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#Dublin West

# dublin-west - Friday 2 June, 2017

From poisoned chalice to top of the table, is Leo Varadkar now destined to be Taoiseach? Profile This post contains videos

From poisoned chalice to top of the table, is Leo Varadkar now destined to be Taoiseach?

The Social Protection Minister could succeed Enda Kenny as leader of Fine Gael … and the country.

# dublin-west - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Ruth Coppinger will become the first woman nominated for Taoiseach AAA

Ruth Coppinger will become the first woman nominated for Taoiseach

The Dublin West TD says she represents an “alternative to the failed policies of the 1%”.

# dublin-west - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Woman charged after cocaine and heroin found in Dublin house

The woman is being held at Ronanstown Garda Station.

# dublin-west - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Waiting for Joan: The Tánaiste hangs on to her seat

It was not supposed to happen, but it did.

# dublin-west - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Joan Burton went back to school today and got one hell of a reception Happy Days This post contains videos

Joan Burton went back to school today and got one hell of a reception

She faced some tough questions too.

# dublin-west - Sunday 24 January, 2016

These are the 10 most important constituencies in the general election

Analysis: We’ve picked out the bellwether constituencies that will tell us a lot about the outcome of Election 2016.

# dublin-west - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Department insists no issue with Joan Burton's 'unusual and concerning' letter to constituents

The letters were delivered in Oireachtas envelopes and headed paper.

# dublin-west - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Why did Leo turn down Sinn Féin's debate challenge?

The Health Minister was challenged to a debate by a Sinn Féin constituency rival.

# dublin-west - Friday 18 September, 2015

Senator's €125 steak dinner fundraiser is not even in her constituency

Catherine Noone’s fundraising dinner will hear from Finance Minister Michael Noonan.

# dublin-west - Monday 8 June, 2015

‘Politics is a dirty world’: AAA activist quits after bitter row over council seat

Bernadette Rynne claims she was passed over for a council seat, but AAA members in Dublin West dispute her account.

# dublin-west - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Leo compares Enda to Michael Collins and smaller parties to a Monty Python sketch

No word on whether silly walks will be introduced at Leinster House.

# dublin-west - Thursday 9 April, 2015

'A party in denial': Fianna Fáil has just lost another councillor

Fingal councillor David McGuinness has quit the party after failing to be selected as its candidate for the general election.

# dublin-west - Thursday 19 March, 2015

'The one who has the balls to say it': This Fianna Fáil councillor could go independent

David McGuinness says there’s even talk of spurned Fianna Fáil candidates forming a breakaway group.

# dublin-west - Thursday 26 February, 2015

'Are they trying to make the dead walk in you?' Fianna Fáil councillor compared to Brian Lenihan

Jack Chambers says he won’t engage ‘in a tit for tat’ with David McGuinness.

# dublin-west - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Jack Chambers has defeated David McGuinness in Dublin West selection

A close battle was predicted between the pair.

There's a big row over the battle to win back Brian Lenihan's old seat for Fianna Fáil

Councillors Jack Chambers and David McGuinness are vying to be the Fianna Fáil general election candidate in Dublin West.

# dublin-west - Monday 15 September, 2014

Fianna Fáil spends the most on two by-elections - but fails to nab a seat

Its members spent the most in the Dublin West and Longford Westmeath by-elections, the Standards in Public Office Commission said.

# dublin-west - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

New TD Ruth Coppinger on the frustrations of Leinster House

The Socialist TD was elected to represent Dublin West last month.

# dublin-west - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Confirmed: The Socialist Party takes a second Dáil seat in Dublin West THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL This post contains videos

Confirmed: The Socialist Party takes a second Dáil seat in Dublin West

Ruth Coppinger joins Joe Higgins in the Dáil as the strong left vote in Dublin West paid dividends for the Socialists.

# dublin-west - Saturday 24 May, 2014

No victory for Eamonn Coghlan but the whole process 'excited' him

Coughlan said he’s not really disappointed and he may even run in the general election in a couple of years.

Highest number of women TDs EVER if female candidates win two by-elections

If the two female candidates tipped for the top are successful there will be 27 female TDs.

Labour has been given a 'good smacking' by the electorate - Howlin

The party’s vote has been halved since 2009.

# dublin-west - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is Dublin West candidate David Hall going for the bald vote? David Hall

Is Dublin West candidate David Hall going for the bald vote?

A clever marketing ploy?

# dublin-west - Sunday 18 May, 2014

What matters to the voters of Dublin West?

It’s not all about water charges, you know.

# dublin-west - Friday 16 May, 2014

Eamonn Coghlan impersonates a constituent and trends on Twitter - but not in a good way Running Wild This post contains videos

Eamonn Coghlan impersonates a constituent and trends on Twitter - but not in a good way

This wasn’t the former World Champion runner’s finest performance…

# dublin-west - Sunday 11 May, 2014

David Hall says blackmail scandal won't put him off Dáil bid

David Hall, best known as a mortgage debt campaigner, says he was asked for €10,000 for a video which appears to show him making race-based remarks.

# dublin-west - Thursday 8 May, 2014

There's a seat in the wild, wild (Dublin) west, but who can take it?

Who is going to win the Dublin west by-election? It’s anyone’s game.

# dublin-west - Friday 2 May, 2014

Labour is running its party chair in the Dublin West by-election

The junior coalition partner is unlikely to win the Dáil seat that became vacant following the resignation of its former TD Patrick Nulty in March.

David Hall insists he's finished with Fianna Fáil as he launches by-election bid

Hall, a former member of Fianna Fáil, launched his bid for the Dáil seat in Dublin West in the capital today.

# dublin-west - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Confirmed: There are going to be two by-elections on the 23 May

Voters in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath will have an extra ballot paper later this month.

# dublin-west - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

The Socialist Party thinks Labour could be 'wiped out' within three years

Paul Murphy, the party’s Dublin MEP candidate, said that water charges were “the straw that breaks the camel’s back” for voters.

# dublin-west - Friday 25 April, 2014

Mortgage campaigner David Hall is going to run in the Dublin West by-election

The prominent mortgage arrears campaigner confirmed early this morning that he will run in the 23 May by-election.

# dublin-west - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Here's why most political parties aren't ready for the two by-elections happening next month

The government looks set to move to writ for elections in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath next month catching many of the possible candidates on the hop as they focus on the local and, in some cases, European elections.

# dublin-west - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Here is Patrick Nulty's very short resignation letter

The independent TD has formally resigned his Dáil seat.

# dublin-west - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

David Hall is "75% in favour" of a Dublin West by-election run

Hall says that he feels an independent voice should fill the seat vacated by Patrick Nulty.

# dublin-west - Monday 24 March, 2014

Pat Rabbitte thinks the Patrick Nulty drunken message scandal 'is a sad affair'

Meanwhile, there are likely to be more revelations about Nulty sending inappropriate messages in the coming hours and days.

Here's who is in the running for the by-election after Patrick Nulty's resignation

These are the runners and riders after the shock resignation of Patrick Nulty at the weekend.

# dublin-west - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about the shock resignation of Patrick Nulty, Phil Hogan’s spat with Micheál Martin, and the grisly ‘House of Horror’ discovery in Nigeria.

# dublin-west - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Independent TD Patrick Nulty resigns over drunken message to 17-year-old

He’s stepping down with immediate effect, hours before the revelations were expected to appear in a Sunday newspaper.

# dublin-west - Friday 21 June, 2013

'I was never a government TD' - Patrick Nulty on 'electoral con-job' claims

The now independent TD has defended his decision to resign from the Labour Party in the wake of claims he committed “an electoral con-job” on the people of Dublin West.

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