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One political party is absolutely trouncing the rest in the social media battle
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One political party is absolutely trouncing the rest in the social media battle

Jan 23rd 2016, 8:30 PM 46,023 Views 176 Comments

Here are the top 11 parties by Facebook following.

Anti-water charges leader promises "biggest protest in Ireland ever" before election
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Anti-water charges leader promises "biggest protest in Ireland ever" before election

Jan 20th 2016, 8:40 PM 27,475 Views 316 Comments

A series of smaller protests will be held this Saturday in areas around the country.

8 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
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8 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Jan 16th 2016, 9:11 PM 25,898 Views 64 Comments

Everything from why Richie Kavanagh was there to how the party will arrange for an independent watchdog to keep them in line.

'We can't risk another five years of Fine Gael and its cheerleaders'
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'We can't risk another five years of Fine Gael and its cheerleaders'

Jan 16th 2016, 8:34 PM 19,730 Views 105 Comments

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has made his keynote speech at his party’s Ard Fheis.

Here's how Micheál Martin justifies his €30k salary top-up
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Here's how Micheál Martin justifies his €30k salary top-up

Jan 16th 2016, 8:13 PM 43,647 Views 93 Comments

The Irish Independent says this places his salary at €117,258.

'Coalitionology' is the new buzzword in Irish politics right now
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'Coalitionology' is the new buzzword in Irish politics right now

Jan 16th 2016, 1:15 PM 8,770 Views 59 Comments

At the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, Micheál Martin says there has been an attempt to frame the election around polls.

Don't know who to vote for? 'Tinder for politics' will help
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Don't know who to vote for? 'Tinder for politics' will help

Jan 14th 2016, 6:01 AM 12,319 Views 30 Comments

A new website links voters with candidates who have similar views.

TDs are back from their Christmas break - and they've got one thing on their minds
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TDs are back from their Christmas break - and they've got one thing on their minds

Jan 13th 2016, 12:00 PM 8,039 Views 60 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Support for Fine Gael and Labour has now risen above 40%
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Support for Fine Gael and Labour has now risen above 40%

Dec 19th 2015, 5:27 PM 19,870 Views 176 Comments

Sinn Féin have also fared well in the latest opinion poll.

If Enda was thinking election this massive poll boost for Fine Gael might just convince him
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If Enda was thinking election this massive poll boost for Fine Gael might just convince him

Dec 13th 2015, 7:52 AM 5,767 Views 193 Comments

Combined support for the government parties is almost at 40%

This Fine Gael TD is adamant Enda should let him defend his seat
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This Fine Gael TD is adamant Enda should let him defend his seat

Oct 22nd 2015, 4:00 PM 18,633 Views 81 Comments

Fine Gael deputy John Perry says Taoiseach Enda Kenny told him he could defend his seat.

Is this the first poster of the general election campaign?
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Is this the first poster of the general election campaign?

Oct 20th 2015, 3:35 PM 17,490 Views 104 Comments

Sinn Féin are erecting billboards across the country from today.

Enda Kenny is about to contest his 12th general election
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Enda Kenny is about to contest his 12th general election

Oct 20th 2015, 10:08 AM 10,832 Views 61 Comments

The Taoiseach, needless to say, had little trouble getting his name on the ticket for the Mayo constituency.

What do people in Dublin think of Budget 2016?
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What do people in Dublin think of Budget 2016?

Oct 14th 2015, 10:30 AM 21,168 Views 108 Comments

We got reaction on the streets.

Richard Bruton left a running mate off his leaflets - but she's more disappointed than annoyed
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Richard Bruton left a running mate off his leaflets - but she's more disappointed than annoyed

Oct 13th 2015, 11:38 AM 8,113 Views 18 Comments

“It’s small beer, but it does happen. There’s no point in making a row about it.”

Sinn Féin thinks that all this election "spin" is nothing but a "con job"
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Sinn Féin thinks that all this election "spin" is nothing but a "con job"

Oct 8th 2015, 4:41 PM 7,780 Views 130 Comments

The party says the the public have choices.

