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From Tallaght to Rathfarnham, the fight is on in one of Dublin's most unpredictable battlegrounds
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# Dublin South West

From Tallaght to Rathfarnham, the fight is on in one of Dublin's most unpredictable battlegrounds

Feb 2nd 2020, 9:30 AM 76,214 Views 28 Comments

There are five sitting TDs running but we went canvassing with two hopefuls.

Women's Council chairperson Ellen O'Malley Dunlop to run for Fine Gael in next election
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# Dublin South West

Women's Council chairperson Ellen O'Malley Dunlop to run for Fine Gael in next election

Oct 31st 2018, 3:59 PM 11,171 Views 54 Comments

Fine Gael narrowly missed out on two seats in Dublin South West in the last election.

In one of the country's most volatile constituencies, it's two become none for Labour
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# Straight Into Jobstown

In one of the country's most volatile constituencies, it's two become none for Labour

Feb 27th 2016, 3:23 PM 29,399 Views 30 Comments

Fianna Fáil is romping home in Dublin SW, where Labour’s vote is split all over the place.

Into the storm: Scrambling for votes in one of the country's most volatile constituencies
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# Straight Into Jobstown

Into the storm: Scrambling for votes in one of the country's most volatile constituencies

Feb 6th 2016, 7:00 PM 34,807 Views 148 Comments

14 months on from the Jobstown protest, can Labour hang on to a seat? Dublin South-West is looking impossible to call – as we discovered in a night on the doorsteps…

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill
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# Forced To Pay

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill

Nov 16th 2015, 12:12 PM 47,451 Views 130 Comments

The AAA TD said the “mass boycott” of the property tax is over.

What is political policing and is Paul Murphy being watched?
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# Operation Mizen

What is political policing and is Paul Murphy being watched?

Oct 12th 2015, 6:50 AM 15,147 Views 103 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has been at the centre of several controversies since Murphy was elected to the Dáil last year.

It's exactly one year since an 'explosion of anger' changed Irish politics
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It's exactly one year since an 'explosion of anger' changed Irish politics

Oct 11th 2015, 6:51 PM 18,991 Views 98 Comments

On 11 October 2014, tens of thousands marched against water charges in Dublin and Paul Murphy was elected to the Dáil.

Massive rise in donations to Anti-Austerity Alliance since Garda fundraising ban
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# Backlash

Massive rise in donations to Anti-Austerity Alliance since Garda fundraising ban

Sep 12th 2015, 7:44 PM 31,192 Views 188 Comments

Paul Murphy says the denial of a collection permit has been met with “a huge amount of support and shock.”

Here's one senator who WON'T be joining that new political party
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# Going Independent

Here's one senator who WON'T be joining that new political party

Jun 22nd 2015, 7:00 PM 14,718 Views 74 Comments

Katherine Zappone will run for the Dáil as an independent in Dublin South-West.

'There needs to be a two-year freeze on rents' says Labour TD
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# Landlords' Paradise

'There needs to be a two-year freeze on rents' says Labour TD

Dec 15th 2014, 1:25 PM 9,039 Views 85 Comments

Éamonn Maloney says the freezes are needed to stop Dublin from becoming a “landlords’ paradise”.

More than 100 children in foster care have no social worker
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# HIQA

More than 100 children in foster care have no social worker

Nov 21st 2014, 6:30 AM 6,902 Views 9 Comments

One child had not been visited by a social worker in more than four years.

Mary Lou: Socialists were nowhere to be seen after telling people to boycott property tax
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# Scarpered

Mary Lou: Socialists were nowhere to be seen after telling people to boycott property tax

Oct 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 18,720 Views 208 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy says that Socialist TD Paul Murphy ran on a slogan in Dublin South-West.

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Tough crowd: New TDs get 10 minutes of glory before Noonan unveils 'Turning Point' Budget

Oct 14th 2014, 2:29 PM 5,441 Views 8 Comments

Ming-backed Independent Michael Fitzmaurice and Socialist Paul Murphy have taken their seats in Leinster House.

