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#European elections

From TheJournal.ie If UK seek long extension, they'll have to run candidates in European elections, says Coveney Brexit

If UK seek long extension, they'll have to run candidates in European elections, says Coveney

The man tipped to be the next EC president says the UK is ‘infecting’ Europe’s decision-making process..

From TheJournal.ie Billy Kelleher will run as an MEP candidate for Fianna Fáil European Parliament

Billy Kelleher will run as an MEP candidate for Fianna Fáil

Galway TD Anne Rabbitte has also been selected as an MEP candidate for the party.

From TheJournal.ie Expect some not-so-subtle election promises as Fine Gaelers land in Wexford Fine Gael National Conference

Expect some not-so-subtle election promises as Fine Gaelers land in Wexford

‘Let’s take Ireland forward together’ is the theme of the Fine Gael’s National Spring conference, which kicks off today in Wexford.

From TheJournal.ie Social Democrats councillor Gary Gannon to run for MEP seat in Dublin SELECTED

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Over a hundred in Mosney direct provision centre register to vote in upcoming local elections Local Elections

Over a hundred in Mosney direct provision centre register to vote in upcoming local elections

Registration drives have taken place in Dublin, Cork and Meath recently.

From TheJournal.ie Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh selected as MEP candidate for Fine Gael Europe

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh selected as MEP candidate for Fine Gael

Walsh won the Rose of Tralee in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD Marcella Corcoran Kennedy to run for MEP seat in Ireland South Brussels Bound

Fine Gael TD Marcella Corcoran Kennedy to run for MEP seat in Ireland South

The deputy will be one of three from Fine Gael on the ballot.

From TheJournal.ie Two MEPs elected in South and Dublin constituencies won't be able to take their seats until the UK has left Brexit Limbo

Two MEPs elected in South and Dublin constituencies won't be able to take their seats until the UK has left

Ireland was allotted the additional two seats as part of the redistribution of seats due to Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie If you're Irish and living in the UK, you have to travel home to vote now Brexit

If you're Irish and living in the UK, you have to travel home to vote now

Irish citizens’ rights to fly home to vote expires after 18 months of residency in the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Google and Facebook 'worried' about 'bad actors' spreading fake news during European elections Google

Google and Facebook 'worried' about 'bad actors' spreading fake news during European elections

“While the vast majority of ads on Facebook are run by legitimate organisations, we know that there are bad actors that try to misuse our platform,” Facebook said.

From TheJournal.ie Former Rose of Tralee winner Maria Walsh seeks to run as an MEP candidate for Fine Gael Rose Of MEP

Former Rose of Tralee winner Maria Walsh seeks to run as an MEP candidate for Fine Gael

She seeks to run in the Midlands/North-West constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats Polls

Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats

Brexit is also impacting on May’s European elections

From TheJournal.ie Billy Kelleher says he wants to head to Europe as MEP Brian Crowley to outline his intentions tomorrow European Elections

Billy Kelleher says he wants to head to Europe as MEP Brian Crowley to outline his intentions tomorrow

Billy Kelleher voiced his interest in contesting the European elections today.

From TheJournal.ie SocDems McNally and Gannon go head-to-head for party's European elections nod Dublin

SocDems McNally and Gannon go head-to-head for party's European elections nod

The number of MEP seats in the Dublin constituency will increase from three to four at this year’s election.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar concerned about 'external interference' in European elections Russia

Varadkar concerned about 'external interference' in European elections

The Taoiseach has said there is “a real risk” the upcoming elections could be targeted.

From TheJournal.ie The untold story of this infamous election poster Stop The Paedophiles

The untold story of this infamous election poster

Clifford T Reid ran as an independent in the 2004 European elections with a slogan that caught the eye.

From TheJournal.ie This man's Supreme Court win could have big consequences for future elections Total Recount

This man's Supreme Court win could have big consequences for future elections

The Supreme Court has ordered a total recount of local election votes in the Listowel area.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil and Labour spent €1.1m on EU elections and they've no MEPs to show for it Big Spenders

Fianna Fáil and Labour spent €1.1m on EU elections and they've no MEPs to show for it

Neither topped the spending charts though.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer young people are registering to vote - so what's the solution? Kids These Days

Fewer young people are registering to vote - so what's the solution?

