# general-election - Yesterday’s News
# general-election - Tuesday 14 February, 2017
A poll conducted for Claire Byrne Live has found that 57% of Irish people don’t want a general election right now.
# general-election - Friday 30 December, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has also said there’s no chance of a coalition with Fianna Fáil in the future.
# general-election - Thursday 29 December, 2016
Like any good proposal, a political campaign must give voters a sense of hope that things in the future will be wonderful, writes Eoghan McDermott.
# general-election - Tuesday 6 December, 2016
Fianna Fáil argues that it is no longer necessary for those living on the islands to vote early.
# general-election - Sunday 30 October, 2016
Prime Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson told the national broadcaster RUV he would resign today after his Progressive Party suffered a plunge in support.
# general-election - Thursday 27 October, 2016
It noted there had been some “fundamental conflict of fact” in regard to whether Noel G Walsh was supposed to turn up or not.
# general-election - Tuesday 18 October, 2016
He thinks Micheál Martin could be the next Taoiseach.
# general-election - Tuesday 11 October, 2016
Kenny has in the past insisted he will not lead Fine Gael into another election.
# general-election - Monday 26 September, 2016
Two reports into the campaign have been sent to Parliamentary Party members.
# general-election - Sunday 18 September, 2016
Micheál Martin’s party is the most popular one in the country, according to the latest opinion poll.
# general-election - Tuesday 13 September, 2016
Enda Kenny said this is not a time to “mess around”.
# general-election - Monday 12 September, 2016
The Taoiseach has also given his thoughts on THAT John Halligan interview.
# general-election - Tuesday 5 July, 2016
Malcolm Turnbull also attacked opponents, accusing them of a dishonest scare campaign.
# general-election - Wednesday 29 June, 2016
Voting is mandatory in Australia for all adults, with turnout never falling below 90% since it became compulsory in 1924.
# general-election - Sunday 26 June, 2016
The last general elections in December resulted in a hung parliament and parties failed to agree on a coalition.
# general-election - Saturday 11 June, 2016
Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes is working on a committee investigating the controversial Panama Papers.
# general-election - Monday 16 May, 2016
Lucinda Creighton has stepped down as the party leader. What’s next for the party?
# general-election - Sunday 17 April, 2016
The FF leader’s no fan of the event Sinn Féin is running at the Ambassador.
# general-election - Saturday 16 April, 2016
The Ryanair boss has a view on the current political deadlock.
# general-election - Saturday 5 March, 2016
Troika observers reading our newspapers must be banging their heads against their desks and screaming at their monitors: “You’re. Screwing. It. Up. Again.”
# general-election - Thursday 3 March, 2016
Political discourse can involve One Direction. That’s how it works here.
It’s been a rough couple of days for these well-known faces.
# general-election - Tuesday 1 March, 2016
Ruby Hughes was let loose in the RDS count centre and loved it.
# general-election - Monday 29 February, 2016
It’s been a long weekend. Stay with us as the count continues.
# general-election - Sunday 28 February, 2016
They didn’t overstate how close this massive five-seater could be.
We’ll be taking it from the top at Citywest from 9am tomorrow.
Everything you need to know as counting goes into its second day.
In many constituencies, it has been nerve-wrackingly close.
We have all the news, results and reaction for what has been one of the most dramatic elections in recent times.
# general-election - Saturday 27 February, 2016
The Renua leader has been eliminated.
The former minister for justice lost his seat to the deputy leader of the Green Party Catherine Martin.
Early celebrations in Dublin Rathdown.
# general-election - Friday 26 February, 2016
The first exit poll is in.
Everything you ever wanted to know about voting, but were too afraid to ask…
The voting ban in British prisons has been a source of controversy, but here, just one in five who register decide to fill in their ballot papers.
# general-election - Thursday 25 February, 2016
The question of gender quotas continues to be a turbulent issue, not only in Ireland, writes Jason O’Sullivan.
Could this swing some undecided voters?
The ‘home to vote’ campaign pushed for us all to come home, the message is different now, writes Aaron Mc Nicholas.
# general-election - Wednesday 24 February, 2016
Patronising stunts aside, my generation is simply not represented in the political sphere, writes Anna O’Rourke.