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#Cork North Central

# cork-north-central - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Hitting the road in the unpredictable urban/rural battleground of Cork North-Central

The constituency sees just two TDs seeking re-election, one of whom was elected only months ago.

# cork-north-central - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Is this Cork constituency the most unpredictable in the general election?

Three of the four TDs elected in Cork North Central in 2016 will not be on the ballot.

# cork-north-central - Monday 6 January, 2020

Sinn Féin's Jonathan O'Brien won't be contesting the next general election

The Cork North Central TD said he feels the “time is right to pursue new personal challenges and opportunities”.

# cork-north-central - Sunday 1 December, 2019

A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results

The day also brought a surprise victory for Sinn Féin and success for Fianna Fáil.

# cork-north-central - 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.

# cork-north-central - 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.

# cork-north-central - Sunday 22 September, 2019

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections

By-elections are notoriously difficult for government parties but Fine Gael has been preparing.

# cork-north-central - Monday 21 July, 2014

HSE accepts that hiring staff internally without interview isn't "desirable"

A senator had called for a review of how the HSE hires internally.

# cork-north-central - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

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

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

# cork-north-central - Thursday 21 June, 2012

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

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

# cork-north-central - Friday 3 February, 2012

Shatter criticises Kelleher no-show for Friday Dáil debate

But the Fianna Fáil TD who had criticised the government over Friday sittings said he didn’t have to attend today’s Dáil debate and repeated his criticisms.

# cork-north-central - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Martin pays tribute to deceased former Fianna Fáil TD Seán French

French died on Christmas Day. He was a TD for Cork North Central for 15 years in the 60s, 70s and 80s.

# cork-north-central - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Hot List: How the day unfolded in 12 key constituencies

Kevin Humpheys has taken the final seat for Labour in Dublin South-East. Check out how the first day of counting unfolded in key constituencies across the country.

The Half Hour Fix: 12.30am

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

# cork-north-central - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Why would a twentysomething run for the Dail?

Young candidates in Election 2011 tell why they want to be part of the 31st Dáil.

# cork-north-central - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Thursday

This time next week, we’ll be in the middle of a moratorium… time to catch up with the day’s winners and losers.

Fine Gael plans illegal taxi crackdown

Party’s Cork North Central candidate Pat Burton says Fine Gael has identified four issues to help reform the taxi industry.

# cork-north-central - Friday 11 February, 2011

On the hustings: A week in pictures on the Election 2011 campaign trail In Pics This post contains images

On the hustings: A week in pictures on the Election 2011 campaign trail

They came, they put on boxing gloves, they aim to conquer – brings you some of the offguard, and possibly posed, moments of GE11.

# cork-north-central - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Parties continue debate over backing of bank guarantee

Fianna Fáil, Labour and Fine Gael have all continued their discussion on whether the bank guarantee was a mistake.

# cork-north-central - Sunday 30 January, 2011

Noel O'Flynn is latest Fianna Fáil TD to step down

The Cork North Central TD says that he has taken the decision to boost the chances of a Fianna Fáil TD being elected in the constituency.

# cork-north-central - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

ONE OF Fine Gael’s longest-serving TDs is to step down at the next election, it has been confirmed. Fine Gael’s Bernard Allen, a TD for Cork North Central, will not seek re-election this year, citing “personal reasons”. Allen has been a TD since 1981, and served as a junior minister with special responsibility for tourism and sport between 1994 and 1997. Allen is also a former chair of the Oireachtas Committee on European Affairs, and is currently the chair of the high-profile Public Accounts Committee.