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Election posters need to be taken down by midnight tonight
If you spot a poster around your area after today, contact your local authority.
Éamon Ó Cuív says he's 'completely against' Fianna Fáil going into coalition with Fine Gael and Greens
The Galway West TD said this type of coalition is the only option that would give a Dáil majority.
Mary Lou McDonald: 'Quite disgraceful' that Sinn Féin excluded by FF and FG
McDonald is to call Micheál Martin this afternoon, but, as she said: “not to shoot the breeze or to exchange Valentine’s Day greetings”.
A century of splits and the 'passing on of authority' : How does the modern Sinn Féin trace its roots back to the civil war?
The party of today owes its success to the peace process, writes Brian Hanley.
Ruth Coppinger to contest Seanad election after losing Dáil seat
A number of former TDs are expected to launch Seanad bids.
Micheál Martin 'can't rule out another general election' after rejecting talks with Sinn Féin
Micheál Martin told a parliamentary party meeting that principles can’t change overnight.
As new SF TDs arrive at Leinster House, McDonald says it will be 'very difficult' to form government without FF or FG
Newly election SF TDs met for the first time today.
New group of rural independent TDs 'willing to engage with all parties' to help form government
The Rural Independent Group comprises Mattie McGrath, Michael Collins, Carol Nolan, Michael Healy-Rae and Danny Healy-Rae.
Opinion: Last Saturday, I voted for the first time as an Irish citizen. It was a gift I will cherish
I have never had the freedom to vote before, writes Razan Ibrahim.
Mary Lou McDonald has contacted Micheál Martin to seek a meeting about government formation
It comes ahead of a meeting of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party later today.
Fianna Fáil TDs to hold first meeting as big question remains: Will they consider coalition with Sinn Féin?
The party will meet at noon today.
'The next generation': Who is likely to put their name forward as the next Labour leader?
There are four main contenders for the job to replace Brendan Howlin, but the task ahead for the winner is immense.
'Discussion about the potential for a government of change': Mary Lou McDonald meets with Green Party and People Before Profit
She will meet with the Social Democrats tomorrow.
Leo Varadkar says he'll most likely be the leader of the opposition after the next government is formed
Varadkar says he wants to modernise Fine Gael.
Poll: Would you prefer a 'rotating Taoiseach' system?
The idea has been brought up recently, and not for the first time.
Opinion: This Irish election result was not an ideological vote, it was an angry one
The shift to the left, including the swing to Sinn Féin, is more about voters’ anger at Fine Gael, writes Larry Donnelly.
What next for Leo? No mutterings of heaves, but will Varadkar be able for the opposition benches?
Big players in Fine Gael are backing Leo Varadkar after a bad election for the party.
Labour hits rock bottom and the second-shortest serving TD ever: 6 election records made this year
The records behind the rise of Sinn Féin during the election tell their own story.
How did they do it? Sinn Féin's historic 24% win was built on learnt lessons and a fed-up electorate
Sinn Féin gathered 9% of first preferences in the local elections – now the party has increased Dáil seats from 22 to 37.
Explainer: What is a 'rotating taoiseach' and how would it work?
The idea is one of the options being floated ahead of potential coalition talks.
Meet the youngest member of the new Dáil: 22-year-old student James O'Connor
The Fianna Fáil TD, elected in Cork East, is the youngest member of the 33rd Dáil.
Pearse Doherty will head up Sinn Féin's team in talks to form a government
As the election dust settles, the next focus is on who will form a government.
Simon Harris: Abstaining on vote for Mary Lou as Taoiseach is 'the exact same as voting for her'
The outgoing Health Minister said that based on the election commentary, “You’d swear [Mary Lou McDonald] had 80 seats”.
A GAA star, a former Army Ranger and more than a few teachers: The new faces in the Dáil
There will be dozens of new – and old – faces in the 33rd Dáil.
Here is a complete list of all the TDs elected to the 33rd Dáil
There are 160 seats across 39 constituencies. All have now been filled.
Poll: Do you keep your vote private?
Do you tell people how you vote?
Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats
35 deputies did not get re-elected, including some high profile names.
FF finds itself between a rock and a hard place as all eyes turn to coalition talks
Martin does not have to consult the membership to enter talks with Sinn Féin.
The 1% issue: Did Ireland's Brexit team get a bounce in votes?
Despite being a junior minister, Helen McEntee has earned a significant international profile due to Brexit talks.
Full house: Here are your 160 TDs elected in the 2020 general election
The last constituency to return a result was Cavan-Monaghan.
Sinn Féin surge sees party sweep to 37 seats as last seats filled in general election 2020
Ministers Regina Doherty, Mary Mitchell O’Connor and Shane Ross are among the high-profile names to lose their seats.
Back from the dead: How Sinn Féin surpluses helped bring left-wing candidates over the line
More than any other party, Solidarity-PBP benefitted hugely from Sinn Féin transfers.
Mary Lou McDonald: 'I may well be the next Taoiseach'
The Dáil is set to sit in nine days’ time.
Sinn Féin TD says he was 'very excited' when he shouted 'Up the Ra' after being elected to the Dáil
A video being shared on social media shows David Cullinane making the statement in an address to supporters.
Far-right parties barely register after polling less than 1% in most constituencies
Populist far-right parties failed to return a single candidate to the 33rd Dáil.
'We were blindsided by the surge of votes for Sinn Féin': Is there a future for the Labour Party after yet another dismal election?
Left-leaning parties including Sinn Féin, the Green Party and Social Democrats grew their support – so why not the Labour Party?
Neither a ripple nor a wave - the Green Party's record-breaking election
The Green Party’s best ever election result has been overshadowed by the Sinn Féin surge.
Former health minister James Reilly is retiring from politics
The Fine Gael politician ran unsuccessfully for the third time in Dublin Fingal.
Poll-toppers: the 10 candidates who secured the most first-preference votes in this year's election
Nine of the top ten TDs were Sinn Féin representatives, showing the extent of their surge across the country.
Timmy Dooley loses out as FF mayor who started RIC boycott wins seat in Clare
Michael McNamara (Independent) and Violet Anne Wynne (Sinn Féin) were also elected on the same count.