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#poster wars

# poster-wars - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

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 - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

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.

# poster-wars - Monday 22 February, 2016

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 - Sunday 21 February, 2016

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.

# poster-wars - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Blocking traffic lights and parking in disabled spaces - the poster wars are still raging

A number of incidents have been spotted.

# poster-wars - Sunday 14 February, 2016

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 - Friday 5 February, 2016

Youths cut down Labour, Fianna Fáil and Green candidate posters in Dún Laoghaire

The youths said they were “cleaning up the area”.

# poster-wars - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

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.

# poster-wars - Monday 1 February, 2016

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.

# poster-wars - Monday 25 January, 2016

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.

# poster-wars - Sunday 17 January, 2016

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 - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Dáil hopeful claims 'establishment' to blame for mysterious poster theft

Eight posters advertising Anne-Marie McNally’s public meeting on corruption have mysteriously disappeared.

# poster-wars - Monday 28 December, 2015

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 - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Are these posters illegal? Labour says they're not

Mattie McGrath says they are.

# poster-wars - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism 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.

# poster-wars - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dublin election candidate appreciates your poster vandalism Artist's Canvass

MEP hopeful says she will report poster vandalism to gardaí

Lorraine Higgins’s posters were defaced with the message ‘Pro Abort’.

# poster-wars - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 19 election posters that prove Irish politicians are the best in the world* 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.

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.

# poster-wars - Thursday 8 May, 2014

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”

# poster-wars - Tuesday 6 May, 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 - Saturday 3 May, 2014

'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 - Friday 2 May, 2014

Traffic lights were blocked at this city centre junction because of election posters Poster Wars This post contains images

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 - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Someone's had a little fun with a Luke 'Ming' Flanagan poster in Roscommon 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.

# poster-wars - Sunday 27 April, 2014

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 - Friday 25 April, 2014

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.

'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.

# poster-wars - Thursday 24 April, 2014

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.

# poster-wars - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Another election poster is blocking a traffic light in Dublin

Not a good day for those erecting posters around the capital.

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.

ESB warns candidates: Don't put your posters on electrical poles or you may die

Or be pretty badly injured.

# poster-wars - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

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.

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-wars - Saturday 19 April, 2014

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.