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# ge20 - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Was childcare really that big an issue for voters in the general election?

It was a prominent topic throughout the election but just 3% of voters said it was the most important deciding factor for them.

# ge20 - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Brendan Howlin to step down as leader of the Labour Party

Howlin has led the party since 2016, when he took over from Joan Burton.

# ge20 - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

What are the possible coalition options for the next government?

No one party has enough seats to do it alone – so who is prepared to pair up?

The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC

The Sinn Féin leader also said the British government needs to start preparing itself for this constitutional change.

# ge20 - Monday 10 February, 2020

Former health minister James Reilly is retiring from politics

The Fine Gael politician ran unsuccessfully for the third time in Dublin Fingal.

Social Democrats’ Gary Gannon takes final seat in Dublin Central battleground

The constituency takes in a broad stretch of Dublin’s northside, from the inner city out to Smithfield, and north towards Ashtown and Drumcondra.

PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat

Kenny said he thought he was “political toast” 24 hours ago.

McDonald: 'I've made contact with Greens, Soc Dems and PBP about government formation'

McDonald: 'I've made contact with Greens, Soc Dems and PBP about government formation'

She said her preference would be to form a government without Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

# ge20 - Sunday 9 February, 2020

'A forced marriage wouldn't make a good government: Varadkar continues to rule out Sinn Féin coalition

Sinn Féin’s Paul Donnelly has already been elected in the Taoiseach’s constituency.

# ge20 - Saturday 8 February, 2020

# ge20 - Monday 20 January, 2020

What are the issues affecting people in your area? We want to send our election team to your hometown

Over the next three weeks we’ll be sending reporters around the country to hear directly from voters about the issues that really matter in their local area.

# ge20 - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Fine Gael senator withdraws her candidacy in the next general election

An election date is set to be announced in the coming weeks.

# ge20 - Friday 13 September, 2019

Poll: Is May 2020 the right time to hold an election? Ge20 This post contains a poll

Poll: Is May 2020 the right time to hold an election?

The Taoiseach wants to have a general election at the beginning of the summer.