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#Election 14

From TheJournal.ie That's all, folks: The six remaining local election seats have been filled Election 14

That's all, folks: The six remaining local election seats have been filled

Three Fine Gael, two Sinn Féin, and one Fianna Fáil councillors have been elected to Monaghan County Councils.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about calls for an investigation into mother-and-baby homes, a hijacked taxi, and new pyrite issues.

From TheJournal.ie The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon Monaghan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Election 2014 Liveblog: European and local results (plus Gilmore resigns) as it happened The Fallout

Election 2014 Liveblog: European and local results (plus Gilmore resigns) as it happened

Results in Dublin, Midlands and all the councils filled…

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many seats each party holds on your local council Shake Up

Here's how many seats each party holds on your local council

What group is dominating local politics in your area?

From TheJournal.ie Ming: No, I won't send a replacement to Brussels Euroming

Ming: No, I won't send a replacement to Brussels

But will he serve a full term? The independent TD’s leaving the door open for an early return to domestic politics.

From TheJournal.ie Election 2014 as it happened: Local and European results The Count

Election 2014 as it happened: Local and European results

Find out who has won a seat, who’s arguing over the results, and who’s stormed out of the count centre…

From TheJournal.ie Polls from across Europe show a rise in left-leaning parties Election 14

Polls from across Europe show a rise in left-leaning parties

However, in some countries, turnout is at levels that would be considered abysmal here.

From TheJournal.ie Cork Lord Mayor involved in car crash just hours after losing her seat LE14

Cork Lord Mayor involved in car crash just hours after losing her seat

Catherine Clancy is the second Labour Lord Mayor to lose their seat.

From TheJournal.ie Victory, despair and an eye on the rugby at the RDS LE14

Victory, despair and an eye on the rugby at the RDS

As the results rolled in, the candidates seeking election to Dublin City Council took it differently.

From TheJournal.ie Gabrielle McFadden tops Westmeath-Longford poll to win late sister's seat Longford Westmeath

Gabrielle McFadden tops Westmeath-Longford poll to win late sister's seat

McFadden’s win was emotional as she takes the place of her sister Nicky, who died from motor neurone disease in March.

From TheJournal.ie "We want to use our mandate wisely" - Gerry Adams vows to build on election gains Pledge This post contains videos

"We want to use our mandate wisely" - Gerry Adams vows to build on election gains

Adams said that his party could now be the biggest in Dublin as well as Belfast.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Fianna Fáil TD Chris Andrews set to top poll for Sinn Féin Transfer

Ex-Fianna Fáil TD Chris Andrews set to top poll for Sinn Féin

Andrews is from a strong Fianna Fáil family but will join Dublin City Council for his new party.

From TheJournal.ie 'If John The Baptist was leading Labour, we wouldn't have done any better' Labour Pains

'If John The Baptist was leading Labour, we wouldn't have done any better'

The Minister for Communications says that there is “no plot” to overthrow Labour leader Eamon Gilmore.

From TheJournal.ie Labour has been given a 'good smacking' by the electorate - Howlin Election 2014

Labour has been given a 'good smacking' by the electorate - Howlin

The party’s vote has been halved since 2009.

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

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

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…

From TheJournal.ie Here's what happened when a group of children held an election today Mock The Vote

Here's what happened when a group of children held an election today

The children of Craggagh NS cast their ballots today. Here’s how it went…

From TheJournal.ie Just one more hour of mud-slinging, folks... The broadcast ban kicks in at 2pm Countdown To Zero

Just one more hour of mud-slinging, folks... The broadcast ban kicks in at 2pm

As far as TV and radio stations are concerned, it’s all over bar the counting…

From TheJournal.ie Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department Selfless Acts

Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department

Consider yourselves warned… Yes, that includes you, Taoiseach.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s a crash course on how the European Elections are shaping up in Northern Ireland Election 14

Here’s a crash course on how the European Elections are shaping up in Northern Ireland

Haven’t been following the race up North? Here’s a taster.

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: Do political candidates really enjoy canvassing? I’ll never fully believe that Door To Door

Larry Donnelly: Do political candidates really enjoy canvassing? I’ll never fully believe that

Recent canvassing has reminded me of my own first foray as a political candidate: I was 22 years old, nomination papers in hand, knees knocking together.

From TheJournal.ie Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people... Election 2014

Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people...

The elections come a day early, if you’re lucky enough to live on an island off the west or northwest coast.

