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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 17 February, 2020

General Election 2020

Results

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

Latest Election News

As government-formation dance continues, Mary Lou McDonald does the Macarena Move With Me This post contains videos

As government-formation dance continues, Mary Lou McDonald does the Macarena

The Sinn Féin leader said talks will intensify with smaller parties this week in a bid to form a left-leaning government.

'We are not ruling it out': Fine Gael is open to going into government with Fianna Fáil

The party’s 35 TDs will meet today following one of its worst general election performances ever.

Quiz: How close were you paying attention to the general election campaign?

It must be still fresh in your head, mustn’t it?

Bertie Ahern says FF-FG government must involve Greens and SocDems to 'reflect change'

The former Taoiseach predicted a new government won’t be formed by the end of March.

Greens to invite parties to discuss how new government could deliver on housing, health and climate

With 12 TDs elected last week, the Green Party is now the fourth biggest party in the Dáil.

Dublin needs a new Lord Mayor and Councils need 34 new representatives after General Election

When a sitting Councillor is elected to Dáil Eireann what’s known as a “casual vacancy” arises.

'No paper candidates': How the Social Democrats' GE2020 strategy reaped electoral success

The Social Democrats jumped from two TDs to six in the general election.

'Surprised, not shocked': What do the North's politicians make of the Sinn Féin surge?

Unionists and nationalists all agree that Sinn Féin is a powerful electoral force.

Quiz: How well do you know our new batch of TDs?

Test yourself (quickly, before another election is called).

'Radical policy', 'throw in the towel' and 'grownups talking': Main parties clash again on government formation

Darragh O’Brien (FF), Louise O’Reilly (SF) and Helen McEntee (FG) clashed on the airwaves this afternoon.

As Greens weigh up options, new TDs say they don't envisage any splits on 'red line' issues

With 12 TDs, the Green Party is now the fourth biggest party in the Dáil.

Election posters need to be taken down by midnight tonight

If you spot a poster around your area after today, contact your local authority.