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# poster wars
Explainer: The dos, don'ts and expected rows around candidate election posters
Love them or loathe them, there’ll be no avoiding them over the next three and a half weeks.
# poster wars
Dublin City Council to consider restricting number of election posters used by candidates
200 members of the public complained to DCC about posters during the recent local elections.
# Clonmel
Forestry minister's posters nailed to trees in Tipperary
A party spokesperson said the posters were all removed after it was brought to their attention.
# poster wars
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.
# up the pole
Blocking traffic lights and parking in disabled spaces - the poster wars are still raging
A number of incidents have been spotted.
# poster wars
Alan Shatter claims someone is snipping the cable ties on his posters
The former minister said he believes political opponents are sabotaging his campaign.
# poster wars
Youths cut down Labour, Fianna Fáil and Green candidate posters in Dún Laoghaire
The youths said they were “cleaning up the area”.
# too early
Politicians were breaking the law all over Ireland last night
Before the Dáil was dissolved and the election called, some politicians started scaling lampposts a bit too early.
# too early
Renua TD's premature poster erection in north Dublin
Posters urging people to Vote No 1 for Terence Flanagan are appearing a little early in Dublin Bay North.
# damage
Fine Gael councillor's posters defaced with swastikas
Colm Brophy woke up on Sunday to find around two-dozen of his posters spray painted with the Nazi symbol.
# pot calling kettle
It's been a week for political posters - and now Sinn Féin have had a crack at one of their own
The new poster has a cartoon-dig at the health policies of both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael.
# poster wars
Dáil hopeful claims 'establishment' to blame for mysterious poster theft
Eight posters advertising Anne-Marie McNally’s public meeting on corruption have mysteriously disappeared.
# It Wasn't Me
A phantom supporter* is erecting this man's election posters for him...
* It may not actually be a supporter of Renua candidate Frank Cronin. The posters aren’t supposed to go up until shortly before the forthcoming election.
# poster wars
Are these posters illegal? Labour says they're not
Mattie McGrath says they are.
# Art Attack
7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism
These folks take the well-worn “fake moustache” idea and throw it out the window.
# artist's canvass
Dublin election candidate appreciates your poster vandalism
Nice work.
# Abortion
MEP hopeful says she will report poster vandalism to gardaí
Lorraine Higgins’s posters were defaced with the message ‘Pro Abort’.
# poster wars
19 election posters that prove Irish politicians are the best in the world*
*At making election posters. And assorted other pieces of political literature.
# Ireland South
Richard Cahill: 'Volunteer and community groups held this country together during austerity'
This Ireland South candidate in the European elections is hoping to reinforce at EU level the importance of volunteer work.
# Premature erection
MEP will be fined up to €4,500 for putting up posters before he was supposed to
One council in Dublin has said it has removed over 1,000 posters as they are “dangerous positions”
# Election 2014
The truth behind Brian Hayes's white teeth and whether political parties Photoshop their posters
With posters erected all over the country we’ve found out what work, if any, candidates have had done on their pictures.
# poster wars
'It was upsetting for my kids' - candidates criticise defacement of local election posters
“I challenge those who deface posters to put their own name on the ballot paper,” said one candidate.
# poster wars
Traffic lights were blocked at this city centre junction because of election posters
One might be familiar, having blocked the traffic lights for a week now.
# poster wars
Someone's had a little fun with a Luke 'Ming' Flanagan poster in Roscommon
Somewhere in Ballaghaderreen, someone is probably feeling very pleased with themselves right now.
# gubu
On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014
The election trail can be an odd place, here are a few things we’ve come across in recent days…
The Secret Candidate: Posters are a waste of time and money so here's how we could eliminate them
The erection of posters on lampposts around the country this week has sparked debate about their merits. The Secret Candidate has some solutions…
# poster wars
Fianna Fáil has had more problems with Mary Fitzpatrick's posters
The party’s European candidate in Dublin has had a number of poster-related controversies this week.
# poster wars
'Things got crazy': Row breaks out after local candidate removes another's poster
Sitting councillor Mel Mac Giobúin admitted removing the 27-year-old independent candidate’s poster and said he regrets the incident.
# Pole Position
Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator
Louth/East Meath Senator Mary Moran wants the posters taken down for the weekend of the bicycle race.
# Local Elections
Another election poster is blocking a traffic light in Dublin
Not a good day for those erecting posters around the capital.
# Election 2014
Whoops: Fianna Fáil candidate's poster blocks traffic lights
The poster for MEP hopeful Mary Fitzpatrick was inadvertently put up blocking the lights at Custom House Quay.
# Topping the Poles
ESB warns candidates: Don't put your posters on electrical poles or you may die
Or be pretty badly injured.
# Premature erection
Here's how candidates have been getting around the law on posters ahead of May's elections
While some have been breaking the law others have been sticking to it, but are still managing to get their name out there.
# Premature erection
MEP who didn't think 'people would be bothered' forced to take down election posters
Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy said earlier he didn’t believe people would be bothered that he put up his posters before he is legally allowed to do so. But one local authority has asked that he take them down.
# Poster Girl
Fianna Fáil candidate accused of "flouting regulations" as election posters go up four days early
Mary Fitzpatrick’s posters were erected near the Battle of Clontarf festival.