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#Dublin Bay South

# dublin-bay-south - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Warm welcome for newly-elected Ivana Bacik as she takes her Dáil seat
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Warm welcome for newly-elected Ivana Bacik as she takes her Dáil seat

Jul 13th 2021, 8:20 PM 22,802 Views 46 Comments

The new Dublin Bay South TD said that it felt like “my first day in big school”.

Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South
# Opinion Polls
# Opinion Polls

Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South

Jul 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,056 Views 7 Comments

While elected representatives in Ireland have previously sought to censor public opinion polls, they do so under a paternalistic presumption that the public is incapable of adequately deciphering the information, writes Dr Kevin Cunningham.

# dublin-bay-south - Monday 12 July, 2021

Micheál Martin brushes off suggestion he won't take over as Tánaiste under 'rotating Taoiseach' deal
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Micheál Martin brushes off suggestion he won't take over as Tánaiste under 'rotating Taoiseach' deal

Jul 12th 2021, 5:52 PM 24,564 Views 19 Comments

Questions have been asked about the leadership of the Fianna Fáil party since the dismal result in Dublin Bay South.

# dublin-bay-south - 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 88,953 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.

# dublin-bay-south - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Fianna Fáil's Cowen seeks special party meeting following 'alarming' by-election result
# Postmortem
# Postmortem

Fianna Fáil's Cowen seeks special party meeting following 'alarming' by-election result

Jul 10th 2021, 5:53 PM 44,541 Views 131 Comments

Micheál Martin’s leadership of Fianna Fáil is under the microscope following its disastrous performance in Dublin Bay South.

'It was of their own making': Loss of a seat in DBS a body blow to Fine Gael
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

'It was of their own making': Loss of a seat in DBS a body blow to Fine Gael

Jul 10th 2021, 6:45 AM 29,613 Views 70 Comments

The big question in this by-election was could the blue wall of Fine Gael hold? They got their answer.

# dublin-bay-south - 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 32,348 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 22,281 Views 24 Comments

The Labour Senator has been elected the new TD for Dublin Bay South.

Ivana Bacik promises to be 'strong, progressive, woman’s voice' as she's elected to the Dáil
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Ivana Bacik promises to be 'strong, progressive, woman’s voice' as she's elected to the Dáil

Jul 9th 2021, 9:26 PM 25,647 Views 50 Comments

Bacik fills the seat left vacant by Fine Gael’s Eoghan Murphy.

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

Will Micheál Martin lead the party into the next general election? 'We'll have to think about that'
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Will Micheál Martin lead the party into the next general election? 'We'll have to think about that'

Jul 9th 2021, 4:55 PM 35,045 Views 86 Comments

Fianna Fáil does not ‘understand the scale of the problem in housing’ says Jim O’Callaghan.

Opinion: It’s harder for the Dublin Bay South voters to not elect a woman - and that's progress
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

Opinion: It’s harder for the Dublin Bay South voters to not elect a woman - and that's progress

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 11:52 AM 19,144 Views 87 Comments

Caitriona Gleeson of Women for Election says Ireland’s record of women entering politics is a matter of concern but this by-election is a step forward.

Counting set to get underway in Dublin Bay South by-election
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Counting set to get underway in Dublin Bay South by-election

Jul 9th 2021, 7:15 AM 12,304 Views 23 Comments

Counting is set to get under way at 9am.

# dublin-bay-south - 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 58,060 Views 106 Comments

40% of voters cast a ballot in the constituency.

# dublin-bay-south - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Former TD to contact gardaí after false text circulates ahead of Dublin Bay South by-election
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Former TD to contact gardaí after false text circulates ahead of Dublin Bay South by-election

Jul 7th 2021, 9:53 PM 73,660 Views 35 Comments

A message claiming to be from a former Fine Gael TD tells recipients to vote for five female candidates.

# dublin-bay-south - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Poll: If you could vote in Dublin Bay South who would you vote for?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: If you could vote in Dublin Bay South who would you vote for?

Jul 6th 2021, 8:32 AM 112,762 Views 149 Comments

The constituency will go to the polls on Thursday.

# dublin-bay-south - 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.

# dublin-bay-south - 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.

# dublin-bay-south - 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.

# dublin-bay-south - Friday 25 June, 2021

Postal voting made easier in DBS as voters asked to bring their own pens to the polling station
# Voting During Covid
# Voting During Covid

Postal voting made easier in DBS as voters asked to bring their own pens to the polling station

Jun 25th 2021, 6:12 PM 13,990 Views 23 Comments

The by-election in two weeks time is ‘the first election during a pandemic’.

# dublin-bay-south - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan lodges High Court case against CETA Trade Deal
# CETA Challenge
# CETA Challenge

Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan lodges High Court case against CETA Trade Deal

Jun 17th 2021, 10:45 AM 26,772 Views 0 Comments

She is the second Oireachtas member to take a High Court action against CETA.

# dublin-bay-south - 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.

It's official: Dublin Bay South by-election date set for 8 July
# Dbs
# Dbs

It's official: Dublin Bay South by-election date set for 8 July

Jun 16th 2021, 1:19 PM 20,751 Views 21 Comments

The by-election will fill the seat vacated by former minister Eoghan Murphy.