From TheJournal.ie For Sinn Féin, support isn't a problem, but turnout might be Tales From The Canvass

For Sinn Féin, support isn't a problem, but turnout might be

They’re popular on the doors, but can Sinn Féin translate that into votes?

From TheJournal.ie European candidates asked about abortion legislation... here's what they said Election 2014

European candidates asked about abortion legislation... here's what they said

The Life Insitute put a number of questions to a range of candidates – 10 answered.

From TheJournal.ie Enda's warning to FG candidates: Stick within your own battle-lines Out Of Line

Enda's warning to FG candidates: Stick within your own battle-lines

The three FG candidates all theoretically signed up to a divide and conquer strategy. But the plan’s apparently been a ‘nightmare’ to manage…

From TheJournal.ie If you're not sick of opinion polls already ... here's the 'poll of polls' Another 48 Hours

If you're not sick of opinion polls already ... here's the 'poll of polls'

Two days out from polling day, here’s how the electoral landscape’s looking….

From TheJournal.ie This apparently random youth backing Emer Costello is the Labour Youth Chairperson Not Misleading

This apparently random youth backing Emer Costello is the Labour Youth Chairperson

“If you’re suggesting we’re trying to deceive anyone here that’s not the case.”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever lied to a politician? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever lied to a politician?

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm done dealing with the monkey, I want to deal with the organ grinder' - Ming on his European bid, being a mosquito and drugs Euroming

'I'm done dealing with the monkey, I want to deal with the organ grinder' - Ming on his European bid, being a mosquito and drugs

He’s a thorn in the side of the government, so why does Ming Flanagan want to go to Brussels?

From TheJournal.ie Local election candidate born in Turkey has posters defaced with pig imagery for a second time Racism

Local election candidate born in Turkey has posters defaced with pig imagery for a second time

Memet Uludag called the attacks “outright racism”.

From TheJournal.ie A tale of two parties: Here's how the Euros are shaping up, four days ahead of D-Day Poll Crunching Time

A tale of two parties: Here's how the Euros are shaping up, four days ahead of D-Day

Politicians will be blitzing the country this week. But after a raft of polls in the last few days, certain patterns are becoming clear….

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are RTÉ's Prime Time debates fair to the candidates? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are RTÉ's Prime Time debates fair to the candidates?

One independent called the decision to have two panels for each constituency “the lowest trick yet”. What do you think of the Euro debate format?

From TheJournal.ie Labour facing Euro wipeout, as latest polls show support collapse On The Ropes

Labour facing Euro wipeout, as latest polls show support collapse

Three national papers are running new opinion polls this morning. None of them contain good news for Labour.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic Democrat MEP candidate: 'The mother has been the Cinderella of public policy' Election 2014

Catholic Democrat MEP candidate: 'The mother has been the Cinderella of public policy'

Theresa Heaney is running in Ireland South, and wants to ensure that mothers are not pressured into the workplace.

From TheJournal.ie Phil Hogan to nation: Lend me your votes Election 2014

Phil Hogan to nation: Lend me your votes

It follows a poll which shows an expected drop of seven per cent in support for Fine Gael in Friday’s local elections, compared to the last ballot five years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Polls show Crowley, McGuinness, Boylan favourites for EU seats Election

Polls show Crowley, McGuinness, Boylan favourites for EU seats

The Sunday Times/Behaviour & Analysis poll also looked at the general election, with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil down, and Sinn Féin up since 2007.

From TheJournal.ie EU Candidate Damon Matthew Wise says he's not in it for money or junkets Election 14

EU Candidate Damon Matthew Wise says he's not in it for money or junkets

Damon Matthew Wise is a member of Fís Nua and is a Dublin candidate in the European Elections.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 50 per cent of voters think Gerry Adams was involved in Jean McConville's killing Opinion Poll

Almost 50 per cent of voters think Gerry Adams was involved in Jean McConville's killing

And one in three Sinn Féin voters think he should resign as leader…

From TheJournal.ie Winning this election isn't crucial to this candidate - he just wants to spread direct democracy Election 2014

Winning this election isn't crucial to this candidate - he just wants to spread direct democracy

Jan Van De Ven is running as a candidate in the Ireland South constituency, and if elected would introduce a system of eDemocracy.

From TheJournal.ie Spending cuts and immigration policy main issues in EU Commission presidency debate Election 2014

Spending cuts and immigration policy main issues in EU Commission presidency debate

The debate was the first of its kind to include all five parties in the running for the highest executive position in the EU.

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