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# dublin-west - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Peter Casey announces intention to stand for election in Taoiseach's constituency
# Dublin West
# Dublin West

Peter Casey announces intention to stand for election in Taoiseach's constituency

Jan 22nd 2020, 10:11 AM 42,040 Views 86 Comments

The 62-year-old says he is standing in Dublin West to give people there a ‘protest vote’.

# dublin-west - Friday 2 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 2nd 2017, 9:10 PM 32,340 Views 100 Comments

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
# AAA

Ruth Coppinger will become the first woman nominated for Taoiseach

Apr 5th 2016, 10:48 PM 43,870 Views 161 Comments

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
# Raid
# Raid

Woman charged after cocaine and heroin found in Dublin house

Apr 2nd 2016, 11:37 AM 26,239 Views 12 Comments

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
# Mild Mild West
# Mild Mild West

Waiting for Joan: The Tánaiste hangs on to her seat

Feb 28th 2016, 7:15 AM 19,213 Views 46 Comments

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
# Happy Days

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

Feb 11th 2016, 6:33 PM 17,979 Views 71 Comments

She faced some tough questions too.

# dublin-west - Sunday 24 January, 2016

These are the 10 most important constituencies in the general election
# The Election Hot List
# The Election Hot List

These are the 10 most important constituencies in the general election

Jan 24th 2016, 9:00 PM 52,178 Views 106 Comments

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
# Letters Of Note
# Letters Of Note

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

Dec 16th 2015, 6:57 PM 31,109 Views 100 Comments

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?
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

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

Oct 21st 2015, 8:30 PM 17,535 Views 113 Comments

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
# Cash Money
# Cash Money

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

Sep 18th 2015, 6:03 AM 22,556 Views 54 Comments

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
# Socialist Upheaval
# Socialist Upheaval

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

Jun 8th 2015, 8:30 PM 16,684 Views 68 Comments

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 Surprises There
# No Surprises There

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

Apr 14th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,860 Views 110 Comments

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
# Gonezo
# Gonezo

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

Apr 9th 2015, 12:45 PM 12,915 Views 43 Comments

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
# Going Rogue
# Going Rogue

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

Mar 19th 2015, 8:30 PM 16,732 Views 48 Comments

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
# It's The Hair
# It's The Hair

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

Feb 26th 2015, 10:59 PM 19,727 Views 34 Comments

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
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Jack Chambers has defeated David McGuinness in Dublin West selection

Feb 25th 2015, 9:47 PM 21,501 Views 74 Comments

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
# How The (Dublin) West Was Won
# How The (Dublin) West Was Won

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

Feb 25th 2015, 1:00 PM 23,267 Views 70 Comments

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
# SIPO
# SIPO

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

Sep 15th 2014, 8:09 PM 6,744 Views 17 Comments

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
# Stage-managed
# Stage-managed

New TD Ruth Coppinger on the frustrations of Leinster House

Jun 18th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,919 Views 42 Comments

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
# THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL

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

May 25th 2014, 2:35 AM 70,721 Views 201 Comments

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
# So Excited
# So Excited

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

May 24th 2014, 6:18 PM 14,401 Views 48 Comments

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
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

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

May 24th 2014, 5:23 PM 5,628 Views 7 Comments

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
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

May 24th 2014, 11:00 AM 7,835 Views 46 Comments

The party’s vote has been halved since 2009.

# dublin-west - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

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

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

May 20th 2014, 10:37 AM 2,578 Views 0 Comments

A clever marketing ploy?

# dublin-west - Sunday 18 May, 2014

What matters to the voters of Dublin West?
# On The Ground
# On The Ground

What matters to the voters of Dublin West?

May 18th 2014, 11:00 AM 11,028 Views 24 Comments

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
# Running Wild

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

May 16th 2014, 11:00 PM 60,059 Views 208 Comments

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
# Dublin West
# Dublin West

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

May 11th 2014, 7:55 PM 31,426 Views 100 Comments

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?
# Analysis
# Analysis

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

May 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,034 Views 96 Comments

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
# Loraine Mulligan
# Loraine Mulligan

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

May 2nd 2014, 11:00 PM 14,050 Views 38 Comments

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
# Dublin West
# Dublin West

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

May 2nd 2014, 1:49 PM 11,688 Views 29 Comments

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
# Elections Everywhere
# Elections Everywhere

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

May 1st 2014, 2:05 PM 8,004 Views 31 Comments

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
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

Apr 29th 2014, 1:25 PM 7,663 Views 89 Comments

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
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

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

Apr 25th 2014, 9:57 AM 7,599 Views 44 Comments

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
# Caught On The Hop
# Caught On The Hop

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

Apr 24th 2014, 2:38 PM 10,342 Views 47 Comments

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
# Short And Sweet
# Short And Sweet

Here is Patrick Nulty's very short resignation letter

Mar 27th 2014, 11:02 AM 23,345 Views 34 Comments

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 And Votes
# Hall And Votes

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

Mar 25th 2014, 12:13 PM 5,089 Views 27 Comments

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'
# Resignation
# Resignation

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

Mar 24th 2014, 12:39 PM 18,757 Views 81 Comments

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
# Dublin West
# Dublin West

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

Mar 24th 2014, 8:29 AM 13,040 Views 53 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:34 PM 23,789 Views 10 Comments

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
# Gone
# Gone

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

Mar 22nd 2014, 9:15 PM 113,050 Views 343 Comments

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

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