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#Election 14

# election-14 - Sunday 8 June, 2014

That's all, folks: The six remaining local election seats have been filled
# Election 14
# Election 14

That's all, folks: The six remaining local election seats have been filled

Jun 8th 2014, 8:19 PM 16,041 Views 52 Comments

Three Fine Gael, two Sinn Féin, and one Fianna Fáil councillors have been elected to Monaghan County Councils.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jun 8th 2014, 8:00 PM 14,693 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about calls for an investigation into mother-and-baby homes, a hijacked taxi, and new pyrite issues.

The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon

Jun 8th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,554 Views 9 Comments

Voting in Ballybay-Clones had been postponed following the death of a candidate.

# election-14 - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Election 2014 Liveblog: European and local results (plus Gilmore resigns) as it happened
Live May 27th 2014, 1:40 AM

Election 2014 Liveblog: European and local results (plus Gilmore resigns) as it happened

# election-14 - Monday 26 May, 2014

Here's how many seats each party holds on your local council
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Here's how many seats each party holds on your local council

May 26th 2014, 8:38 PM 12,600 Views 14 Comments

What group is dominating local politics in your area?

Ming: No, I won't send a replacement to Brussels
# Euroming
# Euroming

Ming: No, I won't send a replacement to Brussels

May 26th 2014, 10:56 AM 25,217 Views 73 Comments

But will he serve a full term? The independent TD’s leaving the door open for an early return to domestic politics.

Election 2014 as it happened: Local and European results
Live May 26th 2014, 12:15 AM

Election 2014 as it happened: Local and European results

# election-14 - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Polls from across Europe show a rise in left-leaning parties
# Election 14
# Election 14

Polls from across Europe show a rise in left-leaning parties

May 25th 2014, 6:50 PM 9,797 Views 68 Comments

However, in some countries, turnout is at levels that would be considered abysmal here.

Cork Lord Mayor involved in car crash just hours after losing her seat
# LE14
# LE14

Cork Lord Mayor involved in car crash just hours after losing her seat

May 25th 2014, 11:38 AM 20,497 Views 19 Comments

Catherine Clancy is the second Labour Lord Mayor to lose their seat.

Victory, despair and an eye on the rugby at the RDS
# LE14
# LE14

Victory, despair and an eye on the rugby at the RDS

May 25th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,191 Views 11 Comments

As the results rolled in, the candidates seeking election to Dublin City Council took it differently.

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 17,837 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.

# election-14 - Saturday 24 May, 2014

"We want to use our mandate wisely" - Gerry Adams vows to build on election gains
# Pledge
# Pledge

"We want to use our mandate wisely" - Gerry Adams vows to build on election gains

May 24th 2014, 8:00 PM 13,343 Views 127 Comments

Adams said that his party could now be the biggest in Dublin as well as Belfast.

Ex-Fianna Fáil TD Chris Andrews set to top poll for Sinn Féin
# Transfer
# Transfer

Ex-Fianna Fáil TD Chris Andrews set to top poll for Sinn Féin

May 24th 2014, 5:16 PM 9,341 Views 33 Comments

Andrews is from a strong Fianna Fáil family but will join Dublin City Council for his new party.

'If John The Baptist was leading Labour, we wouldn't have done any better'
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

'If John The Baptist was leading Labour, we wouldn't have done any better'

May 24th 2014, 11:47 AM 9,039 Views 49 Comments

The Minister for Communications says that there is “no plot” to overthrow Labour leader Eamon Gilmore.

Labour has been given a 'good smacking' by the electorate - Howlin
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Labour has been given a 'good smacking' by the electorate - Howlin

May 24th 2014, 11:00 AM 7,839 Views 46 Comments

The party’s vote has been halved since 2009.

