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# Roscommon-South Leitrim

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# Time to go
Another TD hangs up his hat: Frank Feighan won't be running for Fine Gael
He came under fire for backing the closure of the emergency department at Roscommon Hospital.
# Analysis
Why did Roscommon-South Leitrim vote No?
It was the only constituency to do so.
# c'mon the rossies
People are defending Roscommon/South Leitrim after yesterday's No result
Leave Roscommon/South Leitrim alone!
# New experience
'People have been fairly sound': What Michael Fitzmaurice learned on his first week in the Dáil
We caught up with the new TD for Roscommon-South Leitrim towards the end of his first week in Leinster House.
Tough crowd: New TDs get 10 minutes of glory before Noonan unveils 'Turning Point' Budget
Ming-backed Independent Michael Fitzmaurice and Socialist Paul Murphy have taken their seats in Leinster House.
# Willie says
Willie O'Dea: I look around the Fianna Fáil table and I don't see the messiah
The Fianna Fáil TD has defended Micheál Martin’s leadership this morning.
# Get smart fast
Here are 8 things we learned from yesterday's two Dáil by-elections
The votes are counted and the Dáil has two new opposition TDs, but what does it all mean?
# Roscommon-South Leitrim
Ming dynasty: Fitzmaurice upsets Fianna Fáil to take Dáil seat
Ming-backed turf-cutter Michael Fitzmaurice picked up transfers from all over the field to pip the FF candidate to the post.
# By-election
"There was cattle to be moved": The winner of the 'Ming' by-election explains his late arrival
The country’s newest TD was busy on the farm, but he’s now arrived to a rapturous reception at the Roscommon count centre.
# Not us
Gerry Adams: 'The big losers here are the government'
The Sinn Féin president insists the party never said it was going to win the Dublin South-West Dáil seat.
# Tally Ho
The country will have two new TDs today*
*Hopefully.
# Polling Time
24 candidates, but only one who isn't asking for votes ... Happy by-election day
Polls open in Roscommon-South Leitrim and Dublin South West … And will John McNulty take a seat in the Seanad? We’ll know by this afternoon.
# gubu
6 more skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos
By-election campaign videos are odd, wonderful, and informative. Sort of.
# Hay ho
This Labour senator wants his poster of bride and groom haybales back
Yes, bride and groom haybales.
# Roscommon-South Leitrim
This Roscommon deli-owner spent €1,000 of his own money to install a clean water system
The owner of Benny’s Deli, on Castlerea’s Main Street, grew tired of constant ‘boil water’ notices in the town and decided to take matters into his own hands.
# by-election battle
Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate
Someone ‘pulled a Ming’ and the issue of Roscommon Hospital just isn’t going away… Here’s what went down in the RTÉ studios last night.
# Eyes on the Prize
How's the 'Ming' by-election shaping up?... We hit the trail in Roscommon-South Leitrim
The ten candidates are facing-off tonight in the heated atmosphere of an RTÉ studio. We spent the morning at the mart, and the afternoon at the races, to check the temperature on the ground…
# rumble in roscommon
Fine Gael TD's involvement in scuffle was "unacceptable" and "embarrassing"... says FG candidate
Frank Feighan says he is taking legal advice over the incident, after a complaint was made to gardaí.
# Ming Dynasty
The Man Who Would Be Ming: Meet the turf-cutter tipped to take a Dáil seat next month
Michael Fitzmaurice, one of the leaders of the campaign against the turf-cutting ban, plans to take out a loan to cover the cost of running in the by-election.
# Ming Dynasty
Here's why Fine Gael transfers could decide the 'Ming' by-election
There’s likely to be three non-Government front-runners in Roscommon-South Leitrim, all of whom will be battling for transfers from FG’s Maura Hopkins.
# voting time
Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place
The two votes are likely to take place before the Budget in October.
# Ming Dynasty
Runners and riders: Here's who's vying to take Ming's old seat in the upcoming by-election
Turfcutter Michael Fitzmaurice is emerging as the Ming-backed candidate, while the main parties are also busy making preparations ahead of the contest…
# Runners and Riders
A Ming Dynasty? Here's who's in the running to take the MEP's vacant Dáil seat
The independent politician’s ascension to Europe automatically triggers a by-election in Roscommon-South Leitrim. Who will take his place?
# Election 2014
'Ming' Flanagan will tell us if he is running for Europe after St Patrick's Day
The independent TD is not playing down rumours that he will run for the European Parliament in Midlands North-West.
# Dáil Technical Group
Ming points controversy 'damages reputation of independents' - Joan Collins
Joan Collins was one of four TDs, including Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, who highlighted the issue of penalty points being quashed. She said revelations about ‘Ming’ will impact on the reputation of independent deputies.
# Constituency Commission
Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes
Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.
# Dáil boundaries
Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up
The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.
# GE11
The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil
We look at the more colourful TDs who will take their seats in Dáil Eireann next week.
# GE11
Blow-by-blow: How each party fared in Election 2011
In a nutshell, where each party made its breakthroughs across the country – and where Fianna Fáil’s collapse hit hardest.
# GE11
The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm
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.
# GE11
Women account for 15.2 per cent of all GE11 candidates: report
RTÉ reports that while number of women running for election this year is marginally up on last time, four constituencies have no female candidates.
# GE11
TD denies breaking litter laws on Irish Times front page
Frank Feighan is pictured with a campaign poster on the front of today’s Times – forcing him to deny breaching litter laws.
# General Election
Housing minister Michael Finneran to step down at next election