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#Elections 2014

# elections-2014 - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Martin McGuinness: 'Gerry Adams told me he wasn't involved and I absolutely believe him'

Gerry Adams remains in police custody with a decision from the PSNI due before 8pm.

# elections-2014 - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Fianna Fáil: Mary Hanafin is NOT running in the local elections

The party refuted media reports this morning.

# elections-2014 - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Meet the most adorable election candidate in Dublin An Underdog Story

Meet the most adorable election candidate in Dublin

Probably the fluffiest candidate, too.

# elections-2014 - Monday 28 April, 2014

Poll: Should Eamon Gilmore step down as leader of the Labour party? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Eamon Gilmore step down as leader of the Labour party?

MEP Phil Prendergast made the call following the party’s poor performance in recent opinion polls.

# elections-2014 - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Latest poll suggests Sinn Féin on course to win seats in Europe

Labour candidates for both constituencies stand at 4 per cent.

# elections-2014 - Monday 21 April, 2014

Cannabis campaigner Mark Fitzsimons on being a 'protest vote' in May's elections

The Dundalk-based local and European elections candidate shares his thoughts on fracking, evictions and why cannabis should be made legal.

# elections-2014 - 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.

# elections-2014 - Sunday 6 April, 2014

'Current MEPs? Hardworking, but failures' - Matt Carthy runs for Europe

The 36-year-old Sinn Féin candidate has been in politics since 1999.

# elections-2014 - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Meet the former Rainbow Warrior hoping to help the Greens surf back to electoral success...

Former surf champion Grace O’Sullivan’s prioritising jobs in the area of maritime tourism, as she bids for a seat in the ten county ‘Ireland South’ constituency.

# elections-2014 - Monday 17 March, 2014

Next in line: The chairs of youth political wings

Their senior counterparts lead the coalition government and the largest opposition party in the country, but what do Ireland’s future political leaders make of it all?

# elections-2014 - Sunday 9 March, 2014

"The whole thing really started before Marie died..": Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran on his Wicklow council bid

The partner of Marie Fleming, whose court battle ignited a national campaign on right-to-die issues, is running in the the local elections this May.

# elections-2014 - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Guess which former Green TD turned pop singer is back in politics?

One guess should be enough.

# elections-2014 - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Fianna Fáil candidate withdraws from election after Micheal Martin's assistant is added to ticket

Padraic Vallely said that the decision came down to “politics” and that he was “gutted”.

# elections-2014 - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Wybory Lokalne: Meet the Polish nationals who'll be asking for your vote in May

Only a few Polish nationals have put their names on the ballot so far. They’re a varied group — and their reasons for running are just as diverse…

# elections-2014 - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about bugging at the Garda Ombudsman’s headquarters, gay marriage and European election candidates.

# elections-2014 - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Less than a quarter of candidates running in the local elections are women

From the candidacy selections so far, Fianna Fáil is the worst when it comes to having women stand for office in the local elections this year.

# elections-2014 - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Proposals to overhaul Ireland’s councils criticised by... Ireland’s councils

The Association of Municipal Authorities of Ireland says the revised boundaries could leave rural areas without councillors.

Here are the new boundaries for next year's local elections

The report of the boundary committee, the biggest overhaul of councils in decades, has been published this evening.

# elections-2014 - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

MEPs ask for next year's local and European elections to be moved

An influential committee wants the elections two weeks earlier, giving more time for European Commission elections.

# elections-2014 - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Senators, rebel TD and Dublin Mayor in running for Mitchell's MEP seat

Former world champion runner Eamonn Coghlan is among the favourites to run for Fine Gael in Dublin in next year’s European elections but there are others in contention…

# elections-2014 - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Merger of Tipperary councils 'to save €30m over five years'

Phil Hogan has welcomed a formal plan to join the councils by 2014 – but some local councillors question the figures.

# elections-2014 - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Tipperary councils to be merged from 2014

The historical North and South Ridings will come to an end in 2014, when voters will elect a unified council.