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#By-election

# by-election - Monday 8 April, 2013

Column: Criticism of Eamon Gilmore has been very personal and extremely unjust
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Criticism of Eamon Gilmore has been very personal and extremely unjust

Apr 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 153 Views 157 Comments

Opinion polls come and go, but the public are missing the real achievements of the Labour party in government, writes Rory Geraghty.

# by-election - Monday 1 April, 2013

Column: The Meath East by-election is small-scale but still has lessons for politicians
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Meath East by-election is small-scale but still has lessons for politicians

Apr 1st 2013, 1:00 PM 42 Views 76 Comments

While the by-election will have no immediate impact on the arithmetic of government, the results demonstrate that Labour and Sinn Féin need to take stock of their approaches, writes Eoin O’Malley.

# by-election - Friday 29 March, 2013

Gilmore admits disappointment at Labour's battering in Meath East
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Gilmore admits disappointment at Labour's battering in Meath East

Mar 29th 2013, 1:54 PM 7,594 Views 105 Comments

The Tánaiste and Labour leader says his party will “have to do some reflection” on its dramatic slump in the by-election.

Poll: Are you satisfied with Labour's performance in government?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you satisfied with Labour's performance in government?

Mar 29th 2013, 10:36 AM 11,408 Views 151 Comments

The junior partner in government saw its vote collapse in Meath East. How do you feel about how it’s performing in power?

# by-election - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil
# Meath East
# Meath East

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil

Mar 28th 2013, 9:04 PM 18,736 Views 224 Comments

All the drama from the count centre in Ashbourne as Helen McEntee took the Dáil seat in Meath East.

FG’s Helen McEntee retains father’s seat in Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

FG’s Helen McEntee retains father’s seat in Meath East by-election

Mar 28th 2013, 6:26 PM 39,116 Views 436 Comments

McEntee, 26, sees off the challenge of FF’s Thomas Byrne – while Labour licks its wounds after dropping down to fifth place.

# by-election - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Turnout of just over 30 per cent as polls close in Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

Turnout of just over 30 per cent as polls close in Meath East by-election

Mar 27th 2013, 9:10 PM 13,307 Views 185 Comments

Overall turnout in the by-election is expected to be in the low 30s as voters decided who they wanted to replace the late Shane McEntee in the Dáil.

Taoiseach defended after Labour's leaflet attack... by Fianna Fáil
# By-election
# By-election

Taoiseach defended after Labour's leaflet attack... by Fianna Fáil

Mar 27th 2013, 12:05 PM 11,210 Views 54 Comments

A Fianna Fáil senator comes out in defence of Enda Kenny after his inclusion in a Labour ‘get out the vote’ leaflet.

Poll: How would you vote in a general election today?
# By-election
# By-election

Poll: How would you vote in a general election today?

Mar 27th 2013, 10:12 AM 20,993 Views 355 Comments

It’s polling day in Meath East – but if there was a general election nationwide today, who’d be getting your vote?

Polling begins in the Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

Polling begins in the Meath East by-election

Mar 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,154 Views 126 Comments

There are 11 candidates in the running for the Meath East seat following the death of Shane McEntee TD.

# by-election - Monday 25 March, 2013

Prime Time criticised as candidates excluded from Meath East debate
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Prime Time criticised as candidates excluded from Meath East debate

Mar 25th 2013, 9:55 PM 18,326 Views 162 Comments

Candidates from the Workers’ Party, the Green Party and Direct Democracy Ireland have been excluded from tonight’s debate.

Pics: Taoiseach confronted by off-duty garda over public sector cuts
# Meath East
# Meath East

Pics: Taoiseach confronted by off-duty garda over public sector cuts

Mar 25th 2013, 8:20 PM 40,530 Views 279 Comments

Campaigning in Meath East today, Enda Kenny came under fire from an off-duty garda who was unhappy with cuts to his and public sector workers’ pay.

# by-election - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes
# Meath East
# Meath East

Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes

Mar 23rd 2013, 3:46 PM 9,129 Views 175 Comments

With the by-election taking place next Wednesday the main candidates for the Meath East seat were out in force today with Enda Kenny and the Tánaiste joining them.

