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# General Election

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'Living in Hong Kong, my citizenship means more than just what’s written on my passport'
The ‘home to vote’ campaign pushed for us all to come home, the message is different now, writes Aaron Mc Nicholas.
Anton Savage: There's one message Enda and Joan are struggling to get across
“And time’s ticking.”
Millenials and Celtic Tiger cubs aren't taken seriously as people, never mind as voters
Patronising stunts aside, my generation is simply not represented in the political sphere, writes Anna O’Rourke.
Last night's leader's debate in 24 hilarious tweets
Twitter was the real winner of last night’s debate.
Poll: Have the leaders' debates changed how you'll vote?
The election is just three days away.
Here's what all of the parties' general election promises mean for your wallet’s calculator aims to show how the plans of the main parties will affect your take home pay.
More bad news for Labour in the latest opinion poll
Is a Fine Gael Fianna Fáil coalition on the horizon?
The Rubberbandits on mental health in Ireland really struck a chord
Blindboy Boatclub showed them.
Not to be outdone by the Healy-Raes, Mattie McGrath's released a pizza-based election song
Poll: Do you put much stock in opinion polls?
Yes, we know it’s a bit meta to have a poll on polls…
Here's what political parties would do for Irish film and music if you elect them
We had a look at the main parties’ arts policies to see what they promise.
Tipp TD Mattie McGrath's election song is all kinds of cringe
I'm out canvassing for Fianna Fáil and it's a lot different this time around
Lots of people don’t open their doors and many don’t want to talk – but I still love canvassing, writes Donnacha Maguire.
A lot of posters are going missing in Tipperary
A trailer belonging to Independent candidate Mattie McGrath was also taken along with Sinn Féin posters.
What's it like to be a first-time candidate? We went canvassing to find out
You hear a lot about water charges, unwanted trees and Angela Merkel.
Relief for Fine Gael as latest poll sees Kenny and co make gains
The party has seen its support slipping since the start of the election campaign.
Beautiful Bray and the demise of the Irish main street
Christina Finn lived and worked as a journalist in the Co Wicklow town when housing and homelessness were big concerns. Are they still?
'Downton Abbey and tea cups': We’ve a fairly dreadful record of sexism in Irish politics
Joan Burton got lots of criticism for her body language during last Monday’s leaders’ debate – but why, asks Lorraine Courtney.
Planning 'neglect' has made Drogheda a town that has lost its 'heart'
Cliodhna Russell hears from business owners worried about their very survival.
Nearly half of everyone watching TV last night tuned into RTÉ Leaders' Debate
And here’s what you were searching on Google while watching the debate…
The Co Sligo village where self-help is the path to growth
Órla Ryan finds some traces of recovery in a rural area long used to battling on by itself.
These homeless 'shelter pods' popped up overnight in Dublin
A group of “friends and concerned citizens” constructed the boxes to highlight the homeless crisis ahead of the election.
Housing crisis and hot meals: Cork still feeling the crisis
Aoife Barry finds our second city getting a makeover – but that renovation doesn’t affect many of its citizens.
'Home to what?': Emigrants want a say in who runs the show while they're living abroad
Barry Johnston says emigrants are exercised about having no say in the kind of country they would one day like to return to.
This TD's election video is all kinds of AMAZING
“I’m never going to get up to 88 in this traffic.”
IN PICTURES: Searching for votes with a Labour TD
A glimpse into the current life of Dublin North West’s John Lyons.
You risk blowing your savings on a lifetime supply of customised pens when you run for election
How much you spend on your campaign still plays a large role in determining whether you win a seat , writes Roslyn Fuller.
Gerry Adams has responded to Enda's comments linking IRA weapons to Friday's shooting
The Continuity IRA, which has its roots in a Provisional IRA split in 1986, has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Youths cut down Labour, Fianna Fáil and Green candidate posters in Dún Laoghaire
The youths said they were “cleaning up the area”.
Ten apples for a euro and selfie-mania: Sinn Féin's somewhat subdued start
Mary Lou McDonald and Peadar Tóibín and Eoin Ó Broin met with voters in Dublin City Centre today.
Garda stations were jammed with students registering to vote yesterday
Eligible voters have less than a week left to sign up.
A new poll shows that no one is going to win this election
A hung Dáil could be on the cards.
The primitive power of election posters cannot be underestimated
With the power of social media, one might wonder if there is a better way for election candidates to communicate directly with voters, writes Jason O’Sullivan.
On the eve of election, government ploughs €10 million into making sure estates are looked after
The money will be used to streamline the ‘taking in charge’ process.
The eight things you need to know to be ready for this general election
Who runs the country now? How do you vote? And how can you check if you’re registered?
Poll: Who will you vote for in the general election?
It’s on.
Michael Healy-Rae releases election music video
“Flat to the mat with his black cap”.
Wicklow village convinces politicians to keep the place a poster-free zone during the election
Glenealy Tidy Towns say they are delighted with the result.
6 sure-fire signs that it's election time in Ireland
Brace yourself. Canvassers are coming.
Fianna Fáil candidate says trailer was stolen and left on road with continuous white line
“I or my team would never intentionally cause a hazard on the road in order to gain support.”