'A complete joke': People aren't happy that Mary Hanafin has been added in Dún Laoghaire
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'A complete joke': People aren't happy that Mary Hanafin has been added in Dún Laoghaire

Sep 30th 2015, 12:30 PM 35,003 Views 122 Comments

The former minister has been controversially added in Dún Laoghaire

Voters are having none of Micheál Martin's denials about possible coalition partners
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Voters are having none of Micheál Martin's denials about possible coalition partners

Sep 29th 2015, 6:45 AM 12,537 Views 141 Comments

A new poll shows that six out of 10 people don’t believe the Fianna Fáil leader.

The Filan family are getting into politics
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The Filan family are getting into politics

Jul 27th 2015, 9:48 AM 23,888 Views 72 Comments

Shane’s older brother Finbarr is running for Renua.

Renua relying on Charity to take out Fidelma Healy-Eames
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Renua relying on Charity to take out Fidelma Healy-Eames

May 20th 2015, 7:36 PM 17,775 Views 38 Comments

The new political party has recruited an independent councillor to its ranks.

Joan Burton thinks Irish politicians need to be like the Girl Guides
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Joan Burton thinks Irish politicians need to be like the Girl Guides

May 10th 2015, 4:35 PM 12,348 Views 131 Comments

“Bi Ullamh.”

Poll: Will you vote for Renua?
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Poll: Will you vote for Renua?

Mar 14th 2015, 10:06 AM 39,007 Views 199 Comments

Or will you save your vote for an established party?

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'
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Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'

Jan 24th 2015, 2:18 PM 9,658 Views 72 Comments

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are both ruling out coalition with each other
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Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are both ruling out coalition with each other

Dec 8th 2014, 9:30 AM 23,195 Views 175 Comments

“The report today is two parts fiction from the media and one part wishful thinking by Fianna Fáil,” said one TD.

Poll: Will you vote for a party or Independent candidate in the next general election?
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Poll: Will you vote for a party or Independent candidate in the next general election?

Dec 4th 2014, 9:45 AM 9,552 Views 118 Comments

It’s looking likely that Independents will play a considerable role in the next Government.

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David Hall: What New Beginning is doing has been an abysmal failure before

Dec 1st 2014, 10:18 AM 15,408 Views 47 Comments

The mortgage debt advocate has slammed the planned mortgage-to-rent scheme.

Poll: Will you vote for Sinn Féin in the next general election?
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Poll: Will you vote for Sinn Féin in the next general election?

Nov 29th 2014, 9:44 AM 69,786 Views 469 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny lashed out at the party yesterday.

Joan Burton: Labour will see out its term in office
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Joan Burton: Labour will see out its term in office

Nov 26th 2014, 8:00 PM 14,580 Views 130 Comments

The Tánaiste has said that a General Election won’t be taking place next year.

Poll: Should a general election be held before April 2016?
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Poll: Should a general election be held before April 2016?

Nov 23rd 2014, 9:31 AM 40,329 Views 296 Comments

Enda Kenny plans for the Coalition to stay in Government until April 2016.

Micheál Martin: "I'm preparing to be the next Taoiseach"
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Micheál Martin: "I'm preparing to be the next Taoiseach"

Sep 16th 2014, 10:59 PM 23,457 Views 166 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has also firmly ruled out going into coalition with Fine Gael.

He might be back: Fianna Fáil's Conor Lenihan won't rule out a return to politics
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He might be back: Fianna Fáil's Conor Lenihan won't rule out a return to politics

Aug 9th 2014, 3:18 PM 12,300 Views 63 Comments

He has also said that the bank guarantee “wasn’t a terrible policy”.

Mary Hanafin: Fianna Fáil are doing brutal, appalling... but I will run in next election
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Mary Hanafin: Fianna Fáil are doing brutal, appalling... but I will run in next election

Apr 21st 2014, 11:44 AM 13,550 Views 117 Comments

The former Minister said there’s still hope for her party.

'It ain't so': Stephen Donnelly dismisses suggestion that he will join Fianna Fáil
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'It ain't so': Stephen Donnelly dismisses suggestion that he will join Fianna Fáil

Dec 12th 2013, 6:31 PM 13,717 Views 105 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore made the accusation today during Leaders’ Questions in response to a question on budget cuts.