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# dublin-mid-west - Sunday 1 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 30,728 Views 78 Comments

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

# dublin-mid-west - 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
Live Nov 30th 2019, 11:00 PM

As it happened: Fianna Fáil claim two by-election seats and it's one each in Dublin for SF and the Greens

The votes have been cast - so when are we likely to know the results of the four by-elections?
# Count Day
# Count Day

The votes have been cast - so when are we likely to know the results of the four by-elections?

Nov 30th 2019, 12:05 AM 24,416 Views 24 Comments

Counting is set to begin this morning.

# dublin-mid-west - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Boil water notices and ex-TDs on the comeback trail: Here's the by-election lowdown on Dublin Mid-West
# Up For Grabs
# Up For Grabs

Boil water notices and ex-TDs on the comeback trail: Here's the by-election lowdown on Dublin Mid-West

Nov 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 10,134 Views 12 Comments

Candidates are contesting the seat left by Frances Fitzgerald.

# dublin-mid-west - Sunday 22 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 19,616 Views 29 Comments

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

# dublin-mid-west - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

'I want to stay at the highest level of political life and vindicate my good name' - Fitzgerald comes out swinging
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

'I want to stay at the highest level of political life and vindicate my good name' - Fitzgerald comes out swinging

Nov 28th 2017, 9:56 PM 25,965 Views 138 Comments

The former Tánaiste paid tribute to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and thanked him for his “loyalty”.

# dublin-mid-west - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

There were premature poster erections all over Ireland last night
# Steady Now
# Steady Now

There were premature poster erections all over Ireland last night

Feb 2nd 2016, 6:30 PM 37,221 Views 146 Comments

Getting ahead of themselves.

# dublin-mid-west - Monday 21 September, 2015

Yet another Labour TD is stepping down at the next election
# Over And Out
# Over And Out

Yet another Labour TD is stepping down at the next election

Sep 21st 2015, 1:17 PM 11,844 Views 64 Comments

Robert Dowds is not running in Dublin Mid-West next time out.

# dublin-mid-west - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

As Fianna Fáil weathers its week from hell, two former ministers are planning comebacks
# Guess Who's Back
# Guess Who's Back

As Fianna Fáil weathers its week from hell, two former ministers are planning comebacks

May 26th 2015, 9:15 PM 22,910 Views 88 Comments

Martin Mansergh and John Curran, please step forward.

# dublin-mid-west - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Here's another ex-Fianna Fáil minister who could be making a comeback
# The Comeback Kid
# The Comeback Kid

Here's another ex-Fianna Fáil minister who could be making a comeback

Jan 20th 2015, 7:15 AM 15,532 Views 26 Comments

Former government chief whip John Curran is contemplating running for the Dáil again.

# dublin-mid-west - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

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 4,511 Views 27 Comments

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

# dublin-mid-west - Thursday 21 June, 2012

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 23,132 Views 79 Comments

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

# dublin-mid-west - Monday 30 January, 2012

Cabinet to discuss protection for whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Cabinet to discuss protection for whistleblowers

Jan 30th 2012, 3:49 PM 1,341 Views 8 Comments

The issue of whistleblowers, which is contained in the Programme for Government, has been highlighted in recent weeks following the dismissal of Louise Bayliss.

# dublin-mid-west - Saturday 26 February, 2011

In quotes: Fianna Fáil's disastrous day at the polls
# GE11
# GE11

In quotes: Fianna Fáil's disastrous day at the polls

Feb 26th 2011, 6:27 PM 1,093 Views 0 Comments

How Fianna Fáil candidates have been reacting to the party’s poor performance at the polls, with one describing it as a “rebuff”.

No-one elected in Dublin Mid West in first count
# Dublin Mid West
# Dublin Mid West

No-one elected in Dublin Mid West in first count

Feb 26th 2011, 3:17 PM 716 Views 0 Comments

While Labour’s Joanna Tuffy is in the lead after the first count in Dublin Mid West, no candidate reached the quota required.

Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens
# GE11
# GE11

Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens

Feb 26th 2011, 2:41 PM 874 Views 0 Comments

Former coalition government parties look likely to lose substantial number of seats, particularly in Dublin, where Conor Lenihan and Paul Gogarty have already conceded.

Paul Gogarty first TD to concede seat loss
# Green Party
# Green Party

Paul Gogarty first TD to concede seat loss

Feb 26th 2011, 10:14 AM 1,916 Views 0 Comments

The Green Party’s Paul Gogartry has announced that he had conceded – just one hour into counting.

# dublin-mid-west - Thursday 24 February, 2011

At last... a good old-fashioned protest song
# Protest Song
From The Daily Edge
# Protest Song

At last... a good old-fashioned protest song

Feb 24th 2011, 11:17 AM 851 Views 0 Comments

Dublin band punches a hole in candidates’ campaign songs with their own call to vote…

# dublin-mid-west - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

FF apologises to Halligan over possible TV3 slur
# TV3
# TV3

FF apologises to Halligan over possible TV3 slur

Feb 22nd 2011, 7:13 PM 3,950 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil says it’s sorry if its questions over Enda Kenny’s interview questioned the TV3 journalist’s professionalism.

# dublin-mid-west - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 9th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,039 Views 0 Comments

Today, there’s been some heated bickering between all parties; independents have formed a new group; and some candidates faced (being the operative word) unexpected dangers..

# dublin-mid-west - Monday 7 February, 2011

Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns
# Campaigns
# Campaigns

Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns

Feb 7th 2011, 1:38 PM 2,080 Views 0 Comments

This morning, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Labour dusted down the soapboxes as they give green light to first day of electioneering.

# dublin-mid-west - Thursday 20 January, 2011

Cabinet reshuffle expected as sixth minister quits
# Cabinet Reshuffle
# Cabinet Reshuffle

Cabinet reshuffle expected as sixth minister quits

Jan 20th 2011, 10:05 AM 1,722 Views 0 Comments

Batt O’Keeffe joins Mary Harney, Noel Dempsy, Dermot Ahern and Tony Killeen in announcing his departure from the cabinet.