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# Dublin Central

This year
Businessman Michael Stone confirms he assisted Paschal Donohoe during 2020 election campaign
Stone paid six workers €972 to hang posters in Donohoe’s Dublin Central constituency.
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Plan to regenerate O’Connell Street and Moore Street unveiled
UK property developer Hammerson submitted planning applications today.
Social Democrats’ Gary Gannon takes final seat in Dublin Central battleground
The constituency takes in a broad stretch of Dublin’s northside, from the inner city out to Smithfield, and north towards Ashtown and Drumcondra.
Big battle in Dublin Central as Maureen O'Sullivan confirms she's not seeking re-election
The three-seater has become a four-seater for the upcoming election.
Social Democrats councillor Gary Gannon to run for MEP seat in Dublin
Gannon (32) was selected at a convention in Dublin city this evening by party members.
Whatever happened to... A billion-euro 'park in the sky' on O'Connell Street?
Developer Joe O’Reilly had grand plans to revitalise Dublin’s main street.
Mary Lou on Trump: 'I deplore and detest that politics. It makes my skin crawl'
McDonald said we shouldn’t second guess the vote of the American people.
Fianna Fáil branch to ask Bertie Ahern to rejoin party
Dublin Central chair Brian Mohan said Ahern “has been nothing but loyal to Fianna Fáil” and “deserves a second chance”.
'I'm most certainly not a Tory myself'
Paschal Donohoe dropped by today to discuss Labour’s latest attack on Fine Gael and other matters.
This Fianna Fáil member is challenging gender quotas in court
Brian Mohan said he had initiated legal proceedings challenging the constitutionality of gender quota legislation.
Chaotic scenes in Bertie's backyard as Fianna Fáil picks his old foe
Mary Fitzpatrick will be the Fianna Fáil general election candidate in Dublin Central.
Fianna Fáil members WON'T be forced to pick a woman in Dún Laoghaire
The selection convention takes place next week.
Mary Lou denies councillor was bullied out of Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin’s deputy leader has responded to claims by former councillor Jonathan Dowdall.
Christy Burke's bid for the Dáil just got a big boost
Jonathan Dowdall, a former close colleague of Mary Lou, is now helping the outgoing Lord Mayor of Dublin.
Things are getting interesting for Fianna Fáil in Bertie's old stomping ground
David Costello has denied claims he has entered the race to be Fianna Fail’s Dáil candidate with the backing of the former taoiseach.
Yet another Fianna Fáil figure has had a go at "defeatist" party leadership
Mary Fitzpatrick said party strategists ‘lack ambition’ and are ‘defeatist.’
In Bertie's old stomping ground, claims of 'cute hoorism' and 'shafting' denied by Fianna Fáil hopeful
A row has broken out over whether or not Mary Fitzpatrick has endorsed a leaflet urging voters to give their number one to a Fianna Fáil candidate at the potential expense of two others.
MCD ‘should face ban on similar music events until it answers SHM Garda report’
Dublin councillor Mary Fitzpatrick, head of a joint policing committee, calls on OPW junior minister to force response from concert promoter on Swedish House Mafia debacle.
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.
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.
Fianna Fáil: “It has been a very difficult week”
The party’s National Executive met this evening to discuss the fallout from the Mahon Report.
St Luke's trustees agree to transfer building back to Fianna Fáil
The infamous ‘Drumcondra mafia’ have agreed to transfer ownership of Bertie Ahern’s former constituency office back to the party centrally.
Bertie ‘to resign from Fianna Fáil’ before vote to expel him
The man who led Fianna Fáil for 14 years quits the party before a vote to expel him, while continuing to deny any wrongdoing.
In full: Micheál Martin's statement on Mahon and expelling Bertie
The full text of a speech delivered by Micheál Martin this morning in which he explains the decision to expel Bertie Ahern.
Michael D's campaign manager: "It’s been a fabulous night"
Dublin Central TD Joe Costello says the presidency is “the prize that every party would love to have”, but that the win will cement the coalition.
Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011
We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.
Blow-by-blow: How each party fared in Election 2011
In a nutshell, where each party made its breakthroughs across the country – and where Fianna Fáil’s collapse hit hardest.
International media focus on Fianna Fáil's humiliation at the polls
The likely renegotiation of the EU/IMF bailout is also focused on by the foreign media.
The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am
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.
The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm
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.
The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm
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.
The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm
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.
Poll: Do you welcome Michéal Martin's decision to force ministers to give up severance payments?
Or do you regard it as cynical electioneering? Have your say.
FF and FG to launch duelling fiscal policies
The Dáil’s two largest parties will both launch their fiscal plans at 11am, with 15 days to go until voting day.
"Anyone, anywhere": Deputy leaders respond to Mary Hanafin's call for debate
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
Four out of five deputy leaders are women so the Greens’ Mary White may well get her all-women (almost) debate after all.
Parties clash over pre-election economic plans
Is FG changing its policies every day? Does Labour want to hand power to the EU? Is FF’s plan vague with “woolly targets”?
Jobs and economy to top today's election agenda
Fianna Fáil, Labour and Sinn Féin will talk economic policy today, after Fine Gael yesterday unveiled its five-point plan.