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#By-Elections

# 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
# Results Live
# Results Live

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

Updated Nov 30th 2019, 11:00 PM 107,633 Views 83 Comments

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
# Elected
# Elected

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

Nov 30th 2019, 8:47 PM 65,428 Views 79 Comments

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 Model County
# The Model County

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

Nov 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 17,944 Views 11 Comments

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
# By-elections 2019
# By-elections 2019

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

Nov 16th 2019, 7:30 AM 11,343 Views 13 Comments

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
# By-election
# By-election

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

Nov 15th 2019, 6:15 AM 29,924 Views 42 Comments

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
# Up For Grabs
# Up For Grabs

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

Nov 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 10,133 Views 12 Comments

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
# Vote 2019
# Vote 2019

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

Nov 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,002 Views 8 Comments

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
# Rallying Call
# Rallying Call

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

Sep 19th 2019, 2:45 PM 11,621 Views 62 Comments

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
# Get Smart Fast
# Get Smart Fast

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

Oct 12th 2014, 8:35 AM 11,596 Views 32 Comments

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'
# Not Us
# Not Us

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

Oct 11th 2014, 7:34 PM 13,030 Views 66 Comments

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*
# Tally Ho
# Tally Ho

The country will have two new TDs today*

Oct 11th 2014, 8:08 AM 6,843 Views 10 Comments

*Hopefully.

# by-elections - Monday 6 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 6th 2014, 5:08 PM 7,559 Views 19 Comments

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
# SIPO
# SIPO

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

Sep 15th 2014, 8:09 PM 6,745 Views 17 Comments

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
# Voting Time
# Voting Time

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

Aug 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,535 Views 15 Comments

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?
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Why are schools used as polling places?

May 23rd 2014, 9:00 AM 38,563 Views 181 Comments

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
# Elections Everywhere
# Elections Everywhere

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

May 1st 2014, 2:05 PM 8,004 Views 31 Comments

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
# Caught On The Hop
# Caught On The Hop

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

Apr 24th 2014, 2:38 PM 10,343 Views 47 Comments

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
# Political Reform
# Political Reform

Government unveils plans to reduce number of TDs

May 4th 2011, 1:14 PM 1,246 Views 0 Comments

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
# By-Elections
# By-Elections

High Court defers Fine Gael by-election challenges

Jan 17th 2011, 2:50 PM 693 Views 0 Comments

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
# Pearse Doherty
# Pearse Doherty

Pearse Doherty takes seat in Dáil

Nov 30th 2010, 5:12 PM 663 Views 0 Comments

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
# By-Elections
# By-Elections

Pearse Doherty takes Donegal South West by-election

Nov 26th 2010, 6:55 PM 1,531 Views 0 Comments

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
# By-Elections
# By-Elections

Donegal goes to polls for 'redundant' by-election

Nov 25th 2010, 9:40 AM 446 Views 0 Comments

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

9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

9 at 9: Thursday

Nov 25th 2010, 8:15 AM 894 Views 0 Comments

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
# By-Elections
# By-Elections

Doherty blazes ahead in Donegal by-election opinion poll

Nov 17th 2010, 3:35 PM 1,566 Views 2 Comments

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
# By-Elections
# By-Elections

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

Nov 4th 2010, 2:40 PM 506 Views 0 Comments

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 Éireann

Dáil suspended twice amid Order of Business chaos

Nov 4th 2010, 11:31 AM 525 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jim McDaid

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

Nov 4th 2010, 11:04 AM 609 Views 0 Comments

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
# By-Elections
# By-Elections

Government to hold by-election this month

Nov 3rd 2010, 8:47 PM 143 Views 0 Comments

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
# By-Elections

Greens: Donegal by-election should happen immediately

Nov 3rd 2010, 1:42 PM 309 Views 0 Comments

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
# By-Elections

Pearse Doherty wins court case seeking by-election

Nov 3rd 2010, 12:53 PM 2,468 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

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

Sep 29th 2010, 6:37 PM 223 Views 0 Comments

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