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# darren-orourke - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses
# Meath East
# Meath East

By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses

Jun 19th 2013, 11:30 AM 11,848 Views 58 Comments

Ben Gilroy failed to file documentation related to his donations and expenses during the Meath East by-election but will qualify for reimbursement of expenses once he does.

# darren-orourke - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil
# Meath East
# Meath East

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil

Mar 28th 2013, 9:04 PM 18,739 Views 224 Comments

All the drama from the count centre in Ashbourne as Helen McEntee took the Dáil seat in Meath East.

FG’s Helen McEntee retains father’s seat in Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

FG’s Helen McEntee retains father’s seat in Meath East by-election

Mar 28th 2013, 6:26 PM 39,125 Views 436 Comments

McEntee, 26, sees off the challenge of FF’s Thomas Byrne – while Labour licks its wounds after dropping down to fifth place.

# darren-orourke - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Turnout of just over 30 per cent as polls close in Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

Turnout of just over 30 per cent as polls close in Meath East by-election

Mar 27th 2013, 9:10 PM 13,307 Views 185 Comments

Overall turnout in the by-election is expected to be in the low 30s as voters decided who they wanted to replace the late Shane McEntee in the Dáil.

# darren-orourke - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes
# Meath East
# Meath East

Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes

Mar 23rd 2013, 3:46 PM 9,129 Views 175 Comments

With the by-election taking place next Wednesday the main candidates for the Meath East seat were out in force today with Enda Kenny and the Tánaiste joining them.

# darren-orourke - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election
# By-election
# By-election

11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election

Mar 13th 2013, 3:28 PM 5,786 Views 57 Comments

Four independent candidates have filed paperwork to run against seven candidates from parties big and small.

# darren-orourke - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here's what they're saying
# By-election
# By-election

Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here's what they're saying

Mar 9th 2013, 8:30 AM 11,430 Views 177 Comments

With the by-election less than three weeks away TheJournal.ie spoke to the main candidates this week to find out what they’re hearing on the doorsteps and what they’re telling voters…

# darren-orourke - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date
# Meath East
# Meath East

Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date

Mar 7th 2013, 6:28 PM 9,741 Views 112 Comments

TheJournal.ie has learned that Labour didn’t plan to pick its Meath East candidate for another fortnight – after the new deadline.

McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East
# Meath East
# Meath East

McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East

Mar 7th 2013, 10:21 AM 7,148 Views 130 Comments

Helen McEntee is “virtually certain” to be the Fine Gael candidate in Meath East ahead of the party’s nomination convention in Kells this evening.

# darren-orourke - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Hogan reduces polling period for Meath East by-election
# Meath East
# Meath East

Hogan reduces polling period for Meath East by-election

Mar 6th 2013, 3:02 PM 7,359 Views 96 Comments

Voting will take place in the constituency between 8am and 9pm on 27 March.

# darren-orourke - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Meath East by-election to be held on 27 March
# Meath East
# Meath East

Meath East by-election to be held on 27 March

Mar 5th 2013, 2:43 PM 6,725 Views 116 Comments

The date has been announced today meaning there are less than three weeks to go until voters in Meath East decide who they want to fill the seat vacated by the late Shane McEntee.

McEntee's daughter set to run in Meath East by-election
# By-election
# By-election

McEntee's daughter set to run in Meath East by-election

Mar 5th 2013, 11:41 AM 8,972 Views 99 Comments

Helen McEntee, who worked as a secretarial assistant to her late father, is ‘virtually certain’ to be the Fine Gael nominee.

# darren-orourke - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

FF and SF to confirm candidates as Meath East by-election looms
# Meath East
# Meath East

FF and SF to confirm candidates as Meath East by-election looms

Feb 19th 2013, 9:06 PM 7,692 Views 94 Comments

Fianna Fáil is set to confirm senator Thomas Byrne as its candidate on Thursday while Sinn Féin is expected to select local activist Darren O’Rourke as its candidate for the forthcoming vote.