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#Election Posters

# election-posters - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Poll: Should councils introduce 'exclusion zones' for election posters? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should councils introduce 'exclusion zones' for election posters?

Dublin City Council is considering such a move.

Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters

Over 200 complaints were made about the location of posters during the local and European elections.

# election-posters - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Man arrested for tampering with election posters in north Dublin

The incident happened in Balbriggan earlier this week.

# election-posters - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Poll: Should councils limit the number of election posters? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should councils limit the number of election posters?

Election candidates have said that campaign posters are vital for voter reach and visibility.

# election-posters - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Dublin City Council to consider restricting number of election posters used by candidates

200 members of the public complained to DCC about posters during the recent local elections.

# election-posters - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'Banning them is a red herring': Why election candidates are standing over their use of posters

There have been increasing calls from the public to stop the use of posters during elections.

# election-posters - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Poll: Should the use of posters during election campaigns be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the use of posters during election campaigns be scrapped?

One presidential candidate already said they won’t use posters during their campaign.

# election-posters - Friday 13 January, 2017

Poll: Should election posters be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should election posters be scrapped?

Political parties spent over €416,000 on them last year.

# election-posters - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Fine Gael TD fined €3,000 for littering with 'Keep the recovery going' posters

Dublin City Council brought charges against Noel Rock for breaking litter laws.

# election-posters - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Will Dublin ban election posters? Maybe. Probably not. It's complicated.

Even if councillors really wanted to get rid of the placards, they might not be able to.

# election-posters - Monday 25 July, 2016

Election posters in Dublin city could be banned tonight

It follows a unanimous motion by South Dublin County councillors to look at restrictions.

# election-posters - Friday 15 July, 2016

Poll: Should election posters be banned in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should election posters be banned in Ireland?

Politicians love them but the general public are not so keen.

# election-posters - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Poll: Should election candidates be fined for not taking down their posters in time? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should election candidates be fined for not taking down their posters in time?

All posters should have been taken down by now.

# election-posters - Friday 4 March, 2016

It's over: Election candidates have until midnight to remove their posters

Local authority regulations require political candidates to take down their election materials within seven days of polling.

# election-posters - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 9 brilliant Irish responses to the scourge of election posters Fáildemort

9 brilliant Irish responses to the scourge of election posters

The cable ties that bind…

# election-posters - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Poll: Should election posters be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should election posters be scrapped?

Are there enough alternative ways to reach out to voters?

The primitive power of election posters cannot be underestimated

With the power of social media, one might wonder if there is a better way for election candidates to communicate directly with voters, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# election-posters - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Fine Gael are using ghost estates on their posters, but little has been done to stop it happening again

Who was to blame for these eyesores, asks Frank Armstrong, part of the Nama to Nature campaign.

# election-posters - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

There were premature poster erections all over Ireland last night

Getting ahead of themselves.

# election-posters - Monday 1 February, 2016

Wicklow village convinces politicians to keep the place a poster-free zone during the election

Glenealy Tidy Towns say they are delighted with the result.

# election-posters - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Now it's Sinn Féin's turn for a stint on the bold step regarding election posters

The party have been advertising a 1916 Rising meeting at Dublin’s Mansion House around Dublin’s city centre in recent days.

# election-posters - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Fine Gael candidate defends putting up Christmas posters without permission

Stephanie Regan said the posters were an alternative to cards.

# election-posters - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have? Going Postal This post contains a poll

Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have?

One Senator thinks 400 is plenty, but not everyone agrees.

# election-posters - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Aaron McKenna: A citizen’s guide to fighting the scourge of cable ties left on lamp posts

Political hopefuls call for better public spaces, clean streets, motherhood and apple pie – but many are happy to leave their campaigning rubbish about.

# election-posters - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge There's a 'ballsy' new party looking for your vote Parrrrtay

There's a 'ballsy' new party looking for your vote

The partiest party that ever partied.

# election-posters - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism Art Attack

7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism

These folks take the well-worn “fake moustache” idea and throw it out the window.

# election-posters - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 19 election posters that prove Irish politicians are the best in the world* Poster Wars

19 election posters that prove Irish politicians are the best in the world*

*At making election posters. And assorted other pieces of political literature.

# election-posters - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Darth Vader is running for election in Dublin* Invasion

Darth Vader is running for election in Dublin*

*Well, not really.

# election-posters - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator

Louth/East Meath Senator Mary Moran wants the posters taken down for the weekend of the bicycle race.

# election-posters - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Fianna Fáil candidate accused of "flouting regulations" as election posters go up four days early

Mary Fitzpatrick’s posters were erected near the Battle of Clontarf festival.

# election-posters - Saturday 12 April, 2014

The people's poles: Local election candidates want more poster time

Established parties have an unfair advantage heading into the May 23 election, the ‘People’s Candidates’ group is arguing.

# election-posters - Thursday 20 March, 2014

# election-posters - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Explainer: How election posters work – and which party has the best

What messages are the posters trying to send? And what’s the point of them anyway? TheJournal.ie answers all your questions.

# election-posters - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

'What are we at?' - Labour TD criticises number of election posters Posters This post contains a poll

'What are we at?' - Labour TD criticises number of election posters

Alex White said he wasn’t against the posters themselves, but asked why they needed to be ‘festooned’ on every lamppost.

# election-posters - Monday 14 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Presidential candidate Gay Mitchell is for the birds... Birdhouse

Presidential candidate Gay Mitchell is for the birds...

Enterprising designer finds new use for old election posters – he builds a little birdhouse with them…

# election-posters - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Varadkar's team remove '10,000 cable ties' abandoned after election Cable Ties This post contains a poll

Varadkar's team remove '10,000 cable ties' abandoned after election

Tourism minister Leo Varadkar says he and his team have removed thousands of ties abandoned after removing election posters.

# election-posters - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Poster kids of Election 2011 cleaned up after themselves

The four councils in the heavily postered city and county of Dublin say candidates were compliant, for the most part, with election poster removal.

# election-posters - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Wednesday

The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail.