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#Election Posters

# election-posters - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 3rd 2019, 9:37 AM 11,123 Views 37 Comments

Dublin City Council is considering such a move.

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

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

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 10,076 Views 21 Comments

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
# Fingal
# Fingal

Man arrested for tampering with election posters in north Dublin

Nov 23rd 2019, 8:06 PM 33,473 Views 0 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should councils limit the number of election posters?

Sep 26th 2019, 9:55 AM 16,279 Views 62 Comments

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
# Poster Wars
# Poster Wars

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

Sep 25th 2019, 1:35 PM 6,836 Views 29 Comments

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
# Elections 2019
# Elections 2019

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

Apr 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 19,082 Views 58 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Sep 26th 2018, 9:45 AM 38,228 Views 87 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should election posters be scrapped?

Jan 13th 2017, 9:15 PM 23,195 Views 67 Comments

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
# Poster Boy
# Poster Boy

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

Oct 4th 2016, 3:13 PM 17,179 Views 42 Comments

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.
# Poles Apart
# Poles Apart

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

Jul 26th 2016, 11:32 AM 9,304 Views 18 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Election posters in Dublin city could be banned tonight

Jul 25th 2016, 6:20 AM 12,780 Views 32 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should election posters be banned in Ireland?

Jul 15th 2016, 11:02 AM 23,109 Views 79 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Mar 5th 2016, 9:10 AM 27,906 Views 87 Comments

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
# Poster Watch
# Poster Watch

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

Mar 4th 2016, 9:54 AM 12,020 Views 44 Comments

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

# election-posters - Thursday 11 February, 2016

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

9 brilliant Irish responses to the scourge of election posters

Feb 11th 2016, 1:11 PM 12,701 Views 2 Comments

The cable ties that bind…

# election-posters - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Poll: Should election posters be scrapped?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should election posters be scrapped?

Feb 4th 2016, 9:25 AM 28,636 Views 110 Comments

Are there enough alternative ways to reach out to voters?

The primitive power of election posters cannot be underestimated
# Opinion
# Opinion

The primitive power of election posters cannot be underestimated

Feb 4th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,504 Views 44 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 3rd 2016, 5:00 PM 72 Views 84 Comments

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
# Steady Now
# Steady Now

There were premature poster erections all over Ireland last night

Feb 2nd 2016, 6:30 PM 37,216 Views 145 Comments

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
# Not In Our Town
# Not In Our Town

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

Feb 1st 2016, 7:57 PM 19,423 Views 42 Comments

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
# Naughty Posters
# Naughty Posters

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

Dec 31st 2015, 4:16 PM 14,677 Views 109 Comments

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
# Election Season
# Election Season

Fine Gael candidate defends putting up Christmas posters without permission

Dec 30th 2015, 2:44 PM 16,668 Views 72 Comments

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
# Going Postal

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

Jul 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 13,474 Views 61 Comments

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
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

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

May 24th 2014, 8:10 AM 412 Views 27 Comments

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

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

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

May 21st 2014, 8:52 AM 2,376 Views 0 Comments

The partiest party that ever partied.

# election-posters - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

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

7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism

May 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 49,344 Views 81 Comments

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

# election-posters - Sunday 11 May, 2014

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

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

May 11th 2014, 6:00 PM 78,358 Views 41 Comments

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

# election-posters - Thursday 1 May, 2014

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

Darth Vader is running for election in Dublin*

May 1st 2014, 4:07 PM 2,519 Views 9 Comments

*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
# Pole Position
# Pole Position

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

Apr 24th 2014, 4:53 PM 9,613 Views 66 Comments

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
# Poster Girl
# Poster Girl

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

Apr 19th 2014, 2:04 PM 18,141 Views 159 Comments

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
# Early Poleing
# Early Poleing

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

Apr 12th 2014, 10:00 AM 6,127 Views 28 Comments

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

Here's when you'll start seeing election posters on lampposts across the country
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Here's when you'll start seeing election posters on lampposts across the country

Mar 20th 2014, 1:27 PM 8,857 Views 48 Comments

We bet you can’t wait…

# election-posters - Sunday 13 May, 2012

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

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

May 13th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,631 Views 47 Comments

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
# Posters

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

May 9th 2012, 8:52 PM 4,519 Views 55 Comments

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

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

Presidential candidate Gay Mitchell is for the birds...

Nov 14th 2011, 2:47 PM 4,178 Views 44 Comments

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
# Cable Ties

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

May 3rd 2011, 2:02 PM 3,247 Views 0 Comments

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
# Election Posters
# Election Posters

Poster kids of Election 2011 cleaned up after themselves

Mar 16th 2011, 12:46 PM 1,133 Views 0 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 3rd 2011, 8:00 PM 1,139 Views 0 Comments

The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail.