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#election 16

# election-16 - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Poster Watch: They're supposed to be DOWN by now - are there any near you?

Any candidate who still has one up faces a €150 fine from their local authority from today.

# election-16 - Thursday 3 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 things about Ireland's general election the world needs to understand Glad It's Over

10 things about Ireland's general election the world needs to understand

Political discourse can involve One Direction. That’s how it works here.

Explainer: What the hell's going on with Irish Water?

It’s the issue of the day once again – but in the wake of the election result, what happens now?

Labour's Willie Penrose has taken the last Dáil seat after an epic count

The marathon count went on all night – here’s who’s left standing this morning…

# election-16 - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

The Longford-Westmeath recount is back underway

It’s the fifth day of the epic count.

We put Leo in charge of communications, God help us - Shatter

The former TD insists he’s not “out to get” anybody, but he’s warning another election is likely in the next 18 months.

# election-16 - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

'I'm a first time voter and I got to see democracy unfold in front of my eyes at the RDS'

Ruby Hughes was let loose in the RDS count centre and loved it.

# election-16 - Monday 29 February, 2016

RECOUNT RESULTS: But first the battle for Dublin South Central could end up in the courts

Brid Smith of the AAA-PBP and FF’s Catherine Ardagh are back around the table with the returning officer.

In or out: What happened to the Fine Gael and Labour ministers?

It’s been a weekend of drama. As the dust settles, who’s left standing for Fine Gael and Labour?

Champagne, selfies and a 40-car cavalcade in Healy-Rae victory tour

The brothers made history in this election, becoming the first siblings to be elected in the same constituency.

# election-16 - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Sinn Féin will try to go into government - but is on high alert for another election

Gerry Adams reiterated the his party will not go in with Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael.

James Reilly loses Dáil seat, says he will now consider his future in politics

The Fine Gael deputy leader looked unlikely from early on to take a seat in north Co Dublin.

The doctor's long wait: Will James Reilly lose his seat in Dublin Fingal?

It’s down to the wire for the Fine Gael deputy leader, at the National Show Centre. Counting’s back under way at 10am.

# election-16 - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Incredible - Maureen O'Sullivan has come back from the dead to take the final seat in Dublin Central From The Jaws Of Defeat This post contains videos

Incredible - Maureen O'Sullivan has come back from the dead to take the final seat in Dublin Central

The independent TD has retained her seat with a last-gasp charge at the 11th count.

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter loses Dáil seat

The former minister for justice lost his seat to the deputy leader of the Green Party Catherine Martin.

In one of the country's most volatile constituencies, it's two become none for Labour

Fianna Fáil is romping home in Dublin SW, where Labour’s vote is split all over the place.

# election-16 - Friday 26 February, 2016

Election 2016: All the latest in our liveblog - as Ireland votes

We’ve heard what the politicians have had to say for themselves. Now it’s over to you.

# election-16 - Thursday 25 February, 2016

"I feel very weak in the mornings": These two men are staging a five day pre-election fast

They’re “ratcheting up” their campaigning, as “all of the other actions of protest have made no difference”.

Is this still the most economically depressed town in Ireland?

It’s two years since Bunclody was named as the most economically depressed town. We paid a visit, to see if locals were feeling the recovery.

"I actually struggle with this myself": Taoiseach quizzed on Eighth Amendment on TV3 couch

Kenny said he had listened very carefully to the “courageous people” who had spoken of their experiences with unborn children.

# election-16 - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Waterford is - slowly, very slowly - pulling itself out of recession

Nicky Ryan took a trip back to the Déise to see how Ireland’s oldest city was faring ahead of the general election.

# election-16 - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

# election-16 - Monday 22 February, 2016

# election-16 - Sunday 21 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Tipp TD Mattie McGrath's election song is all kinds of cringe The Man In The Van

Tipp TD Mattie McGrath's election song is all kinds of cringe

LA LA LA LA LA LA LA MATTIE MCGRATH!

# election-16 - Saturday 20 February, 2016

'Festival for Change': Calls for voters to protest like it's 2014 at last big rally before election

Organiser Brendan Ogle has predicted it will be “the biggest protest in Ireland ever”.

# election-16 - Friday 19 February, 2016

Red C outsourced some polling and voters were asked about 'Edna Kenny'

It’s not the first time the poor Taoiseach has been misidentified as a woman…

# election-16 - Thursday 18 February, 2016

"Play it cool": Micheál Martin's been stopping traffic in sunny south Dublin

The battle for Stepaside Garda Station raged on this morning, as the FF leader stopped by for a barnstorming visit.

From The Daily Edge This One Direction election ad sparked an absolute holy show on Twitter No Direction

This One Direction election ad sparked an absolute holy show on Twitter

Labour, it’s time to log off.

A week out from polling day, the Catholic Bishops are weighing in on abortion

Today’s statement from the Bishops’ Conference coincides with a Labour event calling for a referendum.

# election-16 - Monday 15 February, 2016

Gerry Adams got a hell of a grilling on this man's radio show this morning

Neil Prendeville fired some tough questions at the Sinn Féin leader, and his approach divided listeners.

# election-16 - Thursday 11 February, 2016

You wait all day for the Greens' election bus - and when it arrives it's mildly terrifying

It’s not often you get to shout “bridge!” at an election event.

# election-16 - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

The results of the first poll taken DURING the election aren't great news for the coalition

Fianna Fáil get a slight boost, and there’s no change for Sinn Féin.

# election-16 - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

You risk blowing your savings on a lifetime supply of customised pens when you run for election

How much you spend on your campaign still plays a large role in determining whether you win a seat , writes Roslyn Fuller.

# election-16 - Monday 8 February, 2016

Irish Election Rides just confirmed that it's back in time for #GE2016

Hot politicians in your area are waiting for your vote.

# election-16 - Sunday 7 February, 2016

How Lucinda and Averil clashed over abortion as students more than a decade ago

The 2002 abortion referendum debate made for a heated political battle between two of the country’s rising young political stars.

Poll: Should we bring in an 'NCT for people'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we bring in an 'NCT for people'?

One Dáil hopeful says the proposal would “save lives as well as money”.

Mary Lou called Brian Hayes a 'gurrier' when he tried to grill her about Slab Murphy

She slammed the Fine Gael MEP’s questions as cheap and out of order in a row on Newstalk.

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