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Debunked: Misleading Covid vaccine claims in Dolores Cahill's by-election leaflet
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Debunked: Misleading Covid vaccine claims in Dolores Cahill's by-election leaflet

Jul 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 85,169 Views 0 Comments
  • Dolores Cahill claimed in a by-election leaflet that mRNA vaccines "have never been approved". This is untrue, Orla Dwyer reports.
  • Cahill also made a misleading claim about deaths associated with vaccine clinical trials.
  • Cahill was a candidate in the Dublin Bay South by-election. She was eliminated on the third count.
'Back in the game': How did Labour defy national opinion polls and get 30% of first preference votes?
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'Back in the game': How did Labour defy national opinion polls and get 30% of first preference votes?

Jul 9th 2021, 10:18 PM 32,324 Views 72 Comments

The Labour leader says it has been a “difficult” few years electorally, but today is a good day.

Who could fill Ivana Bacik's seat in the Seanad following her election to the Dáil?
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Who could fill Ivana Bacik's seat in the Seanad following her election to the Dáil?

Jul 9th 2021, 10:00 PM 22,025 Views 24 Comments

The Labour Senator has been elected the new TD for Dublin Bay South.

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AS IT HAPPENED: Labour's Ivana Bacik elected in Dublin Bay South after topping the poll

Polls close in Dublin Bay South after first election of the pandemic
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Polls close in Dublin Bay South after first election of the pandemic

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 10:57 PM 58,026 Views 105 Comments

40% of voters cast a ballot in the constituency.

Dublin Bay South: Green candidate says 'sending a message to government won't build any homes'
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Dublin Bay South: Green candidate says 'sending a message to government won't build any homes'

Jul 6th 2021, 4:47 PM 20,407 Views 61 Comments

Claire Byrne said that her party is ‘delivering’ in government.

'Drop a live location and they'll find us': On the canvass in a feverish Dublin Bay South
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'Drop a live location and they'll find us': On the canvass in a feverish Dublin Bay South

Jul 4th 2021, 12:03 AM 47,093 Views 32 Comments

Fine Gael and Sinn Féin may be leading in national polls, but they’ve a fight on their hands here.

Larry Donnelly: It's down to the wire in Dublin Bay South
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Larry Donnelly: It's down to the wire in Dublin Bay South

Jul 3rd 2021, 8:15 PM 39,835 Views 46 Comments

Our columnist looks at the ‘could have beens’ and the ‘just mights’ ahead of next week’s vote.

Aontú launches legal action over 'exclusion' from RTÉ's by-election debates
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Aontú launches legal action over 'exclusion' from RTÉ's by-election debates

Jul 1st 2021, 6:22 PM 12,651 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ is hosting two Dublin Bay South by-election debates on Sunday and Monday.

Fine Gael lead with Labour in second in Dublin Bay South by-election, poll shows
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Fine Gael lead with Labour in second in Dublin Bay South by-election, poll shows

Jun 29th 2021, 8:02 AM 21,945 Views 77 Comments

An Irish Times poll shows Fine Gael candidate James Geoghegan has the support of 27% of voters.

Here are the Dublin Bay South by-election candidates battling it out to replace Eoghan Murphy
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Here are the Dublin Bay South by-election candidates battling it out to replace Eoghan Murphy

Jun 16th 2021, 3:28 PM 20,400 Views 46 Comments

The housing crisis is top of the agenda for most of the candidates ahead of next month’s by-election.

Green Party names Claire Byrne as by-election candidate for Dublin Bay South
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Green Party names Claire Byrne as by-election candidate for Dublin Bay South

Jun 4th 2021, 8:08 PM 61,042 Views 40 Comments

Byrne has been selected over Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu, while Sinn Féin has officially chosen Senator Lynn Boylan as its candidate.

Larry Donnelly: The message to Irish politicians this week was 'It's housing, stupid'
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Larry Donnelly: The message to Irish politicians this week was 'It's housing, stupid'

May 9th 2021, 8:30 AM 18,247 Views 23 Comments

Our columnist takes a look at a return to Irish politics as we knew it this week, with housing again front and centre.

Former TD Kate O'Connell will not run in Dublin Bay South by-election
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Former TD Kate O'Connell will not run in Dublin Bay South by-election

May 7th 2021, 11:04 AM 29,410 Views 33 Comments

“It appears that preparations have been made for a long time, that it would be impossible for me to win a convention,” O’Connell said.

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu seeks Green Party nomination for the Dublin Bay South by-election
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Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu seeks Green Party nomination for the Dublin Bay South by-election

May 5th 2021, 1:23 PM 14,728 Views 31 Comments

Chu said she doesn’t plan to run as an Independent or for any other party.

Hazel Chu says she will announce her by-election intentions 'over the next couple of days'
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Hazel Chu says she will announce her by-election intentions 'over the next couple of days'

May 4th 2021, 3:27 PM 16,533 Views 27 Comments

It is understood that Hazel Chu is likely to announce her bid tomorrow.

Fine Gael councillor seeks nomination to try to retain Eoghan Murphy's Dublin Bay South Dáil seat
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Fine Gael councillor seeks nomination to try to retain Eoghan Murphy's Dublin Bay South Dáil seat

Updated May 1st 2021, 2:53 PM 32,905 Views 29 Comments

Green Party councillor Claire Byrne has also formally announced her candidacy.