Willie O'Dea: I look around the Fianna Fáil table and I don't see the messiah
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# Willie Says

Willie O'Dea: I look around the Fianna Fáil table and I don't see the messiah

Oct 13th 2014, 8:53 AM 7,725 Views 46 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD has defended Micheál Martin’s leadership this morning.

Here are 8 things we learned from yesterday's two Dáil by-elections
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# Get Smart Fast

Here are 8 things we learned from yesterday's two Dáil by-elections

Oct 12th 2014, 8:35 AM 11,602 Views 32 Comments

The votes are counted and the Dáil has two new opposition TDs, but what does it all mean?

Gerry Adams: 'The big losers here are the government'
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# Not Us

Gerry Adams: 'The big losers here are the government'

Oct 11th 2014, 7:34 PM 13,040 Views 66 Comments

The Sinn Féin president insists the party never said it was going to win the Dublin South-West Dáil seat.

New TD's call for water boycott: 'If people stick together we can beat this thing'
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# Socialist Revolution

New TD's call for water boycott: 'If people stick together we can beat this thing'

Oct 11th 2014, 7:04 PM 13,256 Views 103 Comments

The Socialists are celebrating tonight.

Dáil hopeful Cathal King admits Sinn Féin's policy on water charges 'confused' voters
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# Water Wars

Dáil hopeful Cathal King admits Sinn Féin's policy on water charges 'confused' voters

Oct 11th 2014, 2:06 PM 9,615 Views 31 Comments

The party’s Dublin South-West by-election candidate is in a battle to win a Dáil seat.

Hayes: Kicking inevitable when water bills hitting doorsteps at the same time as canvassers
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# Always Going To Happen

Hayes: Kicking inevitable when water bills hitting doorsteps at the same time as canvassers

Oct 11th 2014, 12:12 PM 10,172 Views 45 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP, whose Dáil seat is up for grabs today, is not surprised with the by-election outcome.

The country will have two new TDs today*
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# Tally Ho

The country will have two new TDs today*

Oct 11th 2014, 8:08 AM 6,845 Views 10 Comments

*Hopefully.

Micheál's leadership "a non issue" say Fianna Fáil's three wise men
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# People Like Him

Micheál's leadership "a non issue" say Fianna Fáil's three wise men

Oct 10th 2014, 3:20 PM 5,782 Views 13 Comments

The party had some Budget plans to reveal today, but — inevitably — they were also faced with a raft of questions on this week’s rotten poll showing.

24 candidates, but only one who isn't asking for votes ... Happy by-election day
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# Polling Time

24 candidates, but only one who isn't asking for votes ... Happy by-election day

Oct 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,275 Views 14 Comments

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.

This monster has to be strangled ... and 7 other things we learned from last night's by-election debate
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# Had It Up To Here

This monster has to be strangled ... and 7 other things we learned from last night's by-election debate

Oct 7th 2014, 11:45 AM 11,877 Views 42 Comments

There’s no escaping the issue of Irish Water right now, and all of the candidates had strong opinions to express on the subject. All expect one, that is…

6 more skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos
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# Gubu

6 more skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos

Oct 6th 2014, 5:08 PM 7,560 Views 19 Comments

By-election campaign videos are odd, wonderful, and informative. Sort of.

Paul Murphy accepts Sinn Féin apology for sharing fake Facebook post
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# Dublin South West

Paul Murphy accepts Sinn Féin apology for sharing fake Facebook post

Oct 5th 2014, 1:43 PM 17,514 Views 88 Comments

An image circulating on social media is now claimed to have come from a fake account.

'A few kisses from Cáit Keane': Water, water, everywhere as we hit the campaign trail in DSW
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# Dublin South West

'A few kisses from Cáit Keane': Water, water, everywhere as we hit the campaign trail in DSW

Oct 5th 2014, 12:40 PM 13,519 Views 65 Comments

As the meters begin to tick, the candidates are battling for votes even though some see the outcome of this by-election as a foregone conclusion.

