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Let's keep this as simple as possible: Should you vote all the way down the ballot paper?
We offer two takes on it from election experts.
Explainer: How does Ireland's voting system work?
Here’s all you need to know about what happens to your vote.
People who are not TDs or Senators 'should be appointed as Ministers'
The Constitutional Convention has made a number of recommendations on reforming politics in Ireland.
Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West
The 60,647 votes in Galway West have been counted, counted, and counted again – and elected five TDs this morning.
Dick Roche: "There are a lot of errors" in Wicklow count
The under-threat minister says he still has a shout in Wicklow – and that there are ‘hundreds’ of papers under scrutiny.
Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011
We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.
Explained: why the Wicklow count is taking so long
Wicklow now won’t return a TD until Tuesday – so what’s holding it up? Here’s our guide to what’s taking so long.