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#Local elections 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The rise of the independents... what does it mean for policy-making? Floating Vote

Opinion: The rise of the independents... what does it mean for policy-making?

The number of floating voters has increased amid weakening attachment to political parties – could the affect coherent decision-making in the Dáil?

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin set to be biggest party on Dublin City Council LE14

Sinn Féin set to be biggest party on Dublin City Council

The party will go from five seats to being the largest party on the capital’s local authority.

The 11 emotions you go through when casting your vote

From annoyance to confusion to smugness, and back again.

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 What's going on in Elections 2014? We're here to help Elections 2014

What's going on in Elections 2014? We're here to help

All the information you need in one handy widget. You’re welcome.

7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism

These folks take the well-worn “fake moustache” idea and throw it out the window.

The Tánaiste showed off his soccer skills with Brian Kerr today

A pair of head-the-balls. Literally.

From TheJournal.ie Noel Rock: I'm taking €0 expenses – here's why Expenses

Noel Rock: I'm taking €0 expenses – here's why

Unvouched expenses would not be tolerated in the any other business, and taxpayers shouldn’t have to tolerate it either.

Been patronised on the doorstep? You're not alone

“Is your mammy or daddy home?”

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil: Mary Hanafin is NOT running in the local elections Not In The Running

Fianna Fáil: Mary Hanafin is NOT running in the local elections

The party refuted media reports this morning.

Meet the most adorable election candidate in Dublin

Probably the fluffiest candidate, too.

Someone's had a little fun with a Luke 'Ming' Flanagan poster in Roscommon

Somewhere in Ballaghaderreen, someone is probably feeling very pleased with themselves right now.

There's a blog celebrating Ireland's ridiest election candidates

Hot politicians in YOUR area want to chat with you. Really, they do. They’re up for election.

Spoof local election poster is equal parts creepy and wonderful

A local election, for local people.

Cork TD Jonathan O'Brien got down with his bad self for charity last night

Dance like nobody’s watching, Deputy.

A candidate from the 'Don't Give A Feck' Party is running in the Meath East local elections

What started as a joke for Dave Keaveney of Duleek, Co Meath, turned into a very real campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-firefighter running in locals wants whistleblower legislation for all public sector workers Not Kidding

Ex-firefighter running in locals wants whistleblower legislation for all public sector workers

John Kidd said he’ll be sticking up for middle income workers if he’s elected.

From TheJournal.ie 'I underestimated Enda Kenny' - FG candidate who said Taoiseach spoke "twaddle" Back In Blue

'I underestimated Enda Kenny' - FG candidate who said Taoiseach spoke "twaddle"

Maurice Dockrell says that the Taoiseach has a “huge depth of character”.

From TheJournal.ie "The best of luck to him" - former Hayes campaigner to run for Fianna Fáil Election 2014

"The best of luck to him" - former Hayes campaigner to run for Fianna Fáil

Emmett Hegarty put 30 hours a week into Brian Hayes’ 2011 campaign. Now he will seek election to South Dublin County Council for Fianna Fáil.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil candidate withdraws from election after Micheal Martin's assistant is added to ticket Election 2014

Fianna Fáil candidate withdraws from election after Micheal Martin's assistant is added to ticket

Padraic Vallely said that the decision came down to “politics” and that he was “gutted”.

From TheJournal.ie Less than a quarter of candidates running in the local elections are women Girl Power

Less than a quarter of candidates running in the local elections are women

From the candidacy selections so far, Fianna Fáil is the worst when it comes to having women stand for office in the local elections this year.

From TheJournal.ie Clondalkin councillors say it would be 'fantastic' if Kenny Egan runs in the local elections Ready To Rumble

Clondalkin councillors say it would be 'fantastic' if Kenny Egan runs in the local elections

The Olympic silver medallist is considering running as a Fine Gael candidate after he was approached by Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Fianna Fáil TD gets Sinn Féin local election nomination Local Elections 2014

Ex-Fianna Fáil TD gets Sinn Féin local election nomination

Having been critical of the party in the past, Chris Andrews will be seeking votes for Sinn Féin in May.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Congolese native who is running for Sinn Féin in next year's election Local Elections 2014

Meet the Congolese native who is running for Sinn Féin in next year's election

Edmond Lukusa will represent the party in the Mulhuddart ward in Blanchardstown.

From TheJournal.ie Dan Boyle: Performance of Phil Hogan could help Green Party's return Green Day

Dan Boyle: Performance of Phil Hogan could help Green Party's return

The former Green Party chairman says the current environment minister is “as good an anti-Green as we could get”.