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# carlow-kilkenny - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Allocation of social workers to children in foster care 'chaotic', inspection finds

Allocation of social workers to children in foster care 'chaotic', inspection finds

Oct 3rd 2019, 12:54 PM 7,613 Views 5 Comments

At the time of the inspection, 22% of children did not have an allocated social worker.

# carlow-kilkenny - Monday 22 February, 2016

A local radio station made election candidates handle a snake live on air
# Snakes On A Sinn Féin
# Snakes On A Sinn Féin

A local radio station made election candidates handle a snake live on air

Feb 22nd 2016, 10:30 AM 10,110 Views 14 Comments

Four candidates came face-to-face with Caesar, a six-foot snake, in KCLR’s Carlow studios.

# carlow-kilkenny - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Renua spent nearly €30k trying (and failing) to get this man elected
# By-election
# By-election

Renua spent nearly €30k trying (and failing) to get this man elected

Aug 27th 2015, 4:36 PM 17,594 Views 50 Comments

SIPO has released details of expenditure in the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election.

# carlow-kilkenny - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

'It did not happen': Barry Cowen insists Averil Power wasn't laughed at
# The Fightback
# The Fightback

'It did not happen': Barry Cowen insists Averil Power wasn't laughed at

May 27th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,920 Views 49 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD gave his version of events to TheJournal.ie today.

# carlow-kilkenny - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Renua looking into claims "Yes Kilkenny" was a 'front' for candidate
# Endorsement
# Endorsement

Renua looking into claims "Yes Kilkenny" was a 'front' for candidate

May 26th 2015, 9:00 PM 24,477 Views 31 Comments

The party’s ethics officer Karl Deeter said he is trying to find out what happened.

# carlow-kilkenny - Monday 25 May, 2015

"Yes Kilkenny" referendum campaign denies it was a 'front' for Renua candidate
# Patrick McKee
# Patrick McKee

"Yes Kilkenny" referendum campaign denies it was a 'front' for Renua candidate

May 25th 2015, 8:13 PM 30,512 Views 65 Comments

The campaign claimed to be “non-party”, but was run by Renua activists and endorsed Renua candidate Patrick McKee.

# carlow-kilkenny - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Fianna Fáil has finally won a by-election
# CK15
# CK15

Fianna Fáil has finally won a by-election

May 24th 2015, 7:54 AM 15,514 Views 89 Comments

Bobby Aylward was elected early this morning.

# carlow-kilkenny - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Finally: Fianna Fáil looks set to win a by-election
# Carlow-Kilkenny
# Carlow-Kilkenny

Finally: Fianna Fáil looks set to win a by-election

May 23rd 2015, 5:10 PM 33,005 Views 150 Comments

Just in case you’d forgotten, there’s an important battle for Phil Hogan’s old seat happening as well today.

AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede
Live May 23rd 2015, 12:03 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede

# carlow-kilkenny - Thursday 21 May, 2015

What you need to know about the fierce battle for Phil Hogan's old seat
# By-election
# By-election

What you need to know about the fierce battle for Phil Hogan's old seat

May 21st 2015, 9:00 AM 11,768 Views 48 Comments

Big Phil is gone to Europe, so who’s in the running for his old Dáil seat in Friday’s by-election?

# carlow-kilkenny - Friday 15 May, 2015

FF candidate says he 'never got a letter' over expenses claims... but he got THREE
# By-election
# By-election

FF candidate says he 'never got a letter' over expenses claims... but he got THREE

May 15th 2015, 7:28 PM 18,901 Views 66 Comments

Bobby Aylward was among over a hundred politicians who received letters about over-claiming expenses six years ago.

# carlow-kilkenny - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

"This is about fear...": Renua candidate's poster defaced with anti-gay slurs
# Homophobic
# Homophobic

"This is about fear...": Renua candidate's poster defaced with anti-gay slurs

May 13th 2015, 1:54 PM 20,542 Views 62 Comments

Paddy McKee, a Kilkenny councillor who is openly gay, quit Fianna Fáil earlier this year to run for Lucinda Creighton’s party.

# carlow-kilkenny - Friday 24 April, 2015

Young man takes on social welfare for 'age discrimination' over reduced dole
# Unemployed Help
# Unemployed Help

Young man takes on social welfare for 'age discrimination' over reduced dole

Apr 24th 2015, 6:05 AM 71,951 Views 166 Comments

By-election candidate Adrienne Wallace says there would be outrage if ‘women or black people had to accept a lower rate’.

