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Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to meet for preliminary talks around government formation today
# Let's Dance
# Let's Dance

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to meet for preliminary talks around government formation today

Feb 25th 2020, 6:30 AM 13,165 Views 88 Comments

The two parties will both meet with the Green Party separately later this week.

The Explainer: Why don't we have a government yet?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why don't we have a government yet?

Feb 21st 2020, 6:00 PM 11,219 Views 76 Comments

We get you up to speed with what exactly is happening.

Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats
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# Ge2020

Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats

Updated Feb 11th 2020, 9:00 AM 231,524 Views 170 Comments

35 deputies did not get re-elected, including some high profile names.

Peter Casey announces intention to stand for election in Taoiseach's constituency
# Dublin West
# Dublin West

Peter Casey announces intention to stand for election in Taoiseach's constituency

Jan 22nd 2020, 10:11 AM 42,083 Views 86 Comments

The 62-year-old says he is standing in Dublin West to give people there a ‘protest vote’.

Poll: Should Mary Lou be allowed partake in RTÉ and Virgin Media's party leader debates?
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# Poll

Poll: Should Mary Lou be allowed partake in RTÉ and Virgin Media's party leader debates?

Jan 21st 2020, 10:46 AM 147,233 Views 50 Comments

Sinn Féin has complained about the party’s exclusion from two debates.

Voter.ie to come back online soon after being down for over 18 hours
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# Ge2020

Voter.ie to come back online soon after being down for over 18 hours

Jan 15th 2020, 11:36 AM 13,528 Views 14 Comments

It’s not known why the site is down, or for how long it will be down for.

Disabilities Minister Finian McGrath won't be contesting the election
# Ge 2020
# Ge 2020

Disabilities Minister Finian McGrath won't be contesting the election

Jan 14th 2020, 1:00 PM 21,620 Views 50 Comments

McGrath said in a statement that this was the correct decision for him and his family, but that he was “far from retiring”.

General election to be held on Saturday 8 February, says Taoiseach
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# Ge 2020

General election to be held on Saturday 8 February, says Taoiseach

Updated Jan 14th 2020, 12:07 PM 81,554 Views 248 Comments

It would be the first Saturday general election in this country since 1918.

Verona Murphy says she's 'not a racist' as she confirms run as independent general election candidate in Wexford
# Going It Alone
# Going It Alone

Verona Murphy says she's 'not a racist' as she confirms run as independent general election candidate in Wexford

Updated Jan 14th 2020, 10:35 AM 37,523 Views 99 Comments

Former TD Marian Harkin has also announced a tilt at the Dáil, while Sinn Féin’s only MEP Matt Carthy is also intending to run.

Thousands of people who registered to vote may not be able to if election is held before 15 February
# Ge 2020
# Ge 2020

Thousands of people who registered to vote may not be able to if election is held before 15 February

Jan 14th 2020, 7:53 AM 19,673 Views 33 Comments

It has emerged that the updated register will not become valid until after Valentine’s Day.

Kevin 'Boxer' Moran is leaving the Independent Alliance
# Out Boxed
# Out Boxed

Kevin 'Boxer' Moran is leaving the Independent Alliance

Jan 13th 2020, 3:38 PM 19,335 Views 40 Comments

The junior minister said he may rejoin or join another grouping after the election.

Micheál Martin urges Varadkar to give 'certainty' and says end of April is 'logical time' for election
# Ge 2020
# Ge 2020

Micheál Martin urges Varadkar to give 'certainty' and says end of April is 'logical time' for election

Dec 15th 2019, 12:56 PM 9,073 Views 35 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader also claimed that the Northern Irish assembly will be back up and running by 13 January. “Mark my words,” he said.

February, Easter, May? UK results ratchet up Irish election talk but Leo says it's not the right time
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# Ge 2020

February, Easter, May? UK results ratchet up Irish election talk but Leo says it's not the right time

Dec 13th 2019, 3:19 PM 7,454 Views 28 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the election should be May 2020, Micheál Martin wants it in Easter. Who will win out?

Simon Harris 'not worried' amid speculation he could be next to face no confidence vote
# Ge 2020
# Ge 2020

Simon Harris 'not worried' amid speculation he could be next to face no confidence vote

Dec 10th 2019, 6:15 AM 11,052 Views 42 Comments

Opposition members are understood to be considering tabling a motion of no confidence against the health minister in the new year.