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# voting - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Dublin South West and Roscommon South Leitrim by-elections to take place on 10 October
# Empty Seats
# Empty Seats

Dublin South West and Roscommon South Leitrim by-elections to take place on 10 October

Sep 17th 2014, 6:12 PM 5,625 Views 10 Comments

The empty seats are because of Brian Hayes and Luke Ming Flanagan’s election as MEPs.

# voting - Monday 15 September, 2014

Fewer young people are registering to vote - so what's the solution?
# Kids These Days
# Kids These Days

Fewer young people are registering to vote - so what's the solution?

Sep 15th 2014, 10:31 AM 6,210 Views 53 Comments

Young people voted in their droves for Sinn Féin and Independent candidates.

# voting - Friday 5 September, 2014

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency
# Equality
# Equality

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency

Sep 5th 2014, 1:00 PM 151 Views 236 Comments

Opinion polls may show increasing support for marriage equality, but I still regularly observe open, brutal and honest homophobia.

# voting - Friday 29 August, 2014

Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place
# Voting Time
# Voting Time

Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place

Aug 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,535 Views 15 Comments

The two votes are likely to take place before the Budget in October.

# voting - Friday 25 July, 2014

Opinion: Voter turnout isn’t a problem, so let’s stop all the hand-wringing
# Democracy
# Democracy

Opinion: Voter turnout isn’t a problem, so let’s stop all the hand-wringing

Jul 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 90 Views 30 Comments

Do we really need to solve the ‘problem’ of low turnout?

# voting - Sunday 8 June, 2014

The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon

Jun 8th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,553 Views 9 Comments

Voting in Ballybay-Clones had been postponed following the death of a candidate.

# voting - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Smacking, shellacking and John The Baptist - Election 2014 in quotes
# Loud Noises
# Loud Noises

Smacking, shellacking and John The Baptist - Election 2014 in quotes

May 25th 2014, 6:40 PM 7,554 Views 21 Comments

Politicians on both sides have been singing a surprisingly similar tune the last couple of days…

Enda Kenny refuses to rule out coalition with Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil
# Hedging His Bets
# Hedging His Bets

Enda Kenny refuses to rule out coalition with Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

May 25th 2014, 3:30 PM 15,821 Views 166 Comments

The Taoiseach said Sinn Féin has emerged from the local and European elections as “a significant political entity”. He made the comments in Castlebar this afternoon, where he narrowly avoided a group of protestors.

Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election
# East-west
# East-west

Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election

May 25th 2014, 10:23 AM 4,275 Views 32 Comments

While turnout has been strong in Kiev, poll stations have remained closed in many eastern cities.

Recount central: Get ready for another long day of #le14
# Paper Cuts
# Paper Cuts

Recount central: Get ready for another long day of #le14

May 25th 2014, 8:58 AM 2,213 Views 1 Comment

Local election counts went on into the dawn chorus – and many electoral areas face a recount today…

# voting - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box
# Golden Ticket
# Golden Ticket

Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box

May 24th 2014, 3:59 PM 10,168 Views 6 Comments

A witness at the Mayo count centre this afternoon said she was “damn delighted” to get it back.

This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else)
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else)

May 24th 2014, 8:30 AM 14,629 Views 55 Comments

Direct Democracy Ireland’s Jan Van De Ven was told he could only vote in the locals, despite the fact that he voted in the last European election.

So, that was the election... When will we know the winners? (and losers)
# Explainer
# Explainer

So, that was the election... When will we know the winners? (and losers)

May 24th 2014, 7:15 AM 13,139 Views 37 Comments

It’s a massive undertaking, with two by-elections taking place alongside the Euros AND the local elections. Here’s what we’re in for…

# voting - Friday 23 May, 2014

Voting over: All polls closed in local and European elections
# Voting
# Voting

Voting over: All polls closed in local and European elections

May 23rd 2014, 11:25 PM 17,958 Views 124 Comments

It is estimated that the final turnout is above 50 per cent.

