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# Election Posters

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2022
# up the pole
Green Party bill seeks to restrict election posters but govt is pushing it back to next year
Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien is establishing an Electoral Commission that will look at the issue.
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# Your Say
Poll: Should councils introduce 'exclusion zones' for election posters?
Dublin City Council is considering such a move.
# Election Posters
Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters
Over 200 complaints were made about the location of posters during the local and European elections.
# Fingal
Man arrested for tampering with election posters in north Dublin
The incident happened in Balbriggan earlier this week.
# Your Say
Poll: Should councils limit the number of election posters?
Election candidates have said that campaign posters are vital for voter reach and visibility.
# poster wars
Dublin City Council to consider restricting number of election posters used by candidates
200 members of the public complained to DCC about posters during the recent local elections.
# elections 2019
'Banning them is a red herring': Why election candidates are standing over their use of posters
There have been increasing calls from the public to stop the use of posters during elections.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the use of posters during election campaigns be scrapped?
One presidential candidate already said they won’t use posters during their campaign.
# Your Say
Poll: Should election posters be scrapped?
Political parties spent over €416,000 on them last year.
# Poster Boy
Fine Gael TD fined €3,000 for littering with 'Keep the recovery going' posters
Dublin City Council brought charges against Noel Rock for breaking litter laws.
# Poles Apart
Will Dublin ban election posters? Maybe. Probably not. It's complicated.
Even if councillors really wanted to get rid of the placards, they might not be able to.
# Dublin City Council
Election posters in Dublin city could be banned tonight
It follows a unanimous motion by South Dublin County councillors to look at restrictions.
# Your Say
Poll: Should election posters be banned in Ireland?
Politicians love them but the general public are not so keen.
# Your Say
Poll: Should election candidates be fined for not taking down their posters in time?
All posters should have been taken down by now.
# poster watch
It's over: Election candidates have until midnight to remove their posters
Local authority regulations require political candidates to take down their election materials within seven days of polling.
# fáildemort
9 brilliant Irish responses to the scourge of election posters
The cable ties that bind…
# Your Say
Poll: Should election posters be scrapped?
Are there enough alternative ways to reach out to voters?
Voices
The primitive power of election posters cannot be underestimated
With the power of social media, one might wonder if there is a better way for election candidates to communicate directly with voters, writes Jason O’Sullivan.
Voices
Fine Gael are using ghost estates on their posters, but little has been done to stop it happening again
Who was to blame for these eyesores, asks Frank Armstrong, part of the Nama to Nature campaign.
# Steady now
There were premature poster erections all over Ireland last night
Getting ahead of themselves.
# not in our town
Wicklow village convinces politicians to keep the place a poster-free zone during the election
Glenealy Tidy Towns say they are delighted with the result.
# naughty posters
Now it's Sinn Féin's turn for a stint on the bold step regarding election posters
The party have been advertising a 1916 Rising meeting at Dublin’s Mansion House around Dublin’s city centre in recent days.
# Election Season
Fine Gael candidate defends putting up Christmas posters without permission
Stephanie Regan said the posters were an alternative to cards.
# going postal
Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have?
One Senator thinks 400 is plenty, but not everyone agrees.
Voices
Aaron McKenna: A citizen’s guide to fighting the scourge of cable ties left on lamp posts
Political hopefuls call for better public spaces, clean streets, motherhood and apple pie – but many are happy to leave their campaigning rubbish about.
# parrrrtay
There's a 'ballsy' new party looking for your vote
The partiest party that ever partied.
# Art Attack
7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism
These folks take the well-worn “fake moustache” idea and throw it out the window.
# poster wars
19 election posters that prove Irish politicians are the best in the world*
*At making election posters. And assorted other pieces of political literature.
# Invasion
Darth Vader is running for election in Dublin*
*Well, not really.
# Pole Position
Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator
Louth/East Meath Senator Mary Moran wants the posters taken down for the weekend of the bicycle race.
# Poster Girl
Fianna Fáil candidate accused of "flouting regulations" as election posters go up four days early
Mary Fitzpatrick’s posters were erected near the Battle of Clontarf festival.
# early poleing
The people's poles: Local election candidates want more poster time
Established parties have an unfair advantage heading into the May 23 election, the ‘People’s Candidates’ group is arguing.
# Election 2014
Here's when you'll start seeing election posters on lampposts across the country
We bet you can’t wait…
# Explainer
Explainer: How election posters work – and which party has the best
What messages are the posters trying to send? And what’s the point of them anyway? TheJournal.ie answers all your questions.
# posters
'What are we at?' - Labour TD criticises number of election posters
Alex White said he wasn’t against the posters themselves, but asked why they needed to be ‘festooned’ on every lamppost.
# birdhouse
Presidential candidate Gay Mitchell is for the birds...
Enterprising designer finds new use for old election posters – he builds a little birdhouse with them…
# Cable Ties
Varadkar's team remove '10,000 cable ties' abandoned after election
Tourism minister Leo Varadkar says he and his team have removed thousands of ties abandoned after removing election posters.
# Election Posters
Poster kids of Election 2011 cleaned up after themselves
The four councils in the heavily postered city and county of Dublin say candidates were compliant, for the most part, with election poster removal.
# Daily Fix
Daily Fix: Wednesday
The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail.