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Social Democrats member alleged to have voted twice in general election
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Social Democrats member alleged to have voted twice in general election

Oct 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 42,470 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí in Mallow confirmed that they are investigating an allegation of someone voting twice.

New Zealand could delay election after virus returns
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New Zealand could delay election after virus returns

Aug 12th 2020, 8:12 AM 25,993 Views 73 Comments

A three-day stay-at-home order for Auckland — a city of 1.5 million people — went into force today.

Coveney says 'we can't rule out' another general election
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Coveney says 'we can't rule out' another general election

Jun 22nd 2020, 9:14 AM 37,301 Views 118 Comments

Members of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party are currently voting on whether or not to back the programme for government.

Still some 'heavy lifting' to be done in government formation talks, as teams work towards weekend deal
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Still some 'heavy lifting' to be done in government formation talks, as teams work towards weekend deal

Jun 12th 2020, 6:15 AM 8,460 Views 31 Comments

It is understood some progress was made in relation to agriculture and emissions, with parties signing off on the 7% target.

Greens should be 'extremely' careful about going into government with FG or FF, says ex-Labour minister
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Greens should be 'extremely' careful about going into government with FG or FF, says ex-Labour minister

Mar 2nd 2020, 6:10 AM 20,067 Views 36 Comments

Jan O’Sullivan said that the Greens needed to ‘tie down’ any commitments from the two parties.

The Explainer: Why don't we have a government yet?
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The Explainer: Why don't we have a government yet?

Feb 21st 2020, 6:00 PM 11,182 Views 76 Comments

We get you up to speed with what exactly is happening.

These two politicians want the job of keeping order in the next Dáil
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These two politicians want the job of keeping order in the next Dáil

Feb 20th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,259 Views 12 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle will be tasked with sorting out rows in the Dáil, and there’s been a few.

Was childcare really that big an issue for voters in the general election?
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Was childcare really that big an issue for voters in the general election?

Feb 16th 2020, 6:30 AM 13,503 Views 26 Comments

It was a prominent topic throughout the election but just 3% of voters said it was the most important deciding factor for them.

What are the possible coalition options for the next government?
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What are the possible coalition options for the next government?

Feb 11th 2020, 12:05 PM 48,154 Views 95 Comments

No one party has enough seats to do it alone – so who is prepared to pair up?

Here is a complete list of all the TDs elected to the 33rd Dáil
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Here is a complete list of all the TDs elected to the 33rd Dáil

Updated Feb 11th 2020, 10:30 AM 464,773 Views 130 Comments

There are 160 seats across 39 constituencies. All have now been filled.

Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats
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Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats

Updated Feb 11th 2020, 9:00 AM 230,625 Views 167 Comments

35 deputies did not get re-elected, including some high profile names.

Full house: Here are your 160 TDs elected in the 2020 general election
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Full house: Here are your 160 TDs elected in the 2020 general election

Feb 11th 2020, 1:12 AM 162,326 Views 233 Comments

The last constituency to return a result was Cavan-Monaghan.

As it happened: Sinn Féin surge sees party sweep to 37 seats as last seats filled in general election 2020
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As it happened: Sinn Féin surge sees party sweep to 37 seats as last seats filled in general election 2020

Feb 10th 2020, 11:40 PM 164,795 Views 66 Comments

Ministers Regina Doherty, Mary Mitchell O’Connor and Shane Ross are among the high-profile names to lose their seats.

From 'pariah party' to potential Government partner: International media react to Sinn Féin surge
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From 'pariah party' to potential Government partner: International media react to Sinn Féin surge

Feb 10th 2020, 12:44 PM 38,375 Views 77 Comments

British broadcaster John Simpson has weighed in on the election result, saying Ireland had “succumbed to populism”.

What are the coalition options for the next government, and what are the leaders' stances?
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What are the coalition options for the next government, and what are the leaders' stances?

Feb 10th 2020, 9:31 AM 80,612 Views 115 Comments

For the first time ever, combined Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael seats may not make up a Dáil majority.

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McDonald: 'I've made contact with Greens, Soc Dems and PBP about government formation'

Feb 10th 2020, 9:07 AM 23,043 Views 78 Comments

She said her preference would be to form a government without Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil.

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Updated Feb 10th 2020, 8:52 AM 17,862 Views 11 Comments

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

As it happened: Sinn Féin surge across the country as just under half of Dáil seats filled
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As it happened: Sinn Féin surge across the country as just under half of Dáil seats filled

Feb 10th 2020, 1:26 AM 244,364 Views 83 Comments

The results came in from around the country as Sinn Féin’s support spiked this general election.

Turnout for Saturday election was fourth-lowest ever in history of the State
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Turnout for Saturday election was fourth-lowest ever in history of the State

Feb 10th 2020, 12:36 AM 26,784 Views 55 Comments

Turnout was actually down by over two percentage points.

From a handful of TDs to a 'seismic' surge: Sinn Féin's long and winding road to electoral breakthrough
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From a handful of TDs to a 'seismic' surge: Sinn Féin's long and winding road to electoral breakthrough

Feb 9th 2020, 10:00 PM 21,212 Views 40 Comments

Three elections ago, the party only won four seats in the Dáil.

