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# ep2019 - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Who are the candidates most likely to replace Jean-Claude Juncker?
# European Commission President
# European Commission President

Who are the candidates most likely to replace Jean-Claude Juncker?

May 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 21,321 Views 43 Comments

What does the President of the European Commission do, and how is he/she elected? It’s complicated…

101 problems: Election posters blocking traffic signals and obstructing paths in Dublin
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

101 problems: Election posters blocking traffic signals and obstructing paths in Dublin

May 15th 2019, 12:05 AM 31,494 Views 81 Comments

Most complaints are about posters being at a height that is too low or are obstructing traffic signals and signs.

# ep2019 - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Eamon Dunphy, former Rose of Tralee and UKIP's Welsh leader set to feature in first European TV debate
# The Big Debate
# The Big Debate

Eamon Dunphy, former Rose of Tralee and UKIP's Welsh leader set to feature in first European TV debate

May 14th 2019, 10:47 PM 29,286 Views 39 Comments

The first proper debate takes place on Virgin Media One tomorrow night.

In Navan, it's all about insurance and broadband (even if Peter Casey wants to talk immigration)
# On The Campaign Trail
# On The Campaign Trail

In Navan, it's all about insurance and broadband (even if Peter Casey wants to talk immigration)

May 14th 2019, 8:30 PM 16,193 Views 29 Comments

At a Midlands North-West hustings today, six candidates spoke about business in rural areas.

FactCheck: Did Nigel Farage coin the phrase ‘no deal is better than a bad deal’?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Nigel Farage coin the phrase ‘no deal is better than a bad deal’?

May 14th 2019, 1:31 PM 18,824 Views 29 Comments

Nigel Farage has claimed that he used the phase repeatedly during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign.

The Euro subs who could become MEPs without being elected
# Super Subs
# Super Subs

The Euro subs who could become MEPs without being elected

May 14th 2019, 6:10 AM 23,268 Views 16 Comments

These people are on the candidates’ replacement lists.

Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy sues RTÉ over exclusion from televised MEP debates
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy sues RTÉ over exclusion from televised MEP debates

May 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 23,226 Views 0 Comments

The businessman claims RTÉ is in breach of broadcasting rules by excluding him from its upcoming debates.

# ep2019 - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls
# Out And Out Lead
# Out And Out Lead

Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls

May 12th 2019, 2:01 PM 71,615 Views 144 Comments

The Conservatives, meanwhile, look set for a battering at the polls this month.

# ep2019 - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 24 May?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 24 May?

May 8th 2019, 11:10 AM 23,644 Views 126 Comments

Do you have a strong allegiance to a political party?

# ep2019 - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Pat Kenny says he's opposed to censoring people as he prepares to host Peter Casey debate
# Election Time
# Election Time

Pat Kenny says he's opposed to censoring people as he prepares to host Peter Casey debate

May 7th 2019, 3:14 PM 32,101 Views 71 Comments

Kenny presented a presidential debate featuring Casey last year.

The Big Day of Voting: Today's your last chance to make sure you're registered to vote on May 24
# Vote Vote Vote
# Vote Vote Vote

The Big Day of Voting: Today's your last chance to make sure you're registered to vote on May 24

May 7th 2019, 1:30 PM 20,451 Views 28 Comments

There’s two elections, a referendum… and plebiscites in certain areas.

Opinion: 'Our apathy is the single greatest tool that vicious political groups will seek to weaponise as we head into the European election'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Our apathy is the single greatest tool that vicious political groups will seek to weaponise as we head into the European election'

May 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,974 Views 64 Comments

So far Ireland has rejected the toxic political rhetoric of far-right nationalism and Euroscepticism – but elsewhere in Europe that populist dogma is spreading, writes Benjamin Moore.

# ep2019 - Monday 6 May, 2019

They're all looking for your vote, but what should you ask politicians when they come to your door?
# Knock Knock
# Knock Knock

They're all looking for your vote, but what should you ask politicians when they come to your door?

May 6th 2019, 6:00 PM 31,744 Views 101 Comments

Here are a few suggestions.

# ep2019 - Sunday 5 May, 2019

'If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck...' - Dublin MEP candidates clash over potential for EU army
# On The Defensive
# On The Defensive

'If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck...' - Dublin MEP candidates clash over potential for EU army

May 5th 2019, 1:57 PM 25,342 Views 89 Comments

RTÉ’s The Week in Politics saw five candidates debating the issue today.

# ep2019 - Saturday 4 May, 2019

European elections: What constituency am I in? Who can I vote for?
# Hey Eu
# Hey Eu

European elections: What constituency am I in? Who can I vote for?

May 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 51,392 Views 65 Comments

We’ve got you covered.

