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As it happened: Fianna Fáil claim two by-election seats and it's one each in Dublin for SF and the Greens
Live Nov 30th 2019, 11:00 PM

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

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 65,525 Views 79 Comments

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

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 17,985 Views 11 Comments

The contest is for the seat vacated by Mick Wallace.

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 11,365 Views 13 Comments

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

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 29,989 Views 42 Comments

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

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 10,154 Views 12 Comments

Candidates are contesting the seat left by Frances Fitzgerald.

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 16,061 Views 8 Comments

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

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 11,636 Views 62 Comments

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

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 11,625 Views 32 Comments

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

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 13,063 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 6,860 Views 10 Comments

*Hopefully.

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 7,579 Views 19 Comments

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

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 6,781 Views 17 Comments

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

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 8,561 Views 15 Comments

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

Why are schools used as polling places?
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Why are schools used as polling places?

May 23rd 2014, 9:00 AM 38,638 Views 181 Comments

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

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 8,028 Views 31 Comments

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

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 10,371 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.

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 1,273 Views 0 Comments

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

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 706 Views 0 Comments

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

Pearse Doherty takes seat in Dáil
# Pearse Doherty
# Pearse Doherty

Pearse Doherty takes seat in Dáil

Nov 30th 2010, 5:12 PM 686 Views 0 Comments

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

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 1,546 Views 0 Comments

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

Donegal goes to polls for 'redundant' by-election
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# By-Elections

Donegal goes to polls for 'redundant' by-election

Nov 25th 2010, 9:40 AM 459 Views 0 Comments

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

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 1,682 Views 0 Comments

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

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 528 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 535 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 636 Views 0 Comments

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

Government to hold by-election this month
# By-Elections
# By-Elections

Government to hold by-election this month

Nov 3rd 2010, 8:47 PM 158 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
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# By-Elections

Greens: Donegal by-election should happen immediately

Nov 3rd 2010, 1:42 PM 329 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 2,764 Views 0 Comments

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

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 238 Views 0 Comments

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