The 11 emotions you go through when casting your vote
# Vote Early Vote Often
From The Daily Edge
# Vote Early Vote Often

The 11 emotions you go through when casting your vote

May 23rd 2014, 9:30 PM 18,667 Views 40 Comments

From annoyance to confusion to smugness, and back again.

This 104-year-old lady has cast her vote. Have you?
# Pics Of The Day
# Pics Of The Day

This 104-year-old lady has cast her vote. Have you?

May 23rd 2014, 4:13 PM 16,624 Views 107 Comments

Turnout is currently running at about 10 per cent.

# voting - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Everything you need to know about the European Parliament but were afraid to ask
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Everything you need to know about the European Parliament but were afraid to ask

May 20th 2014, 9:15 PM 14,786 Views 20 Comments

Don’t know your EPP from your elbow? We’ve got you covered.

Poll: Have you ever lied to a politician?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever lied to a politician?

May 20th 2014, 8:50 AM 9,341 Views 67 Comments

Ever told someone you’d vote for them – just so they’d get out of the damn way?

Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West

May 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,944 Views 25 Comments

It’s the biggest constituency in the European elections and candidates are battling it out for just four seats.

# voting - Monday 19 May, 2014

Voting in Limerick, but not sure for who? This will help
# Undecided
# Undecided

Voting in Limerick, but not sure for who? This will help

May 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,346 Views 14 Comments

A one-stop-shop for Limerick voters that tells you what candidate best matches your views.

# voting - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Azerbaijan tries to vote Ireland back into the Eurovision
# Eurovision 2014
From The Daily Edge
# Eurovision 2014

Azerbaijan tries to vote Ireland back into the Eurovision

May 10th 2014, 6:12 PM 8,309 Views 8 Comments

They love us! They really love us!

# voting - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Opinion: If you live in Ireland, you have a say in the local elections
# Voting
# Voting

Opinion: If you live in Ireland, you have a say in the local elections

Apr 30th 2014, 1:00 PM 12 Views 26 Comments

Many are unaware that our local elections rank amongst the fairest internationally, with every legal resident of the country aged 18 and over entitled to take part.

# voting - Monday 7 April, 2014

Voting has started in the world's biggest general election in India
# 814 Million
# 814 Million

Voting has started in the world's biggest general election in India

Apr 7th 2014, 11:53 AM 5,855 Views 13 Comments

It’s expected that the country’s 814 milion-strong electorate will shy away from the ruling Congress party.

# voting - Sunday 6 April, 2014

'Current MEPs? Hardworking, but failures' - Matt Carthy runs for Europe
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'Current MEPs? Hardworking, but failures' - Matt Carthy runs for Europe

Apr 6th 2014, 10:30 AM 10,010 Views 107 Comments

The 36-year-old Sinn Féin candidate has been in politics since 1999.

# voting - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election
# Democracy
# Democracy

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election

Apr 5th 2014, 8:11 AM 5,356 Views 52 Comments

Afghanistan’s third presidential election brings an end to 13 years of rule by Karzai, who has held power since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.

# voting - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Here's when you'll start seeing election posters on lampposts across the country
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Here's when you'll start seeing election posters on lampposts across the country

Mar 20th 2014, 1:27 PM 8,858 Views 48 Comments

We bet you can’t wait…

# voting - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Referendum on directly-elected Dublin mayor could be held in May
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

Referendum on directly-elected Dublin mayor could be held in May

Mar 12th 2014, 8:31 PM 4,921 Views 36 Comments

Dublin’s four councils most vote on the issue by 31 March.

# voting - Friday 21 February, 2014

Explainer: 7 key motions to keep an eye on tomorrow at the 2014 GAA Congress
# Voting
From The42
# Voting

Explainer: 7 key motions to keep an eye on tomorrow at the 2014 GAA Congress

Feb 21st 2014, 6:31 PM 3,725 Views 5 Comments

Delegates are getting set to vote on motions tomorrow in Croke Park.

