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#Local Elections

# local-elections - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Kenny Egan: Young people in my area 'see all politicians as bad news and gangsters'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Kenny Egan: Young people in my area 'see all politicians as bad news and gangsters'

Feb 12th 2014, 6:30 AM 10,136 Views 109 Comments

The Olympic silver medallist was speaking to reporters in Dublin yesterday as he begins his campaign to get elected to South Dublin County Council.

# local-elections - Friday 31 January, 2014

Clondalkin councillors say it would be 'fantastic' if Kenny Egan runs in the local elections
# Ready To Rumble
# Ready To Rumble

Clondalkin councillors say it would be 'fantastic' if Kenny Egan runs in the local elections

Jan 31st 2014, 12:08 PM 9,447 Views 125 Comments

The Olympic silver medallist is considering running as a Fine Gael candidate after he was approached by Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

# local-elections - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Want to get into politics? Here’s how to go about it
# Step Up
# Step Up

Want to get into politics? Here’s how to go about it

Jan 26th 2014, 9:15 AM 27,579 Views 35 Comments

The European and local elections were announced this week. Would you be interested in throwing your hat in the ring?

# local-elections - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

23 May the big day for wannabe councillors and MEPS
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

23 May the big day for wannabe councillors and MEPS

Jan 22nd 2014, 12:53 PM 6,407 Views 66 Comments

Fancy a change?

# local-elections - Friday 17 January, 2014

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the local elections?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the local elections?

Jan 17th 2014, 9:47 AM 10,653 Views 142 Comments

The local elections will be held in May – will you head to the polling stations?

Trinity graduates 'sick of party politics' to run in local elections
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Trinity graduates 'sick of party politics' to run in local elections

Jan 17th 2014, 8:30 AM 11,093 Views 58 Comments

One of the candidates said he feels compelled, as a young person, to take action on issues in his local area.

# local-elections - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

9 questions we're asking ahead of the new political year
# Preview 2014
# Preview 2014

9 questions we're asking ahead of the new political year

Jan 1st 2014, 9:45 AM 8,754 Views 36 Comments

Trying to predict what’s going to happen in politics can be a fool’s game. So instead, here are a few questions…

# local-elections - Monday 25 November, 2013

'If you've got no vote, you've got no voice' - MEP pushes election registration
# European Elections
# European Elections

'If you've got no vote, you've got no voice' - MEP pushes election registration

Nov 25th 2013, 11:25 AM 3,956 Views 41 Comments

Fine Gael’s Jim Higgins said we fought ‘long and hard’ for our democracy and people should participate in it.

# local-elections - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Do you plan on voting next year? It’s time to check you’re on the register
# Vote
# Vote

Do you plan on voting next year? It’s time to check you’re on the register

Nov 10th 2013, 9:15 AM 7,964 Views 46 Comments

The deadline for inspection of the Draft Register of Electors is the 25 November. Are you on it?

# local-elections - Monday 4 November, 2013

Labour MEPs: Gay marriage vote should be on same day as local and Euro elections
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

Labour MEPs: Gay marriage vote should be on same day as local and Euro elections

Nov 4th 2013, 6:15 AM 6,335 Views 201 Comments

Emer Costello and Phil Prendergast’s call comes as the Cabinet is expected to decide on the matter this week.

# local-elections - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Poll: How would you vote if a general election was held today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How would you vote if a general election was held today?

Sep 17th 2013, 9:54 AM 24,406 Views 390 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny says we’ll have to wait until March 2016 but what if it was election day today? How would you vote?

# local-elections - Friday 6 September, 2013

This former Fianna Fáil TD wants to join Sinn Féin
# Black Sheep
# Black Sheep

This former Fianna Fáil TD wants to join Sinn Féin

Sep 6th 2013, 12:42 PM 9,440 Views 65 Comments

A source in Sinn Féin said they were “disappointed” that Chris Andrews is being considered as a potential candidate for the Dublin South-East constituency.

# local-elections - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Eamon Ryan: The preciousness of the government could do with a bit of a slap
# Rebuilding The Greens
# Rebuilding The Greens

Eamon Ryan: The preciousness of the government could do with a bit of a slap

Sep 1st 2013, 8:15 AM 6,096 Views 68 Comments

The Green Party leader has spoken this week about the task of rebuiling the Green Party and gaining a foothold in next year’s local and European elections.

# local-elections - Thursday 20 June, 2013

79 per cent paid Household Charge - but campaigners warn of a backlash
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

79 per cent paid Household Charge - but campaigners warn of a backlash

Jun 20th 2013, 6:36 PM 8,579 Views 71 Comments

Campaign leader says that high compliance rate was achieved through “intimidation”.