Dublin Bay South by-election: The runners and riders in 'Ireland's most affluent constituency'
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Dublin Bay South by-election: The runners and riders in 'Ireland's most affluent constituency'

Apr 27th 2021, 7:44 PM 44,766 Views 39 Comments

Eoghan Murphy has resigned his seat, throwing the cat amongst the pigeons.

Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election
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Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election

Mar 24th 2021, 6:09 PM 50,099 Views 63 Comments

The Lord Mayor announced her nomination on Monday.

Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election
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Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:52 PM 27,440 Views 58 Comments

She did not receive backing from her party to run.

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney
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Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:25 PM 13,635 Views 96 Comments

Coveney said the by-election campaign was ‘personally stressful’ on Murphy.

Removing Verona Murphy from Fine Gael election ticket 'looking better by the moment', says Harris
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Removing Verona Murphy from Fine Gael election ticket 'looking better by the moment', says Harris

Dec 19th 2019, 3:31 PM 17,876 Views 57 Comments

Murphy has been removed from the Fine Gael general election ticket, the party said yesterday.

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By-election results show government is 'out of touch' - Sinn Féin

Dec 1st 2019, 2:31 PM 22,137 Views 114 Comments

Fine Gael suffered a blow after failing to win any seats in four contests.

Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close
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Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close

Nov 29th 2019, 7:05 AM 10,712 Views 30 Comments

Forty-three candidates are on the ballot papers across the four constituencies.

Man arrested for tampering with election posters in north Dublin
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Man arrested for tampering with election posters in north Dublin

Nov 23rd 2019, 8:06 PM 33,492 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in Balbriggan earlier this week.

Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre
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Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre

Nov 22nd 2019, 2:00 PM 10,616 Views 26 Comments

He denied that vulnerable people in the centre were exploited for the sake of a political apology.

10 candidates in Fingal by-election sign up to anti-racism pledge
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10 candidates in Fingal by-election sign up to anti-racism pledge

Nov 21st 2019, 7:51 AM 14,385 Views 36 Comments

Those who’ve signed up include Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford-Lee, who’s recently been embroiled in controversy over old tweets.

Poll: Should Leo Varadkar withdraw his support for Verona Murphy ahead of the by-election?
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Poll: Should Leo Varadkar withdraw his support for Verona Murphy ahead of the by-election?

Nov 20th 2019, 8:39 AM 39,105 Views 93 Comments

The Fine Gael Wexford candidate previously made comments linking migrants in Ireland to terror group ISIS.

Pressure on Taoiseach to remove support for Verona Murphy after migrant comments
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Pressure on Taoiseach to remove support for Verona Murphy after migrant comments

Nov 19th 2019, 8:01 PM 23,333 Views 62 Comments

Party members have condemned her comments but say it is too late in the game to remove party support.

Taoiseach 'has spoken to' under-fire FG candidate Verona Murphy about her comments on migrants
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Taoiseach 'has spoken to' under-fire FG candidate Verona Murphy about her comments on migrants

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 12:40 PM 27,128 Views 85 Comments

Murphy has made a number of controversial comments about refugees in the past number of days.

Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge
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Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge

Nov 18th 2019, 9:25 PM 32,792 Views 23 Comments

It follows an apology this morning for comments she made on RTÉ yesterday.

FG candidate Verona Murphy apologises for saying some asylum seekers need to be 'deprogrammed'
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FG candidate Verona Murphy apologises for saying some asylum seekers need to be 'deprogrammed'

Nov 18th 2019, 9:06 AM 42,936 Views 137 Comments

Murphy is a candidate in the upcoming Wexford by-election.

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown
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Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown

Nov 15th 2019, 6:15 AM 29,932 Views 42 Comments

The upcoming by-election is to replace MEP Clare Daly.

'Election posters at the ready': Minister gives go-ahead for four by-elections
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'Election posters at the ready': Minister gives go-ahead for four by-elections

Nov 7th 2019, 4:12 PM 15,764 Views 30 Comments

The constituencies will going to the polls at the end of the month.

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections
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State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections

Sep 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 19,616 Views 29 Comments

By-elections are notoriously difficult for government parties but Fine Gael has been preparing.

No 'Boris bounce' as Tories lose key by-election with parliamentary majority cut to just one MP
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No 'Boris bounce' as Tories lose key by-election with parliamentary majority cut to just one MP

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:11 AM 37,747 Views 53 Comments

A previously safe seat, the Conservatives lost out to the Liberal Democrats in Brecon and Radnorshire.

Brexit Party fails to win first seat in UK by-election
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Brexit Party fails to win first seat in UK by-election

Jun 7th 2019, 7:34 AM 31,991 Views 68 Comments

Prime Minister Theresa May is stepping down as Conservative party leader today.

26-year-old newcomer wins Tyrone by-election for Sinn Féin
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26-year-old newcomer wins Tyrone by-election for Sinn Féin

May 4th 2018, 6:48 AM 26,349 Views 83 Comments

Begley took the seat with an almost 8,000 vote majority.

Young upstart on course to dish out embarrassing defeat for Donald Trump
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Young upstart on course to dish out embarrassing defeat for Donald Trump

Apr 18th 2017, 9:32 PM 34,684 Views 29 Comments

A by-election win for Democrat Jon Ossoff in Atlanta, Georgia, would be a major blow for Trump.

Corbyn defiant as Tories net historic by-election win over Labour
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Corbyn defiant as Tories net historic by-election win over Labour

Feb 24th 2017, 7:59 AM 14,001 Views 91 Comments

For the first time since 1982, the UK government gained a by-election seat from the opposition.

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