# ep2019 - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

The poster debate may be ongoing, but there's no debate about posters on poles says ESB
# Elections
# Elections

The poster debate may be ongoing, but there's no debate about posters on poles says ESB

Apr 30th 2019, 2:34 PM 13,742 Views 29 Comments

The electricity utility has said dangerous situations have been created in the past by doing so.

# ep2019 - Monday 29 April, 2019

Irexit party accepting donations despite not being registered with Standards in Public Office Commission
# Irish Freedom Party
# Irish Freedom Party

Irexit party accepting donations despite not being registered with Standards in Public Office Commission

Apr 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 42,295 Views 124 Comments

Two members of the party are running as independents in the upcoming elections.

# ep2019 - Sunday 28 April, 2019

QUIZ: Do you know who this MEP is?
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

QUIZ: Do you know who this MEP is?

Apr 28th 2019, 9:00 PM 35,206 Views 33 Comments

Have you been paying attention to these politicians over the last five years?

Peter Casey challenged over immigration during European elections tv debate
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Peter Casey challenged over immigration during European elections tv debate

Apr 28th 2019, 1:46 PM 50,473 Views 114 Comments

“What we can’t afford is to become a haven for freeloaders,” Casey told the Sunday Times.

Poll: Are you registered to vote?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you registered to vote?

Apr 28th 2019, 9:59 AM 18,053 Views 78 Comments

The European and local elections are taking place next month.

# ep2019 - Thursday 25 April, 2019

British far-right figure Tommy Robinson to run in EU elections
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

British far-right figure Tommy Robinson to run in EU elections

Apr 25th 2019, 4:46 PM 23,741 Views 134 Comments

Robinson was the founder of the anti-Islam English Defence League.

'Banning them is a red herring': Why election candidates are standing over their use of posters
# Elections 2019
# Elections 2019

'Banning them is a red herring': Why election candidates are standing over their use of posters

Apr 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 19,118 Views 58 Comments

There have been increasing calls from the public to stop the use of posters during elections.

# ep2019 - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Poll: Should election posters be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should election posters be banned?

Apr 24th 2019, 8:27 AM 38,553 Views 103 Comments

The EU and local election campaigns begin today, so posters have been popping up all over the country.

# ep2019 - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'Many think we're wrong to leave the Dáil, others want us to f**k off out of here' - Mick Wallace
# European Election
# European Election

'Many think we're wrong to leave the Dáil, others want us to f**k off out of here' - Mick Wallace

Apr 20th 2019, 8:30 AM 44,607 Views 120 Comments

“If people of the far-right want to run, that is there prerogative – I am not of that ilk,” he said.

# ep2019 - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections
# The Candidates
# The Candidates

Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections

Apr 16th 2019, 6:10 AM 79,368 Views 43 Comments

There are 59 candidates running across the three constituencies.

# ep2019 - Monday 15 April, 2019

59 candidates declare for European Parliament elections in May
# MEPs
# MEPs

59 candidates declare for European Parliament elections in May

Apr 15th 2019, 3:31 PM 17,725 Views 46 Comments

13 Irish MEPs will be elected when voters go to the polls on 24 May.

# ep2019 - Friday 12 April, 2019

Gemma O'Doherty announces intention to run in European elections
# 24 May
# 24 May

Gemma O'Doherty announces intention to run in European elections

Apr 12th 2019, 11:48 AM 31,187 Views 127 Comments

She is planning to put in her nomination papers in the coming days.

# ep2019 - Saturday 6 April, 2019

What does it mean for Ireland's European elections if the UK is compelled to hold its own?
# Flextension
# Flextension

What does it mean for Ireland's European elections if the UK is compelled to hold its own?

Apr 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 19,647 Views 34 Comments

Ireland will be holding its European elections on 24 May.

# ep2019 - Friday 29 March, 2019

Facebook deploys new transparency tools to protect EU elections
# Foreign Interference
# Foreign Interference

Facebook deploys new transparency tools to protect EU elections

Mar 29th 2019, 2:16 PM 5,235 Views 23 Comments

The State’s ethics watchdog raised concerns that foreign based organisations could influence elections in Ireland.

# ep2019 - Saturday 23 March, 2019

If UK seek long extension, they'll have to run candidates in European elections, says Coveney
# Brexit
# Brexit

If UK seek long extension, they'll have to run candidates in European elections, says Coveney

Mar 23rd 2019, 7:11 PM 9,688 Views 9 Comments

The man tipped to be the next EC president says the UK is ‘infecting’ Europe’s decision-making process..

# ep2019 - Friday 22 March, 2019

Billy Kelleher will run as an MEP candidate for Fianna Fáil
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Billy Kelleher will run as an MEP candidate for Fianna Fáil

Mar 22nd 2019, 6:26 PM 15,271 Views 52 Comments

Galway TD Anne Rabbitte has also been selected as an MEP candidate for the party.