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# Elections

This month
July 2024
Harris to speak to Starmer 'in coming hours', says he wants relationship to go from 'strength to strength'
Local government after elections: The people have spoken - but who is listening?
Pat Collins
Last month
June 2024
Electoral Commission to be given new powers to tackle online misinformation
The Candidate: The dust has settled - what next for Ireland and the EU after the European elections?
Northern Ireland: UK elections could bring about an interesting shift in politics in the North
Emma DeSouza
Fianna Fáil won the highest number of council seats in the local elections. Is the party back?
Party members say they aren’t taking anything for granted.
Opinion: Right-wing politicians will see that slating the system is easier than working within it
Larry Donnelly
One MEP, 3 TDs and 23 local councillors: Independent Ireland is now a sizeable party
Final councillor elected in Ireland defends comments saying that women need to 'breed' more
Peadar Tóibín defends Aontú's election performance after it fails to capitalise on referendums
French left-wing parties announce 'Popular Front' electoral pact ahead of snap elections
Elections 2024: General election polls are poor predictors of local elections – here’s why
Stefan Müller
Séan Kelly elected in Ireland South and counting continued in Dublin and MNW
One elected, thirteen to go.
Analysis: Sinn Féin in this election were like Fianna Fáil in 2020 - no new ideas or energy
Johnny Fallon
Luke 'Ming' Flanagan tops the poll in Midlands-North West but no candidates elected
Ireland's first MEP of 2024 elected as Fine Gael's Séan Kelly returned in Ireland South
It court take four more counts before his fellow sitting MEP, Billy Kelleher of Fianna Fáil, gets through.
Five key takeaways on what went wrong for Sinn Féin and what it needs to do to up its game
The party needs to spell out clearly what alternative it is offering the electorate.
Battle ahead as Dublin's European constituency looks too close to call after first count
Expecting a first result in Ireland South tonight? It would take 'a miracle'
Taoiseach says local elections an 'unmitigated disaster' for Sinn Féin and rules out early election
Did you decide *not* to vote on Friday? We want to hear why
Over 100 councillors elected (out of 949) on first day of counting
Counting has been suspended in centres around the country and will resume on Sunday morning.
Polling trends showing Sinn Féin losing ground appear to have been borne out
Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe said the idea that Fine Gael is “a tired party” has been “shattered by the results that we're seeing”
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Government websites hit with cyber attack day before elections, pro-Russian hackers suspected
'Not a green wave, not a wipeout', MEP Ciarán Cuffe says as he faces tough battle to hold seat
The Explainer: How does Ireland's system of voting work?
Elections 2024: The seeds of an Irish 'Stop the Steal' campaign are being sown
Ciarán O’Connor
Elections: Should you vote the whole way down the ballot paper?
And what exactly is PR-STV? Allow us to explain.
SF has slumped in the polls - we spoke to grassroots members about what needs to change
Sinn Féin may yet make major gains at the polls this week, but its grassroots say the leadership isn’t listening on major issues.
We read local election manifestos so you don't have to: Here's what the 3 big parties promise
Leo Varadkar grilled about lack of services for children, Phoenix Park and gout on his home turf
A few constituents in the Fine Gael stomping ground in Castleknock spoke about the new leader Simon Harris.
Warmth, apathy and one 'don't come near my house': On the trail with Sinn Féin in west Dublin
The Journal joined Sinn Féin’s housing spokesperson as he knocked on doors in Lucan ahead of Friday’s election.
May
May 2024
FG local candidate suspends campaign after report she received money to withdraw planning objection
More than 100 candidates from migrant backgrounds are running in June's local elections
Ireland has a new crop of 'celebrity candidates' - but what do people think of voting for them?
European Elections: Northern Ireland deserves a seat at the table in Europe – it is unique
Emma DeSouza
Opinion: Allowing prisoners to vote is a symbolic indication that they remain citizens
Dr Cormac Behan
This app will help you find your best match - a candidate in the European elections
Former TD voices concern about intimidation of candidates after swastika cut into poster
Catalan separatists lose majority in regional elections after 10 years in power