Young people voted in their droves for Sinn Féin and Independent candidates.

From TheJournal.ie It's the first day of the new European Parliament and these Irish MEPs were really excited Selfie Central
From TheJournal.ie Crowley's aligning himself with racist, xenophobic, anti-gay parties --- Micheál Martin Far-right

Crowley's aligning himself with racist, xenophobic, anti-gay parties --- Micheál Martin

The FF leader said he had first learned of Crowley’s decision in a phone-call on Sunday night, and that it had been a surprise.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Is austerity really a necessity – or do we have a choice? National Debt

Opinion: Is austerity really a necessity – or do we have a choice?

We’ve been told that we have no choice but to accept austerity measures to get the country back on its feet… but is that really true?

From TheJournal.ie One million tweets: Here's how social media was used to encourage people to vote European Elections

One million tweets: Here's how social media was used to encourage people to vote

One in five potential voters were reached by Facebook’s “I voted” button which was shared more than 2.7 million times.

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 Here are 10 things we've learned from the 2014 European elections Get Smart Fast

Here are 10 things we've learned from the 2014 European elections

Ten out of 11 seats are filled and the make-up of Ireland’s representation in the next European Parliament has been changed utterly.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What does the rise of anti-EU MEPs mean for European politics? EU

Opinion: What does the rise of anti-EU MEPs mean for European politics?

For small member states like Ireland, the change in Parliament will bring many challenges…

From TheJournal.ie Senator: I was told I'd be hatcheted in the face as a way of murdering me Death Threat

Senator: I was told I'd be hatcheted in the face as a way of murdering me

Labour senator Lorraine Higgins claims she has been subjected to a death threat on her Facebook page.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny and Gilmore off to Brussels to discuss outcome of European elections Fallout

Kenny and Gilmore off to Brussels to discuss outcome of European elections

The European leaders will discuss the impact of the election results as well as the Ukraine crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader Runners And Riders

Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader

Joan Burton’s short odds, but does she have it sewn up?

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: Nessa Childers and Brian Hayes join Lynn Boylan in Europe as Ryan's recount effort fails Election 2014

Confirmed: Nessa Childers and Brian Hayes join Lynn Boylan in Europe as Ryan's recount effort fails

The counting and the recounting is all done at the RDS as Green Party leader Eamon Ryan misses out on a seat.

From TheJournal.ie Humiliated in the polls, Hollande calls for EU reform France

Humiliated in the polls, Hollande calls for EU reform

Stung by the rise of parties on the right, the French President said the EU had become “incomprehensible” to voters.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Morning folks. They’re still counting in some areas around the country, here are the nine big stories you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie UKIP on clear lead in Britain as Eurosceptics clear up across EU Euros Roundup

UKIP on clear lead in Britain as Eurosceptics clear up across EU

Nigel Farage spoke of a “political earthquake” – and here’s how the other EU results are shaping up.

From TheJournal.ie Election 2014 as it happened: Local and European results The Count

Election 2014 as it happened: Local and European results

Find out who has won a seat, who’s arguing over the results, and who’s stormed out of the count centre…

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 Emer Costello all but concedes: 'Sometimes the wind isn't with you and it wasn't with us on this occasion' I'm Out This post contains videos

Emer Costello all but concedes: 'Sometimes the wind isn't with you and it wasn't with us on this occasion'

The Labour MEP is set to lose her seat in the capital.

From TheJournal.ie Polls from across Europe show a rise in left-leaning parties Election 14

Polls from across Europe show a rise in left-leaning parties

However, in some countries, turnout is at levels that would be considered abysmal here.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: We didn't have enough candidates to capitalise on Sinn Féin's popularity Election 2014

Gerry Adams: We didn't have enough candidates to capitalise on Sinn Féin's popularity

“If we had been able to run more – and we knew this – we would have got more votes.”

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.