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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 13,562 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.

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 71,446 Views 215 Comments

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

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

What are the possible coalition options for the next government?

Feb 11th 2020, 12:05 PM 48,218 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 52,706 Views 217 Comments

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

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 33,237 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 38,459 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 30,141 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 23,103 Views 78 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 9th 2020, 6:56 PM 32,856 Views 106 Comments

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

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 58,224 Views 125 Comments

Happy voting!

What are the issues affecting people in your area? We want to send our election team to your hometown
# Let Us Know
# 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 14,316 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.

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

Fine Gael senator withdraws her candidacy in the next general election

Jan 7th 2020, 9:29 PM 39,256 Views 20 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 13th 2019, 8:45 AM 19,048 Views 67 Comments

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