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# dublin-south - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Former Fine Gael and Independent TD Peter Mathews has died aged 65 RIP

Former Fine Gael and Independent TD Peter Mathews has died aged 65

The former Dublin South TD announced last year he had been diagnosed with cancer.

# dublin-south - Saturday 12 December, 2015

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan? All White On The Night This post contains videos

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan?

Alex White reflects on his leadership bid, Labour’s election hopes and his own endangered seat.

# dublin-south - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Alan Shatter says he's running for re-election, but will Fine Gael let him?

The Dublin South TD said he intends to seek re-election next year.

# dublin-south - Friday 26 December, 2014

Does Shane Ross want to be Taoiseach? His answer might surprise you... Independent Taoiseach This post contains videos

Does Shane Ross want to be Taoiseach? His answer might surprise you...

The independent TD spoke to recently…

# dublin-south - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Meet Gay Byrne's replacement as chair of the Road Safety Authority

The former deputy leader of the Progressive Democrats will hold the position for five years.

# dublin-south - Monday 26 May, 2014

Labour candidate filmed being heckled while canvassing in viral video wins seat

Martina Genockey gained a 9.4 per cent share of the votes.

# dublin-south - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Phil Hogan 'should hold plebiscite anyway' --- Lord Mayor

Oisín Quinn says the fact that 98 councillors supported the move, while only 19 voted against is as close as you get to unanimity “outside of Iraq and North Korea”.

# dublin-south - Monday 31 March, 2014

Two more councils back mayor proposal, but Fingal’s ‘nay’ scuppers plan

Any of the four local authorities in the county had the power to veto the proposal to put the plan to the people of the county on 23 May.

# dublin-south - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Dublin gardaí plan work-to-rule for next week

The rank-and-file gardaí also agreed not to work in prisons if prison officers go on strike.

# dublin-south - 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.

# dublin-south - 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.

# dublin-south - Saturday 2 June, 2012

In numbers: Ireland's referendum on the Fiscal Compact

Who’s become more pro-European in the last two years? And what proportion of Irish people actually said Yes?

# dublin-south - Saturday 10 March, 2012

New York most popular St Patrick's Day trip for councillors Exclusive

We know that Government ministers are heading far afield to spread green greetings this week – but so too are local councillors…

# dublin-south - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Foreign entrepreneurs should get special Irish visas - TD

It can be hard to attract rich entrepreneurs to set up business in Ireland if it’s hard for them to get a visa – so Fine Gael TD Peter Mathews has proposed a new special visa for them.

# dublin-south - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Opposition 'still an option' for Labour, chiefs believe

Labour’s National Council gives its go-ahead for coalition talks with FG – but says it won’t fly straight into government.

# dublin-south - Monday 28 February, 2011

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011 GE11 This post contains images

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.

# dublin-south - Sunday 27 February, 2011

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.

# dublin-south - Saturday 26 February, 2011

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.

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

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

First Independent elected to the Dáil

Shane Ross has been elected on the first count in Dublin South and says his vote was a sign that “tribal politics” in Ireland is under siege.

Ciaran Cuffe insists Green Party has a future in Ireland

They’re down but not out, say the Greens.

"A difficult and hard day for the party", says Green's Eamon Ryan

Former Green Party minister Eamon Ryan says he is in a difficult position to hold is Dublin South seat, but says his party remains united and will “come back strong”.

Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens

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

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

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.

# dublin-south - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Dublin South election candidate made tragic Libyan prophecy

Video shows Buhidma Hussein Hamed appealing for Ireland to support his people last week in the face of Gaddafi violence – two days later his brother was killed in Libya.

Brother of Dublin South candidate killed in Libyan protests

The brother of independent candidate Hussein Hamed has been shot dead in the city of Benghazi.

# dublin-south - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Wednesday

Nine days to go – our daily round-up of the winners and losers of the day. Who’s been getting the boot in (literally)?

# dublin-south - Monday 14 February, 2011

Shatter outlines FG plan to tag sex offenders

Party intends to introduce tagging within a year of taking office, if it is elected into government.

The 9 at 9: Valentine's Day

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Survivors may sue Manx2 over crash; 5-year-olds suffer from eating disorders; and your chance to say ‘I love you’, the Enda way.

# dublin-south - Saturday 12 February, 2011

Canvassing continues as Sinn Féin launches jobs strategy

Education spokespersons from Labour, the Green Party and Fine Gael are holding a debate on education this afternoon.

# dublin-south - Thursday 20 January, 2011

PETER MATHEWS WILL RUN for Fine Gael in the general election in Dublin South, the party confirmed this evening. Fine Gael says “Peter Mathews is widely regarded as a leading independent expert commentator on the banking crisis, and has predicted accurately many developments in this crisis”. Last week, Mathews said he would run for Fine Gael, but did not specify in which Dublin constituency.

# dublin-south - Monday 17 January, 2011

High Court defers Fine Gael by-election challenges

The cases taken by Fine Gael over the delays in the Waterford and Dublin South by-elections have both been delayed.

# dublin-south - Thursday 4 November, 2010

FG to lodge court appeals over Waterford and Dublin South by-elections

Fine Gael launch legal action after the government blocked the writs for by-elections in two Dáil constituencies.

# dublin-south - Wednesday 29 September, 2010

By-elections will happen 'in first quarter of 2011' - Curran

The government wins three Dáil votes defeating by-elections – but admits it will try to hold them in early 2011.