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# Dublin Bay South

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BAI rejects Fine Gael complaint about Bacik appearing on RTÉ lifestyle show before by-election
The complaint was submitted by Fine Gael general secretary John Carroll.
Warm welcome for newly-elected Ivana Bacik as she takes her Dáil seat
The new Dublin Bay South TD said that it felt like “my first day in big school”.
Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South
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.
Micheál Martin brushes off suggestion he won't take over as Tánaiste under 'rotating Taoiseach' deal
Questions have been asked about the leadership of the Fianna Fáil party since the dismal result in Dublin Bay South.
Debunked: Misleading Covid vaccine claims in Dolores Cahill's by-election leaflet
Cahill ran in the DBS by-election held earlier this week.
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.
FactCheck: Are RNA Covid-19 vaccines actually responsible for 'genetic manipulation'?
FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland
Fianna Fáil's Cowen seeks special party meeting following 'alarming' by-election result
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
The big question in this by-election was could the blue wall of Fine Gael hold? They got their answer.
'Back in the game': How did Labour defy national opinion polls and get 30% of first preference votes?
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?
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
Bacik fills the seat left vacant by Fine Gael’s Eoghan Murphy.
Labour's Ivana Bacik elected in Dublin Bay South after topping the poll
After maintaining a lead all day Bacik was deemed elected on the ninth count.
Will Micheál Martin lead the party into the next general election? 'We'll have to think about that'
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
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
Counting is set to get under way at 9am.
Polls close in Dublin Bay South after first election of the pandemic
40% of voters cast a ballot in the constituency.
Former TD to contact gardaí after false text circulates ahead of Dublin Bay South by-election
A message claiming to be from a former Fine Gael TD tells recipients to vote for five female candidates.
Poll: If you could vote in Dublin Bay South who would you vote for?
The constituency will go to the polls on Thursday.
'Drop a live location and they'll find us': On the canvass in a feverish Dublin Bay South
Fine Gael and Sinn Féin may be leading in national polls, but they’ve a fight on their hands here.
Aontú launches legal action over 'exclusion' from RTÉ's by-election debates
RTÉ is hosting two Dublin Bay South by-election debates on Sunday and Monday.
Fine Gael lead with Labour in second in Dublin Bay South by-election, poll shows
An Irish Times poll shows Fine Gael candidate James Geoghegan has the support of 27% of voters.
Postal voting made easier in DBS as voters asked to bring their own pens to the polling station
The by-election in two weeks time is ‘the first election during a pandemic’.
Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan lodges High Court case against CETA Trade Deal
She is the second Oireachtas member to take a High Court action against CETA.
Here are the Dublin Bay South by-election candidates battling it out to replace Eoghan Murphy
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
The by-election will fill the seat vacated by former minister Eoghan Murphy.
Opinion: The pollster controversy should alert us to possible issues with political campaigning online
Ethan Shattock says the incoming Electoral Commission must address fake polling and inauthentic campaign behaviour by all parties.
FG's James Geoghegan surveyed voters door-to-door for Renua but 'nobody asked' who he was with
Geoghegan said that he knocked to “maybe 50 people” ahead of the 2016 general election.
Alan Kelly says Ivana Bacik will 'cycle through two extremes' to take by-election seat
Kelly said that Fine Gael and Sinn Féin are trying to present the race as “a dichotomy”.
Pressure on Fine Gael but can its blue wall hold in Dublin Bay South?
The high-profile by-election hasn’t been officially set but already it’s being watched closely.
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?
Bacik outlines Labour's vision for post-Covid Ireland and attacks government 'shambles' in bye-election bid
Former housing minister Eoghan Murphy resigns as TD for Dublin Bay South
Green Party names Claire Byrne as by-election candidate for Dublin Bay South
Byrne has been selected over Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu, while Sinn Féin has officially chosen Senator Lynn Boylan as its candidate.
Sinn Féin confirms Lynn Boylan as its candidate for Dublin Bay South by-election
The Social Democrats also confirmed its candidate, Sarah Durcan, for the high-profile by-election.
SF's Lynn Boylan 'considering' DBS by-election run and says other candidates 'doing themselves damage' online
The Sinn Féin Senator said her party would choose its candidate this week.
Bacik outlines Labour's vision for post-Covid Ireland and attacks government 'shambles' in bye-election bid
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'
Barrister James Geoghegan sought to move past the controversy over the selection process.
Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu seeks Green Party nomination for the Dublin Bay South by-election
Chu said she doesn’t plan to run as an Independent or for any other party.
Hazel Chu says she will announce her by-election intentions 'over the next couple of days'
It is understood that Hazel Chu is likely to announce her bid tomorrow.
Dublin Bay South by-election: The runners and riders in 'Ireland's most affluent constituency'
Eoghan Murphy has resigned his seat, throwing the cat amongst the pigeons.
Outgoing housing minister Eoghan Murphy re-elected in Dublin at expense of colleague Kate O'Connell
Murphy failed to meet the quota, but was elected at the expense of his colleague Kate O’Connell.
Eoghan Murphy reckons his seat is safe as he defends his record on housing
Murphy polled in third place in Dublin Bay South.
Could Fine Gael go into government on its own?
One backbencher reckons the party should try it.