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#Election

# election - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'No big surprise if the Dáil doesn't return next week': Campaigning well under way as FG target FF housing policy
# It's On
# It's On

'No big surprise if the Dáil doesn't return next week': Campaigning well under way as FG target FF housing policy

Jan 8th 2020, 1:47 PM 18,114 Views 40 Comments

Fine Gael general election candidates have been given a document targeting Fianna Fáil’s housing policy.

# election - Friday 3 January, 2020

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today?

Jan 3rd 2020, 7:30 AM 72,636 Views 135 Comments

February 2020 will mark four years since the last general election.

# election - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Poll: Do you want a general election in 2020?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you want a general election in 2020?

Jan 2nd 2020, 8:00 AM 37,354 Views 110 Comments

The Dáil could run until 2021 – but would you rather go to the polls before then?

# election - Friday 27 December, 2019

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020
# US Election
# US Election

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

Dec 27th 2019, 8:04 PM 7,295 Views 7 Comments

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

# election - Saturday 21 December, 2019

# election - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Fine Gael confirms Verona Murphy to be dropped from party's general election ticket
# Off The Ticket
# Off The Ticket

Fine Gael confirms Verona Murphy to be dropped from party's general election ticket

Updated Dec 18th 2019, 10:38 PM 50,727 Views 93 Comments

It’s in the wake of a controversial by-election campaign which saw her come in for sustained criticism.

# election - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Katy Hayward: The very basis on which Northern Ireland was created has been ripped up by the election
# Changed Utterly
# Changed Utterly

Katy Hayward: The very basis on which Northern Ireland was created has been ripped up by the election

Dec 14th 2019, 12:06 PM 39,591 Views 52 Comments

Northern Ireland has elected a group of MPs more moderate and more diverse than the parliament they are entering, writes Katy Hayward.

# election - Friday 13 December, 2019

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January
# Getting It Done
# Getting It Done

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 10:13 PM 27,302 Views 59 Comments

Johnson lead the Tories to a massive victory in the general election.

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome

Dec 13th 2019, 7:31 PM 36,952 Views 53 Comments

For the first time, nationalist parties have more MPs than unionist parties.

'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory

Dec 13th 2019, 9:03 AM 12,567 Views 16 Comments

The UK papers have reacted to what Boris Johnson has called a “historic” election.

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know
# Up All Night
# Up All Night

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know

Dec 13th 2019, 6:00 AM 58,944 Views 74 Comments

It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.

# election - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months
# Knesset
# Knesset

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months

Dec 12th 2019, 7:21 AM 4,455 Views 14 Comments

Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz have been unable to form a government.

# election - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off
# Milking It
# Milking It

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off

Updated Dec 11th 2019, 10:53 AM 31,638 Views 38 Comments

A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.

# election - Friday 6 December, 2019

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election

Dec 6th 2019, 6:05 AM 6,816 Views 20 Comments

The party leaders will face each other in Maidstone in the BBC’s prime ministerial debate at 8.30pm.

# election - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Johnson on track to secure comfortable majority in UK general election, MRP poll suggests
# Uk Election
# Uk Election

Johnson on track to secure comfortable majority in UK general election, MRP poll suggests

Nov 27th 2019, 10:26 PM 22,645 Views 71 Comments

This polling model accurately predicted back in 2017 that Theresa May would lose her majority.

# election - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Michelle O'Neill re-elected as vice-president of Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Michelle O'Neill re-elected as vice-president of Sinn Féin

Nov 16th 2019, 6:12 PM 20,856 Views 26 Comments

More than 2,000 party members had their say over two-days on who should be the deputy leader of the party.

# election - Friday 15 November, 2019

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown
# By-election
# By-election

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown

Nov 15th 2019, 6:15 AM 29,942 Views 42 Comments

The upcoming by-election is to replace MEP Clare Daly.

# election - Monday 11 November, 2019

Spain's Socialists win election as far-right Vox party make large gains
# SPanish Election
# SPanish Election

Spain's Socialists win election as far-right Vox party make large gains

Nov 11th 2019, 6:48 AM 10,539 Views 18 Comments

Right-wing populist and anti-migrant leaders across Europe celebrated Vox’s strong showing.

# election - Thursday 7 November, 2019

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Nov 7th 2019, 10:50 PM 12,965 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ’s restructuring plan, the boil water notice and the Trump impeachment probe made the headlines today.

# election - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election
# Intimidation
# Intimidation

Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election

Nov 5th 2019, 2:31 PM 6,964 Views 4 Comments

His comments come as officers continue to investigate telephone threats made to Ulster Unionist Party.

# election - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Nigel Farage says he will not stand as MP in upcoming UK general election
# Election
# Election

Nigel Farage says he will not stand as MP in upcoming UK general election

Nov 3rd 2019, 9:56 AM 31,367 Views 68 Comments

Farage is heading up his new Brexit Party into its first general election.

