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#Cathal King

# cathal-king - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Socialist Paul Murphy beats Sinn Féin to win Dublin South-West by-election
# October Surprise
# October Surprise

Socialist Paul Murphy beats Sinn Féin to win Dublin South-West by-election

Oct 11th 2014, 7:50 PM 54,422 Views 244 Comments

The former MEP upsets the odds and beats Sinn Féin’s Cathal King by around 500 votes.

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 13,043 Views 66 Comments

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

Dáil hopeful Cathal King admits Sinn Féin's policy on water charges 'confused' voters
# Water Wars
# Water Wars

Dáil hopeful Cathal King admits Sinn Féin's policy on water charges 'confused' voters

Oct 11th 2014, 2:06 PM 9,617 Views 31 Comments

The party’s Dublin South-West by-election candidate is in a battle to win a Dáil seat.

Hayes: Kicking inevitable when water bills hitting doorsteps at the same time as canvassers
# Always Going To Happen
# Always Going To Happen

Hayes: Kicking inevitable when water bills hitting doorsteps at the same time as canvassers

Oct 11th 2014, 12:12 PM 10,172 Views 45 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP, whose Dáil seat is up for grabs today, is not surprised with the by-election outcome.

# cathal-king - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

One of these Sinn Féin TDs is thinking about not paying their water charges
# Protest
# Protest

One of these Sinn Féin TDs is thinking about not paying their water charges

Oct 8th 2014, 3:37 PM 19,255 Views 205 Comments

The party opposes water charges but is not actively encouraging householders to boycott their bills.

# cathal-king - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

This monster has to be strangled ... and 7 other things we learned from last night's by-election debate
# Had It Up To Here
# Had It Up To Here

This monster has to be strangled ... and 7 other things we learned from last night's by-election debate

Oct 7th 2014, 11:45 AM 11,881 Views 42 Comments

There’s no escaping the issue of Irish Water right now, and all of the candidates had strong opinions to express on the subject. All expect one, that is…

# cathal-king - 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 7,561 Views 19 Comments

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

# cathal-king - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Paul Murphy accepts Sinn Féin apology for sharing fake Facebook post
# Dublin South West
# Dublin South West

Paul Murphy accepts Sinn Féin apology for sharing fake Facebook post

Oct 5th 2014, 1:43 PM 17,517 Views 88 Comments

An image circulating on social media is now claimed to have come from a fake account.

'A few kisses from Cáit Keane': Water, water, everywhere as we hit the campaign trail in DSW
# Dublin South West
# Dublin South West

'A few kisses from Cáit Keane': Water, water, everywhere as we hit the campaign trail in DSW

Oct 5th 2014, 12:40 PM 13,523 Views 65 Comments

As the meters begin to tick, the candidates are battling for votes even though some see the outcome of this by-election as a foregone conclusion.

# cathal-king - Friday 3 October, 2014

Sinn Féin's Dáil favourite: I'm not paying my water charges
# Protest
# Protest

Sinn Féin's Dáil favourite: I'm not paying my water charges

Oct 3rd 2014, 5:36 PM 14,739 Views 147 Comments

Cathal King is telling his constituents what he’s doing, but not encouraging them to follow suit.

# cathal-king - Thursday 25 September, 2014

The nominations are closed... Here who's on the ballot for the two Dáil by-elections
# The Hopefuls
# The Hopefuls

The nominations are closed... Here who's on the ballot for the two Dáil by-elections

Sep 25th 2014, 3:34 PM 9,969 Views 55 Comments

There was a bit of scramble to hand in nomination papers this morning…

# cathal-king - Thursday 18 September, 2014

This former MEP is running for the Dáil on a single issue: water charges
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

This former MEP is running for the Dáil on a single issue: water charges

Sep 18th 2014, 2:58 PM 9,014 Views 96 Comments

But Paul Murphy’s Sinn Féin opposition in Dublin South West has hit back at criticism over his stance on water charges.

# cathal-king - Sunday 31 August, 2014

It's on... All the main parties have now picked their hopefuls in the battle for Dublin SW
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

It's on... All the main parties have now picked their hopefuls in the battle for Dublin SW

Aug 31st 2014, 3:33 PM 9,007 Views 45 Comments

Cathal King’s been selected for Sinn Féín today. The councillor performed a u-turn and re-entered the race after stepping aside for a mooted female candidate.

# cathal-king - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

U-turn: Favourite for Brian Hayes’s vacant Dáil seat WILL now run in by-election
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

U-turn: Favourite for Brian Hayes’s vacant Dáil seat WILL now run in by-election

Aug 26th 2014, 4:27 PM 10,598 Views 70 Comments

But Cathal King, who ruled himself out in June, could face competition as Sinn Féin nominates its candidate this weekend.

# cathal-king - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Runners and riders update: Here's who's vying to take Brian Hayes' vacant Dáil seat
# Dsw
# Dsw

Runners and riders update: Here's who's vying to take Brian Hayes' vacant Dáil seat

Jul 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 10,867 Views 36 Comments

FF and FG have named their candidates, while there’s only one name on Labour’s list… Here’s how it’s shaping up in the battle for Dublin South West.

# cathal-king - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

The favourite for Brian Hayes's vacant Dáil seat will NOT run in the by-election
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

The favourite for Brian Hayes's vacant Dáil seat will NOT run in the by-election

Jun 25th 2014, 1:45 PM 11,302 Views 79 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Cathal King will not contest the by-election later this year and would prefer to see a woman candidate nominated.

# cathal-king - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Here’s who’s in the running to take Brian Hayes's vacant Dáil seat
# By-election
# By-election

Here’s who’s in the running to take Brian Hayes's vacant Dáil seat

Jun 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 22,930 Views 62 Comments

The junior minister’s departure creates a vacancy in his Dublin South-West Dáil constituency.

# cathal-king - Friday 29 June, 2012

New mayor for South Dublin County
# Elections
# Elections

New mayor for South Dublin County

Jun 29th 2012, 8:28 PM 6,830 Views 58 Comments

Sinn Féin has hailed the election as a marker of the party’s surging popularity and grwoth.