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# longford-westmeath - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Kevin 'Boxer' Moran says he's been 'let down' by voters as he seeks 'miracle' to save seat
# Boxed Out
# Boxed Out

Kevin 'Boxer' Moran says he's been 'let down' by voters as he seeks 'miracle' to save seat

Feb 9th 2020, 8:44 PM 119,155 Views 113 Comments

Moran added: ‘I haven’t let them down over the last four years.’

# longford-westmeath - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

The Longford-Westmeath recount is back underway
# Longford Westmeath
# Longford Westmeath

The Longford-Westmeath recount is back underway

Mar 2nd 2016, 7:15 PM 45,588 Views 57 Comments

It’s the fifth day of the epic count.

# longford-westmeath - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Four days later, election counting still isn't over
# Counting
# Counting

Four days later, election counting still isn't over

Mar 1st 2016, 7:23 AM 16,360 Views 31 Comments

It could go into tomorrow.

# longford-westmeath - Monday 22 February, 2016

Gardaí called after Sinn Féin leaflets 'removed from letterboxes'
# Leaflet-gate
# Leaflet-gate

Gardaí called after Sinn Féin leaflets 'removed from letterboxes'

Feb 22nd 2016, 9:07 PM 31,202 Views 180 Comments

A dispute between Fine Gael TD James Bannon and Sinn Féin hopeful Paul Hogan saw the gardaí called in Longford this evening.

# longford-westmeath - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Councillor considers resignation amid 'disgust' in Longford Fianna Fáil
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Councillor considers resignation amid 'disgust' in Longford Fianna Fáil

Dec 24th 2015, 10:00 AM 16,748 Views 36 Comments

Things are far from settled in Longford Fianna Fáil.

# longford-westmeath - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford
# Messy
# Messy

Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:00 AM 24,539 Views 29 Comments

An unofficial selection convention is taking place in the Longford Arms Hotel tonight.

# longford-westmeath - Friday 20 November, 2015

Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party's own candidate
# Oh Dear
# Oh Dear

Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party's own candidate

Nov 20th 2015, 6:04 PM 19,363 Views 30 Comments

More gender trouble for Fianna Fáil in Longford.

# longford-westmeath - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

'We would have been very grateful if it had been cancer': The pain of Motor Neurone Disease
# Nicky McFadden
# Nicky McFadden

'We would have been very grateful if it had been cancer': The pain of Motor Neurone Disease

Mar 3rd 2015, 6:15 PM 21,046 Views 12 Comments

As the first anniversary of Nicky McFadden’s death approaches, her sister Gabrielle recalls when her family got the news of her diagnosis.

# longford-westmeath - Monday 15 September, 2014

Fianna Fáil spends the most on two by-elections - but fails to nab a seat
# SIPO
# SIPO

Fianna Fáil spends the most on two by-elections - but fails to nab a seat

Sep 15th 2014, 8:09 PM 6,759 Views 17 Comments

Its members spent the most in the Dublin West and Longford Westmeath by-elections, the Standards in Public Office Commission said.

# longford-westmeath - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Gabrielle McFadden tops Westmeath-Longford poll to win late sister's seat
# Longford Westmeath
# Longford Westmeath

Gabrielle McFadden tops Westmeath-Longford poll to win late sister's seat

May 25th 2014, 2:40 AM 17,841 Views 63 Comments

McFadden’s win was emotional as she takes the place of her sister Nicky, who died from motor neurone disease in March.

# longford-westmeath - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Highest number of women TDs EVER if female candidates win two by-elections
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

Highest number of women TDs EVER if female candidates win two by-elections

May 24th 2014, 5:23 PM 5,633 Views 7 Comments

If the two female candidates tipped for the top are successful there will be 27 female TDs.

# longford-westmeath - Sunday 18 May, 2014

What matters to the voters of Longford-Westmeath?
# On The Ground
# On The Ground

What matters to the voters of Longford-Westmeath?

May 18th 2014, 11:00 AM 9,226 Views 36 Comments

These constituents will not only be choosing politicians to represent them in the council and the European Parliament but also a new TD to speak for them in the Dáil.

# longford-westmeath - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Confirmed: There are going to be two by-elections on the 23 May
# Elections Everywhere
# Elections Everywhere

Confirmed: There are going to be two by-elections on the 23 May

May 1st 2014, 2:05 PM 8,008 Views 31 Comments

Voters in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath will have an extra ballot paper later this month.

# longford-westmeath - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Fianna Fáil is running Mary O'Rourke's son in the Longford-Westmeath by-election
# Aengus O'Rourke
# Aengus O'Rourke

Fianna Fáil is running Mary O'Rourke's son in the Longford-Westmeath by-election

Apr 30th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,297 Views 78 Comments

Aengus O’Rourke will run for the party in the by-election caused by the death of Fine Gael TD Nicky McFadden.

# longford-westmeath - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Here's why most political parties aren't ready for the two by-elections happening next month
# Caught On The Hop
# Caught On The Hop

Here's why most political parties aren't ready for the two by-elections happening next month

Apr 24th 2014, 2:38 PM 10,353 Views 47 Comments

The government looks set to move to writ for elections in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath next month catching many of the possible candidates on the hop as they focus on the local and, in some cases, European elections.

# longford-westmeath - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes
# Constituency Commission
# Constituency Commission

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes

Jul 24th 2012, 6:02 PM 4,513 Views 27 Comments

Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.

# longford-westmeath - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up
# Dáil Boundaries
# Dáil Boundaries

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up

Jun 21st 2012, 10:57 AM 23,211 Views 79 Comments

The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.

# longford-westmeath - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

FG TD vows to continue working after Motor Neurone diagnosis
# MND
# MND

FG TD vows to continue working after Motor Neurone diagnosis

Jun 5th 2012, 2:53 PM 6,279 Views 18 Comments

Longford-Westmeath TD Nicky McFadden was diagnosed with the disease last week.

# longford-westmeath - Monday 28 February, 2011

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011
# GE11
# GE11

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011

Feb 28th 2011, 9:57 AM 4,981 Views 0 Comments

We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties
# Dynasties
# Dynasties

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties

Feb 28th 2011, 9:32 AM 1,764 Views 0 Comments

Well known Fianna Fáil names like Haughey, Hanafin, Coughlan, Andrews and McEllistrim are no longer in the Dáil.

# longford-westmeath - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Hot List: How the day unfolded in 12 key constituencies
# GE11
# GE11

The Hot List: How the day unfolded in 12 key constituencies

Feb 27th 2011, 1:05 AM 7,757 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Humpheys has taken the final seat for Labour in Dublin South-East. Check out how the first day of counting unfolded in key constituencies across the country.

# longford-westmeath - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 10:32 PM 1,222 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

Mary O’Rourke will retire to write a book and spend time with her grandchildren
# GE11
# GE11

Mary O’Rourke will retire to write a book and spend time with her grandchildren

Feb 26th 2011, 7:20 PM 1,919 Views 0 Comments

O’Rourke has conceded she will lose her seat in Longford-Westmeath.

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 3:27 PM 1,164 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.