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From TheJournal.ie Green Party has 'maintained its shape under enormous pressure': Mark Dearey looks to Brussels European Elections

Green Party has 'maintained its shape under enormous pressure': Mark Dearey looks to Brussels

Currently a Dundalk town councillor, Dearey will be running in the new Midlands-North-West constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Tom Clonan and Glenna Lynch named as substitutes in European election campaign European Elections

Tom Clonan and Glenna Lynch named as substitutes in European election campaign

If for any reason, Nessa Childers is elected and has to resign her seat, one of her subs would take over.

From TheJournal.ie Labour Youth admit: Our posters break the law - but we're prepared to pay the fine Don't Care

Labour Youth admit: Our posters break the law - but we're prepared to pay the fine

The Labour youth wing appears unconcerned that its posters break the law as it slammed Fianna Fáil’s “hypocrisy” today, but the opposition party hit back saying there is a “crisis at the heart of the Labour Party”.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a really serious job': Thomas Byrne on why he'd like to be an MEP and poll number 'concerns' Election 2014

'It's a really serious job': Thomas Byrne on why he'd like to be an MEP and poll number 'concerns'

The Fianna Fáil senator is bullish about his chances of being elected to the European Parliament next month.

From TheJournal.ie "I can walk out of this studio this minute if you wish": Duncan Stewart demands more airtime Election 2014

"I can walk out of this studio this minute if you wish": Duncan Stewart demands more airtime

“Anyone listening to this please email me. Please email me.”

From TheJournal.ie 'I try to say what I mean and mean what I say' - Ronan Mullen on faith, Europe and farming Election 2014

'I try to say what I mean and mean what I say' - Ronan Mullen on faith, Europe and farming

Stepping out of the Seanad to run in a massive constituency, Ronan Mullen is aiming to take a seat in the European Parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Banking corruption and injustice - the focus of Tom Darcy's European campaign European Elections

Banking corruption and injustice - the focus of Tom Darcy's European campaign

The former property developer is running as a candidate in Dublin for Direct Democracy Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie GardaGate is damaging Fine Gael's European election campaign, says MEP Mairead McGuinness

GardaGate is damaging Fine Gael's European election campaign, says MEP

Mairead McGuinness said it will continue to cause concern to the public “unless it is effectively dealt with”.

From TheJournal.ie 'There is a huge unrest in this country': Duncan Stewart not ruling out election bid Election 2014

'There is a huge unrest in this country': Duncan Stewart not ruling out election bid

The TV personality and environmentalist was coy when asked by TheJournal.ie if he would be running in the 23 May elections at a political workshop in Dublin yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland is the best little country in the world in which to run as an independent' Independents Network

'Ireland is the best little country in the world in which to run as an independent'

A new alliance of TDs, calling itself Independents’ Network , gathered in Dublin today to give advice and support to non-party candidates running in the local elections in May.

From TheJournal.ie 'I just play my own game': Jim Higgins not worried about his re-election battle Election 2014

'I just play my own game': Jim Higgins not worried about his re-election battle

The Fine Gael MEP thinks he and colleague Mairéad McGuinness could take two seats in ‘Midlands North-West’ but admits “it’s a big ask”.

From TheJournal.ie Did Phil Hogan really gerrymander the local election boundaries? Column

Did Phil Hogan really gerrymander the local election boundaries?

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin’s charge against the Environment Minister has caused controversy, but is it true? Elections expert Adrian Kavanagh assess the evidence…

From TheJournal.ie 'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent Election 2014 This post contains videos

'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent

The two-time MEP said Ireland “can’t keep relying on” foreign direct investment and must do more to support SMEs and farmers.

From TheJournal.ie Labour European elections candidate: 'The EU isn't a retirement ground' Election 2014

Labour European elections candidate: 'The EU isn't a retirement ground'

Lorraine Higgins is running in the Midlands North-West elections for the EU Parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Bankrupt Jillian Godsil takes constitutional challenge to run in elections Courts

Bankrupt Jillian Godsil takes constitutional challenge to run in elections

The campaigner is fighting to be allowed run in upcoming elections, despite her bankruptcy.

From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely unlikely': Peter Mathews says he'd need to win the lotto to run for Europe He's Out

'Extremely unlikely': Peter Mathews says he'd need to win the lotto to run for Europe

It is now unlikely that the Reform Alliance TD will seek election to the European Parliament in May.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fail's newest European elections candidates are... Decided

Fianna Fail's newest European elections candidates are...

The two men were selected by more than 600 party members and will run in the Midlands-North West region.

From TheJournal.ie Pat 'The Cope': Fianna Fáil's European election strategy could be 'dangerous' Election 2014

Pat 'The Cope': Fianna Fáil's European election strategy could be 'dangerous'

The veteran MEP will be one of two Fianna Fáil candidates running in the vast Midlands-North West constituency in the European elections this May.

From TheJournal.ie Brian Hayes: This is a serious election for serious people Serious Business

Brian Hayes: This is a serious election for serious people

The junior minister said he definitely won’t be running in the next general election if he makes it to Europe.