So, that was the election... When will we know the winners? (and losers)
# Explainer
# Explainer

So, that was the election... When will we know the winners? (and losers)

May 24th 2014, 7:15 AM 13,141 Views 37 Comments

It’s a massive undertaking, with two by-elections taking place alongside the Euros AND the local elections. Here’s what we’re in for…

# election-14 - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Here's what happened when a group of children held an election today
# Mock The Vote
# Mock The Vote

Here's what happened when a group of children held an election today

May 22nd 2014, 9:12 PM 14,148 Views 20 Comments

The children of Craggagh NS cast their ballots today. Here’s how it went…

Just one more hour of mud-slinging, folks... The broadcast ban kicks in at 2pm
# Countdown To Zero
# Countdown To Zero

Just one more hour of mud-slinging, folks... The broadcast ban kicks in at 2pm

May 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 12,627 Views 46 Comments

As far as TV and radio stations are concerned, it’s all over bar the counting…

Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department
# Selfless Acts
# Selfless Acts

Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department

May 22nd 2014, 11:40 AM 14,994 Views 20 Comments

Consider yourselves warned… Yes, that includes you, Taoiseach.

Here’s a crash course on how the European Elections are shaping up in Northern Ireland
# Election 14
# Election 14

Here’s a crash course on how the European Elections are shaping up in Northern Ireland

May 22nd 2014, 7:40 AM 5,229 Views 13 Comments

Haven’t been following the race up North? Here’s a taster.

Larry Donnelly: Do political candidates really enjoy canvassing? I’ll never fully believe that
# Door To Door
# Door To Door

Larry Donnelly: Do political candidates really enjoy canvassing? I’ll never fully believe that

May 22nd 2014, 7:35 AM 55 Views 16 Comments

Recent canvassing has reminded me of my own first foray as a political candidate: I was 22 years old, nomination papers in hand, knees knocking together.

Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people...
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people...

May 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 6,191 Views 15 Comments

The elections come a day early, if you’re lucky enough to live on an island off the west or northwest coast.

# election-14 - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

For Sinn Féin, support isn't a problem, but turnout might be
# Tales From The Canvass
# Tales From The Canvass

For Sinn Féin, support isn't a problem, but turnout might be

May 21st 2014, 7:30 PM 8,684 Views 108 Comments

They’re popular on the doors, but can Sinn Féin translate that into votes?

European candidates asked about abortion legislation... here's what they said
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

European candidates asked about abortion legislation... here's what they said

May 21st 2014, 3:07 PM 14,225 Views 300 Comments

The Life Insitute put a number of questions to a range of candidates – 10 answered.

Enda's warning to FG candidates: Stick within your own battle-lines
# Out Of Line
# Out Of Line

Enda's warning to FG candidates: Stick within your own battle-lines

May 21st 2014, 12:44 PM 7,215 Views 37 Comments

The three FG candidates all theoretically signed up to a divide and conquer strategy. But the plan’s apparently been a ‘nightmare’ to manage…

If you're not sick of opinion polls already ... here's the 'poll of polls'
# Another 48 Hours
# Another 48 Hours

If you're not sick of opinion polls already ... here's the 'poll of polls'

May 21st 2014, 7:54 AM 10,931 Views 63 Comments

Two days out from polling day, here’s how the electoral landscape’s looking….

# election-14 - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

This apparently random youth backing Emer Costello is the Labour Youth Chairperson
# Not Misleading
# Not Misleading

This apparently random youth backing Emer Costello is the Labour Youth Chairperson

May 20th 2014, 1:14 PM 14,112 Views 61 Comments

“If you’re suggesting we’re trying to deceive anyone here that’s not the case.”

Poll: Have you ever lied to a politician?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever lied to a politician?

May 20th 2014, 8:50 AM 9,342 Views 67 Comments

Ever told someone you’d vote for them – just so they’d get out of the damn way?

'I'm done dealing with the monkey, I want to deal with the organ grinder' - Ming on his European bid, being a mosquito and drugs
# Euroming
# Euroming

'I'm done dealing with the monkey, I want to deal with the organ grinder' - Ming on his European bid, being a mosquito and drugs

May 20th 2014, 6:45 AM 14,654 Views 91 Comments

He’s a thorn in the side of the government, so why does Ming Flanagan want to go to Brussels?

