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#By-election

# by-election - Monday 29 September, 2014

Elbowed by-election candidate won't accept Frank Feighan's 'half-hearted apology'
# Rumble In Roscommon
# Rumble In Roscommon

Elbowed by-election candidate won't accept Frank Feighan's 'half-hearted apology'

Sep 29th 2014, 9:35 AM 9,665 Views 64 Comments

“I got a couple of elbows fairly forcibly – about four I think into the back and I was pulled back by another Fine Gael person who I don’t know.”

# by-election - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Fianna Fáil wants Enda to give the Dáil a "detailed explanation" of McNulty-gate
# IMMA
# IMMA

Fianna Fáil wants Enda to give the Dáil a "detailed explanation" of McNulty-gate

Sep 28th 2014, 8:43 PM 11,065 Views 76 Comments

Micheál Martin believes “very fundamental questions” still need to be answered.

Official complaint made to gardaí over Frank Feighan elbow scuffle
# Allegation
# Allegation

Official complaint made to gardaí over Frank Feighan elbow scuffle

Sep 28th 2014, 12:25 PM 23,873 Views 131 Comments

Gardaí say they are investigating an alleged minor assault in Roscommon Town.

# by-election - Friday 26 September, 2014

A barista, a receptionist ... a hunger-striker: Here's who ELSE is on the ballot in Dublin South West
# The Hopefuls
# The Hopefuls

A barista, a receptionist ... a hunger-striker: Here's who ELSE is on the ballot in Dublin South West

Sep 26th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,884 Views 12 Comments

If you live there, you’ll have seen the posters for all the main candidates… Here are some of the less well-known additions to the ballot.

# by-election - Thursday 25 September, 2014

The nominations are closed... Here who's on the ballot for the two Dáil by-elections
# The Hopefuls
# The Hopefuls

The nominations are closed... Here who's on the ballot for the two Dáil by-elections

Sep 25th 2014, 3:34 PM 9,967 Views 55 Comments

There was a bit of scramble to hand in nomination papers this morning…

# by-election - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Councillor drops 'Independent Fine Gael' tag for Dáil bid
# Dublin SW
# Dublin SW

Councillor drops 'Independent Fine Gael' tag for Dáil bid

Sep 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 7,405 Views 19 Comments

Ronan McMahon ran under the banner during the locals, after he failed to get selected for run for FG. Heading into the by-election, he’s now describing himself simply as an ‘Independent’.

# by-election - Thursday 18 September, 2014

This guy is Fine Gael's surprise pick for the vacant Seanad seat
# Seanad
# Seanad

This guy is Fine Gael's surprise pick for the vacant Seanad seat

Sep 18th 2014, 8:59 AM 8,998 Views 33 Comments

John McNulty will take Deirdre Clune’s vacant seat in the upper house.

# by-election - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Sep 17th 2014, 11:28 PM 17,330 Views 1 Comment

Everybody’s talking about protests outside Leinster House, Lucinda Creighton, and Scottish independence.

Dublin South West and Roscommon South Leitrim by-elections to take place on 10 October
# Empty Seats
# Empty Seats

Dublin South West and Roscommon South Leitrim by-elections to take place on 10 October

Sep 17th 2014, 6:12 PM 5,629 Views 10 Comments

The empty seats are because of Brian Hayes and Luke Ming Flanagan’s election as MEPs.

# by-election - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Ex-MEP "would prefer" if People Before Profit had stayed out of Dáil race
# Left-wing Tensions
# Left-wing Tensions

Ex-MEP "would prefer" if People Before Profit had stayed out of Dáil race

Sep 9th 2014, 11:59 AM 8,975 Views 54 Comments

Socialist Paul Murphy wasn’t happy with PBP after losing his seat in the Euros. Now they’ve declared a candidate in Dublin South-West.

# by-election - Monday 8 September, 2014

This retired plumber's been selected as a Dáil candidate for People Before Profit
# By-election
# By-election

This retired plumber's been selected as a Dáil candidate for People Before Profit

Sep 8th 2014, 3:30 PM 8,410 Views 56 Comments

Nicky Coules was elected as a councillor for the party in May. His entry into the race in Dublin South West will split the left-wing vote in the area.

# by-election - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Maura Hopkins selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election
# Successful Candidate
# Successful Candidate

Maura Hopkins selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election

Sep 2nd 2014, 10:41 PM 12,434 Views 49 Comments

Enda Kenny said “Hopkins is an excellent candidate for Fine Gael.”

