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#European elections

# european-elections - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Green Party has 'maintained its shape under enormous pressure': Mark Dearey looks to Brussels
# European Elections
# European Elections

Green Party has 'maintained its shape under enormous pressure': Mark Dearey looks to Brussels

Apr 20th 2014, 11:30 AM 6,703 Views 50 Comments

Currently a Dundalk town councillor, Dearey will be running in the new Midlands-North-West constituency.

# european-elections - Friday 18 April, 2014

Tom Clonan and Glenna Lynch named as substitutes in European election campaign
# European Elections
# European Elections

Tom Clonan and Glenna Lynch named as substitutes in European election campaign

Apr 18th 2014, 10:59 AM 6,824 Views 11 Comments

If for any reason, Nessa Childers is elected and has to resign her seat, one of her subs would take over.

# european-elections - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Labour Youth admit: Our posters break the law - but we're prepared to pay the fine
# Don't Care
# Don't Care

Labour Youth admit: Our posters break the law - but we're prepared to pay the fine

Apr 15th 2014, 1:45 PM 17,332 Views 131 Comments

The Labour youth wing appears unconcerned that its posters break the law as it slammed Fianna Fáil’s “hypocrisy” today, but the opposition party hit back saying there is a “crisis at the heart of the Labour Party”.

# european-elections - Saturday 12 April, 2014

'It's a really serious job': Thomas Byrne on why he'd like to be an MEP and poll number 'concerns'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'It's a really serious job': Thomas Byrne on why he'd like to be an MEP and poll number 'concerns'

Apr 12th 2014, 5:30 PM 9,731 Views 30 Comments

The Fianna Fáil senator is bullish about his chances of being elected to the European Parliament next month.

# european-elections - Monday 7 April, 2014

"I can walk out of this studio this minute if you wish": Duncan Stewart demands more airtime
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

"I can walk out of this studio this minute if you wish": Duncan Stewart demands more airtime

Apr 7th 2014, 1:36 PM 43,113 Views 147 Comments

“Anyone listening to this please email me. Please email me.”

# european-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 17,758 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.

# european-elections - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Banking corruption and injustice - the focus of Tom Darcy's European campaign
# European Elections
# European Elections

Banking corruption and injustice - the focus of Tom Darcy's European campaign

Apr 5th 2014, 8:45 AM 12,375 Views 73 Comments

The former property developer is running as a candidate in Dublin for Direct Democracy Ireland.

# european-elections - Friday 4 April, 2014

GardaGate is damaging Fine Gael's European election campaign, says MEP
# Mairead McGuinness
# Mairead McGuinness

GardaGate is damaging Fine Gael's European election campaign, says MEP

Apr 4th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,895 Views 59 Comments

Mairead McGuinness said it will continue to cause concern to the public “unless it is effectively dealt with”.

# european-elections - Monday 31 March, 2014

'There is a huge unrest in this country': Duncan Stewart not ruling out election bid
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'There is a huge unrest in this country': Duncan Stewart not ruling out election bid

Mar 31st 2014, 10:05 AM 10,861 Views 68 Comments

The TV personality and environmentalist was coy when asked by TheJournal.ie if he would be running in the 23 May elections at a political workshop in Dublin yesterday.

# european-elections - Sunday 30 March, 2014

'Ireland is the best little country in the world in which to run as an independent'
# Independents Network
# Independents Network

'Ireland is the best little country in the world in which to run as an independent'

Mar 30th 2014, 2:40 PM 10,564 Views 44 Comments

A new alliance of TDs, calling itself Independents’ Network , gathered in Dublin today to give advice and support to non-party candidates running in the local elections in May.

# european-elections - Saturday 29 March, 2014

'I just play my own game': Jim Higgins not worried about his re-election battle
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'I just play my own game': Jim Higgins not worried about his re-election battle

Mar 29th 2014, 10:30 AM 7,040 Views 29 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP thinks he and colleague Mairéad McGuinness could take two seats in ‘Midlands North-West’ but admits “it’s a big ask”.

