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#General Election

# general-election - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Yoga, carbon tax and general election plans on the agenda for Green Party's national convention

A motion calling on the Greens not to enter into government with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil will be voted on this weekend.

# general-election - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Aontú sets its sights on Dáil seats as new party wins a handful of seats in the locals

Aontú won three seats in the local elections in the south, and one seat in the Northern Ireland local elections.

# general-election - Friday 31 May, 2019

We should be having four by-elections this year, but will the Dáil make it that far?

The European elections have thrown up some tricky timeline issues.

# general-election - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Taoiseach says general election 'not a prospect in the next couple of days or weeks'

Leo Varadkar said he has no plans call into Aras an Uachtarain in the next couple of days.

# general-election - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Micheál Martin says some people on the doorsteps are calling on him to pull the plug on this government

‘People do say to me in some areas – go for it,’ said Martin.

# general-election - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Nearly a billion people expected to vote as Indian election gets underway

Opinion polls put 68-year-old incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi as favourite.

# general-election - Friday 22 March, 2019

Expect some not-so-subtle election promises as Fine Gaelers land in Wexford

‘Let’s take Ireland forward together’ is the theme of the Fine Gael’s National Spring conference, which kicks off today in Wexford.

# general-election - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'I sincerely apologise': Harris tells Dáil he should have given further detail on children's hospital costs

Harris is facing a motion of no confidence from Sinn Féin next week.

# general-election - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Poll: Do you think there'll be a general election this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there'll be a general election this year?

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have agreed to extend the confidence and supply deal past this year, but will it hold?

# general-election - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today?

February 2019 will mark three years since the last general election.

# general-election - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Poll: Do you want a general election in 2019? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want a general election in 2019?

The Dáil could run until 2021 – but would you rather go to the polls before then?

# general-election - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fine Gael will seek Labour and Greens support as future government partners, as Leo fails to rule out 2019 election

Fine Gael says it’s aiming to take over 60 seats in the next general election.

# general-election - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Ó Cuív on that 'rogue' NI candidate launch: 'I knew what I was doing. I'm happy to take the punishment. I did it for the greater good'

The Galway West TD says he has no regrets about losing his seat on the frontbench.

# general-election - Friday 14 December, 2018

It's the day of the 1918 General Election - Who are you voting for? Your Say This post contains a poll

It's the day of the 1918 General Election - Who are you voting for?

Irish men and women are turning out in droves to vote for the first time.

# general-election - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Taoiseach promises to raise top rate of tax to €50k over next five years

In what many are dubbing an election speech, the Taoiseach promised transformational tax reform.

'It is not going to happen': FG rule change to copper-fasten promise not to enter coalition with SF

Fine Gael heard a rallying call at its Ard Fheis last night for the party to be election ready.

# general-election - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Women's Council chairperson Ellen O'Malley Dunlop to run for Fine Gael in next election

Fine Gael narrowly missed out on two seats in Dublin South West in the last election.

# general-election - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Support for Fine Gael remains strong ... but 44% of voters in favour of general election

That’s according to the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll.

# general-election - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election Thin Ice This post contains videos

Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election

The slight Dáil majority enjoyed by Fine Gael has become even more wafer-thin in recent weeks.

# general-election - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election? Moving Swiftly Along This post contains a poll

Poll: The budget is done, now do you want an election?

Does one logically follow the other?

# general-election - Friday 10 August, 2018

Mary Lou on Tallaght Garda Station photo: 'Fianna Fáil should pull the plug. We should have an election'

McDonald said Fianna Fáil should ‘put their foot down’ over the housing crisis and call time on this government.

# general-election - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Poll: Do you want a general election this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want a general election this year?

There may be trouble ahead.

# general-election - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Poll: Do you want a general election this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want a general election this year?

Fine Gael is reportedly preparing itself for a snap election.

# general-election - Friday 15 June, 2018

Sinn Féin pledges to 'abolish all student fees'

Pearse Doherty TD made the pledge at the party’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.

# general-election - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Majority don't want to see a general election this year

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has said his party is “fully determined” to avoid an election until at least the end of this year.

# general-election - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor selected as Labour candidate

O’Connor was the general president of the Ireland’s largest trade union for over 14 years.

# general-election - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Poll: Do you want there to be a general election this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want there to be a general election this year?

Two new opinion polls indicate that Fine Gael is the most popular political party in the country.

# general-election - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor's name put forward as Labour candidate

O’Connor was the general president of the Ireland’s largest trade union for over 14 years.

# general-election - Friday 1 December, 2017

Mayo GAA star lined up for general election bid to replace Enda Kenny

Alan Dillon is to put his name up for selection at the Fine Gael convention in the new year.

# general-election - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Poll: Are you glad there won't be an election before Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you glad there won't be an election before Christmas?

Frances Fitzgerald’s resignation meant that an election was avoided yesterday.

# general-election - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

As it happened: Crisis averted as Frances Fitzgerald resigns from Cabinet

The Tánaiste confirmed her resignation at Cabinet today. Here’s how the events played out.

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes High Court This post contains videos

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald’s expected resignation may avert an imminent general election.

Varadkar and Martin meet again this morning in last-ditch efforts to avert Christmas election

The cabinet will meet this morning, while the Fianna Fáil front bench will meet before lunchtime.

# general-election - Monday 27 November, 2017

Former minister says having general election before constituency changes are made would be 'unconstitutional' High Court This post contains videos

Former minister says having general election before constituency changes are made would be 'unconstitutional'

Joe Costello has submitted a High Court challenge in an attempt to prevent the dissolution of the Dáil until planned constituency changes are made.

# general-election - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald to allow name to go forward in Dublin Mid West general election convention

It remains unclear whether Frances Fitzgerald will step down as Tánaiste.

# general-election - Saturday 25 November, 2017

All to play for: Timely opinion poll shows FG dropping and FF catching

The poll has been released as the country faces a potential election.

How much would a general election delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment?

For one, a summer referendum would be out the window.

# general-election - Friday 24 November, 2017

Explainer: Why we are on the verge of a general election

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis. Here’s why an email sent to her back in 2015 could bring about a general election.

# general-election - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later

The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.

# general-election - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Poll: Do you want a general election to be held next year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want a general election to be held next year?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar reportedly does.

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