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# vote - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about our newest TD, the thousands of people that took part in the protest today and the ongoing Ebola crisis…

# vote - Friday 10 October, 2014

Staff in six of Dublin’s major hospitals vote for strike action

The pay and roster dispute involves hospital porters, catering operatives, laboratory assistants and CSSD Technicians.

# vote - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

# vote - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

“Last resort”: Teachers could strike over Junior Cert reforms

The Department of Education said that talks are ongoing between the Minister and teachers.

Dublin city councillors vote against fluoride

We spoke to a councillor who proposed the motion, and a councillor opposed to it.

# vote - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

You could soon be able to vote while on your holidays

There’s nothing like missing a good vote to make you homesick.

# vote - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Limerick councillors reject motion to cut property tax by 15%

A Fianna Fáil motion to reduce it by 3% was instead approved.

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here’s what we learned from last night’s Prime Time debate

Someone ‘pulled a Ming’ and the issue of Roscommon Hospital just isn’t going away… Here’s what went down in the RTÉ studios last night.

# vote - Monday 29 September, 2014

How’s the ‘Ming’ by-election shaping up?… We hit the trail in Roscommon-South Leitrim

The ten candidates are facing-off tonight in the heated atmosphere of an RTÉ studio. We spent the morning at the mart, and the afternoon at the races, to check the temperature on the ground…

# vote - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Catalonia defies Spanish government and makes independence vote official

The region’s drive for independence has been ramped up since Scotland’s attempt.

# vote - Friday 26 September, 2014

A barista, a receptionist … a hunger-striker: Here’s who ELSE is on the ballot in Dublin South West

If you live there, you’ll have seen the posters for all the main candidates… Here are some of the less well-known additions to the ballot.

# vote - Thursday 25 September, 2014

US led strikes in Syria killed 19 overnight, including 1 child

The UK will vote tomorrow on joining the strikes.

# vote - Monday 22 September, 2014

‘A gun to our head’: Dublin City Council votes to cut LPT rate by 15%

To keep TV fans interested, there was even a reference to The Wire during what proved to be a lively debate.

Opinion: Yes, Scotland has stayed in the UK – but the old union is dead

Despite the defeat for independence, Scotland and the UK will never be the same again – and Ireland’s relationship with its neighbours will change too.

# vote - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Poll: Should Northern Ireland hold a vote on joining the Republic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Northern Ireland hold a vote on joining the Republic?

Martin McGuinness has called for a vote on Northern Ireland joining the Republic… but what would the repercussions be?

# vote - Friday 19 September, 2014

Three arrested over Glasgow unrest following referendum result

Police have separated both Yes and No groups in Glasgow’s George Square.

Gerry Adams’ tweet on the the Scottish independence vote was to the point

Adams said Ireland should never lose sight that we are a “divided people”.

# vote - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From The Score After 260 years, the R&A finally allow women members Golf

After 260 years, the R&A finally allow women members

85% voted in favour of the move today.

# vote - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Column: ‘The Scottish voting yes are doing so from an international, rather than just a nationalist mindset’

If Scotland has to consider anew its membership of the European Union, then the Irish Government should be there standing up for its application, writes Eamon Ryan.

# vote - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Will Elizabeth II still be Queen of Scots if the ‘Yes’ vote triumphs?

Separatists say it will be up to the people to decide but there are questions about how secure the monarchy would be after independence.

# vote - Sunday 14 September, 2014

The Man Who Would Be Ming: Meet the turf-cutter tipped to take a Dáil seat next month

Michael Fitzmaurice, one of the leaders of the campaign against the turf-cutting ban, plans to take out a loan to cover the cost of running in the by-election.

# vote - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Aaron McKenna: ‘We don’t need national political castoffs to run an arbitrarily sized bureaucracy’

European Commissioners aren’t picked on any basis of merit or usefulness. It’s no different than most governments, but at least we elect the cabinet together at home.

# vote - Friday 12 September, 2014

Scottish celebrities take sides on independence

Scotland will take to the polls on September 18.

# vote - Thursday 11 September, 2014

RBS says it will move to England in case of Scottish independence

The Royal Bank of Scotland is 81% owned by the British state.

# vote - Monday 8 September, 2014

This retired plumber’s been selected as a Dáil candidate for People Before Profit

Nicky Coules was elected as a councillor for the party in May. His entry into the race in Dublin South West will split the left-wing vote in the area.

# vote - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Stay or go? Tempers flare in heated TV debate about Scotland’s independence

With six weeks to go before the referendum, both sides clashed on whether Scotland would be successful as an independent country.

# vote - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Runners and riders: Here’s who’s vying to take Ming’s old seat in the upcoming by-election

Turfcutter Michael Fitzmaurice is emerging as the Ming-backed candidate, while the main parties are also busy making preparations ahead of the contest…

# vote - Friday 25 July, 2014

Opinion: Voter turnout isn’t a problem, so let’s stop all the hand-wringing

Do we really need to solve the ‘problem’ of low turnout?

# vote - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Psychiatric nurses at UCHG vote for industrial action

The nurses voted 83% in favour and 17% against.

# vote - Monday 14 July, 2014

Fingal Council vote to reduce property tax for 2015… but they can’t ratify decision just yet

Councillors called on the regulations to be published immediately to allow councils to legally and formally decide what rate of local property tax they will apply.

# vote - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Dubliners may have to wait five years for a directly-elected mayor

Fingal County Council is still not on board with the idea, though.

# vote - Thursday 3 July, 2014

While chaos reigns in Iraq, the Kurds want to form an independent state

Forces on the ground are struggling to break the stalemate with militants.

# vote - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Ex-IRA man, anti-drugs campaigner, occasional Joe Dolan impersonator: Meet the Lord Mayor

Christy Burke’s been the headlines recently for his comments about the British royal family. He sat down at the Mansion House this week for a chat about his past, and his plans for the next 12 months…

# vote - Monday 16 June, 2014

SIPTU members at Irish Rail to vote on new proposals

The ballot will start on Thursday and will be counted next month.

# vote - Friday 13 June, 2014

From Business ETC Bausch and Lomb workers to vote on plan to cut jobs and wages Waterford

Bausch and Lomb workers to vote on plan to cut jobs and wages

Proposals to cut pay have been modified downward from 20 per cent to 7.5 per cent.

# vote - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Joan Burton says the banking inquiry vote is good news for women in politics

But Alex White thinks it’s “the sort of behaviour that gives politics a bad name”.

# vote - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Here are some of the best Irish designed buildings. What’s your favourite?

A shortlist of 48 projects have been selected by a jury and now the public are being asked to vote for the one they like best.

# vote - Monday 26 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Morning folks. They’re still counting in some areas around the country, here are the nine big stories you need to know.

Petro Poroshenko set to win Ukraine’s presidential election

In early returns it’s suggested candy tycoon Petro Poroshenko will be elected president of Ukraine.

Election 2014 as it happened: Local and European results

Find out who has won a seat, who’s arguing over the results, and who’s stormed out of the count centre…

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