# by-election - Friday 15 March, 2013

Pics: 6 steps to successfully placing a bet, with Michael Noonan
# Minister For Betting
# Minister For Betting

Pics: 6 steps to successfully placing a bet, with Michael Noonan

Mar 15th 2013, 10:31 AM 7,884 Views 58 Comments

The Finance Minister shows us how it’s done…

# by-election - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election
# By-election
# By-election

11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election

Mar 13th 2013, 3:28 PM 5,778 Views 57 Comments

Four independent candidates have filed paperwork to run against seven candidates from parties big and small.

# by-election - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here's what they're saying
# By-election
# By-election

Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here's what they're saying

Mar 9th 2013, 8:30 AM 11,420 Views 177 Comments

With the by-election less than three weeks away TheJournal.ie spoke to the main candidates this week to find out what they’re hearing on the doorsteps and what they’re telling voters…

# by-election - Friday 8 March, 2013

Eoin Holmes selected as Labour Meath East by-election candidate
# Meath East
# Meath East

Eoin Holmes selected as Labour Meath East by-election candidate

Mar 8th 2013, 10:35 PM 6,259 Views 69 Comments

Cllr Holmes spoke of the tragic circumstances in which the by-election is taking place, paying tribute to the late TD Shane McEntee.

# by-election - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Helen McEntee confirmed as FG’s candidate for Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

Helen McEntee confirmed as FG’s candidate for Meath East by-election

Mar 7th 2013, 10:00 PM 9,524 Views 80 Comments

Helen McEntee, 26, was chosen unopposed to run as the party’s candidate to fill the seat left vacant after the death of her father, Shane McEntee.

Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date
# Meath East
# Meath East

Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date

Mar 7th 2013, 6:28 PM 9,740 Views 112 Comments

TheJournal.ie has learned that Labour didn’t plan to pick its Meath East candidate for another fortnight – after the new deadline.

McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East
# Meath East
# Meath East

McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East

Mar 7th 2013, 10:21 AM 7,136 Views 130 Comments

Helen McEntee is “virtually certain” to be the Fine Gael candidate in Meath East ahead of the party’s nomination convention in Kells this evening.

# by-election - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Hogan reduces polling period for Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

Hogan reduces polling period for Meath East by-election

Mar 6th 2013, 3:02 PM 7,359 Views 96 Comments

Voting will take place in the constituency between 8am and 9pm on 27 March.

# by-election - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Meath East by-election to be held on 27 March
# Meath East
# Meath East

Meath East by-election to be held on 27 March

Mar 5th 2013, 2:43 PM 6,725 Views 116 Comments

The date has been announced today meaning there are less than three weeks to go until voters in Meath East decide who they want to fill the seat vacated by the late Shane McEntee.

McEntee's daughter set to run in Meath East by-election
# By-election
# By-election

McEntee's daughter set to run in Meath East by-election

Mar 5th 2013, 11:41 AM 8,968 Views 99 Comments

Helen McEntee, who worked as a secretarial assistant to her late father, is ‘virtually certain’ to be the Fine Gael nominee.

# by-election - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Parties set to choose Meath East by-election candidates
# Meath East
# Meath East

Parties set to choose Meath East by-election candidates

Feb 21st 2013, 3:02 PM 4,314 Views 25 Comments

The position became vacant following the death of Fine Gael TD Shane McEntee in December.

# by-election - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Support for coalition faces test in Meath East by-election
# By-election
# By-election

Support for coalition faces test in Meath East by-election

Feb 10th 2013, 8:00 AM 8,973 Views 33 Comments

April has been mooted as the possible month for the by-election to be held with Fianna Fáil hoping to capitalise on its growing popularity but could the promissory note deal change things?

# by-election - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Farage wants foster children returned to UKIP party members
# UKIP
# UKIP

Farage wants foster children returned to UKIP party members

Nov 25th 2012, 3:21 PM 6,317 Views 42 Comments

Three children, who are EU migrants, have been removed from the home of a Rotherham couple who are members of UKIP, which the council said is a ‘racist party’.