# european-elections - Monday 24 March, 2014

Did Phil Hogan really gerrymander the local election boundaries?
# Column
# Column

Did Phil Hogan really gerrymander the local election boundaries?

Mar 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 200 Views 39 Comments

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin’s charge against the Environment Minister has caused controversy, but is it true? Elections expert Adrian Kavanagh assess the evidence…

# european-elections - Sunday 23 March, 2014

'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent

Mar 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 8,959 Views 31 Comments

The two-time MEP said Ireland “can’t keep relying on” foreign direct investment and must do more to support SMEs and farmers.

# european-elections - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Labour European elections candidate: 'The EU isn't a retirement ground'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Labour European elections candidate: 'The EU isn't a retirement ground'

Mar 22nd 2014, 10:00 AM 6,221 Views 53 Comments

Lorraine Higgins is running in the Midlands North-West elections for the EU Parliament.

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.

# european-elections - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

'Extremely unlikely': Peter Mathews says he'd need to win the lotto to run for Europe
# He's Out
# He's Out

'Extremely unlikely': Peter Mathews says he'd need to win the lotto to run for Europe

Mar 19th 2014, 12:30 PM 6,294 Views 22 Comments

It is now unlikely that the Reform Alliance TD will seek election to the European Parliament in May.

# european-elections - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Fianna Fail's newest European elections candidates are...
# Decided
# Decided

Fianna Fail's newest European elections candidates are...

Mar 16th 2014, 10:13 AM 9,199 Views 42 Comments

The two men were selected by more than 600 party members and will run in the Midlands-North West region.

# european-elections - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Pat 'The Cope': Fianna Fáil's European election strategy could be 'dangerous'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Pat 'The Cope': Fianna Fáil's European election strategy could be 'dangerous'

Mar 12th 2014, 12:10 PM 6,546 Views 32 Comments

The veteran MEP will be one of two Fianna Fáil candidates running in the vast Midlands-North West constituency in the European elections this May.

# european-elections - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Brian Hayes: This is a serious election for serious people
# Serious Business
# Serious Business

Brian Hayes: This is a serious election for serious people

Mar 9th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,836 Views 61 Comments

The junior minister said he definitely won’t be running in the next general election if he makes it to Europe.

# european-elections - Monday 3 March, 2014

'From Ballyhea to Brussels': Anti-bailout campaigner launches MEP bid
# In It To Win It
# In It To Win It

'From Ballyhea to Brussels': Anti-bailout campaigner launches MEP bid

Mar 3rd 2014, 2:00 PM 8,752 Views 52 Comments

Diarmuid O’Flynn is calling for a debt write down for Ireland and the abolition of the euro.

# european-elections - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Another senator is running for Europe in Ireland's biggest constituency
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Another senator is running for Europe in Ireland's biggest constituency

Feb 27th 2014, 9:01 AM 6,786 Views 19 Comments

Former TD Thomas Byrne will seek the Fianna Fáil nomination in the vast Midlands North West constituency.

# european-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 12,735 Views 31 Comments

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

# european-elections - Sunday 23 February, 2014

'I hate the viciousness of capitalism': People Before Profit hopeful on the need for an alternative
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'I hate the viciousness of capitalism': People Before Profit hopeful on the need for an alternative

Feb 23rd 2014, 5:00 PM 9,877 Views 189 Comments

The self-proclaimed socialist says no one is representing the working-class people in Ireland or Europe.

# european-elections - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Taoiseach: Tensions with Brian Hayes ‘so far back in history they’re irrelevant’
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Taoiseach: Tensions with Brian Hayes ‘so far back in history they’re irrelevant’

Feb 18th 2014, 10:00 PM 11,698 Views 55 Comments

The junior minister was formally selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the European elections in Dublin at an event in the city centre this evening.

# european-elections - Monday 17 February, 2014

Eamon Ryan: It wasn't too difficult dusting myself down and getting back
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Eamon Ryan: It wasn't too difficult dusting myself down and getting back

Feb 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 11,851 Views 58 Comments

The former minister thinks he has a pretty good chance in the upcoming European elections, despite his party’s hammering in the 2011 general election.

