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#election 16

From TheJournal.ie Poster Watch: They're supposed to be DOWN by now - are there any near you? Fresh Poles

Poster Watch: They're supposed to be DOWN by now - are there any near you?

Any candidate who still has one up faces a €150 fine from their local authority from today.

10 things about Ireland's general election the world needs to understand

Political discourse can involve One Direction. That’s how it works here.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What the hell's going on with Irish Water? Final Flush?

Explainer: What the hell's going on with Irish Water?

It’s the issue of the day once again – but in the wake of the election result, what happens now?

From TheJournal.ie Labour's Willie Penrose has taken the last Dáil seat after an epic count Overnight Count

Labour's Willie Penrose has taken the last Dáil seat after an epic count

The marathon count went on all night – here’s who’s left standing this morning…

From TheJournal.ie The Longford-Westmeath recount is back underway Longford Westmeath

The Longford-Westmeath recount is back underway

It’s the fifth day of the epic count.

From TheJournal.ie We put Leo in charge of communications, God help us - Shatter Parting Shots

We put Leo in charge of communications, God help us - Shatter

The former TD insists he’s not “out to get” anybody, but he’s warning another election is likely in the next 18 months.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm a first time voter and I got to see democracy unfold in front of my eyes at the RDS' Opinion

'I'm a first time voter and I got to see democracy unfold in front of my eyes at the RDS'

Ruby Hughes was let loose in the RDS count centre and loved it.

From TheJournal.ie RECOUNT RESULTS: But first the battle for Dublin South Central could end up in the courts Higher Power

RECOUNT RESULTS: But first the battle for Dublin South Central could end up in the courts

Brid Smith of the AAA-PBP and FF’s Catherine Ardagh are back around the table with the returning officer.

From TheJournal.ie They're still slugging it out in Dublin Bay North but Averil's not throwing in the towel Total Recount
From TheJournal.ie In or out: What happened to the Fine Gael and Labour ministers? Nailbiting

In or out: What happened to the Fine Gael and Labour ministers?

It’s been a weekend of drama. As the dust settles, who’s left standing for Fine Gael and Labour?

From TheJournal.ie Champagne, selfies and a 40-car cavalcade in Healy-Rae victory tour Raevolution

Champagne, selfies and a 40-car cavalcade in Healy-Rae victory tour

The brothers made history in this election, becoming the first siblings to be elected in the same constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin will try to go into government - but is on high alert for another election Gerry Says

Sinn Féin will try to go into government - but is on high alert for another election

Gerry Adams reiterated the his party will not go in with Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly loses Dáil seat, says he will now consider his future in politics Gone

James Reilly loses Dáil seat, says he will now consider his future in politics

The Fine Gael deputy leader looked unlikely from early on to take a seat in north Co Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie The doctor's long wait: Will James Reilly lose his seat in Dublin Fingal? Mixed Prognosis

The doctor's long wait: Will James Reilly lose his seat in Dublin Fingal?

It’s down to the wire for the Fine Gael deputy leader, at the National Show Centre. Counting’s back under way at 10am.

From TheJournal.ie Incredible - Maureen O'Sullivan has come back from the dead to take the final seat in Dublin Central From The Jaws Of Defeat This post contains videos

Incredible - Maureen O'Sullivan has come back from the dead to take the final seat in Dublin Central

The independent TD has retained her seat with a last-gasp charge at the 11th count.

From TheJournal.ie Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter loses Dáil seat Shattered

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter loses Dáil seat

The former minister for justice lost his seat to the deputy leader of the Green Party Catherine Martin.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Election 2016: All the latest in our liveblog - as Ireland votes Here We Go

Election 2016: All the latest in our liveblog - as Ireland votes

We’ve heard what the politicians have had to say for themselves. Now it’s over to you.

From TheJournal.ie "I feel very weak in the mornings": These two men are staging a five day pre-election fast Dáil Gates

"I feel very weak in the mornings": These two men are staging a five day pre-election fast

They’re “ratcheting up” their campaigning, as “all of the other actions of protest have made no difference”.

From TheJournal.ie Is this still the most economically depressed town in Ireland? The Road Back

Is this still the most economically depressed town in Ireland?

It’s two years since Bunclody was named as the most economically depressed town. We paid a visit, to see if locals were feeling the recovery.