# by-election - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

U-turn: Favourite for Brian Hayes’s vacant Dáil seat WILL now run in by-election
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

U-turn: Favourite for Brian Hayes’s vacant Dáil seat WILL now run in by-election

Aug 26th 2014, 4:27 PM 10,595 Views 70 Comments

But Cathal King, who ruled himself out in June, could face competition as Sinn Féin nominates its candidate this weekend.

# by-election - Friday 8 August, 2014

This man wants to stop the 'silly charade' and run for the Seanad
# Uphill Task
# Uphill Task

This man wants to stop the 'silly charade' and run for the Seanad

Aug 8th 2014, 12:53 PM 9,198 Views 42 Comments

Gerard Craughwell believes the forthcoming Seanad by-election is “a sham”

# by-election - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Fianna Fáil selects candidate to run for Dáil seat in Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election
# Political Race
# Political Race

Fianna Fáil selects candidate to run for Dáil seat in Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election

Jul 23rd 2014, 9:36 PM 8,855 Views 30 Comments

Councillor Ivan Connaughton is to run for the Dail seat vacated by Luke Ming Flanagan.

# by-election - Friday 11 July, 2014

The government doesn't have a majority in the Seanad, but will pass a law to fix that today
# Vacancy
# Vacancy

The government doesn't have a majority in the Seanad, but will pass a law to fix that today

Jul 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,081 Views 22 Comments

Fine Gael hopes to fill the vacant Seanad seat when TDs and Senators return from their holidays in September.

# by-election - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Here’s who’s in the running to take Brian Hayes's vacant Dáil seat
# By-election
# By-election

Here’s who’s in the running to take Brian Hayes's vacant Dáil seat

Jun 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 22,927 Views 62 Comments

The junior minister’s departure creates a vacancy in his Dublin South-West Dáil constituency.

# by-election - Friday 30 May, 2014

A Ming Dynasty? Here's who's in the running to take the MEP's vacant Dáil seat
# Runners And Riders
# Runners And Riders

A Ming Dynasty? Here's who's in the running to take the MEP's vacant Dáil seat

May 30th 2014, 6:45 AM 18,805 Views 41 Comments

The independent politician’s ascension to Europe automatically triggers a by-election in Roscommon-South Leitrim. Who will take his place?

# by-election - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Gabrielle McFadden tops Westmeath-Longford poll to win late sister's seat
# Longford Westmeath
# Longford Westmeath

Gabrielle McFadden tops Westmeath-Longford poll to win late sister's seat

May 25th 2014, 2:40 AM 17,836 Views 63 Comments

McFadden’s win was emotional as she takes the place of her sister Nicky, who died from motor neurone disease in March.

Confirmed: The Socialist Party takes a second Dáil seat in Dublin West
# THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL
# THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL

Confirmed: The Socialist Party takes a second Dáil seat in Dublin West

May 25th 2014, 2:35 AM 70,728 Views 201 Comments

Ruth Coppinger joins Joe Higgins in the Dáil as the strong left vote in Dublin West paid dividends for the Socialists.

# by-election - Saturday 24 May, 2014

No victory for Eamonn Coghlan but the whole process 'excited' him
# So Excited
# So Excited

No victory for Eamonn Coghlan but the whole process 'excited' him

May 24th 2014, 6:18 PM 14,409 Views 48 Comments

Coughlan said he’s not really disappointed and he may even run in the general election in a couple of years.

Highest number of women TDs EVER if female candidates win two by-elections
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

Highest number of women TDs EVER if female candidates win two by-elections

May 24th 2014, 5:23 PM 5,631 Views 7 Comments

If the two female candidates tipped for the top are successful there will be 27 female TDs.

# by-election - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Is Dublin West candidate David Hall going for the bald vote?
# David Hall
From The Daily Edge
# David Hall

Is Dublin West candidate David Hall going for the bald vote?

May 20th 2014, 10:37 AM 2,580 Views 0 Comments

A clever marketing ploy?

# by-election - Sunday 18 May, 2014

What matters to the voters of Longford-Westmeath?
# On The Ground
# On The Ground

What matters to the voters of Longford-Westmeath?

May 18th 2014, 11:00 AM 9,223 Views 36 Comments

These constituents will not only be choosing politicians to represent them in the council and the European Parliament but also a new TD to speak for them in the Dáil.

What matters to the voters of Dublin West?
# On The Ground
# On The Ground

What matters to the voters of Dublin West?

May 18th 2014, 11:00 AM 11,049 Views 22 Comments

It’s not all about water charges, you know.

