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#European elections

# 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.

There was some pretty awkward canvassing at the Stephen's Green Luas stop this morning

Plenty of laughs and plenty of disinterested commuters.

Here’s a crash course on how the European Elections are shaping up in Northern Ireland

Haven’t been following the race up North? Here’s a taster.

Larry Donnelly: Do political candidates really enjoy canvassing? I’ll never fully believe that

Recent canvassing has reminded me of my own first foray as a political candidate: I was 22 years old, nomination papers in hand, knees knocking together.

Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people...

The elections come a day early, if you’re lucky enough to live on an island off the west or northwest coast.

# european-elections - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

BAI finds exclusion of candidates' poll results in RTÉ report "unfair"

Three people, including two candidates, had submitted a joint complaint to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

'My old stomping ground': In Portobello, Labour looks to bridge the gap to Fianna Fáil

We spent Wednesday morning at Portobello Bridge as Labour targeted commuters on foot… and on bikes.

European candidates asked about abortion legislation... here's what they said

The Life Insitute put a number of questions to a range of candidates – 10 answered.

Enda's warning to FG candidates: Stick within your own battle-lines

The three FG candidates all theoretically signed up to a divide and conquer strategy. But the plan’s apparently been a ‘nightmare’ to manage…

Enda Kenny: I'm not here to be loved nor liked

Enda Kenny said that the programme for government will not be renegotiated and confirmed a reshuffle is in the offing.

7 things we learned from last night's Dublin Prime Time debate

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

Sinn Féin could be in trouble for filming a party political broadcast outside Leinster House

The party could now be the subject of a complaint to the Dáil’s Committee on Procedures and Privileges.

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