# election-14 - Monday 19 May, 2014

Local election candidate born in Turkey has posters defaced with pig imagery for a second time
# Racism
# Racism

Local election candidate born in Turkey has posters defaced with pig imagery for a second time

May 19th 2014, 4:12 PM 12,639 Views 98 Comments

Memet Uludag called the attacks “outright racism”.

A tale of two parties: Here's how the Euros are shaping up, four days ahead of D-Day
# Poll Crunching Time
# Poll Crunching Time

A tale of two parties: Here's how the Euros are shaping up, four days ahead of D-Day

May 19th 2014, 1:59 PM 11,419 Views 107 Comments

Politicians will be blitzing the country this week. But after a raft of polls in the last few days, certain patterns are becoming clear….

Poll: Are RTÉ's Prime Time debates fair to the candidates?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are RTÉ's Prime Time debates fair to the candidates?

May 19th 2014, 8:58 AM 17,545 Views 113 Comments

One independent called the decision to have two panels for each constituency “the lowest trick yet”. What do you think of the Euro debate format?

Labour facing Euro wipeout, as latest polls show support collapse
# On The Ropes
# On The Ropes

Labour facing Euro wipeout, as latest polls show support collapse

May 19th 2014, 7:38 AM 12,593 Views 91 Comments

Three national papers are running new opinion polls this morning. None of them contain good news for Labour.

# election-14 - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Catholic Democrat MEP candidate: 'The mother has been the Cinderella of public policy'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Catholic Democrat MEP candidate: 'The mother has been the Cinderella of public policy'

May 18th 2014, 4:00 PM 14,690 Views 84 Comments

Theresa Heaney is running in Ireland South, and wants to ensure that mothers are not pressured into the workplace.

Phil Hogan to nation: Lend me your votes
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Phil Hogan to nation: Lend me your votes

May 18th 2014, 1:17 PM 18,529 Views 170 Comments

It follows a poll which shows an expected drop of seven per cent in support for Fine Gael in Friday’s local elections, compared to the last ballot five years ago.

# election-14 - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Polls show Crowley, McGuinness, Boylan favourites for EU seats
# Election
# Election

Polls show Crowley, McGuinness, Boylan favourites for EU seats

May 17th 2014, 6:54 PM 13,695 Views 114 Comments

The Sunday Times/Behaviour & Analysis poll also looked at the general election, with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil down, and Sinn Féin up since 2007.

EU Candidate Damon Matthew Wise says he's not in it for money or junkets
# Election 14
# Election 14

EU Candidate Damon Matthew Wise says he's not in it for money or junkets

May 17th 2014, 4:30 PM 8,832 Views 31 Comments

Damon Matthew Wise is a member of Fís Nua and is a Dublin candidate in the European Elections.

Almost 50 per cent of voters think Gerry Adams was involved in Jean McConville's killing
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Almost 50 per cent of voters think Gerry Adams was involved in Jean McConville's killing

May 17th 2014, 1:56 PM 18,421 Views 315 Comments

And one in three Sinn Féin voters think he should resign as leader…

Winning this election isn't crucial to this candidate - he just wants to spread direct democracy
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Winning this election isn't crucial to this candidate - he just wants to spread direct democracy

May 17th 2014, 10:15 AM 8,738 Views 185 Comments

Jan Van De Ven is running as a candidate in the Ireland South constituency, and if elected would introduce a system of eDemocracy.

# election-14 - Friday 16 May, 2014

Spending cuts and immigration policy main issues in EU Commission presidency debate
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Spending cuts and immigration policy main issues in EU Commission presidency debate

May 16th 2014, 7:38 AM 4,580 Views 29 Comments

The debate was the first of its kind to include all five parties in the running for the highest executive position in the EU.

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