# local-elections - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Proposals to overhaul Ireland’s councils criticised by... Ireland’s councils
# Councils
# Councils

Proposals to overhaul Ireland’s councils criticised by... Ireland’s councils

May 30th 2013, 9:58 PM 14,361 Views 28 Comments

The Association of Municipal Authorities of Ireland says the revised boundaries could leave rural areas without councillors.

Here are the new boundaries for next year's local elections
# Electorama
# Electorama

Here are the new boundaries for next year's local elections

May 30th 2013, 5:13 PM 53,240 Views 39 Comments

The report of the boundary committee, the biggest overhaul of councils in decades, has been published this evening.

# local-elections - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Former Green Party senator Dan Boyle plotting political comeback
# Political Comeback
# Political Comeback

Former Green Party senator Dan Boyle plotting political comeback

May 15th 2013, 6:30 PM 10,302 Views 84 Comments

Boyle is set to run in the local elections next year.

# local-elections - Friday 3 May, 2013

Anti-immigration party UKIP: election victory marks 'a real change in politics'
# England
# England

Anti-immigration party UKIP: election victory marks 'a real change in politics'

May 3rd 2013, 11:46 AM 8,550 Views 114 Comments

UKIP leader Nigel Farage said his eurosceptic party could no longer be dismissed as a protest movement.

# local-elections - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

MEPs ask for next year's local and European elections to be moved
# European Elections
# European Elections

MEPs ask for next year's local and European elections to be moved

Apr 16th 2013, 12:15 PM 6,927 Views 22 Comments

An influential committee wants the elections two weeks earlier, giving more time for European Commission elections.

# local-elections - Monday 12 November, 2012

'Day of the week didn't cause low turnout,' insists TD who backs weekend voting
# Voting
# Voting

'Day of the week didn't cause low turnout,' insists TD who backs weekend voting

Nov 12th 2012, 3:31 PM 4,394 Views 30 Comments

Alan Farrell hopes to introduce legislation that would see all elections and referenda held on weekends or rest days and insists he has not been deterred by Saturday’s low turnout.

# local-elections - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Poll: Do you agree with the local government reforms?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the local government reforms?

Oct 17th 2012, 10:06 AM 5,123 Views 54 Comments

Major reforms to the structure of local government in Ireland were announced yesterday, but what do you think about them?

# local-elections - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Sad Election Poster Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Sad Election Poster Pic of the Day

Aug 11th 2012, 4:07 PM 8,435 Views 14 Comments

No comment.

# local-elections - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Merger of Tipperary councils 'to save €30m over five years'
# It's A Long Way...
# It's A Long Way...

Merger of Tipperary councils 'to save €30m over five years'

Aug 1st 2012, 3:58 PM 4,857 Views 30 Comments

Phil Hogan has welcomed a formal plan to join the councils by 2014 – but some local councillors question the figures.

# local-elections - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Goldie Lookin' Chain member elected Labour councillor in Wales
# Career Change
From The Daily Edge
# Career Change

Goldie Lookin' Chain member elected Labour councillor in Wales

May 5th 2012, 4:22 PM 3,981 Views 8 Comments

Yes, really.

# local-elections - Friday 4 May, 2012

Video: British Labour Party leader egged in Southampton
# Egg Miliband
From The Daily Edge
# Egg Miliband

Video: British Labour Party leader egged in Southampton

May 4th 2012, 5:54 PM 3,255 Views 15 Comments

Scrambled Ed….

# local-elections - Monday 9 April, 2012

Column: Being known as ‘Miriam in the wheelchair’ still annoys me
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Being known as ‘Miriam in the wheelchair’ still annoys me

Apr 9th 2012, 8:00 AM 380 Views 6 Comments

Miriam Murphy wanted to change things for people with disabilities – so she went into politics. Here she explains how she did it.

# local-elections - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Saudi Arabian women given the right to vote
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian women given the right to vote

Sep 25th 2011, 2:08 PM 1,954 Views 18 Comments

King Abdullah has announced that from next year women will be able to vote and stand in local elections.

# local-elections - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Tipperary councils to be merged from 2014
# It's A Long Way...
# It's A Long Way...

Tipperary councils to be merged from 2014

Jul 26th 2011, 2:53 PM 3,320 Views 40 Comments

The historical North and South Ridings will come to an end in 2014, when voters will elect a unified council.

# local-elections - Friday 6 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

May 6th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,811 Views 0 Comments

In today’s fix: Greece considers euro pull out; public sector workers in decline; a recession warning from Doctor Doom; Enda and Muhammad; the price of gas and electricity may rise; Eamon Ryan and a helicopter; and the calmest man ever?

# local-elections - Monday 21 March, 2011

Sarkozy’s party outperformed in local elections
# Sarkozy
# Sarkozy

Sarkozy’s party outperformed in local elections

Mar 21st 2011, 4:59 PM 554 Views 3 Comments

Preliminary results suggest opposition Socialists took majority of votes amid low turnout.

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