# voting - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Column: Enda, Ireland won't crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections
# Emigrant Voices
# Emigrant Voices

Column: Enda, Ireland won't crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections

Feb 12th 2014, 1:00 PM 38 Views 103 Comments

Some Irish emigrants can already vote in the election of representatives in Ireland… so long as they have the right degree, of course, write David Burns and Conor O’Neill.

# voting - Sunday 2 February, 2014

On the fringes: The smaller parties looking for your vote
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

On the fringes: The smaller parties looking for your vote

Feb 2nd 2014, 9:15 AM 8,256 Views 74 Comments

It’s not all establishment parties you know.

# voting - Friday 17 January, 2014

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the local elections?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the local elections?

Jan 17th 2014, 9:47 AM 10,636 Views 142 Comments

The local elections will be held in May – will you head to the polling stations?

# voting - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Fine Gael tops latest poll as Taoiseach sees jump in satisfaction levels
# Popular
# Popular

Fine Gael tops latest poll as Taoiseach sees jump in satisfaction levels

Jan 9th 2014, 2:53 PM 8,938 Views 106 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also saw an increase in satisfaction levels though his party received just ten per cent of the first preference vote.

# voting - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Joan Burton and Michael Noonan are the most popular ministers
# Popular
# Popular

Joan Burton and Michael Noonan are the most popular ministers

Dec 14th 2013, 12:09 PM 8,616 Views 117 Comments

Fine Gael jumped four points in the poll with 30 per cent of people saying the would vote for the party if there was an election tomorrow.

# voting - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Do you plan on voting next year? It’s time to check you’re on the register
# Vote
# Vote

Do you plan on voting next year? It’s time to check you’re on the register

Nov 10th 2013, 9:15 AM 7,943 Views 46 Comments

The deadline for inspection of the Draft Register of Electors is the 25 November. Are you on it?

# voting - Friday 8 November, 2013

Teens to talk mental health recommendations at Dáil na nÓg
# Teen Talk
# Teen Talk

Teens to talk mental health recommendations at Dáil na nÓg

Nov 8th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,510 Views 8 Comments

The teens will be addressed by the Minister for Children during the event.

# voting - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston
# US Elections
# US Elections

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston

Nov 6th 2013, 8:23 AM 17,063 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, Bill de Blasio was elected the first Democrat mayor of New York City in 24 years.

# voting - Friday 1 November, 2013

Column: Voting is too often seen as a "right" when it's actually a duty
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Voting is too often seen as a "right" when it's actually a duty

Nov 1st 2013, 7:10 AM 55 Views 119 Comments

Structures need to be put in place to get the most amount of people to vote, to ensure the structures of the country have the greatest legitimacy along with those who govern them.

# voting - Monday 28 October, 2013

Extract: Remember the Lisbon Treaty referenda poster campaigns?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Extract: Remember the Lisbon Treaty referenda poster campaigns?

Oct 28th 2013, 8:30 AM 579 Views 29 Comments

Sometimes what happens in Irish politics is so odd, you have to ask yourself… did that really happen? Paddy Duffy remembers the Lisbon referenda debacles.

# voting - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Post-Budget poll sees Labour slip to single-figure support
# Popularity
# Popularity

Post-Budget poll sees Labour slip to single-figure support

Oct 26th 2013, 6:26 PM 9,834 Views 85 Comments

Fine Gael, on the other hand, have seen support climb by two points.

# voting - Monday 7 October, 2013

Everyone's talking about reforming the Seanad, but how could we do it?
# Quinn-Zappone Bill
# Quinn-Zappone Bill

Everyone's talking about reforming the Seanad, but how could we do it?

Oct 7th 2013, 10:41 AM 5,922 Views 85 Comments

The Quinn-Zappone bill is being talked about a lot right now. But what’s in it? We take a look…