From TheJournal.ie 'From Ballyhea to Brussels': Anti-bailout campaigner launches MEP bid In It To Win It This post contains videos

'From Ballyhea to Brussels': Anti-bailout campaigner launches MEP bid

Diarmuid O’Flynn is calling for a debt write down for Ireland and the abolition of the euro.

From TheJournal.ie Another senator is running for Europe in Ireland's biggest constituency Election 2014

Another senator is running for Europe in Ireland's biggest constituency

Former TD Thomas Byrne will seek the Fianna Fáil nomination in the vast Midlands North West constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil's youngest TD to be third Fine Gael candidate in Ireland South Election 2014

Dáil's youngest TD to be third Fine Gael candidate in Ireland South

The Wicklow TD will be added to the ticket later today.

From TheJournal.ie 'I hate the viciousness of capitalism': People Before Profit hopeful on the need for an alternative Election 2014

'I hate the viciousness of capitalism': People Before Profit hopeful on the need for an alternative

The self-proclaimed socialist says no one is representing the working-class people in Ireland or Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Tensions with Brian Hayes ‘so far back in history they’re irrelevant’ Election 2014

Taoiseach: Tensions with Brian Hayes ‘so far back in history they’re irrelevant’

The junior minister was formally selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the European elections in Dublin at an event in the city centre this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Ryan: It wasn't too difficult dusting myself down and getting back Election 2014

Eamon Ryan: It wasn't too difficult dusting myself down and getting back

The former minister thinks he has a pretty good chance in the upcoming European elections, despite his party’s hammering in the 2011 general election.

From TheJournal.ie Nessa Childers: A lot of TDs don't understand what it's like to be in my position Election 2014

Nessa Childers: A lot of TDs don't understand what it's like to be in my position

The independent MEP is taking big financial gamble that could leave her unemployed by the summer.

From TheJournal.ie Here's who Fine Gael picked as European election candidates for Ireland South Election 2014

Here's who Fine Gael picked as European election candidates for Ireland South

The party held its selection convention this afternoon in Clonmel.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil's youngest TD now favourite to run for Fine Gael in European elections Election 2014

Dáil's youngest TD now favourite to run for Fine Gael in European elections

Simon Harris could now be one of the party’s three candidates in Ireland South.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael's European election strategy is putting off some potential Fine Gael candidates Election 2014

Fine Gael's European election strategy is putting off some potential Fine Gael candidates

The biggest party in the country is looking for a candidate to run in Ireland South after the surprise decision by former IFA president John Bryan not to seek the nomination.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

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

From TheJournal.ie These are Fine Gael's two European election candidates for Midlands-North-West Election 2014

These are Fine Gael's two European election candidates for Midlands-North-West

Mairead McGuinness said she was confident the party could win two seats in the constituency in May.

From TheJournal.ie Here's who could run for Fine Gael in Ireland South now John Bryan has ruled himself out Election 2014

Here's who could run for Fine Gael in Ireland South now John Bryan has ruled himself out

The former IFA president’s surprise decision not to seek the Fine Gael nomination leaves the party examining other options.

From TheJournal.ie 'Let him give me his number one, that'll be fine': Mary Fitzpatrick on Bertie and FF's recovery Election 2014

'Let him give me his number one, that'll be fine': Mary Fitzpatrick on Bertie and FF's recovery

The Dublin city councillor is aiming to take one of three seats available in the capital in May’s European elections.

From TheJournal.ie Emer Costello says former colleague Nessa Childers is in 'a political abyss' Shots Fired

Emer Costello says former colleague Nessa Childers is in 'a political abyss'

Costello has linked her new constituency rival to other non-aligned independents in the European Parliament such as the controversial former UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom.

From TheJournal.ie 'MEPs are talking out of both sides of their mouths': Sinn Féin hopeful hits out at Hayes and Costello Election 2014

'MEPs are talking out of both sides of their mouths': Sinn Féin hopeful hits out at Hayes and Costello

Lynn Boylan has strong words for her opponents as she looks to win one of three seats in the capital this May.

From TheJournal.ie Hayes: ‘Some people think the European Parliament is some kind of Outer Mongolia' Election 2014

Hayes: ‘Some people think the European Parliament is some kind of Outer Mongolia'

Junior finance minister Brian Hayes has not ruled out a return to domestic politics as he announced his intention to run for the European Parliament this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Junior Minister Brian Hayes is running for Europe Election 2014

Junior Minister Brian Hayes is running for Europe

The junior minister will outline his intentions at a press conference in the morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not personal': Senator challenging Phil Prendergast for Labour MEP nomination Election 2014

'It's not personal': Senator challenging Phil Prendergast for Labour MEP nomination

Labour senator John Gilroy reckons he would have a better chance than incumbent MEP Phil Prendergast of holding the party’s seat in Ireland South.

From TheJournal.ie One of these three people will be a Fianna Fáil election candidate by this evening Meet The Candidates

One of these three people will be a Fianna Fáil election candidate by this evening

The party is selecting its candidate to run in Dublin ahead of May’s elections for the European Parliament.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…