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#Elections 2014

From TheJournal.ie Did the elections cause a nosedive in how good we're feeling about the economy? Ballot Box Blues

Did the elections cause a nosedive in how good we're feeling about the economy?

KBC Bank’s consumer sentiment survey tumbled last month, with the election blamed for widespread bad humour.

From TheJournal.ie Just how toxic is the Labour party?* Counting The Cost

Just how toxic is the Labour party?*

*A thoroughly non-scientific analysis.

From TheJournal.ie "You're prepared to lose"-the dying days of a European campaign Squeaky Bum Time

"You're prepared to lose"-the dying days of a European campaign

In the teeth of a four-way battle for the final Dublin seat, a seat which she won, TheJournal.ie joined Nessa Childers on the campaign trail.

From TheJournal.ie New TUV councillor in trouble over anti-Catholic remarks Northern Ireland

New TUV councillor in trouble over anti-Catholic remarks

TUV councillor Jolene Bunting apologised, explaining her teenage self meant ‘Republicans’ and not Catholics when she wrote the posts in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Ruairí Quinn 'resents' how Eamon Gilmore was treated The Mourning After This post contains videos

Ruairí Quinn 'resents' how Eamon Gilmore was treated

He was due more courtesy than he was afforded, the Minister for Education told reporters this morning.

From TheJournal.ie State of Play: Just 6 seats to be filled in local elections Elections 2014

State of Play: Just 6 seats to be filled in local elections

Who’s in? Who’s out? Who has to wait?

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable Elections 2014

Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable

But she is happy today with her own party wins.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The rise of the independents... what does it mean for policy-making? Floating Vote

Opinion: The rise of the independents... what does it mean for policy-making?

The number of floating voters has increased amid weakening attachment to political parties – could the affect coherent decision-making in the Dáil?

From TheJournal.ie The final stretch: Fewer than 40 council seats still to be filled LE14

The final stretch: Fewer than 40 council seats still to be filled

Counting is due to resume in most areas at 10am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Two out of Ireland's three Euro constituencies won't make first count tonight Final Countdown

Two out of Ireland's three Euro constituencies won't make first count tonight

Lynn Boylan has been voted in as MEP in Dublin, but South and Midlands-Northwest have adjourned until tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Adams thinks Kenny should leave government, not be discussing future coalitions Hungry Eyes

Adams thinks Kenny should leave government, not be discussing future coalitions

As for Sinn Féin and Fine Gael sharing power? “It would be a most unlikely alliance.”

From TheJournal.ie National Front takes one in four votes at top of French exit poll Euro Elections

National Front takes one in four votes at top of French exit poll

Leader Marine Le Pen celebrating surge of vote for her anti-immigration, anti-EU party.

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 Recount central: Get ready for another long day of #le14 Paper Cuts

Recount central: Get ready for another long day of #le14

Local election counts went on into the dawn chorus – and many electoral areas face a recount today…

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Local election results 2014 SATURDAY Vote By Vote

As it happened: Local election results 2014 SATURDAY

Find out who has won a seat, who is ripping up their posters – and who is arguing over the result.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin set to be biggest party on Dublin City Council LE14

Sinn Féin set to be biggest party on Dublin City Council

The party will go from five seats to being the largest party on the capital’s local authority.

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 Independents' Day: Exit poll shows non-party candidates topping the poll Election 2014

Independents' Day: Exit poll shows non-party candidates topping the poll

Support for Labour has slumped to just 7 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Kids tell us what they think is happening today - and what they think of politicians From The Mouth Of Babes... This post contains videos

Watch: Kids tell us what they think is happening today - and what they think of politicians

They believe that politicians do good, work hard and don’t attract girls.

The 11 emotions you go through when casting your vote

From annoyance to confusion to smugness, and back again.

From TheJournal.ie Monaghan councillor dies while canvassing on election day RIP

Monaghan councillor dies while canvassing on election day

The death of Owen Bannigan will mean a re-run of the election in the Castleblayney area.

From TheJournal.ie Election 2014: Finally, the long-anticipated 'Nidge' endorsement... Gangland Style

Election 2014: Finally, the long-anticipated 'Nidge' endorsement...

Who’s going to argue with Nidge?

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 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 Cork candidates to attend meet and greet with asylum seekers Every Vote Counts

Cork candidates to attend meet and greet with asylum seekers

This follows outrage last week at management rules in asylum centres forbidding candidates from canvassing residents.

From TheJournal.ie What's going on in Elections 2014? We're here to help Elections 2014

What's going on in Elections 2014? We're here to help

All the information you need in one handy widget. You’re welcome.

7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism

These folks take the well-worn “fake moustache” idea and throw it out the window.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-Islamic, anti-EU, anti-immigration: The Dutch far-right leader who looks set to gain in European elections Geert Wilders

Anti-Islamic, anti-EU, anti-immigration: The Dutch far-right leader who looks set to gain in European elections

Geert Wilders’s Party for Freedom is currently coming third in opinion polls ahead of the elections this month.

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 Green Party candidate reports alleged racial abuse to gardaí Election 14

Green Party candidate reports alleged racial abuse to gardaí

Grazvydas Vaitekunas, originally from Lithuania, was erecting posters in Monaghan last Thursday, when he was subjected to verbal racial abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Cahill: 'Volunteer and community groups held this country together during austerity' Ireland South

Richard Cahill: 'Volunteer and community groups held this country together during austerity'

This Ireland South candidate in the European elections is hoping to reinforce at EU level the importance of volunteer work.

From TheJournal.ie Independent EU candidate wants to introduce a 'radical' form of democracy Election 14

Independent EU candidate wants to introduce a 'radical' form of democracy

TJ Fay, the oldest candidate in election, is running in the Midlands-North-West constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Emer Costello: Barroso is to blame for EU unpopularity Blame Game

Emer Costello: Barroso is to blame for EU unpopularity

Labour’s candidate says it was “the commission of Rehn and Barroso” that imposed hardship.

From TheJournal.ie Brian Hayes: Northern Ireland is an "economic wasteland" Elections 2014

Brian Hayes: Northern Ireland is an "economic wasteland"

The junior Minister and Dublin MEP candidate said the North would be badly hurt by a UK withdrawal from Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Labour WILL run a candidate in the Longford Westmeath by-election Election 2014
From TheJournal.ie Labour Senator's attack on election rival continues amid calls to withdraw 'sexist remark' Labour Pains

Labour Senator's attack on election rival continues amid calls to withdraw 'sexist remark'

An image, posted by Lorraine Higgins’s social media accounts, branded Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan a “turkey”.

From TheJournal.ie There's a seat in the wild, wild (Dublin) west, but who can take it? Analysis

There's a seat in the wild, wild (Dublin) west, but who can take it?

Who is going to win the Dublin west by-election? It’s anyone’s game.

From TheJournal.ie IN FULL: Speech by Gerry Adams on his release from police custody Northern Ireland

IN FULL: Speech by Gerry Adams on his release from police custody

The Sinn Féin president confirmed his support for the PSNI, proclaimed his innocence and thanked all those who supported him.

From TheJournal.ie What does a county councillor actually do? For Local People

What does a county councillor actually do?

They do a lot of work, walking and, no, they can’t repeal the water charges.

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