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#Elections

# elections - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Canvassers getting on your nerves? You need this genius canvassing levy card
# You Got Served
From The Daily Edge
# You Got Served

Canvassers getting on your nerves? You need this genius canvassing levy card

May 10th 2014, 11:57 AM 4,025 Views 1 Comment

You need to print this out, NOW.

This MEP candidate doesn't care who Van Rompuy is because no one voted for him
# Van Rompuy Who
# Van Rompuy Who

This MEP candidate doesn't care who Van Rompuy is because no one voted for him

May 10th 2014, 9:15 AM 9,680 Views 95 Comments

Raymond Whitehead wants to spread the message that there is a democratic way of running countries – “not the dictatorship we have now”.

# elections - Friday 9 May, 2014

Fianna Fáil condemns anti-Semitic remark allegedly made by canvasser
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Fianna Fáil condemns anti-Semitic remark allegedly made by canvasser

May 9th 2014, 10:43 PM 32,665 Views 119 Comments

The Jewish Representative Council of Ireland claims a canvasser made remarks regarding the former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.

# elections - Thursday 8 May, 2014

African National Congress look set to dominate elections in South Africa
# Vote
# Vote

African National Congress look set to dominate elections in South Africa

May 8th 2014, 7:36 AM 2,760 Views 10 Comments

The party has 56 percent of the vote, down signficantly from the 66 percent it won at the last election.

# elections - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Polls open in South Africa's first elections with a 'born free' generation
# Vote
# Vote

Polls open in South Africa's first elections with a 'born free' generation

May 7th 2014, 7:11 AM 3,256 Views 6 Comments

The run up to the vote had been marked by nostalgic rhetoric and voter fury.

# elections - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Eamonn Coghlan will contest the Dublin West by-election for Fine Gael
# Election Race
# Election Race

Eamonn Coghlan will contest the Dublin West by-election for Fine Gael

May 6th 2014, 10:47 PM 9,601 Views 68 Comments

Coghlan will join the race (sorry) after being nominated tonight.

# elections - Monday 5 May, 2014

Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum'

May 5th 2014, 6:30 PM 9,709 Views 56 Comments

The sitting MEP believes she will have to put up a fight to retain her seat in the upcoming election.

# elections - Thursday 1 May, 2014

VIDEO: Labour candidate confronted in Dublin, "thuggery and intimidation" says Joan Burton
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

VIDEO: Labour candidate confronted in Dublin, "thuggery and intimidation" says Joan Burton

May 1st 2014, 3:28 PM 18,190 Views 134 Comments

Local election candidate Martina Genockey was accosted by two opponents in Tallaght and the confrontation became physical.

# elections - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Sinn Féin leads in Dublin, but Hayes faces a fight
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Sinn Féin leads in Dublin, but Hayes faces a fight

Apr 27th 2014, 7:57 PM 21,716 Views 126 Comments

Another good result for Sinn Féin means a bad result for the junior Finance Minister.

# elections - Friday 18 April, 2014

Someone knitted this MEP an election poster out of Aran-jumper wool
# Needled
From The Daily Edge
# Needled

Someone knitted this MEP an election poster out of Aran-jumper wool

Apr 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,248 Views 29 Comments

Now THAT is knitting skill.

# elections - Monday 7 April, 2014

Voting has started in the world's biggest general election in India
# 814 Million
# 814 Million

Voting has started in the world's biggest general election in India

Apr 7th 2014, 11:53 AM 5,855 Views 13 Comments

It’s expected that the country’s 814 milion-strong electorate will shy away from the ruling Congress party.

# elections - Sunday 6 April, 2014

'I try to say what I mean and mean what I say' - Ronan Mullen on faith, Europe and farming
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'I try to say what I mean and mean what I say' - Ronan Mullen on faith, Europe and farming

Apr 6th 2014, 7:53 PM 17,753 Views 236 Comments

Stepping out of the Seanad to run in a massive constituency, Ronan Mullen is aiming to take a seat in the European Parliament.

# elections - Sunday 30 March, 2014

'It's always tough' - Pat The Cope Gallagher on re-election, Fianna Fáil and crossing the country
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'It's always tough' - Pat The Cope Gallagher on re-election, Fianna Fáil and crossing the country

Mar 30th 2014, 5:00 PM 8,011 Views 48 Comments

The veteran Fianna Fáil candidate is ready for a tough fight.

# elections - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Leinster House to local council: This former Fianna Fáil TD is going back into politics
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Leinster House to local council: This former Fianna Fáil TD is going back into politics

Mar 29th 2014, 5:00 PM 11,487 Views 18 Comments

Behan resigned from the party in protest to Budget 2009. He’s now throwing his hat back in the ring of local politics, this time, as an independent.

# elections - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Hogan demands Martin apologise and withdraw "gerrymandering" allegations
# Gerrymandering
# Gerrymandering

Hogan demands Martin apologise and withdraw "gerrymandering" allegations

Mar 23rd 2014, 2:47 PM 8,991 Views 90 Comments

He said he was appalled at accusations he was involved in “gerrymandering” over the boundaries for the local elections.

# elections - Saturday 22 March, 2014

‘Labour deserve to be slammed’: Socialist Party MEP on being a voice for the working class
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

‘Labour deserve to be slammed’: Socialist Party MEP on being a voice for the working class

Mar 22nd 2014, 5:00 PM 7,240 Views 72 Comments

Paul Murphy said Irish politicians are ‘obsessed’ with being the poster child for austerity in Europe.

Bankrupt Jillian Godsil takes constitutional challenge to run in elections
# Courts
# Courts

Bankrupt Jillian Godsil takes constitutional challenge to run in elections

Mar 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 8,397 Views 0 Comments

The campaigner is fighting to be allowed run in upcoming elections, despite her bankruptcy.

# elections - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Here's when you'll start seeing election posters on lampposts across the country
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Here's when you'll start seeing election posters on lampposts across the country

Mar 20th 2014, 1:27 PM 8,863 Views 48 Comments

We bet you can’t wait…

# elections - Sunday 16 March, 2014

FG Ireland South candidate: 'If you’re in Bantry, Brussels or Bruges it’s the same.'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

FG Ireland South candidate: 'If you’re in Bantry, Brussels or Bruges it’s the same.'

Mar 16th 2014, 5:30 PM 10,569 Views 35 Comments

Fine Gael Senator Deidre Clune is facing a tough race against two of her party colleagues.

# elections - Friday 14 March, 2014

Tommy Bolger wins UL election after Wolf of Wall Street parody video
# Wolf Of Ul
From The Daily Edge
# Wolf Of Ul

Tommy Bolger wins UL election after Wolf of Wall Street parody video

Mar 14th 2014, 7:33 AM 4,386 Views 2 Comments

My name is Tommy Bolger…

# elections - Monday 10 March, 2014

North Korea had an election yesterday. Guess who won.
# Surprise Surprise
# Surprise Surprise

North Korea had an election yesterday. Guess who won.

Mar 10th 2014, 10:20 PM 12,295 Views 38 Comments

In the absence of any competing candidates, voters are simply required to mark “Yes” next to the name on the ballot sheet.

# elections - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Fianna Fáil and Labour select European candidates for Ireland South
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Fianna Fáil and Labour select European candidates for Ireland South

Mar 9th 2014, 6:55 PM 12,697 Views 58 Comments

Micheál Martin paid tribute to Liam Aylward who is retiring from politics, while Eamon Gilmore said the Labour Party is ready to fight come May.

Column: I call bulls*** when people say to me 'we only ever see you at election time'
# The Secret Candidate
# The Secret Candidate

Column: I call bulls*** when people say to me 'we only ever see you at election time'

Mar 9th 2014, 12:00 PM 35 Views 61 Comments

In the first in a series of columns in the build-up to the local elections, The Secret Candidate takes credit for something they didn’t do.

Damien Kiberd: Why are the Irish not more critical of the EU?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Why are the Irish not more critical of the EU?

Mar 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 259 Views 156 Comments

And more to the point – are we “f**ked and brainwashed” by the ‘European Project’?

# elections - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Tymoshenko and Ukraine's new prime minister to visit Ireland this weekend
# Epp Conference
# Epp Conference

Tymoshenko and Ukraine's new prime minister to visit Ireland this weekend

Mar 4th 2014, 3:00 PM 12,606 Views 106 Comments

The former Ukrainian Prime Minister was released from prison last week and will join two other political figures for the EPP conference.

# elections - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Dáil's youngest TD to be third Fine Gael candidate in Ireland South
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Dáil's youngest TD to be third Fine Gael candidate in Ireland South

Feb 26th 2014, 1:43 PM 12,734 Views 31 Comments

The Wicklow TD will be added to the ticket later today.

