments

The country’s newest TD was busy on the farm, but he’s now arrived to a rapturous reception at the Roscommon count centre.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Oct 11th 2014, 8:34 PM 18,648 Views 23 Comments

Everyone’s talking about our newest TD, the thousands of people that took part in the protest today and the ongoing Ebola crisis…

Socialist Paul Murphy beats Sinn Féin to win Dublin South-West by-election
# October Surprise
# October Surprise

Socialist Paul Murphy beats Sinn Féin to win Dublin South-West by-election

Oct 11th 2014, 7:50 PM 54,414 Views 244 Comments

The former MEP upsets the odds and beats Sinn Féin’s Cathal King by around 500 votes.

New TD's call for water boycott: 'If people stick together we can beat this thing'
# Socialist Revolution
# Socialist Revolution

New TD's call for water boycott: 'If people stick together we can beat this thing'

Oct 11th 2014, 7:04 PM 13,255 Views 103 Comments

The Socialists are celebrating tonight.

# by-election - Friday 10 October, 2014

Fine Gael's John McNulty has lost the Seanad by-election - and here's who beat him
# Seanad
# Seanad

Fine Gael's John McNulty has lost the Seanad by-election - and here's who beat him

Oct 10th 2014, 11:00 PM 24,337 Views 65 Comments

Former TUI president Gerard Craughwell is the country’s newest senator.

State of the Nation: A breakthrough for UKIP ... and a lovely day for kite-flying
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: A breakthrough for UKIP ... and a lovely day for kite-flying

Oct 10th 2014, 8:04 AM 5,528 Views 51 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# by-election - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

This monster has to be strangled ... and 7 other things we learned from last night's by-election debate
# Had It Up To Here
# Had It Up To Here

This monster has to be strangled ... and 7 other things we learned from last night's by-election debate

Oct 7th 2014, 11:45 AM 11,877 Views 42 Comments

There’s no escaping the issue of Irish Water right now, and all of the candidates had strong opinions to express on the subject. All expect one, that is…

# by-election - Monday 6 October, 2014

State of the Nation: Kite-flying and 'dirty tricks'
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Kite-flying and 'dirty tricks'

Oct 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 5,646 Views 12 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# by-election - Sunday 5 October, 2014

'A few kisses from Cáit Keane': Water, water, everywhere as we hit the campaign trail in DSW
# Dublin South West
# Dublin South West

'A few kisses from Cáit Keane': Water, water, everywhere as we hit the campaign trail in DSW

Oct 5th 2014, 12:40 PM 13,517 Views 65 Comments

As the meters begin to tick, the candidates are battling for votes even though some see the outcome of this by-election as a foregone conclusion.

# by-election - Friday 3 October, 2014

McNulty thanks supporters as it emerges he might take seat if elected
# Seanad
# Seanad

McNulty thanks supporters as it emerges he might take seat if elected

Oct 3rd 2014, 7:51 AM 8,872 Views 60 Comments

Lots of people have already voted for him there are no do-overs in Seanad by-elections…

# by-election - Thursday 2 October, 2014

It turns out 'an awful lot of people' have already voted for John McNulty

It turns out 'an awful lot of people' have already voted for John McNulty

Oct 2nd 2014, 12:28 PM 7,909 Views 33 Comments

Even though the Fine Gael candidate has effectively withdrawn from the race.

# by-election - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Here's why Enda Kenny now has a BIG problem in the Seanad
# Another Fine Mess
# Another Fine Mess

Here's why Enda Kenny now has a BIG problem in the Seanad

Sep 30th 2014, 5:30 PM 15,394 Views 31 Comments

Analysis: The coalition does not have a majority in the upper house and won’t now that John McNulty has withdrawn from the by-election race.

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate
# By-election Battle
# By-election Battle

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate

Sep 30th 2014, 11:34 AM 9,362 Views 40 Comments

Someone ‘pulled a Ming’ and the issue of Roscommon Hospital just isn’t going away… Here’s what went down in the RTÉ studios last night.

State of the Nation: Yet another Irish Water controversy for Fine Gael...
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Yet another Irish Water controversy for Fine Gael...

Sep 30th 2014, 8:52 AM 11,056 Views 48 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# by-election - Monday 29 September, 2014

How's the 'Ming' by-election shaping up?... We hit the trail in Roscommon-South Leitrim
# Eyes On The Prize
# Eyes On The Prize

How's the 'Ming' by-election shaping up?... We hit the trail in Roscommon-South Leitrim

Sep 29th 2014, 10:26 PM 10,303 Views 26 Comments

The ten candidates are facing-off tonight in the heated atmosphere of an RTÉ studio. We spent the morning at the mart, and the afternoon at the races, to check the temperature on the ground…

Fine Gael TD's involvement in scuffle was "unacceptable" and "embarrassing"... says FG candidate
# Rumble In Roscommon
# Rumble In Roscommon

Fine Gael TD's involvement in scuffle was "unacceptable" and "embarrassing"... says FG candidate

Sep 29th 2014, 4:38 PM 13,870 Views 64 Comments

Frank Feighan says he is taking legal advice over the incident, after a complaint was made to gardaí.

Joan Burton is glad Enda Kenny apologised over 'McNulty-gate'
# State Boards
# State Boards

Joan Burton is glad Enda Kenny apologised over 'McNulty-gate'

Sep 29th 2014, 2:33 PM 6,871 Views 59 Comments

Meanwhile, Brendan Howlin will be bringing a memorandum to Government on this issue.