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Social Democrats’ Gary Gannon takes final seat in Dublin Central battleground
The constituency takes in a broad stretch of Dublin’s northside, from the inner city out to Smithfield, and north towards Ashtown and Drumcondra.
Danny Healy-Rae apologises for 'to hell with planet' comment after confrontation with Green Party candidate
Cleo Murphy approached Danny Healy Rae yesterday about his comments.
Verona Murphy elected in Wexford as Malcolm Byrne loses seat he won in November
Murphy had been dropped from the Fine Gael ticket following a controversial by-election campaign.
Outgoing housing minister Eoghan Murphy re-elected in Dublin at expense of colleague Kate O'Connell
Murphy failed to meet the quota, but was elected at the expense of his colleague Kate O’Connell.
What are the coalition options for the next government, and what are the leaders' stances?
For the first time ever, combined Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael seats may not make up a Dáil majority.
The Explainer: What’s happened so far in the general election count?
As the counting continues, we bring you the biggest stories of GE2020 so far.
Couple who ran in the same constituency for different parties both get elected in dramatic final count
The two beat off competition from a Fine Gael candidate in what is traditionally a stronghold for FG.
The end of the road for the Independent Alliance 'experiment'
The defeat of Shane Ross marks the end of the Independent Alliance.
Trends and tricolours: The images that sum up GE2020 election count day
How things looked today.
Sinn Féin surge and an unwelcome record for the Taoiseach: 13 key points of the election so far
Sinn Féin’s candidate in Clare topping the poll, Stephen Donnelly in danger in Wicklow, and a battle for Mary Lou’s transfers.
Sinn Féin surge across the country as just under half of Dáil seats filled
The results came in from around the country as Sinn Féin’s support spiked this general election.
Micheal Lowry takes first seat in constituency where vote was nearly postponed
Voting almost didn’t go ahead following the death of independent candidate Marese Skeehan this week.
Turnout for Saturday election was fourth-lowest ever in history of the State
Turnout was actually down by over two percentage points.
How FG tried and failed to keep two outgoing ministers in one constituency
Doherty’s party colleague Helen McEntee was re-elected.
From a handful of TDs to a 'seismic' surge: Sinn Féin's long and winding road to electoral breakthrough
Three elections ago, the party only won four seats in the Dáil.
Mary Mitchell O'Connor and Regina Doherty lose seats in first major Fine Gael casualties
Solidarity-People Before Profit’s Ruth Coppinger has lost her seat.
Former tánaiste Joan Burton has lost her seat in Dublin West
Burton lost out on the fifth count.
The Sinn Féin candidates that came out of the blue to top the polls
We knew Sinn Féin would make gains in this election – but even still, some candidates had surprising surges in their areas.
'It's disappointing': Outgoing minister Shane Ross loses seat in Dublin Rathdown
He said he believed the Independent Alliance had been able to achieve a lot in government without “rocking the boat”.
Eoghan Murphy reckons his seat is safe as he defends his record on housing
Murphy polled in third place in Dublin Bay South.
'I'm a democrat, I listen to the people': Micheál Martin refuses to rule out Sinn Féin coalition
Martin said that ‘today is not the day’ to speak about government formation.
Taoiseach runs second to Sinn Féin candidate in Dublin West, as first election counts are announced
Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin look set to retain seats, but not expected to top polls.
Mary Lou arrives amid chants of 'Murphy out': The story so far at the RDS
The ‘Mary Lou Monsoon’, like today’s wild weather, arrived with the dawn.
Tallies show Sinn Féin surge as Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire becomes first TD elected to the 33rd Dáil
Votes are being counted all over the country.
'The two-party system in this country is now broken': McDonald arrives at RDS to cheers from supporters
“I think certainly the election has proven to be seismic,” McDonald said.
Exit poll shows support for Irish unity referendum, especially among 18-24 age group
The highest level of support came from the youngest cohort of voters.
'Kingmakers' and 'political marmite': How the general election is being reported across the world
Sinn Féin’s performance is of particular interest.
Sinn Féin is the most popular party among all age groups up to 65
The party is particularly popular among younger voters, according to an exit poll.
If the exit polls are borne out, government formation talks are going to be a bit of nightmare
So… Now what?
Is Eoghan Murphy in trouble? Will Shane Ross be smiling? Seven battlegrounds to keep an eye on today
Let’s get counting.
The nation has decided. Here's when we'll know the results
We’ve a very long day ahead of us until we find out how the 33rd Dáil will look.
It’s a tie: Fine Gael, Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil all at 22% in exit poll
The exit poll was commissioned by RTÉ, The Irish Times, TG4 and UCD and carried out by Ipsos MRBI.
High turnout reported as final votes cast across the country
Polling stations around the country are open until 10pm.
Galway West PBP candidate suspended from party over claim he 'smashed phone'
Loughnane was one of Solidarity-PBP’s two candidates in the constituency.
Woman dressed as celery ejected from Kerry polling station
It appears the pair are vegan and involved in anti meat-eating campaigns.
Poll: Who will be getting your number one vote on the ballot paper?
Voting is already underway, but who will get your first preference today?
Lise Hand: Reckoning day as 531 candidates put themselves at the mercy of democracy
Lise Hand looks back at the four-week campaign and towards a bloody count.
When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote
Happy voting!
Let's keep this as simple as possible: Should you vote all the way down the ballot paper?
We offer two takes on it from election experts.
In Photos: Voting takes place on Gola island off the Donegal coast
The isle lies two kilometres off the north west coast.