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From TheJournal.ie Mairead McGuinness re-elected First Vice-President of the European Parliament

Mairead McGuinness re-elected First Vice-President of the European Parliament

The Fine Gael MEP secured over 93% of votes cast.

From TheJournal.ie Green Party candidate Saoirse McHugh eliminated in Midlands North West European Elections

Green Party candidate Saoirse McHugh eliminated in Midlands North West

The 28 year-old was eliminated on the 14th count this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Why might the European election exit poll have over-predicted the 'green surge'? Midnight Must Read

Why might the European election exit poll have over-predicted the 'green surge'?

Questions are being asked about RTÉ and Red C polling as the first results come in.

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 Ming and Hayes may be off to Brussels, but they're going without pay for two months Tough Break

Ming and Hayes may be off to Brussels, but they're going without pay for two months

Luke Ming Flanagan and Brian Hayes automatically vacated their Dáil seats last month and won’t officially become MEPs into July.

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 The 9 at 9: Wednesday Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Morning. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Wednesday…

From TheJournal.ie MNW re-check could take days. "This is the democratic process" says Harkin THE NEVERENDING STORY

MNW re-check could take days. "This is the democratic process" says Harkin

Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallager of FF requested the recheck after finishing just 275 votes behind Harkin.

From TheJournal.ie Senator: I was told I'd be hatcheted in the face as a way of murdering me Death Threat

Senator: I was told I'd be hatcheted in the face as a way of murdering me

Labour senator Lorraine Higgins claims she has been subjected to a death threat on her Facebook page.

From TheJournal.ie 'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson The Final Whistle

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.

From TheJournal.ie "Some people quote Shakespeare, I quote Rage Against the Machine: "It's time to take the power back."" The Ming The Merrier

"Some people quote Shakespeare, I quote Rage Against the Machine: "It's time to take the power back.""

The Roscommon-Leitrim deputy will vacate his Dáil seat, leading to a by-election.

From TheJournal.ie Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West Election 2014

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West

The first count in the constituency is due this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'We've been waiting for 100 years for someone to come and save us' - Ming calls for political change Midlands-North-West

'We've been waiting for 100 years for someone to come and save us' - Ming calls for political change

Flanagan is expected to secure one of four European seats in the 15-county Midlands North West constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West Election 2014

Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West

It’s the biggest constituency in the European elections and candidates are battling it out for just four seats.

From TheJournal.ie European candidate says he was dragged out of the studio during Prime Time debate ad break Election 2014

European candidate says he was dragged out of the studio during Prime Time debate ad break

Mark Fitzsimons said no one was injured in the incident which took place after he refused to remove himself from the studio in protest at his exclusion from the first part of the debate.

From TheJournal.ie MEP hopeful says she will report poster vandalism to gardaí Abortion

MEP hopeful says she will report poster vandalism to gardaí

Lorraine Higgins’s posters were defaced with the message ‘Pro Abort’.

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 Independent EU candidate wants to introduce a 'radical' form of democracy Election 14

Independent EU candidate wants to introduce a 'radical' form of democracy

TJ Fay, the oldest candidate in election, is running in the Midlands-North-West constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum' Election 2014

Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum'

The sitting MEP believes she will have to put up a fight to retain her seat in the upcoming election.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a really serious job': Thomas Byrne on why he'd like to be an MEP and poll number 'concerns' Election 2014

'It's a really serious job': Thomas Byrne on why he'd like to be an MEP and poll number 'concerns'

The Fianna Fáil senator is bullish about his chances of being elected to the European Parliament next month.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fail's newest European elections candidates are... Decided

Fianna Fail's newest European elections candidates are...

The two men were selected by more than 600 party members and will run in the Midlands-North West region.

From TheJournal.ie Pat 'The Cope': Fianna Fáil's European election strategy could be 'dangerous' Election 2014

Pat 'The Cope': Fianna Fáil's European election strategy could be 'dangerous'

The veteran MEP will be one of two Fianna Fáil candidates running in the vast Midlands-North West constituency in the European elections this May.

From TheJournal.ie Another senator is running for Europe in Ireland's biggest constituency Election 2014

Another senator is running for Europe in Ireland's biggest constituency

Former TD Thomas Byrne will seek the Fianna Fáil nomination in the vast Midlands North West constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Here's who Fine Gael picked as European election candidates for Ireland South Election 2014

Here's who Fine Gael picked as European election candidates for Ireland South

The party held its selection convention this afternoon in Clonmel.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Large constituencies mean European elections 'will become more presidential' Election 2014

Large constituencies mean European elections 'will become more presidential'

Phil Hogan believes candidates will need at least €100,000 if they want to be elected to the European Parliament next year.

From TheJournal.ie Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies Election 2014

Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies

The division of Ireland into three new constituencies presents some interesting challenges for the political parties and independents who hope to run.