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

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.

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

As it happened: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael securing majority of votes as Sinn Féin takes a hit From TheJournal.ie
Live May 26th 2019, 5:00 PM

As it happened: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael securing majority of votes as Sinn Féin takes a hit

RTÉ now lists all candidates in a constituency whenever one is mentioned on air
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# European Election

RTÉ now lists all candidates in a constituency whenever one is mentioned on air

May 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,564 Views 15 Comments

How does RTÉ achieve balance with its election coverage? The ‘stopwatch’ approach and listing all its candidates.

'Many think we're wrong to leave the Dáil, others want us to f**k off out of here' - Mick Wallace
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'Many think we're wrong to leave the Dáil, others want us to f**k off out of here' - Mick Wallace

Apr 20th 2019, 8:30 AM 44,612 Views 122 Comments

“If people of the far-right want to run, that is there prerogative – I am not of that ilk,” he said.

Social Democrats councillor Gary Gannon to run for MEP seat in Dublin
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# SELECTED

Social Democrats councillor Gary Gannon to run for MEP seat in Dublin

Mar 19th 2019, 10:04 PM 17,312 Views 20 Comments

Gannon (32) was selected at a convention in Dublin city this evening by party members.

Twitter portal to allow election partners flag issues directly during European elections
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Twitter portal to allow election partners flag issues directly during European elections

Nov 27th 2018, 6:05 AM 4,207 Views 5 Comments

Fianna Fái’s Bill which seeks tackle political advertising on online media platforms is to be discussed today.

"A vote for selfishness": The battle of millennials and Brexit-voting boomers
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# Battle Of Brexit

"A vote for selfishness": The battle of millennials and Brexit-voting boomers

Jun 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 28,147 Views 160 Comments

As the dust settles on the UK decision to exit the EU, younger people fear their fate has been sealed by their elders.

'Exaggerated and inaccurate': RTÉ denies bias in election coverage as complaint is rejected
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# Six One News

'Exaggerated and inaccurate': RTÉ denies bias in election coverage as complaint is rejected

Nov 20th 2014, 2:31 PM 7,546 Views 19 Comments

Nessa Childers wasn’t happy with a feature on the Six One News.

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson
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# The Final Whistle

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

May 27th 2014, 6:15 AM 15,830 Views 70 Comments

The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.

Smacking, shellacking and John The Baptist - Election 2014 in quotes
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# Loud Noises

Smacking, shellacking and John The Baptist - Election 2014 in quotes

May 25th 2014, 6:40 PM 7,556 Views 21 Comments

Politicians on both sides have been singing a surprisingly similar tune the last couple of days…

'We've been waiting for 100 years for someone to come and save us' - Ming calls for political change
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# Midlands-North-West

'We've been waiting for 100 years for someone to come and save us' - Ming calls for political change

May 25th 2014, 4:51 PM 28,282 Views 86 Comments

Flanagan is expected to secure one of four European seats in the 15-county Midlands North West constituency.

Enda Kenny refuses to rule out coalition with Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil
# Hedging His Bets
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# Hedging His Bets

Enda Kenny refuses to rule out coalition with Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

May 25th 2014, 3:30 PM 15,822 Views 166 Comments

The Taoiseach said Sinn Féin has emerged from the local and European elections as “a significant political entity”. He made the comments in Castlebar this afternoon, where he narrowly avoided a group of protestors.

Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box
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# Golden Ticket

Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box

May 24th 2014, 3:59 PM 10,169 Views 6 Comments

A witness at the Mayo count centre this afternoon said she was “damn delighted” to get it back.

This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else)
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This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else)

May 24th 2014, 8:30 AM 14,640 Views 55 Comments

Direct Democracy Ireland’s Jan Van De Ven was told he could only vote in the locals, despite the fact that he voted in the last European election.

'People are raging': Bríd Smith is capitalising on voter anger
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# On The Canvass

'People are raging': Bríd Smith is capitalising on voter anger

May 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 10,926 Views 71 Comments

The People Before Profit MEP candidate has said she is “as equally in contention” as anyone to take the third seat in Dublin.

Noonan: We will deal with medical card issues... after the election
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# Not Now

Noonan: We will deal with medical card issues... after the election

May 20th 2014, 11:10 PM 18,310 Views 113 Comments

The finance minister said acting this week would be dismissed as a “stunt”.

Lorainne Higgins criticised after campaign van parked in a disabled space
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# Oops

Lorainne Higgins criticised after campaign van parked in a disabled space

May 20th 2014, 1:43 PM 28,150 Views 110 Comments

The Labour MEP candidate in Midlands-North-West said the incident was “an honest mistake”.

Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life
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# Cancer

Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life

May 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 17,125 Views 56 Comments

“We are literally floating in a sea of radiation nowadays. It’s completely reckless.”

Rónán Mullen dancing to Pharrell and 5 other slightly odd campaign videos
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# Election 2014

Rónán Mullen dancing to Pharrell and 5 other slightly odd campaign videos

May 14th 2014, 2:32 PM 10,043 Views 46 Comments

The campaign trail is proving to be an increasingly odd place to be.

Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum'
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Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum'

May 5th 2014, 6:30 PM 9,708 Views 56 Comments

The sitting MEP believes she will have to put up a fight to retain her seat in the upcoming election.

The Socialist Party thinks Labour could be 'wiped out' within three years
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The Socialist Party thinks Labour could be 'wiped out' within three years

Apr 29th 2014, 1:25 PM 7,663 Views 89 Comments

Paul Murphy, the party’s Dublin MEP candidate, said that water charges were “the straw that breaks the camel’s back” for voters.

Jillian Godsil to run in European elections after scrapping of law barring bankruptees
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# Election 2014

Jillian Godsil to run in European elections after scrapping of law barring bankruptees

Apr 18th 2014, 3:07 PM 9,805 Views 26 Comments

At the end of February Jillian Godsil was declared bankrupt in Ireland.

FG's young 'policy wonk' wants to trade a seat in the Dáil for one in Europe. Here's why:
# Election 2014
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# Election 2014

FG's young 'policy wonk' wants to trade a seat in the Dáil for one in Europe. Here's why:

Apr 5th 2014, 5:05 PM 12,604 Views 51 Comments

Just over three years into his first stint as a TD, Simon Harris has his eyes on Brussels.

'The fun is over': John Gilroy won't actually be seeking the Labour MEP nomination
# No Thanks
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# No Thanks

'The fun is over': John Gilroy won't actually be seeking the Labour MEP nomination

Feb 12th 2014, 7:42 PM 10,364 Views 18 Comments

Gilroy told a parliamentary party meeting that he did not feel he would have enough time between the convention and the election to run a proper campaign.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Feb 9th 2014, 7:53 PM 15,736 Views 17 Comments

Everyone’s talking about bugging at the Garda Ombudsman’s headquarters, gay marriage and European election candidates.