# carlow-kilkenny - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

This untaxed van parked in a loading bay is 'not a Fianna Fáil campaign vehicle'
# Facepalm
# Facepalm

This untaxed van parked in a loading bay is 'not a Fianna Fáil campaign vehicle'

Apr 21st 2015, 10:03 AM 15,456 Views 32 Comments

The van was snapped in Carlow town yesterday evening.

# carlow-kilkenny - Friday 10 April, 2015

Joan Burton made a new friend today
# Red Rooster
# Red Rooster

Joan Burton made a new friend today

Apr 10th 2015, 6:25 PM 12,480 Views 89 Comments

The Tánaiste is on the by-election campaign trail in Carlow-Kilkenny.

# carlow-kilkenny - Monday 30 March, 2015

Defection: Renua poaches Fianna Fail councillor for by-election
# Carlow-Kilkenny
# Carlow-Kilkenny

Defection: Renua poaches Fianna Fail councillor for by-election

Mar 30th 2015, 5:10 PM 22,717 Views 102 Comments

Patrick McKee is set to be announced as the new party’s candidate in Carlow-Kilkenny tomorrow.

# carlow-kilkenny - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Not sure who to vote for? This app will tell you
# Elections Made Easy
# Elections Made Easy

Not sure who to vote for? This app will tell you

Mar 22nd 2015, 4:30 PM 19,962 Views 45 Comments

Smartvote to the rescue.

# carlow-kilkenny - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes
# Constituency Commission
# Constituency Commission

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes

Jul 24th 2012, 6:02 PM 4,513 Views 27 Comments

Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.

# carlow-kilkenny - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up
# Dáil Boundaries
# Dáil Boundaries

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up

Jun 21st 2012, 10:57 AM 23,197 Views 79 Comments

The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.

# carlow-kilkenny - Friday 1 June, 2012

Six key constituencies to watch in today's referendum count
# Count
# Count

Six key constituencies to watch in today's referendum count

Jun 1st 2012, 9:50 AM 3,951 Views 82 Comments

There’s a couple of bell-weather areas which, if the past is anything to go by, could give a hint as to the total outcome.

# carlow-kilkenny - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Would you trust this man to tell you a website is secure?
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

Would you trust this man to tell you a website is secure?

Jan 5th 2012, 7:43 PM 8,201 Views 70 Comments

Phil Hogan told the public not to worry about security on the household charge website – but his own site is so dangerous that most browsers won’t even open it.

# carlow-kilkenny - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Former minister received €7,400 in pension entitlements - by accident
# Pensions
# Pensions

Former minister received €7,400 in pension entitlements - by accident

Nov 15th 2011, 9:54 AM 1,848 Views 30 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s John Browne was mistakenly paid €7,396.31 in ministerial pensions – which he’s not entitled to as a sitting TD.

# carlow-kilkenny - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Opposition 'still an option' for Labour, chiefs believe
# Coalition
# Coalition

Opposition 'still an option' for Labour, chiefs believe

Mar 1st 2011, 8:00 AM 901 Views 0 Comments

Labour’s National Council gives its go-ahead for coalition talks with FG – but says it won’t fly straight into government.

# carlow-kilkenny - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 3:30 PM 1,689 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

Carlow-Kilkenny fills two more seats
# GE11
# GE11

Carlow-Kilkenny fills two more seats

Feb 27th 2011, 3:19 PM 284 Views 0 Comments

# carlow-kilkenny - Monday 7 February, 2011

Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns
# Campaigns
# Campaigns

Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns

Feb 7th 2011, 1:38 PM 2,085 Views 0 Comments

This morning, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Labour dusted down the soapboxes as they give green light to first day of electioneering.

# carlow-kilkenny - Friday 4 February, 2011

"Anyone, anywhere": Deputy leaders respond to Mary Hanafin's call for debate
# Debates
# Debates

"Anyone, anywhere": Deputy leaders respond to Mary Hanafin's call for debate

Feb 4th 2011, 4:25 PM 1,247 Views 0 Comments

Joan Burton says yes to request for deputy leaders’ debate but Mary White still wants it to be an all-women affair. (Sorry, James Reilly).

Mary Hanafin wants deputy leaders' debate
# Debates
# Debates

Mary Hanafin wants deputy leaders' debate

Feb 4th 2011, 11:04 AM 910 Views 0 Comments

Four out of five deputy leaders are women so the Greens’ Mary White may well get her all-women (almost) debate after all.