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# general-election-2020 - 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.

# general-election-2020 - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

What's your big election question for Leo Varadkar? It's YOUR chance to ask

We want to know what matters to you. Get your questions in.

# general-election-2020 - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Lise Hand: Meticulous election planning meaningless as parties skid on first banana skins

Election candidates can find themselves at the mercy of the news cycle but they shouldn’t be blindsided by issues known to Joe Duffy and their canvassers, writes Lise Hand in her first column for

# general-election-2020 - Thursday 9 January, 2020

We should know more about the timing of an election after Leo and Micheál meet for crunch talks today

A special Cabinet meeting focusing on disability issues is being held in Marino today.

# general-election-2020 - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Ahead of Leo meeting, Micheál says FF won't vote with government in final months of Dáil

The two party leaders are due to meet on Thursday to discuss the next general election and when it might be.

# general-election-2020 - Monday 6 January, 2020

# general-election-2020 - Monday 30 December, 2019

Micheál Martin says he will carry on as FF leader even if he fails to become Taoiseach

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are neck-and-neck in the polls.

# general-election-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?

# general-election-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.

# general-election-2020 - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Taoiseach refutes claim by Maria Bailey that no review of election ticket occurred before her deselection

Fine Gael members see the letter as a clear signal Bailey intends to fight the decision to deselect her.

# general-election-2020 - Friday 15 November, 2019

Banks given 'free pass' by this government, SF Ard Fheis told

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis kicked off in Derry today.

# general-election-2020 - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'I don't think it's the right thing for the country': Taoiseach rules out pre-Christmas general election

Speculation has been mounting in recent days about when the Irish public will go to the polls.