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From TheJournal.ie Five MEPs elected in Ireland South as mammoth count concludes Ep2019

Five MEPs elected in Ireland South as mammoth count concludes

On the 20th count, Grace O’Sullivan, Green Party; and Deirdre Clune, Fine Gael joined Seán Kelly, Fine Gael; Billy Kelleher, Fianna Fáil; and Mick Wallace, Independents 4 Change.

From TheJournal.ie Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency It's Over

Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency

Some 756,000 ballot papers were expected to be recounted, before the party withdrew its request.

From TheJournal.ie "The most long-winded recount ever": What happens next in Ireland South? Explainer

"The most long-winded recount ever": What happens next in Ireland South?

A full re-count has been announced in Ireland South following a request by Liadh Ní Riadha.

From TheJournal.ie Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP Ep2019

Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP

The Fine Gael candidate was first elected to the European Parliament in June 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Mairead McGuinness is the first Irish MEP elected in European elections Midlands-North-West

Mairead McGuinness is the first Irish MEP elected in European elections

And it’s a good start for Fine Gael.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland South debate: Carbon tax and EU army dominate as nine candidates battle it out ahead of Friday's vote The Big Debate

Ireland South debate: Carbon tax and EU army dominate as nine candidates battle it out ahead of Friday's vote

Nine candidates took part in the Sunday night debate on RTÉ One.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unacceptable': Fianna Fáil is NOT happy with Crowley's move to Eurosceptic group Doing A 180

'Unacceptable': Fianna Fáil is NOT happy with Crowley's move to Eurosceptic group

The party has said that many ECR policies “directly contradict core principles of the Fianna Fáil organisation”.

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 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 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 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 Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life Cancer

Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life

“We are literally floating in a sea of radiation nowadays. It’s completely reckless.”

From TheJournal.ie Almost 50 per cent of voters think Gerry Adams was involved in Jean McConville's killing Opinion Poll

Almost 50 per cent of voters think Gerry Adams was involved in Jean McConville's killing

And one in three Sinn Féin voters think he should resign as leader…

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 Running 3 FG candidates may have been a mistake, but the campaign's on now --- Seán Kelly On The Trail

Running 3 FG candidates may have been a mistake, but the campaign's on now --- Seán Kelly

“The decision was made a number of months ago. Whether I agreed or disagreed with it, it’s over and done with…”

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: No, Phil... I'm not quitting Labour Pains

Gilmore: No, Phil... I'm not quitting

A Labour MEP threw a spanner in the works of Labour’s election campaign this morning by calling for Eamon Gilmore to resign…

From TheJournal.ie Labour MEP says Gilmore has to go, endorses Joan Burton for leadership For The Chop?

Labour MEP says Gilmore has to go, endorses Joan Burton for leadership

Phil Prendergast’s call comes in the wake of an opinion poll that put support for her re-election bid in Ireland South at just 4 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Labour MEP: Sinn Féin are trying to take me out, but I'm a good bet with a proven track record Election 2014

Labour MEP: Sinn Féin are trying to take me out, but I'm a good bet with a proven track record

Phil Prendergast hopes her record in the European Parliament will convince voters to send her back to Brussels as she battles it out in Ireland South.

From TheJournal.ie Harris: 'Personal wealth' shouldn't decide elections - but I'm not talking about Deirdre Clune Running Mates

Harris: 'Personal wealth' shouldn't decide elections - but I'm not talking about Deirdre Clune

The Fine Gael TD insists he is not talking about his running mate in Ireland South as the pair battle it out for what is realistically one available seat.

From TheJournal.ie FG's young 'policy wonk' wants to trade a seat in the Dáil for one in Europe. Here's why: Election 2014

FG's young 'policy wonk' wants to trade a seat in the Dáil for one in Europe. Here's why:

Just over three years into his first stint as a TD, Simon Harris has his eyes on Brussels.

From TheJournal.ie FG Ireland South candidate: 'If you’re in Bantry, Brussels or Bruges it’s the same.' Election 2014

FG Ireland South candidate: 'If you’re in Bantry, Brussels or Bruges it’s the same.'

Fine Gael Senator Deidre Clune is facing a tough race against two of her party colleagues.

From TheJournal.ie SF Ireland South candidate: "We have to put up with the fact that we're part of Europe" Liadh Ní Riada

SF Ireland South candidate: "We have to put up with the fact that we're part of Europe"

Liadh Ní Riada says she’s determined to work within the structures of the EU to help Ireland access further funds for job creation.

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 '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 'Our dream team': Here are the Green Party candidates for the European elections Comeback Kids

'Our dream team': Here are the Green Party candidates for the European elections

Party leader and former minister Eamon Ryan will be one of four Green candidates for the European Parliament when elections take place in May.