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# ge20 - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Was childcare really that big an issue for voters in the general election?
# Red Line Issues
# Red Line Issues

Was childcare really that big an issue for voters in the general election?

Feb 16th 2020, 6:30 AM 13,537 Views 26 Comments

It was a prominent topic throughout the election but just 3% of voters said it was the most important deciding factor for them.

# ge20 - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Brendan Howlin to step down as leader of the Labour Party
# Change
# Change

Brendan Howlin to step down as leader of the Labour Party

Feb 12th 2020, 3:51 PM 71,304 Views 215 Comments

Howlin has led the party since 2016, when he took over from Joan Burton.

# ge20 - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

What are the possible coalition options for the next government?
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# Ge20

What are the possible coalition options for the next government?

Feb 11th 2020, 12:05 PM 48,180 Views 95 Comments

No one party has enough seats to do it alone – so who is prepared to pair up?

The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC

Feb 11th 2020, 7:30 AM 52,663 Views 217 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader also said the British government needs to start preparing itself for this constitutional change.

# ge20 - Monday 10 February, 2020

Former health minister James Reilly is retiring from politics
# Dublin Fingal
# Dublin Fingal

Former health minister James Reilly is retiring from politics

Feb 10th 2020, 5:23 PM 33,018 Views 50 Comments

The Fine Gael politician ran unsuccessfully for the third time in Dublin Fingal.

Social Democrats’ Gary Gannon takes final seat in Dublin Central battleground
# Dogfight
# Dogfight

Social Democrats’ Gary Gannon takes final seat in Dublin Central battleground

Feb 10th 2020, 3:06 PM 38,410 Views 18 Comments

The constituency takes in a broad stretch of Dublin’s northside, from the inner city out to Smithfield, and north towards Ashtown and Drumcondra.

PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat

Feb 10th 2020, 1:48 PM 30,084 Views 34 Comments

Kenny said he thought he was “political toast” 24 hours ago.

McDonald: 'I've made contact with Greens, Soc Dems and PBP about government formation'

McDonald: 'I've made contact with Greens, Soc Dems and PBP about government formation'

Feb 10th 2020, 9:07 AM 23,056 Views 78 Comments

She said her preference would be to form a government without Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil.

# ge20 - Sunday 9 February, 2020

'A forced marriage wouldn't make a good government: Varadkar continues to rule out Sinn Féin coalition
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# Ge20

'A forced marriage wouldn't make a good government: Varadkar continues to rule out Sinn Féin coalition

Feb 9th 2020, 6:56 PM 32,827 Views 106 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Paul Donnelly has already been elected in the Taoiseach’s constituency.

# ge20 - Saturday 8 February, 2020

When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote
# Vote Vote Vote
# Vote Vote Vote

When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote

Feb 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 58,157 Views 125 Comments

Happy voting!

# ge20 - Monday 20 January, 2020

What are the issues affecting people in your area? We want to send our election team to your hometown
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# Let Us Know

What are the issues affecting people in your area? We want to send our election team to your hometown

Jan 20th 2020, 7:00 PM 14,278 Views 0 Comments

Over the next three weeks we’ll be sending reporters around the country to hear directly from voters about the issues that really matter in their local area.

# ge20 - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Fine Gael senator withdraws her candidacy in the next general election
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# Ge20

Fine Gael senator withdraws her candidacy in the next general election

Jan 7th 2020, 9:29 PM 39,237 Views 20 Comments

An election date is set to be announced in the coming weeks.

# ge20 - Friday 13 September, 2019

Poll: Is May 2020 the right time to hold an election?
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# Ge20

Poll: Is May 2020 the right time to hold an election?

Sep 13th 2019, 8:45 AM 19,035 Views 67 Comments

The Taoiseach wants to have a general election at the beginning of the summer.