# general-election - Monday 15 September, 2014
Micheál Martin’s also said he doesn’t agree with Mary Hanafin’s point-of-view – that Ireland isn’t ready to vote his party back into power…
# general-election - Saturday 7 June, 2014
Should the coalition go until 2016?
# general-election - Saturday 31 May, 2014
What would be your dream team coalition government look like?
# general-election - Monday 26 May, 2014
The Tánaiste sat down with TheJournal.ie to discuss the recent problems facing the coalition and his future in government exactly a week before he announced his resignation.
# general-election - Sunday 25 May, 2014
The Taoiseach said Sinn Féin has emerged from the local and European elections as “a significant political entity”. He made the comments in Castlebar this afternoon, where he narrowly avoided a group of protestors.
# general-election - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
The partiest party that ever partied.
# general-election - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
VIDEO: Gilmore on whether he still wants to be Taoiseach, running in 2016 and the reshuffle Exclusive
Watch our full, wide-ranging interview with Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore at TheJournal.ie’s offices yesterday.
# general-election - Sunday 18 May, 2014
A rundown of political communication methods since the 1920s.
# general-election - Thursday 1 May, 2014
# general-election - Monday 21 April, 2014
The former Minister said there’s still hope for her party.
# general-election - Monday 7 April, 2014
It’s expected that the country’s 814 milion-strong electorate will shy away from the ruling Congress party.
# general-election - Monday 10 March, 2014
Mary Fitzpatrick says she wants to see “a real commitment to gender equality”.
# general-election - Tuesday 25 February, 2014
This time three years ago Ireland was in the middle of one of the most dramatic general elections the country has ever seen. Remember all these memorable moments from the campaign?
# general-election - Monday 17 February, 2014
The former minister thinks he has a pretty good chance in the upcoming European elections, despite his party’s hammering in the 2011 general election.
# general-election - Sunday 12 January, 2014
Jobs, political reform and an overhaul of the healthcare system were all promised in the run up to the campaign so let’s take a look at how much of that has been delivered…
# general-election - Thursday 12 December, 2013
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore made the accusation today during Leaders’ Questions in response to a question on budget cuts.
# general-election - Thursday 28 November, 2013
The former Fianna Fáil minister also said the Green Party is “not a political party”.
# general-election - Friday 27 September, 2013
The Fianna Fáil leader said he would not ‘rule anything out’ nor ‘rule anything in’.
# general-election - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
Taoiseach Enda Kenny says we’ll have to wait until March 2016 but what if it was election day today? How would you vote?
# general-election - Monday 16 September, 2013
The party supported the legalisation of sexual acts between children and adults.
# general-election - Sunday 25 August, 2013
The Fine Gael TD said that it confirms that the majority of Senators would rather be in the Dáil.
# general-election - Saturday 13 July, 2013
There is uncertainty over whether or not Lucinda Creighton and other TDs who voted against the abortion bill will be allowed to run as candidates. Do you think they should?
# general-election - Saturday 8 June, 2013
Politicians are too busy trying to point-score with the electorate on social issue to address the real danger to our way of life – our tanking economy. A new party, focused on economic policy, is vital for Ireland, writes Aaron McKenna
# general-election - Thursday 6 June, 2013
There is a clear opportunity for a new broad based, progressive, political party that proposes a vision for a new Ireland based on the values of social and economic equality, writes Rory Hearne.
# general-election - Monday 3 June, 2013
The communications minister says he’s concerned that Labour is taking a disproportionate share of the public’s austerity anger.
# general-election - Sunday 28 April, 2013
The party has been told today that its brand is still damaged. What do you reckon?
# general-election - Saturday 13 April, 2013
The independent TD declined to comment when asked if he was interested in joining the party which itself has denied it has approached the former Progressive Democrat deputy.
# general-election - Monday 25 February, 2013
Labour TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin kept a diary recording all his tweets – and what he really thought – throughout the 2011 election campaign. Two years on from the election, he shares some of them for the first time.
# general-election - Saturday 9 February, 2013
A new opinion poll shows the party are back on top, but will they move across the Dáil chamber the next general election?
# general-election - Sunday 3 February, 2013
Labour will be the casualty of this government because it secured votes by promising things the party could never deliver, writes Adrian Grant.
# general-election - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
The Labor party leader said the move would give “shape and order” to the year.
# general-election - Sunday 16 December, 2012
# general-election - Saturday 15 December, 2012
The Labout TD said ministers and party members were attempting to distract from problematic issues in the budget.
# general-election - Monday 19 November, 2012
Fianna Fáil are continuing their climb in opinion polls – but who would your vote go to in a general election?
# general-election - Monday 27 August, 2012
The current system allows party leaders to pick and choose the list of candidates the electorate can vote for and guarantees a strong majority in parliament for the winning party.
# general-election - Thursday 28 June, 2012
The government has finally got rid of the 7,500 voting machines that were trialled once ten years ago and have been in storage ever since at a cost to the State.
# general-election - Sunday 8 April, 2012
Diarmaid Ó Cadhla, who ran in Cork South-Central, says legislation requiring him to disclose donations is unconstitutional.
# general-election - Friday 30 March, 2012
Fine Gael has secured 35 per cent support – about the same share as they had during last year’s General Election.
# general-election - Friday 9 March, 2012
The Labour-Fine Gael coalition took its place in the 31st Dáil on this day one year ago. How do you think it has performed?
# general-election - Tuesday 6 March, 2012
The farmer was jailed this morning over non-payment of fines related to his use of electronic signs during last year’s general election.