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From TheJournal.ie Verona Murphy elected in Wexford as Malcolm Byrne loses seat he won in November Ge2020

Verona Murphy elected in Wexford as Malcolm Byrne loses seat he won in November

Murphy had been dropped from the Fine Gael ticket following a controversial by-election campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Verona Murphy says she's 'not a racist' as she confirms run as independent general election candidate in Wexford Going It Alone

Verona Murphy says she's 'not a racist' as she confirms run as independent general election candidate in Wexford

Former TD Marian Harkin has also announced a tilt at the Dáil, while Sinn Féin’s only MEP Matt Carthy is also intending to run.

From TheJournal.ie Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney Controversy

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney

Coveney said the by-election campaign was ‘personally stressful’ on Murphy.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was a mistake and I accept responsibility': Varadkar says FG shouldn't have run Verona Murphy Fine Gael

'It was a mistake and I accept responsibility': Varadkar says FG shouldn't have run Verona Murphy

Speaking to reporters today, the Taoiseach said Murphy’s controversial comments came as a “big surprise”.

From TheJournal.ie Paschal Donohoe says Verona Murphy wasn't made to apologise by Fine Gael Wexford

Paschal Donohoe says Verona Murphy wasn't made to apologise by Fine Gael

Donohoe also said that Murphy’s views on immigration were not known by the party ahead of the by-election campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Removing Verona Murphy from Fine Gael election ticket 'looking better by the moment', says Harris Fine Gael

Removing Verona Murphy from Fine Gael election ticket 'looking better by the moment', says Harris

Murphy has been removed from the Fine Gael general election ticket, the party said yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Verona Murphy: 'Do we have to wait for a London Bridge incident on Wexford Bridge?' Interview

Verona Murphy: 'Do we have to wait for a London Bridge incident on Wexford Bridge?'

The former Fine Gael candidate says she has been called racist for ‘raising security issues’.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage' General Election This post contains videos

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage'

The Taoiseach also said the homelessness crisis is “distressing” to him.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael confirms Verona Murphy to be dropped from party's general election ticket Off The Ticket

Fine Gael confirms Verona Murphy to be dropped from party's general election ticket

It’s in the wake of a controversial by-election campaign which saw her come in for sustained criticism.

From TheJournal.ie Defiant Verona Murphy has sights set on general election - but Leo and Paschal don't sound too keen Rocky Road

Defiant Verona Murphy has sights set on general election - but Leo and Paschal don't sound too keen

She’s been in the headlines again today over a Rocky-themed social media video – so can we expect a sequel?

From TheJournal.ie 'Not an official Fine Gael video': Ministers grilled on Verona Murphy's last-ditch Rocky themed clip Eye Of The Tiger This post contains videos

'Not an official Fine Gael video': Ministers grilled on Verona Murphy's last-ditch Rocky themed clip

The video says was “produced by supporters of the Verona Murphy campaign” and was shared by the candidate.

From TheJournal.ie 'She's completely wrong': Transport minister blasts Fine Gael candidate over call to scrap RSA Verona Murphy

'She's completely wrong': Transport minister blasts Fine Gael candidate over call to scrap RSA

Verona Murphy has clashed with the RSA in her role with the Irish Road Hauliers’ Association.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael minister: Political parties 'need to look at' vetting procedures for election candidates Damien English

Fine Gael minister: Political parties 'need to look at' vetting procedures for election candidates

It follows controversial comments by candidate Verona Murphy.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll Opinion Poll

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll

The party has been dealing with the aftermath of controversial comments made by by-election candidate Verona Murphy.

From TheJournal.ie Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre Wexford By-election

Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre

He denied that vulnerable people in the centre were exploited for the sake of a political apology.

From TheJournal.ie Pressure on Taoiseach to remove support for Verona Murphy after migrant comments Wexford

Pressure on Taoiseach to remove support for Verona Murphy after migrant comments

Party members have condemned her comments but say it is too late in the game to remove party support.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach 'has spoken to' under-fire FG candidate Verona Murphy about her comments on migrants By-election This post contains videos

Taoiseach 'has spoken to' under-fire FG candidate Verona Murphy about her comments on migrants

Murphy has made a number of controversial comments about refugees in the past number of days.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge Wexford

Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge

It follows an apology this morning for comments she made on RTÉ yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's legal profession just pointed the finger firmly at insurers when it comes to spiralling motor insurance costs They Did It

Ireland's legal profession just pointed the finger firmly at insurers when it comes to spiralling motor insurance costs

The Oireachtas finance committee has been hearing from all sides in the motor insurance dispute today.