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#Election 2016

# election-2016 - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'Do not underestimate us,' Trump warns North Korea on his election anniversary

He gave the warning after a trip to the Korean demilitarized zone was cancelled due to bad weather.

# election-2016 - Thursday 22 December, 2016

THE WINNERS: These are all the TDs that have been elected

It’s been a long weekend and these lads and ladies have already passed the post.

# election-2016 - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge Katie Hopkins has been invited back on the Late Late this week to talk about Trump Trump Towers

# election-2016 - Monday 7 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 very Irish responses to Donald Trump running for President Yuge Yuge Loser

15 very Irish responses to Donald Trump running for President

Tell us how you really feel, Ireland.

# election-2016 - Saturday 5 November, 2016

"I'll move to Canada": Americans are getting really (really) sick of this election

More than half of Americans are stressed out by one of the most adversarial contests in recent history.

# election-2016 - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Hillary Clinton has taken a huge lead in the race for the White House

That is despite hitting choppy waters.

# election-2016 - Monday 28 March, 2016

Everything you need to know about one of the most exclusive elections in Ireland

The Seanad election is underway. But how does it all work and how many people actually get a vote?

# election-2016 - Sunday 20 March, 2016

QUIZ: Were you paying attention to the general election?

Three weeks on, how much do you remember about the election for the 32nd Dáil?

Jack Chambers has taken some heat on social media, but public figures get criticised all the time

Columnist Julien Mercille writes that if we start policing the internet for online abuse we can say goodbye to freedom of speech.

# election-2016 - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Some Fine Gael TDs want a deal with Fianna Fáil – but lots of them just don’t want to talk about it

A survey carried out by TheJournal.ie this week found many Fine Gael TDs reluctant to discuss the formation of the next government.

# election-2016 - Friday 18 March, 2016

TD's wildly popular election video taken off YouTube over copyright dispute

Martin Heydon’s tribute to Back to the Future has fallen foul of a copyright issues.

# election-2016 - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

The Fianna Fáil surge: How this new TD upset the odds in Enda’s backyard

Lisa Chambers told us how she took a second seat for Fianna Fáil in Mayo and what she thinks of a coalition with Fine Gael.

# election-2016 - Thursday 10 March, 2016

There has been a sharp rise in Irish Water cancellations since the general election

The revelation will come as a further blow to the future of water charges.

Meet the working class TD named Gino who'll get the bus to Leinster House today From Neilstown To The Dáil This post contains videos

Meet the working class TD named Gino who'll get the bus to Leinster House today

Gino Kenny is one of the more interesting deputies elected to the 32nd Dáil.

# election-2016 - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Is the ‘grand coalition’ the only show in town – and how likely is it to happen?

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil haven’t talked about government yet – but it’s only a matter of time.

# election-2016 - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

What exactly happens when the new Dáil sits on Thursday?

It’s all change in Leinster House following the election. So what happens now?

A TD who nearly lost her seat is going for one of the most important jobs in the Dáil

Maureen O’Sullivan has said that the position is “not a gift from the ruling parties”.

Gerry wants to be Taoiseach, but Enda is meeting everybody so that he gets to rule the roost

The dance of those who would be in government continued apace today.

Michael Noonan 'presumes' talks with Fianna Fáil will begin after Thursday

It’s the first time a senior Fine Gael minister has openly discussed negotiations with Fianna Fáil.

“She’ll get on famous”: Another Healy-Rae is entering politics

Maura Healy-Rae will be co-opted on to Kerry County Council.

# election-2016 - Monday 7 March, 2016

Nearly half of people don’t intend paying their next Irish Water bill

A new poll comes in the wake of the general election result and the uncertainty over the future of charges.

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael need to get with the message from Irish voters

There’s no need to panic, this is a political evolution, not a crisis, writes Maura Adshead.

Enda admits he won't be re-elected Taoiseach on Thursday

The Fine Gael leader will officially become a caretaker Taoiseach after Thursday’s Dáil vote.

# election-2016 - Sunday 6 March, 2016

'It was like being hit by a truck at 100 miles per hour' - Former TDs on the devastation of losing their seats

High-profile casualties of the election have opened up about the pain of not being reelected.

Getting more women in the Dáil can't be a once off thing, such progress must continue

In comparison to the 2011 general election, there has been an increase of over 40% in the number of women in the Dáil.

# election-2016 - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Abolishing water charges is a return to the policies that collapsed our economy

Troika observers reading our newspapers must be banging their heads against their desks and screaming at their monitors: “You’re. Screwing. It. Up. Again.”

THE COMEBACK KIDS – the TDs from Bertie Ahern’s last government who are back at the top table

Quite a few TDs that lost out during the 2011 election purge have managed to regain their seats.

# election-2016 - Friday 4 March, 2016

The Independent Alliance had a "constructive" meeting with Enda

It comes ahead of the vote for Taoiseach next Thursday.

Leo responds to Alan Shatter's dig, says he's 'charming as always'

“We won’t just stay in government for the sake of it, we won’t be clinging to power.”

Half of Irish people think freer abortion access should be priority for next government

Almost three quarters of the people polled think there should be a referendum to allow the people to vote on the Eighth amendment.

It's over: Election candidates have until midnight to remove their posters

Local authority regulations require political candidates to take down their election materials within seven days of polling.

Fianna Fáil are back, and they're no longer 'male, stale and outside the Pale'

The party managed to claw its way back into the Dáil, in crucial constituencies across Ireland, including Dublin. And they finally have some female TDs.

# election-2016 - Thursday 3 March, 2016

'We are all hurting': Joan's e-mail to Labour members

The Tánaiste and Labour said the party must “reflect, rebuild and renew” following its worst election ever.

How the three main parties lost their stranglehold on Irish politics - in just a decade

Sinn Féin, Independents and the smaller parties have achieved the biggest shift in recent political history – but will it last?

THE LOSERS: The TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats

It’s been a rough couple of days for these well-known faces.

Former Dublin mayor Royston Brady has a bone to pick with ‘pyjama-wearing’ water charge boycotters

Ex-Fianna Fáil councillor Royston Brady says he has no problem with paying for water in his adopted home of Florida.

Labour just had the worst election in its 104-year history

It might sound impossible, but Labour’s devastating defeat is even worse than it looks.

Labour's Willie Penrose has taken the last Dáil seat after an epic count

The marathon count went on all night – here’s who’s left standing this morning…

Water charges high on agenda as Enda and Micheál gear up for crunch talks

The Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil leaders will be mulling over government options with their respective parliamentary parties today.

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