# elections - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Fianna Fáil candidate withdraws from election after Micheal Martin's assistant is added to ticket
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Fianna Fáil candidate withdraws from election after Micheal Martin's assistant is added to ticket

Feb 25th 2014, 4:30 PM 18,044 Views 43 Comments

Padraic Vallely said that the decision came down to “politics” and that he was “gutted”.

# elections - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Nessa Childers: A lot of TDs don't understand what it's like to be in my position
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Nessa Childers: A lot of TDs don't understand what it's like to be in my position

Feb 16th 2014, 5:00 PM 12,674 Views 36 Comments

The independent MEP is taking big financial gamble that could leave her unemployed by the summer.

# elections - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Tánaiste: 'For six long years, our country and our people have been to hell and back'
# Labour Conference
# Labour Conference

Tánaiste: 'For six long years, our country and our people have been to hell and back'

Feb 15th 2014, 9:00 PM 13,796 Views 130 Comments

The Tánaiste and Labour leader has given a keynote address to delegates at the one-day conference in Meath today.

# elections - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Column: Enda, Ireland won't crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections
# Emigrant Voices
# Emigrant Voices

Column: Enda, Ireland won't crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections

Feb 12th 2014, 1:00 PM 39 Views 103 Comments

Some Irish emigrants can already vote in the election of representatives in Ireland… so long as they have the right degree, of course, write David Burns and Conor O’Neill.

# elections - Monday 10 February, 2014

Here's definitive proof that Kenny 'Kenneth' Egan will be 'keeping it real'
# Ready To Rumble
# Ready To Rumble

Here's definitive proof that Kenny 'Kenneth' Egan will be 'keeping it real'

Feb 10th 2014, 8:30 PM 19,636 Views 112 Comments

If it’s on his campaign literature, then it must be true…

# elections - Sunday 2 February, 2014

On the fringes: The smaller parties looking for your vote
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

On the fringes: The smaller parties looking for your vote

Feb 2nd 2014, 9:15 AM 8,256 Views 74 Comments

It’s not all establishment parties you know.

# elections - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Nessa Childers will run in Dublin in effort to retain European Parliament seat
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Nessa Childers will run in Dublin in effort to retain European Parliament seat

Jan 29th 2014, 12:00 AM 6,463 Views 30 Comments

The former Labour MEP’s current Ireland East constituency is being abolished.

# elections - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Junior Minister Brian Hayes is running for Europe
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Junior Minister Brian Hayes is running for Europe

Jan 28th 2014, 10:17 PM 7,843 Views 66 Comments

The junior minister will outline his intentions at a press conference in the morning.

# elections - Sunday 26 January, 2014

One of these three people will be a Fianna Fáil election candidate by this evening
# Meet The Candidates
# Meet The Candidates

One of these three people will be a Fianna Fáil election candidate by this evening

Jan 26th 2014, 8:15 AM 13,548 Views 66 Comments

The party is selecting its candidate to run in Dublin ahead of May’s elections for the European Parliament.

# elections - Thursday 23 January, 2014

'If it's a bullet to the head, it's a bullet to the head' says Ukrainian opposition leader
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'If it's a bullet to the head, it's a bullet to the head' says Ukrainian opposition leader

Jan 23rd 2014, 7:16 AM 7,555 Views 18 Comments

Ukrainian opposition leaders have issued an ultimatum to President Viktor Yanukovych after talks failure.

Banking inquiry will have powers to compel - but no witnesses until after May elections
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Banking inquiry will have powers to compel - but no witnesses until after May elections

Jan 23rd 2014, 7:05 AM 4,447 Views 18 Comments

Who chairs it and who sits on it have still to be worked out, but the banking inquiry committee is unlikely to hear evidence publicly until after the local and European elections, TheJournal.ie has learned.

# elections - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

# elections - Friday 17 January, 2014

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the local elections?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the local elections?

Jan 17th 2014, 9:47 AM 10,639 Views 142 Comments

The local elections will be held in May – will you head to the polling stations?

Trinity graduates 'sick of party politics' to run in local elections
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Trinity graduates 'sick of party politics' to run in local elections

Jan 17th 2014, 8:30 AM 11,065 Views 58 Comments

One of the candidates said he feels compelled, as a young person, to take action on issues in his local area.