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#European elections

From TheJournal.ie Boylan, Crowley and Ming looking good: What the exit polls say about the Euro vote Departure Lounge

Boylan, Crowley and Ming looking good: What the exit polls say about the Euro vote

No counts yet but we can make some predictions.

From TheJournal.ie Analysis: It's looking bad for Labour, but good for Sinn Féin and independents Early Doors

Analysis: It's looking bad for Labour, but good for Sinn Féin and independents

It’s very early days but here’s the picture that’s emerging from the local and European election tallies so far.

From TheJournal.ie Countdown's over (finally), here's what you need to vote today Mark Your Card

Countdown's over (finally), here's what you need to vote today

You don’t need a polling card, but might need some ID.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Sickened with politics and politicians? Then you should vote tomorrow Your Voice

Opinion: Sickened with politics and politicians? Then you should vote tomorrow

If you’re feeling disillusioned with politics, you’re not alone – and that’s why you need to make your voice heard.

From TheJournal.ie There was some pretty awkward canvassing at the Stephen's Green Luas stop this morning Election 2014

There was some pretty awkward canvassing at the Stephen's Green Luas stop this morning

Plenty of laughs and plenty of disinterested commuters.

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 Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people... Election 2014

Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people...

The elections come a day early, if you’re lucky enough to live on an island off the west or northwest coast.

From TheJournal.ie BAI finds exclusion of candidates' poll results in RTÉ report "unfair" Election 2014

BAI finds exclusion of candidates' poll results in RTÉ report "unfair"

Three people, including two candidates, had submitted a joint complaint to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'My old stomping ground': In Portobello, Labour looks to bridge the gap to Fianna Fáil On The Canvass

'My old stomping ground': In Portobello, Labour looks to bridge the gap to Fianna Fáil

We spent Wednesday morning at Portobello Bridge as Labour targeted commuters on foot… and on bikes.

From TheJournal.ie European candidates asked about abortion legislation... here's what they said Election 2014

European candidates asked about abortion legislation... here's what they said

The Life Insitute put a number of questions to a range of candidates – 10 answered.

From TheJournal.ie Enda's warning to FG candidates: Stick within your own battle-lines Out Of Line

Enda's warning to FG candidates: Stick within your own battle-lines

The three FG candidates all theoretically signed up to a divide and conquer strategy. But the plan’s apparently been a ‘nightmare’ to manage…

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: I'm not here to be loved nor liked Mr Popularity

Enda Kenny: I'm not here to be loved nor liked

Enda Kenny said that the programme for government will not be renegotiated and confirmed a reshuffle is in the offing.

From TheJournal.ie 7 things we learned from last night's Dublin Prime Time debate Election Porn

7 things we learned from last night's Dublin Prime Time debate

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin could be in trouble for filming a party political broadcast outside Leinster House Election 2014

Sinn Féin could be in trouble for filming a party political broadcast outside Leinster House

The party could now be the subject of a complaint to the Dáil’s Committee on Procedures and Privileges.

From TheJournal.ie 7 things we learned from last night's Ireland South Prime Time debate Election Porn

7 things we learned from last night's Ireland South Prime Time debate

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

From TheJournal.ie Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West Election 2014

Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West

It’s the biggest constituency in the European elections and candidates are battling it out for just four seats.

From TheJournal.ie Premature erections and very white teeth: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Dublin Election 2014

Premature erections and very white teeth: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Dublin

It’s the most geographically coherent of all the constituencies but the battle for three seats is a competitive one.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months' Bit Of Bother

Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months' Exclusive

The Tánaiste has told TheJournal.ie that the issues surrounding the gardaí have distracted the government from its agenda and explained why he’s bullish about Labour’s election prospects.

From TheJournal.ie European candidate says he was dragged out of the studio during Prime Time debate ad break Election 2014

European candidate says he was dragged out of the studio during Prime Time debate ad break

Mark Fitzsimons said no one was injured in the incident which took place after he refused to remove himself from the studio in protest at his exclusion from the first part of the debate.

From TheJournal.ie MEP hopeful says she will report poster vandalism to gardaí Abortion

MEP hopeful says she will report poster vandalism to gardaí

Lorraine Higgins’s posters were defaced with the message ‘Pro Abort’.

From TheJournal.ie 7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate Election 2014

7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

From TheJournal.ie Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it Election Porn

Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it

Almost 200 complaints have already been made – before anyone’s even opened their mouth or read out any tweets.

From TheJournal.ie On The Trail: 9 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014 Gubu

On The Trail: 9 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014

The election trail can be an odd place, here are a few things we’ve come across in recent days…

From TheJournal.ie Catholic Democrat MEP candidate: 'The mother has been the Cinderella of public policy' Election 2014

Catholic Democrat MEP candidate: 'The mother has been the Cinderella of public policy'

Theresa Heaney is running in Ireland South, and wants to ensure that mothers are not pressured into the workplace.

From TheJournal.ie 3 in 4 of voters don't believe water charges will be "fair and equitable" Tax Poll

3 in 4 of voters don't believe water charges will be "fair and equitable"

There’s a raft of opinion polls around today on various topics — including the upcoming Euro elections, where Sinn Féin look on course to take three seats.

From TheJournal.ie From bikinis to Nazi relatives, the weird ways our continental cousins are campaigning... Eurotrash

From bikinis to Nazi relatives, the weird ways our continental cousins are campaigning...

They’re a crazy bunch on that mainland.

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 Winning this election isn't crucial to this candidate - he just wants to spread direct democracy Election 2014

Winning this election isn't crucial to this candidate - he just wants to spread direct democracy

Jan Van De Ven is running as a candidate in the Ireland South constituency, and if elected would introduce a system of eDemocracy.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish woman's running as an MEP in London but says she has your interests at heart European Elections

This Irish woman's running as an MEP in London but says she has your interests at heart

NoelleAnne O’Sullivan’s focus is on Irish workers and businesses in London and she believes a British exit from the EU could have serious consequences for Ireland and for the Peace Process.

From TheJournal.ie Spending cuts and immigration policy main issues in EU Commission presidency debate Election 2014

Spending cuts and immigration policy main issues in EU Commission presidency debate

The debate was the first of its kind to include all five parties in the running for the highest executive position in the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Standing beside Eamon Gilmore, Phil Prendergast says she still wants him to resign Awkward

Standing beside Eamon Gilmore, Phil Prendergast says she still wants him to resign

Labour was launching its local and European election manifestos in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Policy u-turn means people seeking asylum can now receive election leaflets Election 2014

Policy u-turn means people seeking asylum can now receive election leaflets

However, Human Rights Ireland said that “issues still remain” with the system.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ah yeah, I probably will': Fianna Fáil looks for votes at Dublin's most competitive Luas stop Tales From The Canvass

'Ah yeah, I probably will': Fianna Fáil looks for votes at Dublin's most competitive Luas stop

We spent the morning with the party’s Dublin candidate Mary Fitzpatrick as she sought votes in the heart of the city.

The Danish government made this totally NSFW election video... and then axed it

Many viewers were offended by the promotional clip.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams - people are more concerned with water charges than my arrest Election 2014

Gerry Adams - people are more concerned with water charges than my arrest

The Sinn Féin leader stated: “An arrest should not be taken as any indication of guilt.”

From TheJournal.ie On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014 Gubu

On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014

The election trail can be an odd place, here are a few things we’ve come across in recent days…

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 Poll: Will you be voting in the EU elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be voting in the EU elections?

A poll in the UK showed only one in ten voters can name their MEP… Will you be casting a ballot on Friday week?

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.