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#European elections

# european-elections - Yesterday’s News

Over a hundred in Mosney direct provision centre register to vote in upcoming local elections

Registration drives have taken place in Dublin, Cork and Meath recently.

# european-elections - Friday 22 February, 2019

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh selected as MEP candidate for Fine Gael

Walsh won the Rose of Tralee in 2014.

Fine Gael TD Marcella Corcoran Kennedy to run for MEP seat in Ireland South

The deputy will be one of three from Fine Gael on the ballot.

# european-elections - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Two MEPs elected in South and Dublin constituencies won't be able to take their seats until the UK has left

Ireland was allotted the additional two seats as part of the redistribution of seats due to Brexit.

# european-elections - Sunday 17 February, 2019

If you're Irish and living in the UK, you have to travel home to vote now

Irish citizens’ rights to fly home to vote expires after 18 months of residency in the UK.

# european-elections - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Google and Facebook 'worried' about 'bad actors' spreading fake news during European elections

“While the vast majority of ads on Facebook are run by legitimate organisations, we know that there are bad actors that try to misuse our platform,” Facebook said.

Former Rose of Tralee winner Maria Walsh seeks to run as an MEP candidate for Fine Gael

She seeks to run in the Midlands/North-West constituency.

# european-elections - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats

Brexit is also impacting on May’s European elections

# european-elections - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Billy Kelleher says he wants to head to Europe as MEP Brian Crowley to outline his intentions tomorrow

Billy Kelleher voiced his interest in contesting the European elections today.

# european-elections - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

SocDems McNally and Gannon go head-to-head for party's European elections nod

The number of MEP seats in the Dublin constituency will increase from three to four at this year’s election.

# european-elections - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Varadkar concerned about 'external interference' in European elections

The Taoiseach has said there is “a real risk” the upcoming elections could be targeted.

# european-elections - Monday 18 January, 2016

The untold story of this infamous election poster

Clifford T Reid ran as an independent in the 2004 European elections with a slogan that caught the eye.

# european-elections - Thursday 17 December, 2015

This man's Supreme Court win could have big consequences for future elections

The Supreme Court has ordered a total recount of local election votes in the Listowel area.

# european-elections - Monday 15 September, 2014

Fianna Fáil and Labour spent €1.1m on EU elections and they've no MEPs to show for it

Neither topped the spending charts though.

Fewer young people are registering to vote - so what's the solution?

Young people voted in their droves for Sinn Féin and Independent candidates.

# european-elections - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

# european-elections - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Crowley's aligning himself with racist, xenophobic, anti-gay parties --- Micheál Martin

The FF leader said he had first learned of Crowley’s decision in a phone-call on Sunday night, and that it had been a surprise.

# european-elections - Friday 20 June, 2014

Opinion: Is austerity really a necessity – or do we have a choice?

We’ve been told that we have no choice but to accept austerity measures to get the country back on its feet… but is that really true?

# european-elections - Saturday 7 June, 2014

One million tweets: Here's how social media was used to encourage people to vote

One in five potential voters were reached by Facebook’s “I voted” button which was shared more than 2.7 million times.

# european-elections - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

"You're prepared to lose"-the dying days of a European campaign

In the teeth of a four-way battle for the final Dublin seat, a seat which she won, TheJournal.ie joined Nessa Childers on the campaign trail.

Here are 10 things we've learned from the 2014 European elections

Ten out of 11 seats are filled and the make-up of Ireland’s representation in the next European Parliament has been changed utterly.

# european-elections - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Opinion: What does the rise of anti-EU MEPs mean for European politics? EU

Opinion: What does the rise of anti-EU MEPs mean for European politics?

For small member states like Ireland, the change in Parliament will bring many challenges…

Senator: I was told I'd be hatcheted in the face as a way of murdering me

Labour senator Lorraine Higgins claims she has been subjected to a death threat on her Facebook page.

Kenny and Gilmore off to Brussels to discuss outcome of European elections

The European leaders will discuss the impact of the election results as well as the Ukraine crisis.

# european-elections - Monday 26 May, 2014

Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader

Joan Burton’s short odds, but does she have it sewn up?

Confirmed: Nessa Childers and Brian Hayes join Lynn Boylan in Europe as Ryan's recount effort fails

The counting and the recounting is all done at the RDS as Green Party leader Eamon Ryan misses out on a seat.

Humiliated in the polls, Hollande calls for EU reform

Stung by the rise of parties on the right, the French President said the EU had become “incomprehensible” to voters.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Morning folks. They’re still counting in some areas around the country, here are the nine big stories you need to know.

UKIP on clear lead in Britain as Eurosceptics clear up across EU

Nigel Farage spoke of a “political earthquake” – and here’s how the other EU results are shaping up.

Election 2014 as it happened: Local and European results

Find out who has won a seat, who’s arguing over the results, and who’s stormed out of the count centre…

# european-elections - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Two out of Ireland's three Euro constituencies won't make first count tonight

Lynn Boylan has been voted in as MEP in Dublin, but South and Midlands-Northwest have adjourned until tomorrow.

Adams thinks Kenny should leave government, not be discussing future coalitions

As for Sinn Féin and Fine Gael sharing power? “It would be a most unlikely alliance.”

Emer Costello all but concedes: 'Sometimes the wind isn't with you and it wasn't with us on this occasion' I'm Out This post contains videos

Emer Costello all but concedes: 'Sometimes the wind isn't with you and it wasn't with us on this occasion'

The Labour MEP is set to lose her seat in the capital.

Polls from across Europe show a rise in left-leaning parties

However, in some countries, turnout is at levels that would be considered abysmal here.

Gerry Adams: We didn't have enough candidates to capitalise on Sinn Féin's popularity

“If we had been able to run more – and we knew this – we would have got more votes.”

As it happened: Local election results 2014 SATURDAY

Find out who has won a seat, who is ripping up their posters – and who is arguing over the result.

# european-elections - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Boylan, Crowley and Ming looking good: What the exit polls say about the Euro vote

No counts yet but we can make some predictions.

Analysis: It's looking bad for Labour, but good for Sinn Féin and independents

It’s very early days but here’s the picture that’s emerging from the local and European election tallies so far.

# european-elections - Friday 23 May, 2014

Countdown's over (finally), here's what you need to vote today

You don’t need a polling card, but might need some ID.

# european-elections - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Opinion: Sickened with politics and politicians? Then you should vote tomorrow

If you’re feeling disillusioned with politics, you’re not alone – and that’s why you need to make your voice heard.

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