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# by-elections - Saturday 30 November, 2019

As it happened: Fianna Fáil claim two by-election seats and it's one each in Dublin for SF and the Greens

Fine Gael come away empty-handed after the party failed to hold onto the seat vacated by Frances Fitzgerald.

By-election results: Here is a list of your four new TDs

Fianna Fáil have claimed two seats and it’s one each for Sinn Féin and the Greens.

# by-elections - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

CAMHS and a candidate's controversial remarks: Here's the lowdown on the Wexford by-election

The contest is for the seat vacated by Mick Wallace.

# by-elections - Saturday 16 November, 2019

In 'Jack Lynch territory' Fianna Fáil are hoping for success: The Cork North Central lowdown

The runners and riders in the Cork North Central by-election.

# by-elections - Friday 15 November, 2019

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown

The upcoming by-election is to replace MEP Clare Daly.

# by-elections - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Boil water notices and ex-TDs on the comeback trail: Here's the by-election lowdown on Dublin Mid-West

Candidates are contesting the seat left by Frances Fitzgerald.

# by-elections - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections

Voters in constituencies in Dublin, Cork and Wexford will be heading to the polls.

# by-elections - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Leo Varadkar tells Fine Gael politicians to get ready for November by-elections

The letter is seen as a rallying call as Fine Gael enters into election mode.

# by-elections - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Here are 8 things we learned from yesterday's two Dáil by-elections

The votes are counted and the Dáil has two new opposition TDs, but what does it all mean?

# by-elections - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Gerry Adams: 'The big losers here are the government'

The Sinn Féin president insists the party never said it was going to win the Dublin South-West Dáil seat.

The country will have two new TDs today*


# by-elections - Monday 6 October, 2014

6 more skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos Gubu This post contains videos

6 more skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos

By-election campaign videos are odd, wonderful, and informative. Sort of.

# by-elections - Monday 15 September, 2014

Fianna Fáil spends the most on two by-elections - but fails to nab a seat

Its members spent the most in the Dublin West and Longford Westmeath by-elections, the Standards in Public Office Commission said.

# by-elections - Friday 29 August, 2014

Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place

The two votes are likely to take place before the Budget in October.

# by-elections - Friday 23 May, 2014

Why are schools used as polling places?

There are some very sensible reasons why hundreds of primary schools will close today to facilitate voting.

# by-elections - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Confirmed: There are going to be two by-elections on the 23 May

Voters in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath will have an extra ballot paper later this month.

# by-elections - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Here's why most political parties aren't ready for the two by-elections happening next month

The government looks set to move to writ for elections in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath next month catching many of the possible candidates on the hop as they focus on the local and, in some cases, European elections.

# by-elections - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Government unveils plans to reduce number of TDs

The next Constituency Commission will be told to provide for a reduced number – reducing the Dáil by about a dozen.

# by-elections - Monday 17 January, 2011

High Court defers Fine Gael by-election challenges

The cases taken by Fine Gael over the delays in the Waterford and Dublin South by-elections have both been delayed.

# by-elections - Tuesday 30 November, 2010

Pearse Doherty takes seat in Dáil

Recently-elected Sinn Féin TD welcomed by Dáil colleagues on his first day at the office.

# by-elections - Friday 26 November, 2010

Pearse Doherty takes Donegal South West by-election

Sinn Féin senator Pearse Doherty tops the polls and takes Dáil seat, after beating rivals with huge first preference vote.

# by-elections - Thursday 25 November, 2010

Donegal goes to polls for 'redundant' by-election

The Donegal South-West by-election takes place today, 17 months after the seat came vacant, amid waning enthusiasm.

9 at 9: Thursday

The Four Year Plan comes to the Dáil, the state considers a second bad bank, and North Korea finds an unlikely ally.

# by-elections - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Doherty blazes ahead in Donegal by-election opinion poll

A Red C poll commissioned by Paddy Power shows Sinn Féin with substantial support ahead of next week’s ballot.

# by-elections - Thursday 4 November, 2010

FG to lodge court appeals over Waterford and Dublin South by-elections

Fine Gael launch legal action after the government blocked the writs for by-elections in two Dáil constituencies.

Dáil suspended twice amid Order of Business chaos Dáil Éireann

Dáil suspended twice amid Order of Business chaos

The Dáil is held up after opposition parties demand legislation to stop a Supreme Court by-election appeal.

Retiring McDaid will receive €250k in 'goodbye money'

Jim McDaid will be handsomely rewarded for his 21 years as a TD and seven as a minister as he retires.

# by-elections - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

Government to hold by-election this month

Chief Whip John Curran has said he expects the by-election to take place by the end of the November.

Greens: Donegal by-election should happen immediately By-Elections This post contains a poll

Greens: Donegal by-election should happen immediately

The Green Party says the government should honour the spirit of the High Court opinion, with other ballots in Spring.

Pearse Doherty wins court case seeking by-election By-Elections This post contains videos

Pearse Doherty wins court case seeking by-election

The High Court deems that the delay in holding the by-election in Donegal South-West is ‘unreasonable’.

# by-elections - Wednesday 29 September, 2010

By-elections will happen 'in first quarter of 2011' - Curran

The government wins three Dáil votes defeating by-elections – but admits it will try to hold them in early 2011.