# by-election - Friday 16 May, 2014

Eamonn Coghlan impersonates a constituent and trends on Twitter - but not in a good way
# Running Wild
# Running Wild

Eamonn Coghlan impersonates a constituent and trends on Twitter - but not in a good way

May 16th 2014, 11:00 PM 60,147 Views 208 Comments

This wasn’t the former World Champion runner’s finest performance…

# by-election - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Eamonn Coghlan will contest the Dublin West by-election for Fine Gael
# Election Race
# Election Race

Eamonn Coghlan will contest the Dublin West by-election for Fine Gael

May 6th 2014, 10:47 PM 9,596 Views 68 Comments

Coghlan will join the race (sorry) after being nominated tonight.

# by-election - Friday 2 May, 2014

Labour is running its party chair in the Dublin West by-election
# Loraine Mulligan
# Loraine Mulligan

Labour is running its party chair in the Dublin West by-election

May 2nd 2014, 11:00 PM 14,065 Views 38 Comments

The junior coalition partner is unlikely to win the Dáil seat that became vacant following the resignation of its former TD Patrick Nulty in March.

David Hall insists he's finished with Fianna Fáil as he launches by-election bid
# Dublin West
# Dublin West

David Hall insists he's finished with Fianna Fáil as he launches by-election bid

May 2nd 2014, 1:49 PM 11,700 Views 29 Comments

Hall, a former member of Fianna Fáil, launched his bid for the Dáil seat in Dublin West in the capital today.

# by-election - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Fianna Fáil is running Mary O'Rourke's son in the Longford-Westmeath by-election
# Aengus O'Rourke
# Aengus O'Rourke

Fianna Fáil is running Mary O'Rourke's son in the Longford-Westmeath by-election

Apr 30th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,239 Views 78 Comments

Aengus O’Rourke will run for the party in the by-election caused by the death of Fine Gael TD Nicky McFadden.

# by-election - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

The Socialist Party thinks Labour could be 'wiped out' within three years
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

The Socialist Party thinks Labour could be 'wiped out' within three years

Apr 29th 2014, 1:25 PM 7,663 Views 89 Comments

Paul Murphy, the party’s Dublin MEP candidate, said that water charges were “the straw that breaks the camel’s back” for voters.

# by-election - Friday 25 April, 2014

Mortgage campaigner David Hall is going to run in the Dublin West by-election
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Mortgage campaigner David Hall is going to run in the Dublin West by-election

Apr 25th 2014, 9:57 AM 7,616 Views 44 Comments

The prominent mortgage arrears campaigner confirmed early this morning that he will run in the 23 May by-election.

# by-election - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

David Hall is "75% in favour" of a Dublin West by-election run
# Hall And Votes
# Hall And Votes

David Hall is "75% in favour" of a Dublin West by-election run

Mar 25th 2014, 12:13 PM 5,104 Views 27 Comments

Hall says that he feels an independent voice should fill the seat vacated by Patrick Nulty.

# by-election - Monday 24 March, 2014

Here's who is in the running for the by-election after Patrick Nulty's resignation
# Dublin West
# Dublin West

Here's who is in the running for the by-election after Patrick Nulty's resignation

Mar 24th 2014, 8:29 AM 13,044 Views 53 Comments

These are the runners and riders after the shock resignation of Patrick Nulty at the weekend.

# by-election - Sunday 23 March, 2014

‘Too early to say’ whether by-election for Nulty seat will happen in May
# Early Polling
# Early Polling

‘Too early to say’ whether by-election for Nulty seat will happen in May

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:29 PM 19,596 Views 60 Comments

The Independent TD resigned yesterday after it emerged he had sent inappropriate messages to a teenage girl.

# by-election - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Independent TD Patrick Nulty resigns over drunken message to 17-year-old
# Gone
# Gone

Independent TD Patrick Nulty resigns over drunken message to 17-year-old

Mar 22nd 2014, 9:15 PM 113,131 Views 343 Comments

He’s stepping down with immediate effect, hours before the revelations were expected to appear in a Sunday newspaper.

# by-election - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses
# Meath East
# Meath East

By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses

Jun 19th 2013, 11:30 AM 11,824 Views 58 Comments

Ben Gilroy failed to file documentation related to his donations and expenses during the Meath East by-election but will qualify for reimbursement of expenses once he does.

# by-election - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Howlin: Labour will quit coalition if its influence is not strong enough
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Howlin: Labour will quit coalition if its influence is not strong enough

May 19th 2013, 7:45 AM 7,101 Views 86 Comments

The public expenditure minister says suggestions that Labour are in political trouble are premature.

# by-election - Friday 12 April, 2013

SF councillor apologises for McEntee 'snouts in the trough' comment
# By-election
# By-election

SF councillor apologises for McEntee 'snouts in the trough' comment

Apr 12th 2013, 11:57 AM 12,466 Views 133 Comments

Nenagh councillor Seamus Morris had criticised Helen McEntee for putting aside her grief to chase a high-paying job.