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Even Donegal voted YES in the marriage referendum
# Rebel County
# Rebel County

Even Donegal voted YES in the marriage referendum

May 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 30,913 Views 42 Comments

The result will come as no surprise to TDs who told us as much before yesterday.

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 4,541 Views 27 Comments

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

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 23,364 Views 79 Comments

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

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 3,967 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.

Pearse Doherty won't pay Household Charge - but says don't follow his lead
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Pearse Doherty won't pay Household Charge - but says don't follow his lead

Dec 16th 2011, 6:48 PM 5,505 Views 116 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD has said that anyone who doesn’t pay the charge should be mindful of legal and financial consequences.

Donegal candidate reported to Gardaí over failure to disclose expenses
# Bye-Election
# Bye-Election

Donegal candidate reported to Gardaí over failure to disclose expenses

Apr 28th 2011, 4:25 PM 1,554 Views 0 Comments

The Standards in Public Office commission says candidates in the Donegal South-West by-election will receive €38,795 in refunds.

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011
# GE11
# GE11

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011

Feb 28th 2011, 9:57 AM 5,007 Views 0 Comments

We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties
# Dynasties
# Dynasties

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties

Feb 28th 2011, 9:32 AM 1,791 Views 0 Comments

Well known Fianna Fáil names like Haughey, Hanafin, Coughlan, Andrews and McEllistrim are no longer in the Dáil.

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 11:25 PM 1,197 Views 0 Comments

EVERY hour – on the half hour –TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

The Hot List: How the day unfolded in 12 key constituencies
# GE11
# GE11

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

Feb 27th 2011, 1:05 AM 7,789 Views 0 Comments

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 Past Fix: 11.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 11:31 PM 1,128 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.

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 10:32 PM 1,240 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.

Mary Coughlan eliminated from Donegal South West count
# GE11
# GE11

Mary Coughlan eliminated from Donegal South West count

Feb 26th 2011, 9:44 PM 1,829 Views 7 Comments

The Tánaiste has lost her Dáil seat but refused to comment this evening on what she would do if she was not elected.

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 9:26 PM 1,326 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.

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 2:31 PM 1,207 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.

Frank McBrearty concedes seat in Donegal South West
# Donegal South West
# Donegal South West

Frank McBrearty concedes seat in Donegal South West

Feb 26th 2011, 2:25 PM 506 Views 0 Comments

The Labour candidate has conceded his seat and congratulated Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty, who leading the tally.

Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Thursday

Feb 17th 2011, 8:03 PM 969 Views 0 Comments

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

Parties fire shots over Irish language plans
# GE11
# GE11

Parties fire shots over Irish language plans

Feb 15th 2011, 5:53 PM 1,424 Views 0 Comments

Sinn Féin launches its Irish plan outside Fine Gael HQ – but the election frontrunners label the move an ‘empty stunt’.

Martin tells FF ministers to waive severance payments
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Martin tells FF ministers to waive severance payments

Feb 11th 2011, 9:53 AM 1,473 Views 0 Comments

The new party leader tells his former cabinet colleagues that if they stay on as TDs, they’ll forego their €88k payout.

FF and FG to launch duelling fiscal policies
# GE11
# GE11

FF and FG to launch duelling fiscal policies

Feb 10th 2011, 8:17 AM 425 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil’s two largest parties will both launch their fiscal plans at 11am, with 15 days to go until voting day.

Ireland to bring GM crops onto home market
# GM Food
# GM Food

Ireland to bring GM crops onto home market

Feb 8th 2011, 3:03 PM 5,776 Views 0 Comments

Outgoing Agriculture Minister Brendan Smith says Ireland has “altered its voting position” and is now backing EU proposals to authorise the sale and use of genetically-modified maize and cotton.

Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 3rd 2011, 8:00 PM 1,153 Views 0 Comments

The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail.

Sinn Féin's Doherty forced to clarify job qualifications
# GE11
# GE11

Sinn Féin's Doherty forced to clarify job qualifications

Feb 3rd 2011, 2:39 PM 6,024 Views 0 Comments

The Donegal South-West candidate has to amend his election bio, after clarifying that he never finished a college course.

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
# By-Elections
# 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.

Fianna Fáil select Brian O'Domhnaill as Donegal candidate
# By-election
# By-election

Fianna Fáil select Brian O'Domhnaill as Donegal candidate

Nov 8th 2010, 11:11 AM 585 Views 0 Comments

Donegal South-West candidate says he feels “energised” going into the by-election fight.

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.

Fianna Fáil may rush Donegal by-election to avoid court order
# By-election
# By-election

Fianna Fáil may rush Donegal by-election to avoid court order

Sep 5th 2010, 12:02 PM 555 Views 0 Comments

The party wants to pre-empt Pearse Doherty’s court action and fill the Donegal seat before the other two vacancies.