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Mairead McGuinness re-elected First Vice-President of the European Parliament From TheJournal.ie

Mairead McGuinness re-elected First Vice-President of the European Parliament

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:41 PM 26,881 Views 57 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP secured over 93% of votes cast.

Mick Wallace becomes emotional during last Dáil address before he heads off to Europe From TheJournal.ie

Mick Wallace becomes emotional during last Dáil address before he heads off to Europe

Jun 28th 2019, 11:29 AM 40,458 Views 66 Comments

Wallace is one of four TDs elected to the European Parliament.

EU says 'Russian sources' tried to undermine European election vote
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EU says 'Russian sources' tried to undermine European election vote

Jun 14th 2019, 12:12 PM 15,293 Views 107 Comments

The commission said it will take time to determine the “scope and impact” of the disinformation campaigns.

Count Complete: Here are all the Irish candidates who have been elected to the European Parliament
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Count Complete: Here are all the Irish candidates who have been elected to the European Parliament

Updated Jun 5th 2019, 4:35 PM 231,273 Views 109 Comments

We have 11 MEPs jetting off on 2 July, with two more waiting in the wings .

Five MEPs elected in Ireland South as mammoth count concludes
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Five MEPs elected in Ireland South as mammoth count concludes

Updated Jun 5th 2019, 4:14 PM 41,737 Views 75 Comments

On the 20th count, Grace O’Sullivan, Green Party; and Deirdre Clune, Fine Gael joined Seán Kelly, Fine Gael; Billy Kelleher, Fianna Fáil; and Mick Wallace, Independents 4 Change.

Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency
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Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency

Updated Jun 4th 2019, 6:27 PM 65,794 Views 126 Comments

Some 756,000 ballot papers were expected to be recounted, before the party withdrew its request.

From the Greens to exit polls: Here are the winners and losers of the elections
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From the Greens to exit polls: Here are the winners and losers of the elections

Jun 2nd 2019, 9:30 AM 18,936 Views 55 Comments

There are some very interesting takeaways from this batch of various votes.

After the populist wave failed to materialise, what next for the EU's right-wing parties?
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After the populist wave failed to materialise, what next for the EU's right-wing parties?

Jun 1st 2019, 10:00 PM 24,529 Views 74 Comments

There are more right-wing and far-right parties enjoying success in European politics.

Quiz: It's been a rollercoaster of a political week - but how much do you remember?
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Quiz: It's been a rollercoaster of a political week - but how much do you remember?

Jun 1st 2019, 8:30 PM 26,832 Views 17 Comments

Test yourself.

Irish people are split over whether we should have another go at e-voting
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Irish people are split over whether we should have another go at e-voting

Jun 1st 2019, 7:01 AM 22,127 Views 77 Comments

Fewer than half of poll respondents thought it was a good idea.

Leo says it wasn't 'a bad day at the office after all', but swing-gate and co-living did real damage to FG
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Leo says it wasn't 'a bad day at the office after all', but swing-gate and co-living did real damage to FG

Jun 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 27,173 Views 68 Comments

Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty said there was not one issue that did the damage.

We should be having four by-elections this year, but will the Dáil make it that far?
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We should be having four by-elections this year, but will the Dáil make it that far?

May 31st 2019, 6:00 AM 21,577 Views 37 Comments

The European elections have thrown up some tricky timeline issues.

"The most long-winded recount ever": What happens next in Ireland South?
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"The most long-winded recount ever": What happens next in Ireland South?

May 30th 2019, 6:49 PM 44,546 Views 101 Comments

A full re-count has been announced in Ireland South following a request by Liadh Ní Riadha.

'Cold storage' MEPs in limbo will have 'no status' in the European Parliament until the UK leaves the EU
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'Cold storage' MEPs in limbo will have 'no status' in the European Parliament until the UK leaves the EU

May 30th 2019, 3:16 PM 15,420 Views 19 Comments

Ireland was allotted an additional two seats as part of the redistribution of seats due to UK’s vote to leave the European Union.

Full recount ordered in the Ireland South Euro constituency
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Full recount ordered in the Ireland South Euro constituency

Updated May 30th 2019, 2:43 PM 57,271 Views 79 Comments

Grace O’Sullivan is on 98,706 votes while Ní Riada follows close behind on 98,379.

This is what happens to ballot papers once election counting is done and dusted
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This is what happens to ballot papers once election counting is done and dusted

May 30th 2019, 6:20 AM 42,043 Views 25 Comments

On Friday, people around the country turned out at local polling stations to cast their vote on the ballot papers.

Grace O'Sullivan just 327 votes ahead of Liadh Ní Riada in battle for final Ireland South seat
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Grace O'Sullivan just 327 votes ahead of Liadh Ní Riada in battle for final Ireland South seat

Updated May 29th 2019, 11:00 PM 83,509 Views 101 Comments

Ni Riada has ordered a full recount and recheck, which will commence tomorrow.

These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign
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These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign

May 29th 2019, 11:51 AM 21,297 Views 32 Comments

More than 33,000 unique Irish Twitter users discussed the European election on the social network in recent weeks.

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a public education programme to teach people how to vote correctly?
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Poll: Should Ireland introduce a public education programme to teach people how to vote correctly?

May 29th 2019, 9:44 AM 39,061 Views 111 Comments

Record levels of spoiled votes in the European election is being partly attributed to a lack of knowledge among voters.

