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# Dublin Bay North

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# ge2020
Gangland crime and coalition red lines: Dublin Bay North candidates debate in Coolock
Fine Gael candidate Catherine Noone didn’t attend the debate.
# Dublin Bay North
Catherine Noone to join Fine Gael ticket in the 'group of death'
She was selected to run alongside Education Minister Bruton.
# Anti-social behaviour
Dublin residents terrorised by joyriding and cars set on fire outside their homes
Tommy Broughan told the Minister for Justice that it has been “hugely distressing” for people in his constituency.
# Terence Flanagan
An ex-FG TD who left the party over abortion may be on his way back into the fold
Terence Flanagan left Fine Gael for Renua but lost his Dáil seat.
# Next best thing
'I’m not going to lie to people, I’d much rather be in the Dáil'
Last month Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he wasn’t going to “kick around the Seanad’ if he lost his Dáil seat. Now he’s changed his mind.
# Next best thing
Three Labour ministers who lost their Dáil seats are going for the Seanad
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Kevin Humphreys and Ged Nash are all seeking a Leinster House comeback.
# At last
No TDs for days, then three in a minute - rollercoaster of emotions at a crazy count in Dublin Bay North
It was jubilation for three candidates, and total desolation for Labour’s Aodhán Ó Riordáin.
# Dublin Bay North
'Group of Death': Minister for Drugs Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has lost his Dáil seat
As rules stand now, it looks like Labour will lose its speaking rights in the chamber.
# Counting
Four days later, election counting still isn't over
It could go into tomorrow.
# total recount
They're still slugging it out in Dublin Bay North but Averil's not throwing in the towel
It’s starting to drag.
# canvassing with aodhán
"I just want to convince people that the place for Labour is in government" joined Aodhán Ó Riordáin pounding the pavements of Dublin Bay North.
# too early
Renua TD's premature poster erection in north Dublin
Posters urging people to Vote No 1 for Terence Flanagan are appearing a little early in Dublin Bay North.
# The Election Hot List
These are the 10 most important constituencies in the general election
Analysis: We’ve picked out the bellwether constituencies that will tell us a lot about the outcome of Election 2016.
# High Table Election Debates
McGrath vs. McGrath: These lads had a lively (and hilarious) row in our office
In the first of our election debates, Finian McGrath and Mattie McGrath debated whether it’s better to be Independent Alliance or just independent.
# Election Season
Fine Gael candidate defends putting up Christmas posters without permission
Stephanie Regan said the posters were an alternative to cards.
# battle on the bay
TD insists calling rival 'Little Miss Twitter' is not sexist
Sitting TD Finian McGrath and Fine Gael candidate Stephanie Regan are at loggerheads.
# battle on the bay
Dubliners worry this view will be blocked by a seawall that's 'sprung up like the Berlin Wall'
The seawall on the James Larkin Road has planning permission, but locals feel they weren’t made aware of the details.
# Leaflet Drop
Richard Bruton left a running mate off his leaflets - but she's more disappointed than annoyed
“It’s small beer, but it does happen. There’s no point in making a row about it.”
# soc dems
The woman who famously challenged Seán Gallagher is running for the Dáil
As is a former Labour councillor who is very critical of his old party.
# Haughey's return
'Politics is a bug that you can't kill, but hopefully I'll be able to kill it eventually'
Seán Haughey talked Deirdre Heney, his election hopes and his political obsession today.
# internal affairs
'Sad and awful': Haughey return sparks anger at Micheál Martin
The decision to add Seán Haughey to the Fianna Fáil ticket in Dublin Bay North has angered his running mate.
# Chaos
Gardaí called after Vincent Browne debate descends into mayhem
A female audience member claimed to have been threatened for applauding a government minister.
# Dublin Bay North
Former Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power to stand in next general election
She has said the success of the Adoption Bill has been the instigator for her participation.
# Independent streak
What will Haughey do next?
The son of the former taoiseach is considering his options after failing to win the Fianna Fáil nomination in Dublin Bay North last week.
# Selection
Deirdre Heney has been selected as the Fianna Fáil candidate for Dublin Bay North
The vote was between Heney and Séan Haughey, the son of Charles Haughey.
# Fianna Fáil
Back to the future: Haughey could be running for the Dáil after tomorrow night
The son of the late former taoiseach is the favourite to take the Fianna Fáil nomination in Dublin Bay North.
# Power trip
'Cute-hoorism of the worst kind': Averil Power has ANOTHER go at Fianna Fáil
The senator has launched another attack on her former party.
# Guess who's back
As Fianna Fáil weathers its week from hell, two former ministers are planning comebacks
Martin Mansergh and John Curran, please step forward.
# Shock Move
Averil Power launches scathing attack on Fianna Fáil as she quits party
The Senator described Micheál Martin as “a leader without any followers” and said the party is “simply not fit for government”.
# Analysis
Richard Bruton shocker shows why Fine Gael is going about gender quotas all wrong
Analysis: Directives from Fine Gael headquarters are angering ordinary members.
# Links
Oireachtas to question newspapers over 'paying for linking'
Labour TD Seán Kenny is asking the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) to appear before an Oireachtas committee to explain its stance on linking.
# Constituency Commission
Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes
Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.
# Dáil boundaries
Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up
The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.