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# ge-2020 - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to meet for preliminary talks around government formation today

The two parties will both meet with the Green Party separately later this week.

# ge-2020 - Friday 21 February, 2020

The Explainer: Why don't we have a government yet?

We get you up to speed with what exactly is happening.

# ge-2020 - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats

35 deputies did not get re-elected, including some high profile names.

# ge-2020 - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Peter Casey announces intention to stand for election in Taoiseach's constituency

The 62-year-old says he is standing in Dublin West to give people there a ‘protest vote’.

# ge-2020 - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

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Poll: Should Mary Lou be allowed partake in RTÉ and Virgin Media's party leader debates?

Sinn Féin has complained about the party’s exclusion from two debates.

# ge-2020 - Wednesday 15 January, 2020 to come back online soon after being down for over 18 hours

It’s not known why the site is down, or for how long it will be down for.

# ge-2020 - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Disabilities Minister Finian McGrath won't be contesting the election

McGrath said in a statement that this was the correct decision for him and his family, but that he was “far from retiring”.

General election to be held on Saturday 8 February, says Taoiseach

It would be the first Saturday general election in this country since 1918.

Verona Murphy says she's 'not a racist' as she confirms run as independent general election candidate in Wexford

Former TD Marian Harkin has also announced a tilt at the Dáil, while Sinn Féin’s only MEP Matt Carthy is also intending to run.

Thousands of people who registered to vote may not be able to if election is held before 15 February

It has emerged that the updated register will not become valid until after Valentine’s Day.

# ge-2020 - Monday 13 January, 2020

Kevin 'Boxer' Moran is leaving the Independent Alliance

The junior minister said he may rejoin or join another grouping after the election.

# ge-2020 - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Micheál Martin urges Varadkar to give 'certainty' and says end of April is 'logical time' for election

The Fianna Fáil leader also claimed that the Northern Irish assembly will be back up and running by 13 January. “Mark my words,” he said.

# ge-2020 - Friday 13 December, 2019

February, Easter, May? UK results ratchet up Irish election talk but Leo says it's not the right time

Leo Varadkar says the election should be May 2020, Micheál Martin wants it in Easter. Who will win out?

# ge-2020 - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Simon Harris 'not worried' amid speculation he could be next to face no confidence vote

Opposition members are understood to be considering tabling a motion of no confidence against the health minister in the new year.