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Poll: Do ads on social media impact how you vote?
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have spent over €100,000 between them on adverts on Facebook and Instagram since the start of the general election campaign.
The social election: A €100k Facebook splurge by FF & FG ... and Michael Healy-Rae wins Instagram
We take a closer look at the online battle for votes.
Leader ratings: How did you rate the party leaders in tonight's Prime Time debate?
Miriam O’Callaghan and David McCullagh hosted the RTÉ debate this evening.
'It'd be like asking John Delaney to take over the FAI again': The key points from the RTÉ debate
It was the final time the three debated before Saturday’s election.
Q+A: As the leaders of the 'big three' clash, here's what SF, FG and FF are promising in their manifestos
Examine some of the key general election promises ahead of tonight’s debate.
'You have to learn on your feet very quickly': First time TDs on adjusting to life in Leinster House spoke with three candidates who have just completed their first term as TDs in Leinster House.
Michael Healy Rae and Sinn Féin in the lead in Kerry, as Greens in the mix for 5th seat
The TG4 poll seems to indicate that support for the Healy Raes may be falling. Meanwhile, support for the Green candidate is at 9%
Opinion: We don’t want the crumbs from the table – childcare is in crisis and we need support
Cut the bureaucracy and fund childcare properly, writes crèche operator Margaret Connell.
'Listen to us. Treat us as people': Messages for the next government from Dublin's homeless community
During this campaign, has been collecting views on the election from those experiencing homelessness.
Tipperary general election independent candidate to be laid to rest on Thursday
Marese Skehan was a member of the highly respected and well-known Skehan family.
What's your big election question for Leo Varadkar? It's YOUR chance to ask
We want to know what matters to you. Get your questions in.
Explainer: Why was the election postponed in Tipperary and what happens now?
An independent candidate died yesterday – and now it looks like Tipperary won’t get to vote until the end of the month.
Coveney says the word change has been 'ambushed' and accuses Sinn Féin of 'con job'
Senior Fine Gael ministers went on the attack today as recent polls show them in 3rd place.
Tipperary may not go to the polls until 28 or 29 February 'at the earliest'
Returning officer James Seymour made the remarks this morning following the death of independent candidate Marese Skehan.
Gangland crime and coalition red lines: Dublin Bay North candidates debate in Coolock
Fine Gael candidate Catherine Noone didn’t attend the debate.
Q+A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on housing and homelessness ahead of the election
We asked each political party where it stands on housing and homelessness policies in Ireland.
Sinn Féin out in front as it tops latest election opinion poll
It comes just days from this year’s general election.
Bruton: Voters see Fine Gael as ‘the porridge on the cereal shelf’
Paschal Donohoe has called on voters not to vote for change “for change’s sake”.
Independent Tipperary candidates 'seeking legal advice' on postponing vote after other candidate's death
Candidate Marese Skehan was found dead in her home in Thurles earlier today.
The Candidate Podcast: Richard Boyd Barrett, Peadar Tóibín and Catherine Murphy answer your election questions
We put your questions to those looking for your votes.
Tipperary to postpone election vote following death of independent candidate
The home help coordinator was found dead in Thurles eariler today.
Mary Lou McDonald to appear in RTÉ party leaders' debate
The decision came after a meeting of the RTÉ Election Steering Group.
Micheál Martin again rules out Sinn Féin coalition, saying party would 'destroy enterprise'
Martin says his party is “united” behind the position of ruling out Sinn Féin.
The Secret Canvasser: 'Some of them are your die-hards. Like Renée Zellweger, you had them at hello.'
But most residents feel we’re a just a nuisance, writes our Secret #GE2020 Canvasser.
Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on agriculture ahead of GE2020
We asked each party what measures they’d take to resolve the beef dispute and support Bord na Móna workers at risk of losing their jobs.
What's your big election question for Catherine Murphy? It's YOUR chance to ask
We want to put your questions to all the party leaders before 8 February.
Poll: Have you decided who you're voting for yet?
The country goes to the polls next Saturday.
Googling the general election: Sinn Féin is the most searched for political party
Google Trends has released an analysis of the questions people have been typing into Google about the general election.
Varadkar admits election looks ‘very tight’ after poll shows rise in support for Sinn Féin
Varadkar stressed that Brexit negotiations will be dificult if there is trouble forming an Irish government.
From Tallaght to Rathfarnham, the fight is on in one of Dublin's most unpredictable battlegrounds
There are five sitting TDs running but we went canvassing with two hopefuls.
Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil tied for top spot, new opinion poll suggests
The Business Post/Red C poll has Sinn Féin up five points at 24%.
Q+A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on insurance ahead of GE2020
Anti-fraud gardaí, pooled insurance schemes and a potential referendum are all part of the parties’ plans on insurance.
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil tweet out videos accusing each other of considering Sinn Féin coalition
Leo and Micheál, both out canvassing in Cork today, ruled out a Sinn Féin coalition after a favourable opinion poll result for the party.
Paschal Donohoe accused of 'scaremongering' for saying Sinn Féin policies would 'scorch the economy'
Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin were accused by the Greens of “sprinkling magic” in their manifestos.
'I hope the candidates are listening': Anger in Firhouse as parents plead for more autism supports
Firhouse Educate Together National School held a public meeting with several politicians in attendance.
Sinn Féin moves into second place ahead of Fine Gael, new opinion poll says
Fianna Fáil come out on top in yet another opinion poll with only a week to go until the general election.
Micheál Martin says his staff committed him to backing rent freeze by mistake
Martin was also grilled over a typo in the party’s manifesto.
No commuters need apply: Early rises and packed trains in the Kildare town 'bursting at the seams'
The town’s population has doubled in the past decade as the overflow of Dublin commuters set up shop.
FactCheck: The claims from the final party leaders' debate of this year's election campaign
We looked at more of the claims made during last night’s last leaders debate.
Social Democrats propose affordable homes at €200k and the end to commuter hell in election manifesto
Entitled ‘Invest in Better’, the party said the document sets out a uniquely Irish version of the Nordic model”.