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Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 31 July, 2014


# 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…

# vote - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Poll: Do you think Eamon Gilmore should step down as Labour leader? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Eamon Gilmore should step down as Labour leader?

There has been some criticism of the Labour leader after the party received just 7 per cent of the vote in the local elections.

# vote - Friday 23 May, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# vote - Thursday 22 May, 2014

# vote - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is Dublin West candidate David Hall going for the bald vote? David Hall

# vote - Sunday 18 May, 2014

€18 minimum wage? No thanks, say Swiss

Only 23 percent of Swiss voters came out in favour of introducing a minimum wage of €18, according to a projection of today’s referendum results.

# vote - Thursday 8 May, 2014

African National Congress look set to dominate elections in South Africa

The party has 56 percent of the vote, down signficantly from the 66 percent it won at the last election.

# vote - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Polls open in South Africa’s first elections with a ‘born free’ generation

The run up to the vote had been marked by nostalgic rhetoric and voter fury.

# vote - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Poll: Has an election candidate called at your door yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has an election candidate called at your door yet?

Some people have yet to see a canvasser come a’knocking.

# vote - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Opinion: If you live in Ireland, you have a say in the local elections

Many are unaware that our local elections rank amongst the fairest internationally, with every legal resident of the country aged 18 and over entitled to take part.

# vote - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

# vote - Saturday 12 April, 2014

“It’s about putting Scotland’s future in Scotland’s hand.” – Yes campaign looking to close referendum gap

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is using his party’s conference to court Labour voters.

# vote - Monday 7 April, 2014

Voting has started in the world’s biggest general election in India

It’s expected that the country’s 814 milion-strong electorate will shy away from the ruling Congress party.

# vote - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election

Afghanistan’s third presidential election brings an end to 13 years of rule by Karzai, who has held power since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.

# vote - Monday 31 March, 2014

Column: Voting down a plebiscite for a directly-elected Dublin mayor would be bad for democracy

All four local authorities in the country have to agree on whether to put the issue to the people on the same day as the local and European elections.

# vote - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Three Dublin councils vote on a directly-elected mayor tomorrow. Here’s how it’s looking..

Councillors are voting on whether to put the issue to the people on 23 May. Any of the three remaining councils can veto the move…

# vote - Thursday 27 March, 2014

UN declares Crimea’s breakaway vote illegal

Today’s resolution asks countries not to recognise any alteration of the status of the Black Sea peninsula.

# vote - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Column: Why has the Government ignored the Irish diaspora – again?

The timeframe for the Government to respond to the recommendations of the Constitutional Convention regarding the voting rights of Irish abroad has elapsed, write Oliver Moran and Sarah Cantwell.

# vote - Monday 24 March, 2014

From The Score German clubs vote against goal-line technology Rejection

German clubs vote against goal-line technology

In total, nine Bundesliga clubs and 15 second-tier sides voted against the technology.

Dublin City councillors in favour of having vote for directly-elected mayor

Fifty councillors voted for the motion, one abstained and one councillor was absent.

# vote - Monday 17 March, 2014

Crimea officially asks to rejoin Russia in Cold War-style stand-off

The final tally shows 96.6 per cent of voters in Crimea chose to secede from Ukraine and rejoin Russia.

Poll: Should Europe accept that Crimea wants to rejoin Russia? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Europe accept that Crimea wants to rejoin Russia?

Voters in Crimea overwhelmingly endorsed a referendum to split from Ukraine. What do you think – should they go ahead with it or not?

# vote - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Will Crimea break away from Ukraine for Russia? The people decide today

The referendum on secession is taking place today, with Russia saying it will recognise the vote.

# vote - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

MEPs slam the rejection of gender equality report

The report gave recommendations on how to tackle inequality between men and women in the EU.

# vote - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Three years on, here are the most memorable images of the 2011 election campaign Retrospective This post contains images

Three years on, here are the most memorable images of the 2011 election campaign

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?

# vote - Sunday 23 February, 2014

# vote - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

These 75 young artists need your votes

The winner of Doodle 4 Google will claim €5,000 in a scholarship.

# vote - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Column: Enda, Ireland won’t crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections

Some Irish emigrants can already vote in the election of representatives in Ireland… so long as they have the right degree, of course, write David Burns and Conor O’Neill.

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