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#european election

# european-election - Monday 27 May, 2019

Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result

Secretary Michael Gove is pledging to leave the EU before the next general election.

As it happened: All to play for as first European election counts announced

Stick with us as we bring you the latest updates all evening and into the night.

# european-election - Sunday 26 May, 2019

As it happened: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael securing majority of votes as Sinn Féin takes a hit

There is still a long way to go before the end of the election.

# european-election - Sunday 5 May, 2019

RTÉ now lists all candidates in a constituency whenever one is mentioned on air

How does RTÉ achieve balance with its election coverage? The ‘stopwatch’ approach and listing all its candidates.

# european-election - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'Many think we're wrong to leave the Dáil, others want us to f**k off out of here' - Mick Wallace

“If people of the far-right want to run, that is there prerogative – I am not of that ilk,” he said.

# european-election - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Social Democrats councillor Gary Gannon to run for MEP seat in Dublin

Gannon (32) was selected at a convention in Dublin city this evening by party members.

# european-election - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Twitter portal to allow election partners flag issues directly during European elections

Fianna Fái’s Bill which seeks tackle political advertising on online media platforms is to be discussed today.

# european-election - Saturday 25 June, 2016

"A vote for selfishness": The battle of millennials and Brexit-voting boomers

As the dust settles on the UK decision to exit the EU, younger people fear their fate has been sealed by their elders.

# european-election - Thursday 20 November, 2014

'Exaggerated and inaccurate': RTÉ denies bias in election coverage as complaint is rejected

Nessa Childers wasn’t happy with a feature on the Six One News.

# european-election - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.

# european-election - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Smacking, shellacking and John The Baptist - Election 2014 in quotes

Politicians on both sides have been singing a surprisingly similar tune the last couple of days…

'We've been waiting for 100 years for someone to come and save us' - Ming calls for political change

Flanagan is expected to secure one of four European seats in the 15-county Midlands North West constituency.

Enda Kenny refuses to rule out coalition with Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

The Taoiseach said Sinn Féin has emerged from the local and European elections as “a significant political entity”. He made the comments in Castlebar this afternoon, where he narrowly avoided a group of protestors.

# european-election - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box

A witness at the Mayo count centre this afternoon said she was “damn delighted” to get it back.

This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else)

Direct Democracy Ireland’s Jan Van De Ven was told he could only vote in the locals, despite the fact that he voted in the last European election.

# european-election - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

'People are raging': Bríd Smith is capitalising on voter anger

The People Before Profit MEP candidate has said she is “as equally in contention” as anyone to take the third seat in Dublin.

# european-election - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Noonan: We will deal with medical card issues... after the election

The finance minister said acting this week would be dismissed as a “stunt”.

Lorainne Higgins criticised after campaign van parked in a disabled space

The Labour MEP candidate in Midlands-North-West said the incident was “an honest mistake”.

# european-election - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life

“We are literally floating in a sea of radiation nowadays. It’s completely reckless.”

# european-election - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Rónán Mullen dancing to Pharrell and 5 other slightly odd campaign videos

The campaign trail is proving to be an increasingly odd place to be.

# european-election - Monday 5 May, 2014

Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum'

The sitting MEP believes she will have to put up a fight to retain her seat in the upcoming election.

# european-election - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

The Socialist Party thinks Labour could be 'wiped out' within three years

Paul Murphy, the party’s Dublin MEP candidate, said that water charges were “the straw that breaks the camel’s back” for voters.

# european-election - Saturday 26 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know this morning as you start your weekend.

# european-election - Friday 18 April, 2014

Jillian Godsil to run in European elections after scrapping of law barring bankruptees

At the end of February Jillian Godsil was declared bankrupt in Ireland.

# european-election - Saturday 5 April, 2014

FG's young 'policy wonk' wants to trade a seat in the Dáil for one in Europe. Here's why:

Just over three years into his first stint as a TD, Simon Harris has his eyes on Brussels.

# european-election - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

'The fun is over': John Gilroy won't actually be seeking the Labour MEP nomination

Gilroy told a parliamentary party meeting that he did not feel he would have enough time between the convention and the election to run a proper campaign.

# european-election - 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.