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General Election 2020

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*Seán Ó Fearghaíl is automatically re-elected in Kildare South as he served as Ceann Comhairle in the last Dáil

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Social Democrats member alleged to have voted twice in general election
# Election
# Election

Social Democrats member alleged to have voted twice in general election

Oct 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 42,557 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí in Mallow confirmed that they are investigating an allegation of someone voting twice.

Tom Clonan: The messaging from this new government has been an omnishambles
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: The messaging from this new government has been an omnishambles

Sep 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 24,970 Views 23 Comments

Its communications strategy has been a mess at a crucial time for public health, Brexit and the economy, writes Clonan.

Eoin Ó Broin: Now is the time for the Government to borrow and invest in public housing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Eoin Ó Broin: Now is the time for the Government to borrow and invest in public housing

Jul 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 12,818 Views 80 Comments

Sinn Féin TD Eoin Ó Broin says the new government has already reneged on its promises in relation to housing.

Opinion: The programme for government is like a visit from Santa for cyclists
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# Opinion

Opinion: The programme for government is like a visit from Santa for cyclists

Jun 25th 2020, 7:55 AM 24,486 Views 176 Comments

Cycling advocate Martina Callanan says now is the time to embrace cycling as the answer to so many modern lifestyle problems.

If PfG is rejected, Micheál Martin says 'there is no Plan B' while Mary Lou McDonald says 'there will have to be talks'
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

If PfG is rejected, Micheál Martin says 'there is no Plan B' while Mary Lou McDonald says 'there will have to be talks'

Updated Jun 23rd 2020, 10:51 AM 41,724 Views 143 Comments

Members of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party are currently voting on a proposed programme for government.

Ciarán Cuffe: There's an extraordinary opportunity here for the Greens in government
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# Ge2020

Ciarán Cuffe: There's an extraordinary opportunity here for the Greens in government

Jun 18th 2020, 12:30 PM 11,066 Views 47 Comments

The Green Party MEP says, ‘When the planet is burning, it is not a time to argue over the colour of the fire engine.’

Paul Murphy: Green members shouldn't back the deal with FF and FG - it's just not worth it
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Paul Murphy: Green members shouldn't back the deal with FF and FG - it's just not worth it

Jun 18th 2020, 12:30 PM 16,847 Views 82 Comments

RISE TD Paul Murphy says, ‘By going into government, your party is signing up to significant concessions’.

Leaders of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party agree on draft programme for government
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Leaders of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party agree on draft programme for government

Jun 15th 2020, 12:08 PM 67,231 Views 273 Comments

The programme will now have to be voted on by the parties’ members.

Opinion: 'Caretaker governments without any limitations on powers do no favours for democracy'
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# Ge2020

Opinion: 'Caretaker governments without any limitations on powers do no favours for democracy'

May 30th 2020, 10:30 AM 18,969 Views 98 Comments

Barrister Hugh O’Donnell says ministers still holding power despite losing their seats is untenable in the long run.

After weekend row, Varadkar, Martin and Ryan sat down for talks on government formation today
# Coalition
# Coalition

After weekend row, Varadkar, Martin and Ryan sat down for talks on government formation today

May 18th 2020, 3:05 PM 11,309 Views 73 Comments

Fine Gael accused some Fianna Fáil TDs of “damaging” the talks process at the weekend.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to enter 'detailed' talks on government formation as 'equal partners'
# Development
# Development

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to enter 'detailed' talks on government formation as 'equal partners'

Mar 10th 2020, 5:27 PM 26,332 Views 226 Comments

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are a step closer to forming a government together following a joint statement this evening.

Lise Hand: A leadership race in the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak? Labour can't catch a break
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# Ge2020

Lise Hand: A leadership race in the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak? Labour can't catch a break

Mar 6th 2020, 10:56 AM 11,912 Views 19 Comments

Lise Hand says Labour members hoping the leadership race would revive the party must be wondering if they accidentally ran over a family of black cats.