A barista, a receptionist ... a hunger-striker: Here's who ELSE is on the ballot in Dublin South West
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# The Hopefuls

A barista, a receptionist ... a hunger-striker: Here's who ELSE is on the ballot in Dublin South West

Sep 26th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,887 Views 12 Comments

If you live there, you’ll have seen the posters for all the main candidates… Here are some of the less well-known additions to the ballot.

Councillor drops 'Independent Fine Gael' tag for Dáil bid
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# Dublin SW

Councillor drops 'Independent Fine Gael' tag for Dáil bid

Sep 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 7,405 Views 19 Comments

Ronan McMahon ran under the banner during the locals, after he failed to get selected for run for FG. Heading into the by-election, he’s now describing himself simply as an ‘Independent’.

This former MEP is running for the Dáil on a single issue: water charges
# Irish Water
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# Irish Water

This former MEP is running for the Dáil on a single issue: water charges

Sep 18th 2014, 2:58 PM 9,014 Views 96 Comments

But Paul Murphy’s Sinn Féin opposition in Dublin South West has hit back at criticism over his stance on water charges.

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

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

Aug 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,537 Views 15 Comments

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

U-turn: Favourite for Brian Hayes’s vacant Dáil seat WILL now run in by-election
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# Sinn Féin

U-turn: Favourite for Brian Hayes’s vacant Dáil seat WILL now run in by-election

Aug 26th 2014, 4:27 PM 10,597 Views 70 Comments

But Cathal King, who ruled himself out in June, could face competition as Sinn Féin nominates its candidate this weekend.

Former MEP throws his hat in the ring for Dublin South West by-election
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# Back In The Game

Former MEP throws his hat in the ring for Dublin South West by-election

Jul 31st 2014, 12:44 PM 8,569 Views 86 Comments

Paul Murphy says a victory would send a “message of resistance”.

Runners and riders update: Here's who's vying to take Brian Hayes' vacant Dáil seat
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# Dsw

Runners and riders update: Here's who's vying to take Brian Hayes' vacant Dáil seat

Jul 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 10,867 Views 36 Comments

FF and FG have named their candidates, while there’s only one name on Labour’s list… Here’s how it’s shaping up in the battle for Dublin South West.

The favourite for Brian Hayes's vacant Dáil seat will NOT run in the by-election
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# Sinn Féin

The favourite for Brian Hayes's vacant Dáil seat will NOT run in the by-election

Jun 25th 2014, 1:45 PM 11,302 Views 79 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Cathal King will not contest the by-election later this year and would prefer to see a woman candidate nominated.

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes
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# Constituency Commission

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes

Jul 24th 2012, 6:02 PM 4,513 Views 27 Comments

Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up
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# Dáil Boundaries

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up

Jun 21st 2012, 10:57 AM 23,180 Views 79 Comments

The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.

Meet the only TD in Ireland who claims NO expenses
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# National Treasure

Meet the only TD in Ireland who claims NO expenses

Feb 2nd 2012, 4:41 PM 23,927 Views 125 Comments

Labour TD Eamonn Maloney says he’s not “crusading” but refuses to claim expenses as a matter of principle.

Opposition 'still an option' for Labour, chiefs believe
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# Coalition

Opposition 'still an option' for Labour, chiefs believe

Mar 1st 2011, 8:00 AM 901 Views 0 Comments

Labour’s National Council gives its go-ahead for coalition talks with FG – but says it won’t fly straight into government.

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011
# GE11
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# GE11

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011

Feb 28th 2011, 9:57 AM 4,978 Views 0 Comments

We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties
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# Dynasties

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties

Feb 28th 2011, 9:32 AM 1,760 Views 0 Comments

Well known Fianna Fáil names like Haughey, Hanafin, Coughlan, Andrews and McEllistrim are no longer in the Dáil.

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