# european-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.

Here's who Fine Gael picked as European election candidates for Ireland South
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Here's who Fine Gael picked as European election candidates for Ireland South

Feb 16th 2014, 4:34 PM 13,712 Views 54 Comments

The party held its selection convention this afternoon in Clonmel.

# european-elections - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Dáil's youngest TD now favourite to run for Fine Gael in European elections
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Dáil's youngest TD now favourite to run for Fine Gael in European elections

Feb 13th 2014, 10:03 AM 9,861 Views 48 Comments

Simon Harris could now be one of the party’s three candidates in Ireland South.

# european-elections - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Fine Gael's European election strategy is putting off some potential Fine Gael candidates
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Fine Gael's European election strategy is putting off some potential Fine Gael candidates

Feb 11th 2014, 9:30 AM 6,022 Views 27 Comments

The biggest party in the country is looking for a candidate to run in Ireland South after the surprise decision by former IFA president John Bryan not to seek the nomination.

# european-elections - Sunday 9 February, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Feb 9th 2014, 7:53 PM 15,737 Views 17 Comments

Everyone’s talking about bugging at the Garda Ombudsman’s headquarters, gay marriage and European election candidates.

These are Fine Gael's two European election candidates for Midlands-North-West
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

These are Fine Gael's two European election candidates for Midlands-North-West

Feb 9th 2014, 5:35 PM 8,747 Views 32 Comments

Mairead McGuinness said she was confident the party could win two seats in the constituency in May.

# european-elections - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Here's who could run for Fine Gael in Ireland South now John Bryan has ruled himself out
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Here's who could run for Fine Gael in Ireland South now John Bryan has ruled himself out

Feb 8th 2014, 5:23 PM 10,948 Views 29 Comments

The former IFA president’s surprise decision not to seek the Fine Gael nomination leaves the party examining other options.

'Let him give me his number one, that'll be fine': Mary Fitzpatrick on Bertie and FF's recovery
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'Let him give me his number one, that'll be fine': Mary Fitzpatrick on Bertie and FF's recovery

Feb 8th 2014, 5:00 PM 11,642 Views 46 Comments

The Dublin city councillor is aiming to take one of three seats available in the capital in May’s European elections.

# european-elections - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Emer Costello says former colleague Nessa Childers is in 'a political abyss'
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Emer Costello says former colleague Nessa Childers is in 'a political abyss'

Feb 5th 2014, 2:24 PM 6,621 Views 30 Comments

Costello has linked her new constituency rival to other non-aligned independents in the European Parliament such as the controversial former UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom.

# european-elections - Saturday 1 February, 2014

'MEPs are talking out of both sides of their mouths': Sinn Féin hopeful hits out at Hayes and Costello
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'MEPs are talking out of both sides of their mouths': Sinn Féin hopeful hits out at Hayes and Costello

Feb 1st 2014, 5:00 PM 12,905 Views 154 Comments

Lynn Boylan has strong words for her opponents as she looks to win one of three seats in the capital this May.

# european-elections - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Hayes: ‘Some people think the European Parliament is some kind of Outer Mongolia'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Hayes: ‘Some people think the European Parliament is some kind of Outer Mongolia'

Jan 29th 2014, 11:40 AM 6,290 Views 88 Comments

Junior finance minister Brian Hayes has not ruled out a return to domestic politics as he announced his intention to run for the European Parliament this morning.

# european-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.

# european-elections - Monday 27 January, 2014

'It's not personal': Senator challenging Phil Prendergast for Labour MEP nomination
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'It's not personal': Senator challenging Phil Prendergast for Labour MEP nomination

Jan 27th 2014, 12:39 PM 4,927 Views 19 Comments

Labour senator John Gilroy reckons he would have a better chance than incumbent MEP Phil Prendergast of holding the party’s seat in Ireland South.

# european-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 13,550 Views 66 Comments

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

# european-elections - Wednesday 22 January, 2014