# election - Friday 1 November, 2019

Johnson rejects Trump’s advice to form pact with Farage
# General Election
# General Election

Johnson rejects Trump’s advice to form pact with Farage

Nov 1st 2019, 7:07 PM 14,167 Views 17 Comments

The British prime minister also said “it’s a matter of deep regret” the 31 October Brexit deadline was missed.

# election - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election

Oct 30th 2019, 6:57 AM 32,585 Views 27 Comments

The British public will go the polls on Thursday 12 December.

# election - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Boris Johnson will try again today to get MPs to back an early December election
# Here We Go Again
# Here We Go Again

Boris Johnson will try again today to get MPs to back an early December election

Oct 29th 2019, 7:15 AM 8,177 Views 18 Comments

Johnson failed in his bid last night to get enough MPs to trigger a poll in December.

# election - Monday 28 October, 2019

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election
# Afd
# Afd

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election

Oct 28th 2019, 9:22 AM 21,414 Views 29 Comments

Bjoern Hoecke previously labelled Berlin’s Holocaust memorial a “monument of shame”.

MPs to vote on December election as EU decides Brexit extension length
# Not Over Yet
# Not Over Yet

MPs to vote on December election as EU decides Brexit extension length

Oct 28th 2019, 7:44 AM 12,730 Views 12 Comments

Boris Johnson previously said he would prefer to be “dead in a ditch” than miss the 31 October deadline.

# election - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Minister blames Bercow for making it 'very difficult' to leave EU by October deadline
# Brexit
# Brexit

Minister blames Bercow for making it 'very difficult' to leave EU by October deadline

Oct 26th 2019, 1:16 PM 25,530 Views 23 Comments

“It looks like they may well give us an extension.”

# election - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Boris Johnson will ask MPs to back 12 December election if EU agrees to Brexit extension
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson will ask MPs to back 12 December election if EU agrees to Brexit extension

Oct 24th 2019, 5:19 PM 33,588 Views 61 Comments

This comes as the EU is expected to formally announce its decision on an extension tomorrow.

# election - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'Thanks my friend': Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau in unprecedented move
# Election Ahead
# Election Ahead

'Thanks my friend': Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau in unprecedented move

Oct 17th 2019, 7:34 AM 21,040 Views 39 Comments

Obama tweeted yesterday that he was proud to work with Trudeau.

# election - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll
# Poll
# Poll

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll

Sep 14th 2019, 6:30 PM 14,864 Views 78 Comments

Fianna Fáil has benefited from a jump in support.

# election - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants a general election in May 2020
# Election 2020
# Election 2020

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants a general election in May 2020

Sep 12th 2019, 1:33 PM 61,395 Views 113 Comments

At the party’s annual away day, Varadkar said he has always believed that the next election should take place in the summer of 2020.

# election - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Justin Trudeau announces general election for Canada this October
# Liberal Party
# Liberal Party

Justin Trudeau announces general election for Canada this October

Sep 11th 2019, 4:07 PM 13,211 Views 22 Comments

Parliament was dissolved today.

# election - Monday 9 September, 2019

As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin
Live Sep 9th 2019, 6:00 PM

As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin

Micheál Martin rules out election this year and says 'national interest' must come first
# Brexit
# Brexit

Micheál Martin rules out election this year and says 'national interest' must come first

Sep 9th 2019, 1:37 PM 12,936 Views 91 Comments

Martin said the country will most likely go to the polls in early spring next year.

# election - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October
# Brexit
# Brexit

MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October

Updated Sep 4th 2019, 10:17 PM 92,182 Views 78 Comments

Members of Parliament earlier voted to delay Brexit in a bid to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal.

A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair
# Ah Here Here
# Ah Here Here

A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair

Sep 4th 2019, 3:19 PM 36,519 Views 24 Comments

The usually smooth talker stumbled through his answers and let some things slip through this afternoon.

# election - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Italy forms new government as Five Star leader signs up for coalition deal with Democratic Party
# Historic Enemies
# Historic Enemies

Italy forms new government as Five Star leader signs up for coalition deal with Democratic Party

Aug 28th 2019, 7:14 PM 8,935 Views 9 Comments

Italy’s left-leaning Five Star Movement has confirmed plans for a coalition with the Democratic Party.

# election - Monday 17 June, 2019

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll
# Presidential Campaign
# Presidential Campaign

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll

Jun 17th 2019, 8:19 AM 28,359 Views 65 Comments

The Fox News poll showed Biden leading Trump by 49% to 39% among all registered voters nationwide.

# election - Thursday 30 May, 2019

# election - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP

May 28th 2019, 3:00 PM 23,720 Views 36 Comments

The Fine Gael candidate was first elected to the European Parliament in June 2009.