Green Party candidate Saoirse McHugh eliminated in Midlands North West
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Green Party candidate Saoirse McHugh eliminated in Midlands North West

May 29th 2019, 7:08 AM 36,920 Views 74 Comments

The 28 year-old was eliminated on the 14th count this morning.

What are the Greens' climate policies and how do they compare to other left wing parties?
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What are the Greens' climate policies and how do they compare to other left wing parties?

May 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 16,087 Views 36 Comments

While a green wave overtook the local elections, the Greens’ Ciaran Cuffe topped the European poll in Dublin.

As it happened: Counting continues to fill MEP seats as all councillors elected From TheJournal.ie
Live May 28th 2019, 10:00 PM

As it happened: Counting continues to fill MEP seats as all councillors elected

'It seemed silly at the time': How a 2014 Supreme Court ruling led to record levels of spoiled votes this year
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'It seemed silly at the time': How a 2014 Supreme Court ruling led to record levels of spoiled votes this year

May 28th 2019, 7:30 PM 34,709 Views 35 Comments

More than 4% of European election votes were deemed invalid this year.

Clare Daly takes 3rd Dublin MEP seat; Barry Andrews will take 4th seat after Brexit
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Clare Daly takes 3rd Dublin MEP seat; Barry Andrews will take 4th seat after Brexit

May 28th 2019, 4:33 PM 45,907 Views 72 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Andrews will take the fourth seat for the constituency once Brexit happens.

Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP
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Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP

May 28th 2019, 3:00 PM 23,712 Views 36 Comments

The Fine Gael candidate was first elected to the European Parliament in June 2009.

Labour expels Alastair Campbell from party after he admitted to voting for the Liberal Democrats
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Labour expels Alastair Campbell from party after he admitted to voting for the Liberal Democrats

May 28th 2019, 2:16 PM 18,112 Views 14 Comments

The former communications chief to Tony Blair took to Twitter to voice his disappointment.

Why might the European election exit poll have over-predicted the 'green surge'?
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Why might the European election exit poll have over-predicted the 'green surge'?

May 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 34,068 Views 32 Comments

Questions are being asked about RTÉ and Red C polling as the first results come in.

As it happened: Focus turns to the battle for Europe as final council seats fill up From TheJournal.ie
Live May 27th 2019, 10:50 PM

As it happened: Focus turns to the battle for Europe as final council seats fill up

Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result
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Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result

May 27th 2019, 10:41 PM 13,701 Views 17 Comments

Secretary Michael Gove is pledging to leave the EU before the next general election.

Nationalist-unionist duopoly broken in Northern Ireland's MEP elections as three women take seats
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Nationalist-unionist duopoly broken in Northern Ireland's MEP elections as three women take seats

Updated May 27th 2019, 7:06 PM 59,260 Views 65 Comments

The Alliance Party’s Naomi Long was elected with the DUP’s Diane Dodds and Martina Anderson of Sinn Féin.

The Brexit vote: Here are all the MEPs elected for Britain and Northern Ireland
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The Brexit vote: Here are all the MEPs elected for Britain and Northern Ireland

Updated May 27th 2019, 6:59 PM 73,869 Views 125 Comments

Great Britain and Northern Ireland will send 73 MEPs back to Brussels.

As it happened: Counting under way for a third day - and we have our first MEP From TheJournal.ie
Live May 27th 2019, 3:10 PM

As it happened: Counting under way for a third day - and we have our first MEP

Game changer for Farage or a win of sorts for Remain? The main talking points from across the water
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Game changer for Farage or a win of sorts for Remain? The main talking points from across the water

May 27th 2019, 1:33 PM 22,357 Views 33 Comments

Farage’s Brexit Party won the most seats but things are more complicated than that.

Poll: Is it now time for a general election?
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Poll: Is it now time for a general election?

May 27th 2019, 8:43 AM 32,209 Views 94 Comments

There may be space for one this summer, so should we go for it?

When we can expect to elect our first MEPs and other essential things to know about today's counts
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When we can expect to elect our first MEPs and other essential things to know about today's counts

May 27th 2019, 8:30 AM 22,377 Views 14 Comments

There’ll be battles for the final seats in all three EU constituencies while the council seats are almost filled.

Highest turnout in 20 years across EU as populist right and Greens make gains on establishment parties
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Highest turnout in 20 years across EU as populist right and Greens make gains on establishment parties

Updated May 27th 2019, 7:24 AM 21,317 Views 48 Comments

Turnout was up to around 51% across the continent.

As it happened: All to play for as first European election counts announced From TheJournal.ie
Live May 27th 2019, 12:10 AM

As it happened: All to play for as first European election counts announced

First European election result confirms 'green wave' in Dublin - but no MEPs elected after seventh count
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First European election result confirms 'green wave' in Dublin - but no MEPs elected after seventh count

Updated May 27th 2019, 12:00 AM 55,406 Views 57 Comments

The first results from the European elections are in.

Taoiseach says general election 'not a prospect in the next couple of days or weeks'
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Taoiseach says general election 'not a prospect in the next couple of days or weeks'

Updated May 26th 2019, 7:15 PM 28,365 Views 66 Comments

Leo Varadkar said he has no plans call into Aras an Uachtarain in the next couple of days.

Housing activists protest Eoghan Murphy at RDS for second time in two days
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Housing activists protest Eoghan Murphy at RDS for second time in two days

May 26th 2019, 6:12 PM 18,660 Views 73 Comments

Housing minister Eoghan Murphy faced a similar protest at the RDS yesterday.

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