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Ben Gilroy

# ben-gilroy - Monday 3 February, 2014

Ben Gilroy resigns as leader of Direct Democracy Ireland

Jaan Van de Ven has been chosen as the new party leader.

# ben-gilroy - Thursday 7 November, 2013

BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment

DDI had complained that LMFM had created the impression that Ben Gilroy had expressed anti-English sentiments at an abandoned distressed property auction.

# ben-gilroy - Friday 1 November, 2013

Direct Democracy’s Ben Gilroy appears in court over alleged trespassing

A court adjourned the case for three weeks earlier today.

# ben-gilroy - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses

Ben Gilroy failed to file documentation related to his donations and expenses during the Meath East by-election but will qualify for reimbursement of expenses once he does.

# ben-gilroy - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil Meath East This post contains images

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil

All the drama from the count centre in Ashbourne as Helen McEntee took the Dáil seat in Meath East.

# ben-gilroy - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Polling begins in the Meath East by-election

There are 11 candidates in the running for the Meath East seat following the death of Shane McEntee TD.

# ben-gilroy - Saturday 23 March, 2013

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Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes

With the by-election taking place next Wednesday the main candidates for the Meath East seat were out in force today with Enda Kenny and the Tánaiste joining them.

# ben-gilroy - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election

Four independent candidates have filed paperwork to run against seven candidates from parties big and small.

# ben-gilroy - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here’s what they’re saying

With the by-election less than three weeks away TheJournal.ie spoke to the main candidates this week to find out what they’re hearing on the doorsteps and what they’re telling voters…

# ben-gilroy - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Labour ‘caught on the back foot’ by FG on Meath East by-election date

TheJournal.ie has learned that Labour didn’t plan to pick its Meath East candidate for another fortnight – after the new deadline.

McEntee’s daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East

Helen McEntee is “virtually certain” to be the Fine Gael candidate in Meath East ahead of the party’s nomination convention in Kells this evening.

# ben-gilroy - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Laois homeowner who stopped the sheriff left ‘demoralised’ after eviction

Campaigners were able to stop Lee Wellstead from being evicted last month but the 47-year-old is today homeless after the sheriff made a successful second eviction attempt yesterday.

# ben-gilroy - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

I stopped the sheriff: Activists prevent eviction of man from Laois home

Independent TD Joan Collins was among a group of activists that stopped the attempted eviction of a man from his home in Laois yesterday.