# by-election - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Dublin West candidates spent €143,000 on campaigns
# Dubw
# Dubw

Dublin West candidates spent €143,000 on campaigns

Feb 14th 2012, 10:03 PM 2,854 Views 10 Comments

Fianna Fáil candidate David McGuinness recorded the highest expenses, according to SIPO.

# by-election - Monday 31 October, 2011

Chief whip says there is no rift in Fine Gael
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Chief whip says there is no rift in Fine Gael

Oct 31st 2011, 3:22 PM 653 Views 18 Comments

Despite the party’s poor performances in the presidential election and Dublin West by-election, Paul Kehoe has insisted that there is no crisis within Fine Gael.

# by-election - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Counting to resume in the presidential election at 9am
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Counting to resume in the presidential election at 9am

Oct 29th 2011, 8:06 AM 1,583 Views 27 Comments

Labour’s Patrick Nulty was declared victorious in the Dublin West by-election in the early hours of this morning. The final presidential election result is still to come, along with counting in the constitutional referendums.

Labour’s Patrick Nulty takes Dublin West after count drama
# Dublin West
# Dublin West

Labour’s Patrick Nulty takes Dublin West after count drama

Oct 29th 2011, 3:01 AM 2,544 Views 20 Comments

Recount ended in dead heat between Socialist Party’s Ruth Coppinger and Fianna Fáil’s David McGuinness to take on Nulty – but electoral rule saw Coppinger eliminated…

# by-election - Friday 28 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 28th 2011, 8:00 PM 2,876 Views 10 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The winners of the Presidential race and the Dublin West by-election become clearer, an interesting change to succession laws for Commonwealth countries and why Twitter is ruining your wordplay (according to Ralph Fiennes…)

# by-election - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

FG candidate in Dublin West says she's 'the only government candidate'
# Dublin West
# Dublin West

FG candidate in Dublin West says she's 'the only government candidate'

Oct 26th 2011, 12:46 PM 1,446 Views 16 Comments

Eithne Loftus is distributing campaign leaflets that say she is the only government candidate despite Labour’s Patrick Nulty also running in the by-election.

A farmer, a teacher and JFK: meet the Dublin West by-election candidates
# Dublin West
# Dublin West

A farmer, a teacher and JFK: meet the Dublin West by-election candidates

Oct 26th 2011, 8:00 AM 2,866 Views 9 Comments

A total of 13 candidates are running for the seat vacated by the death of Brian Lenihan. TheJournal.ie runs the rule over all of them…

# by-election - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Oct 25th 2011, 8:14 PM 5,189 Views 10 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Gallagher’s war of words with SF over donation, the flood cleanup continues, Taoiseach still wants to cut the bailout bill… and was Muammar Gaddafi a Liverpool fan?

# by-election - Thursday 13 October, 2011

13 names in the running for Dublin West by-election
# By-election
# By-election

13 names in the running for Dublin West by-election

Oct 13th 2011, 7:15 AM 1,267 Views 6 Comments

Six non-party candidates line up against seven from established parties, in the by-election to fill Brian Lenihan’s old seat.

# by-election - Monday 10 October, 2011

Registration for election and referendum voting closes today
# The Final Countdown
# The Final Countdown

Registration for election and referendum voting closes today

Oct 10th 2011, 11:36 AM 506 Views 1 Comment

If you haven’t gotten your vote sorted out yet, you’ve only got a few hours left to fix it. Here’s what you need to do.

# by-election - Friday 7 October, 2011

You've got until Monday to get your voting forms submitted
# October 27
# October 27

You've got until Monday to get your voting forms submitted

Oct 7th 2011, 3:29 PM 660 Views 4 Comments

Monday October 10 is your last day to register for voting in the election (or elections) and referenda. Here’s how to do it.

# by-election - Monday 3 October, 2011

Apprentice’s Barry Caesar Hunt to contest Dublin West by-election
# By-election
# By-election

Apprentice’s Barry Caesar Hunt to contest Dublin West by-election

Oct 3rd 2011, 4:16 PM 4,848 Views 32 Comments

Hunt, best known for his appearance on last year’s TV3 series of The Apprentice, wants to take Brian Lenihan’s old seat.