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#General Election

# general-election - Yesterday’s News

Someone turned an Ed Miliband campaign video into 8 Mile and it’s wonderful Bravo This post contains videos

# general-election - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

# general-election - Saturday 25 April, 2015

‘People who restrict the freedom of movement of others are fascists’

Micheál Martin has some strong words for protesters.

# general-election - Monday 20 April, 2015

Watch: Screaming, selfie-crazed hen party mobs Ed Miliband

“SELFIE! SELFIE! SELFIE!”

# general-election - Friday 17 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Some genius made this wonderful alteration to a UKIP poster Welcome

# general-election - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Enda and Joan look beyond water … to getting your vote

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# general-election - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Michael Healy-Rae accuses certain TDs of ‘waking up from a coma’

The outspoken TD thinks backbenchers are speaking up in a bid to get votes.

# general-election - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Watch: It’s 50 years since the first televised general election

It seems like only yesterday.

# general-election - Monday 6 April, 2015

Government accused of ‘kite-flying’ and ‘buying back votes’

Are government placing ‘good news’ stories in time for an election?

Why it looks increasingly like the general election will take place in February 2016

The dates for party ard fheiseanna and conferences are starting to give the game away.

# general-election - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Sinn Féin will have to write ‘Londonderry’, not ‘Derry’ for election

The Electoral Office has stated that the way electoral forms are completed has always been the same.

# general-election - Monday 30 March, 2015

“Active abstentionists” – Adams rubbishes talk of Sinn Féin sitting in Westminster

The UK’s general election campaign officially began today.

# general-election - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Not sure who to vote for? This app will tell you Elections Made Easy This post contains videos

Not sure who to vote for? This app will tell you

Smartvote to the rescue.

# general-election - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

# general-election - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

An almost-Irish candidate could be set to become the next Prime Minister of Israel

Polls have opened in more than 10,000 stations around the country.

# general-election - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Poll: Will you vote for Renua? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote for Renua?

Or will you save your vote for an established party?

# general-election - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Potential MP describes how she survived after her mother went to jail for killing her partner

Naz Shah wrote an open letter this week, detailing her family’s experience with abandonment, abuse and even murder.

# general-election - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Who will you vote for in the next election? State Of The Nation This post contains a poll

Who will you vote for in the next election?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# general-election - Monday 2 March, 2015

‘Enda Kenny’s seat isn’t safe, an independent could take it’

A new group in Mayo is looking for “a real alternative” to established political parties.

# general-election - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Jack Chambers has defeated David McGuinness in Dublin West selection

A close battle was predicted between the pair.

# general-election - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Out of the frying pan: Which Senators want to become TDs?

‘People criticise using the Seanad as a platform to the Dáil … but it makes sense.’

# general-election - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Fianna Fáil aren’t ‘going to prostitute themselves to anyone’

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

# general-election - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Fancy being Taoiseach Gerry? He “hasn’t given it any thought”

The Sinn Féin leader says he’s focused on being a “good republican”.

# general-election - Friday 16 January, 2015

Lucinda Creighton says she will have a candidate in every constituency

The leader of yet-to-be-named party says almost 600 people want to represent it in the next general election.

# general-election - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Bez we can: Happy Mondays dancer launches election bid

“Shake your maracas if you’re against the frackers.”

# general-election - Monday 12 January, 2015

# general-election - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Fine Gael aren’t sending ANY representatives to Vincent Browne’s constituency debates

Labour is also holding fire on sending representatives to The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne.

Frank Flannery could be returning to Fine Gael – but not everyone’s happy

There’s been a mixed reaction in Fine Gael to news that the former strategist could return ahead of the general election.

# general-election - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Micheál Martin: The IRA ‘calls the shots’ in Sinn Féin

But Gerry Adams denied that was the case today.

# general-election - Monday 15 December, 2014

Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election? Explainer This post contains videos

Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election?

There’s lots of talk but little action so far. Here’s what we know…

# general-election - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Shane Ross thinks there’s a problem with ‘celebrity’ election candidates Almost Famous This post contains videos

Shane Ross thinks there’s a problem with ‘celebrity’ election candidates

The independent TD hasn’t spoken to David McWilliams or Fintan O’Toole, but would welcome talks.

# general-election - Saturday 13 December, 2014

‘We’re ready’: Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election

Party leader Micheál Martin and finance spokesperson, Michael McGrath, were nominated in Cork South Central.

# general-election - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Poll: Will you vote for a party or Independent candidate in the next general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote for a party or Independent candidate in the next general election?

It’s looking likely that Independents will play a considerable role in the next Government.

# general-election - Monday 1 December, 2014

David Hall: What New Beginning is doing has been an abysmal failure before

David Hall: What New Beginning is doing has been an abysmal failure before

The mortgage debt advocate has slammed the planned mortgage-to-rent scheme.

# general-election - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Fianna Fáil doesn’t want ‘arrogant’ Government squeezing them out of the election debate

It’s not a straight Fine Gael/Sinn Féin choice according to Michael McGrath.

# general-election - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Poll: Will you vote for Sinn Féin in the next general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote for Sinn Féin in the next general election?

Taoiseach Enda Kenny lashed out at the party yesterday.

# general-election - Friday 28 November, 2014

# general-election - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Joan Burton: Labour will see out its term in office

The Tánaiste has said that a General Election won’t be taking place next year.

# general-election - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Poll: Should a general election be held before April 2016? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a general election be held before April 2016?

Enda Kenny plans for the Coalition to stay in Government until April 2016.

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