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#poster wars

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council to consider restricting number of election posters used by candidates Poster Wars

Dublin City Council to consider restricting number of election posters used by candidates

200 members of the public complained to DCC about posters during the recent local elections.

From TheJournal.ie Forestry minister's posters nailed to trees in Tipperary Clonmel

Forestry minister's posters nailed to trees in Tipperary

A party spokesperson said the posters were all removed after it was brought to their attention.

From TheJournal.ie A lot of posters are going missing in Tipperary Poster Wars

A lot of posters are going missing in Tipperary

A trailer belonging to Independent candidate Mattie McGrath was also taken along with Sinn Féin posters.

From TheJournal.ie Blocking traffic lights and parking in disabled spaces - the poster wars are still raging Up The Pole

Blocking traffic lights and parking in disabled spaces - the poster wars are still raging

A number of incidents have been spotted.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter claims someone is snipping the cable ties on his posters Poster Wars

Alan Shatter claims someone is snipping the cable ties on his posters

The former minister said he believes political opponents are sabotaging his campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Youths cut down Labour, Fianna Fáil and Green candidate posters in Dún Laoghaire Poster Wars

Youths cut down Labour, Fianna Fáil and Green candidate posters in Dún Laoghaire

The youths said they were “cleaning up the area”.

From TheJournal.ie Politicians were breaking the law all over Ireland last night Too Early

Politicians were breaking the law all over Ireland last night

Before the Dáil was dissolved and the election called, some politicians started scaling lampposts a bit too early.

From TheJournal.ie Renua TD's premature poster erection in north Dublin Too Early

Renua TD's premature poster erection in north Dublin

Posters urging people to Vote No 1 for Terence Flanagan are appearing a little early in Dublin Bay North.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael councillor's posters defaced with swastikas Damage

Fine Gael councillor's posters defaced with swastikas

Colm Brophy woke up on Sunday to find around two-dozen of his posters spray painted with the Nazi symbol.

From TheJournal.ie It's been a week for political posters - and now Sinn Féin have had a crack at one of their own Pot Calling Kettle

It's been a week for political posters - and now Sinn Féin have had a crack at one of their own

The new poster has a cartoon-dig at the health policies of both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil hopeful claims 'establishment' to blame for mysterious poster theft Poster Wars

Dáil hopeful claims 'establishment' to blame for mysterious poster theft

Eight posters advertising Anne-Marie McNally’s public meeting on corruption have mysteriously disappeared.

From TheJournal.ie A phantom supporter* is erecting this man's election posters for him... It Wasn't Me

A phantom supporter* is erecting this man's election posters for him...

* It may not actually be a supporter of Renua candidate Frank Cronin. The posters aren’t supposed to go up until shortly before the forthcoming election.

From TheJournal.ie Are these posters illegal? Labour says they're not Poster Wars

Are these posters illegal? Labour says they're not

Mattie McGrath says they are.

7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism

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

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’.

19 election posters that prove Irish politicians are the best in the world*

*At making election posters. And assorted other pieces of political literature.

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 MEP will be fined up to €4,500 for putting up posters before he was supposed to Premature Erection

MEP will be fined up to €4,500 for putting up posters before he was supposed to

One council in Dublin has said it has removed over 1,000 posters as they are “dangerous positions”

From TheJournal.ie The truth behind Brian Hayes's white teeth and whether political parties Photoshop their posters Election 2014

The truth behind Brian Hayes's white teeth and whether political parties Photoshop their posters

With posters erected all over the country we’ve found out what work, if any, candidates have had done on their pictures.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was upsetting for my kids' - candidates criticise defacement of local election posters Poster Wars

'It was upsetting for my kids' - candidates criticise defacement of local election posters

“I challenge those who deface posters to put their own name on the ballot paper,” said one candidate.

From TheJournal.ie Traffic lights were blocked at this city centre junction because of election posters Poster Wars This post contains images

Traffic lights were blocked at this city centre junction because of election posters

One might be familiar, having blocked the traffic lights for a week now.

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.

From TheJournal.ie On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014 Gubu

On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014

The election trail can be an odd place, here are a few things we’ve come across in recent days…

From TheJournal.ie The Secret Candidate: Posters are a waste of time and money so here's how we could eliminate them Column

The Secret Candidate: Posters are a waste of time and money so here's how we could eliminate them

The erection of posters on lampposts around the country this week has sparked debate about their merits. The Secret Candidate has some solutions…

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil has had more problems with Mary Fitzpatrick's posters Poster Wars

Fianna Fáil has had more problems with Mary Fitzpatrick's posters

The party’s European candidate in Dublin has had a number of poster-related controversies this week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Things got crazy': Row breaks out after local candidate removes another's poster Poster Wars

'Things got crazy': Row breaks out after local candidate removes another's poster

Sitting councillor Mel Mac Giobúin admitted removing the 27-year-old independent candidate’s poster and said he regrets the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator Pole Position

Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator

Louth/East Meath Senator Mary Moran wants the posters taken down for the weekend of the bicycle race.

From TheJournal.ie Another election poster is blocking a traffic light in Dublin Local Elections

Another election poster is blocking a traffic light in Dublin

Not a good day for those erecting posters around the capital.

From TheJournal.ie Whoops: Fianna Fáil candidate's poster blocks traffic lights Election 2014

Whoops: Fianna Fáil candidate's poster blocks traffic lights

The poster for MEP hopeful Mary Fitzpatrick was inadvertently put up blocking the lights at Custom House Quay.

From TheJournal.ie ESB warns candidates: Don't put your posters on electrical poles or you may die Topping The Poles
From TheJournal.ie Here's how candidates have been getting around the law on posters ahead of May's elections Premature Erection

Here's how candidates have been getting around the law on posters ahead of May's elections

While some have been breaking the law others have been sticking to it, but are still managing to get their name out there.

From TheJournal.ie MEP who didn't think 'people would be bothered' forced to take down election posters Premature Erection

MEP who didn't think 'people would be bothered' forced to take down election posters

Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy said earlier he didn’t believe people would be bothered that he put up his posters before he is legally allowed to do so. But one local authority has asked that he take them down.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil candidate accused of "flouting regulations" as election posters go up four days early Poster Girl

Fianna Fáil candidate accused of "flouting regulations" as election posters go up four days early

Mary Fitzpatrick’s posters were erected near the Battle of Clontarf festival.