As it happened: Tallies show Sinn Féin surge as Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire becomes first TD elected to the 33rd Dáil
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As it happened: Tallies show Sinn Féin surge as Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire becomes first TD elected to the 33rd Dáil

Feb 9th 2020, 4:25 PM 377,142 Views 201 Comments

Votes are being counted all over the country.

Exit poll shows support for Irish unity referendum, especially among 18-24 age group
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Exit poll shows support for Irish unity referendum, especially among 18-24 age group

Feb 9th 2020, 11:50 AM 19,199 Views 30 Comments

The highest level of support came from the youngest cohort of voters.

Sinn Féin is the most popular party among all age groups up to 65
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Sinn Féin is the most popular party among all age groups up to 65

Feb 9th 2020, 9:03 AM 61,355 Views 109 Comments

The party is particularly popular among younger voters, according to an exit poll.

The nation has decided. Here's when we'll know the results
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The nation has decided. Here's when we'll know the results

Feb 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 98,844 Views 76 Comments

We’ve a very long day ahead of us until we find out how the 33rd Dáil will look.

As it happened: High turnout reported as final votes cast across the country
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As it happened: High turnout reported as final votes cast across the country

Feb 8th 2020, 9:00 PM 196,682 Views 164 Comments

Polling stations around the country are open until 10pm.

Galway West PBP candidate suspended from party over claim he 'smashed phone'
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Galway West PBP candidate suspended from party over claim he 'smashed phone'

Feb 8th 2020, 3:46 PM 71,402 Views 0 Comments

Loughnane was one of Solidarity-PBP’s two candidates in the constituency.

How do people get those jobs at polling stations (and how much do they pay)?
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How do people get those jobs at polling stations (and how much do they pay)?

Feb 8th 2020, 9:30 AM 126,012 Views 98 Comments

Staff are required for both polling stations on Election Day and count centres throughout Ireland.

Poll: Who will be getting your number one vote on the ballot paper?
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Poll: Who will be getting your number one vote on the ballot paper?

Feb 8th 2020, 9:26 AM 75,592 Views 251 Comments

Voting is already underway, but who will get your first preference today?

When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote
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When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote

Feb 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 58,039 Views 125 Comments

Happy voting!

'Completely ridiculous': Department criticised over last-minute information for voters with sight loss
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'Completely ridiculous': Department criticised over last-minute information for voters with sight loss

Feb 7th 2020, 6:31 PM 16,685 Views 10 Comments

There are 55,000 people in Ireland living with sight loss.

Drugs, howlers and 'people from headquarters': The standout quotes from the election campaign
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Drugs, howlers and 'people from headquarters': The standout quotes from the election campaign

Feb 7th 2020, 2:23 PM 14,776 Views 29 Comments

The election has brought us some memorable lines.

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the general election tomorrow?
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Poll: Do you plan to vote in the general election tomorrow?

Feb 7th 2020, 9:27 AM 44,141 Views 188 Comments

Polling stations will be open around the country from 7am to 10pm tomorrow.

Election 2020: Here's what each candidate wants to do for your constituency
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Election 2020: Here's what each candidate wants to do for your constituency

Feb 7th 2020, 7:10 AM 104,576 Views 49 Comments

Find out what candidates say they will do if elected.

'This campaign has attached jump leads to Irish history': How the world's media has covered the election
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'This campaign has attached jump leads to Irish history': How the world's media has covered the election

Feb 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 17,656 Views 37 Comments

News organisations talk about Ireland’s success with the economy and Brexit, but also its failure to tackle the homeless crisis.

Status Yellow wind and rainfall warnings issued for entire country this weekend
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Status Yellow wind and rainfall warnings issued for entire country this weekend

Feb 6th 2020, 12:09 PM 35,520 Views 16 Comments

Storm Ciara is expected to bring strong winds and heavy rain over the weekend.

Mattie McGrath to proceed with High Court action over Tipperary voting date
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Mattie McGrath to proceed with High Court action over Tipperary voting date

Updated Feb 5th 2020, 4:31 PM 29,950 Views 13 Comments

The ballot in Tipperary was called into question following the death of independent candidate Marese Skehan.

The Candidate Podcast: Leo Varadkar answers your election questions
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The Candidate Podcast: Leo Varadkar answers your election questions

Feb 5th 2020, 2:27 PM 8,369 Views 40 Comments

The Candidate puts TheJournal.ie readers’ questions to the party leaders.

Leader ratings: How did you rate the party leaders in tonight's Prime Time debate?
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Leader ratings: How did you rate the party leaders in tonight's Prime Time debate?

Feb 4th 2020, 10:45 PM 143,621 Views 386 Comments

Miriam O’Callaghan and David McCullagh hosted the RTÉ debate this evening.

'Listen to us. Treat us as people': Messages for the next government from Dublin's homeless community
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'Listen to us. Treat us as people': Messages for the next government from Dublin's homeless community

Feb 4th 2020, 5:30 PM 17,923 Views 55 Comments

During this campaign, TheJournal.ie has been collecting views on the election from those experiencing homelessness.

Explainer: Why was the election postponed in Tipperary and what happens now?
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Explainer: Why was the election postponed in Tipperary and what happens now?

Feb 4th 2020, 12:00 PM 17,382 Views 15 Comments

An independent candidate died yesterday – and now it looks like Tipperary won’t get to vote until the end of the month.

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