From TheJournal.ie "I actually struggle with this myself": Taoiseach quizzed on Eighth Amendment on TV3 couch Abortion

"I actually struggle with this myself": Taoiseach quizzed on Eighth Amendment on TV3 couch

Kenny said he had listened very carefully to the “courageous people” who had spoken of their experiences with unborn children.

From TheJournal.ie Waterford is - slowly, very slowly - pulling itself out of recession My Hometown

Waterford is - slowly, very slowly - pulling itself out of recession

Nicky Ryan took a trip back to the Déise to see how Ireland’s oldest city was faring ahead of the general election.

From TheJournal.ie Some very interesting election posters have just popped up in Galway Pranksters
From TheJournal.ie This Donegal election candidate has agreed to go on a date with a voter Irish Election Rides
From TheJournal.ie Not to be outdone by the Healy-Raes, Mattie McGrath's released a pizza-based election song The Man In The Van

Tipp TD Mattie McGrath's election song is all kinds of cringe

LA LA LA LA LA LA LA MATTIE MCGRATH!

From TheJournal.ie 'Festival for Change': Calls for voters to protest like it's 2014 at last big rally before election Water Charges

'Festival for Change': Calls for voters to protest like it's 2014 at last big rally before election

Organiser Brendan Ogle has predicted it will be “the biggest protest in Ireland ever”.

From TheJournal.ie Red C outsourced some polling and voters were asked about 'Edna Kenny' Dame Enda

Red C outsourced some polling and voters were asked about 'Edna Kenny'

It’s not the first time the poor Taoiseach has been misidentified as a woman…

From TheJournal.ie "Play it cool": Micheál Martin's been stopping traffic in sunny south Dublin Stepaside Please

"Play it cool": Micheál Martin's been stopping traffic in sunny south Dublin

The battle for Stepaside Garda Station raged on this morning, as the FF leader stopped by for a barnstorming visit.

This One Direction election ad sparked an absolute holy show on Twitter

Labour, it’s time to log off.

From TheJournal.ie A week out from polling day, the Catholic Bishops are weighing in on abortion The Eighth

A week out from polling day, the Catholic Bishops are weighing in on abortion

Today’s statement from the Bishops’ Conference coincides with a Labour event calling for a referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams got a hell of a grilling on this man's radio show this morning Red Fm Lines

Gerry Adams got a hell of a grilling on this man's radio show this morning

Neil Prendeville fired some tough questions at the Sinn Féin leader, and his approach divided listeners.

From TheJournal.ie You wait all day for the Greens' election bus - and when it arrives it's mildly terrifying Green Lines

You wait all day for the Greens' election bus - and when it arrives it's mildly terrifying

It’s not often you get to shout “bridge!” at an election event.

From TheJournal.ie The results of the first poll taken DURING the election aren't great news for the coalition Game On

The results of the first poll taken DURING the election aren't great news for the coalition

Fianna Fáil get a slight boost, and there’s no change for Sinn Féin.

From TheJournal.ie You risk blowing your savings on a lifetime supply of customised pens when you run for election Opinion

You risk blowing your savings on a lifetime supply of customised pens when you run for election

How much you spend on your campaign still plays a large role in determining whether you win a seat , writes Roslyn Fuller.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Election Rides just confirmed that it's back in time for #GE2016 General Erection

Irish Election Rides just confirmed that it's back in time for #GE2016

Hot politicians in your area are waiting for your vote.

From TheJournal.ie How Lucinda and Averil clashed over abortion as students more than a decade ago Heated

How Lucinda and Averil clashed over abortion as students more than a decade ago

The 2002 abortion referendum debate made for a heated political battle between two of the country’s rising young political stars.

From TheJournal.ie This Mary Lou leaflet contains a very unfortunate typo about Bobby Sands Booby Sands
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we bring in an 'NCT for people'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we bring in an 'NCT for people'?

One Dáil hopeful says the proposal would “save lives as well as money”.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou called Brian Hayes a 'gurrier' when he tried to grill her about Slab Murphy Out Of Order

Mary Lou called Brian Hayes a 'gurrier' when he tried to grill her about Slab Murphy

She slammed the Fine Gael MEP’s questions as cheap and out of order in a row on Newstalk.

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