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Kevin 'Boxer' Moran says he's been 'let down' by voters as he seeks 'miracle' to save seat
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# Boxed Out

Kevin 'Boxer' Moran says he's been 'let down' by voters as he seeks 'miracle' to save seat

Feb 9th 2020, 8:44 PM 119,128 Views 110 Comments

Moran added: ‘I haven’t let them down over the last four years.’

The Longford-Westmeath recount is back underway
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# Longford Westmeath

The Longford-Westmeath recount is back underway

Mar 2nd 2016, 7:15 PM 45,585 Views 57 Comments

It’s the fifth day of the epic count.

Four days later, election counting still isn't over
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Four days later, election counting still isn't over

Mar 1st 2016, 7:23 AM 16,360 Views 31 Comments

It could go into tomorrow.

Gardaí called after Sinn Féin leaflets 'removed from letterboxes'
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Gardaí called after Sinn Féin leaflets 'removed from letterboxes'

Feb 22nd 2016, 9:07 PM 31,199 Views 181 Comments

A dispute between Fine Gael TD James Bannon and Sinn Féin hopeful Paul Hogan saw the gardaí called in Longford this evening.

Councillor considers resignation amid 'disgust' in Longford Fianna Fáil
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# Internal Affairs

Councillor considers resignation amid 'disgust' in Longford Fianna Fáil

Dec 24th 2015, 10:00 AM 16,742 Views 36 Comments

Things are far from settled in Longford Fianna Fáil.

Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford
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# Messy

Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:00 AM 24,531 Views 28 Comments

An unofficial selection convention is taking place in the Longford Arms Hotel tonight.

Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party's own candidate
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# Oh Dear

Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party's own candidate

Nov 20th 2015, 6:04 PM 19,357 Views 30 Comments

More gender trouble for Fianna Fáil in Longford.

'We would have been very grateful if it had been cancer': The pain of Motor Neurone Disease
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# Nicky McFadden

'We would have been very grateful if it had been cancer': The pain of Motor Neurone Disease

Mar 3rd 2015, 6:15 PM 20,985 Views 12 Comments

As the first anniversary of Nicky McFadden’s death approaches, her sister Gabrielle recalls when her family got the news of her diagnosis.

Fianna Fáil spends the most on two by-elections - but fails to nab a seat
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# SIPO

Fianna Fáil spends the most on two by-elections - but fails to nab a seat

Sep 15th 2014, 8:09 PM 6,750 Views 17 Comments

Its members spent the most in the Dublin West and Longford Westmeath by-elections, the Standards in Public Office Commission said.

Gabrielle McFadden tops Westmeath-Longford poll to win late sister's seat
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# Longford Westmeath

Gabrielle McFadden tops Westmeath-Longford poll to win late sister's seat

May 25th 2014, 2:40 AM 17,837 Views 63 Comments

McFadden’s win was emotional as she takes the place of her sister Nicky, who died from motor neurone disease in March.

Highest number of women TDs EVER if female candidates win two by-elections
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# Girl Power

Highest number of women TDs EVER if female candidates win two by-elections

May 24th 2014, 5:23 PM 5,631 Views 7 Comments

If the two female candidates tipped for the top are successful there will be 27 female TDs.

What matters to the voters of Longford-Westmeath?
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# On The Ground

What matters to the voters of Longford-Westmeath?

May 18th 2014, 11:00 AM 9,225 Views 36 Comments

These constituents will not only be choosing politicians to represent them in the council and the European Parliament but also a new TD to speak for them in the Dáil.

Confirmed: There are going to be two by-elections on the 23 May
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# Elections Everywhere

Confirmed: There are going to be two by-elections on the 23 May

May 1st 2014, 2:05 PM 8,005 Views 31 Comments

Voters in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath will have an extra ballot paper later this month.

Fianna Fáil is running Mary O'Rourke's son in the Longford-Westmeath by-election
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# Aengus O'Rourke

Fianna Fáil is running Mary O'Rourke's son in the Longford-Westmeath by-election

Apr 30th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,246 Views 78 Comments

Aengus O’Rourke will run for the party in the by-election caused by the death of Fine Gael TD Nicky McFadden.

Here's why most political parties aren't ready for the two by-elections happening next month
# Caught On The Hop
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# Caught On The Hop

Here's why most political parties aren't ready for the two by-elections happening next month

Apr 24th 2014, 2:38 PM 10,349 Views 47 Comments

The government looks set to move to writ for elections in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath next month catching many of the possible candidates on the hop as they focus on the local and, in some cases, European elections.

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes
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# Constituency Commission

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes

Jul 24th 2012, 6:02 PM 4,513 Views 27 Comments

Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up
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# Dáil Boundaries

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up

Jun 21st 2012, 10:57 AM 23,181 Views 79 Comments

The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.

FG TD vows to continue working after Motor Neurone diagnosis
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# MND

FG TD vows to continue working after Motor Neurone diagnosis

Jun 5th 2012, 2:53 PM 6,274 Views 18 Comments

Longford-Westmeath TD Nicky McFadden was diagnosed with the disease last week.

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011
# GE11
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# GE11

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011

Feb 28th 2011, 9:57 AM 4,978 Views 0 Comments

We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties
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# Dynasties

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties

Feb 28th 2011, 9:32 AM 1,760 Views 0 Comments

Well known Fianna Fáil names like Haughey, Hanafin, Coughlan, Andrews and McEllistrim are no longer in the Dáil.

The Hot List: How the day unfolded in 12 key constituencies
# GE11
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# GE11

The Hot List: How the day unfolded in 12 key constituencies

Feb 27th 2011, 1:05 AM 7,753 Views 1 Comment

Kevin Humpheys has taken the final seat for Labour in Dublin South-East. Check out how the first day of counting unfolded in key constituencies across the country.

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm
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# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 10:32 PM 1,216 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

Mary O’Rourke will retire to write a book and spend time with her grandchildren
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Mary O’Rourke will retire to write a book and spend time with her grandchildren

Feb 26th 2011, 7:20 PM 1,906 Views 0 Comments

O’Rourke has conceded she will lose her seat in Longford-Westmeath.

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm From TheJournal.ie

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 3:27 PM 1,163 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.