# dublin-bay-south - Monday 14 June, 2021

Opinion: The pollster controversy should alert us to possible issues with political campaigning online
# Irish Politics
# Irish Politics

Opinion: The pollster controversy should alert us to possible issues with political campaigning online

Jun 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 6,170 Views 12 Comments

Ethan Shattock says the incoming Electoral Commission must address fake polling and inauthentic campaign behaviour by all parties.

# dublin-bay-south - Thursday 10 June, 2021

FG's James Geoghegan surveyed voters door-to-door for Renua but 'nobody asked' who he was with
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

FG's James Geoghegan surveyed voters door-to-door for Renua but 'nobody asked' who he was with

Jun 10th 2021, 11:54 AM 17,781 Views 24 Comments

Geoghegan said that he knocked to “maybe 50 people” ahead of the 2016 general election.

# dublin-bay-south - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Alan Kelly says Ivana Bacik will 'cycle through two extremes' to take by-election seat
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Alan Kelly says Ivana Bacik will 'cycle through two extremes' to take by-election seat

Jun 9th 2021, 5:30 PM 20,550 Views 45 Comments

Kelly said that Fine Gael and Sinn Féin are trying to present the race as “a dichotomy”.

# dublin-bay-south - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Pressure on Fine Gael but can its blue wall hold in Dublin Bay South?
# Blue Steel
# Blue Steel

Pressure on Fine Gael but can its blue wall hold in Dublin Bay South?

Jun 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,952 Views 54 Comments
  • The party will fancy their chances but there's an opportunity for others to spring a surprise, writes Rónán Duffy
  • Will Eamon Ryan's personal vote be retained in Green hands or could Labour be the beneficiaries?
  • When Sinn Féin drives turnout it has a chance anywhere but is it a case of right time but wrong place?

# dublin-bay-south - 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 61,072 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.

# dublin-bay-south - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Sinn Féin confirms Lynn Boylan as its candidate for Dublin Bay South by-election
# Dáil Bid
# Dáil Bid

Sinn Féin confirms Lynn Boylan as its candidate for Dublin Bay South by-election

Updated Jun 2nd 2021, 9:39 PM 27,039 Views 61 Comments

The Social Democrats also confirmed its candidate, Sarah Durcan, for the high-profile by-election.

# dublin-bay-south - Monday 31 May, 2021

SF's Lynn Boylan 'considering' DBS by-election run and says other candidates 'doing themselves damage' online
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

SF's Lynn Boylan 'considering' DBS by-election run and says other candidates 'doing themselves damage' online

May 31st 2021, 12:49 PM 22,307 Views 45 Comments

The Sinn Féin Senator said her party would choose its candidate this week.

# dublin-bay-south - Monday 17 May, 2021

Bacik outlines Labour's vision for post-Covid Ireland and attacks government 'shambles' in bye-election bid
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Bacik outlines Labour's vision for post-Covid Ireland and attacks government 'shambles' in bye-election bid

May 17th 2021, 9:59 PM 15,929 Views 39 Comments

The long-time Senator is looking to win a Dáil seat for Labour in Dublin Bay South.

FG candidate in Dublin Bay South wants to be 'voice for generation locked out of housing market'
# Writ Large
# Writ Large

FG candidate in Dublin Bay South wants to be 'voice for generation locked out of housing market'

May 17th 2021, 1:27 PM 34,862 Views 89 Comments

Barrister James Geoghegan sought to move past the controversy over the selection process.

# dublin-bay-south - 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 14,734 Views 31 Comments

Chu said she doesn’t plan to run as an Independent or for any other party.

# dublin-bay-south - 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.

# dublin-bay-south - 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.

# dublin-bay-south - Monday 10 February, 2020

Outgoing housing minister Eoghan Murphy re-elected in Dublin at expense of colleague Kate O'Connell
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Outgoing housing minister Eoghan Murphy re-elected in Dublin at expense of colleague Kate O'Connell

Feb 10th 2020, 12:17 PM 34,306 Views 63 Comments

Murphy failed to meet the quota, but was elected at the expense of his colleague Kate O’Connell.

# dublin-bay-south - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Eoghan Murphy reckons his seat is safe as he defends his record on housing
# Returned
# Returned

Eoghan Murphy reckons his seat is safe as he defends his record on housing

Feb 9th 2020, 6:47 PM 42,199 Views 86 Comments

Murphy polled in third place in Dublin Bay South.

# dublin-bay-south - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Could Fine Gael go into government on its own?
# Minority Report
# Minority Report

Could Fine Gael go into government on its own?

Feb 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 30,731 Views 60 Comments

One backbencher reckons the party should try it.

# dublin-bay-south - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Sitting on the dock of the bay, Enda and Joan make one last plea
# Tea And Sympathy
# Tea And Sympathy

Sitting on the dock of the bay, Enda and Joan make one last plea

Feb 25th 2016, 2:50 PM 17,309 Views 74 Comments

Tea, scones and one last appeal to the voters in Dublin today.

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