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# General Election

Last week
9th June 2024 - 15th June 2024
'I wouldn't have been able to run if I had no husband': Sinéad Gibney rues cost of MEP campaign
Poll: When would you like a general election to be held?
This month
June 2024
Woman who threw milkshake over Nigel Farage charged with assault and criminal damage
UK General Election show on the road as parties launch battle buses
Last month
May 2024
Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn expelled from party after he announces bid to run as Independent
The UK reacts as Rishi Sunak calls a general election for 4 July
Sunak surprised Westminster by calling the election earlier than had been widely expected.
Rishi Sunak just called a July general election in the UK, but why now?
This year
Poll: Do you want a general election to be held this summer?
Bertie Ahern says election should be in mid-June and gives his top tip to Simon Harris
Simon Harris rules out early general election, says coalition will run its full term
Poll: Would you like to see a general election take place?
Govt insists election not needed in wake of Varadkar resignation
“After seven years in office, I am no longer the best person for that job,” Leo Varadkar said today.
Varadkar’s resignation as Fine Gael leader is effective immediately, but he will stay on as Taoiseach until his successor is elected by the party
A general election is not likely to be called, despite mounting pressure from the opposition
Fine Gael is expected to elect a new leader before the party's Ard Fheis on 6 April
Tánaiste 'surprised' by Varadkar's resignation, says coalition Govt should go full-term
Fine Gael TD Ciarán Cannon announces he will not contest next election, citing ‘toxicity’ in politics
Former British PM Theresa May to step down from Parliament at next UK general election
Local election candidate denies alleged row involving slash-hook and criminal damage
Poll: Which party would you vote for if there was a general election tomorrow?
Green Party is willing to 'work with every party' to form government, Eamon Ryan says
Two-week campaign leading to Portugal election kicks off, with populists hoping to make impact
Fine Gael TD Paul Kehoe will not contest his seat in the next general election
Bangladesh PM Hasina wins re-election in vote boycotted by main opposition party
Leo Varadkar says Govt 'not planning' general election this year, but doesn't rule it out
Last year
'Don't let the populists in': Warnings of left-wing Govt tax hikes at FG conference
Martin intends to lead Fianna Fáil into next general election, still enjoys 'the thick of it'
Poll: Which party would you vote for if there was a general election tomorrow?
FF, FG and Greens could get enough votes to form next government, says Tánaiste
New Zealand's National Party to take power after Labour Prime Minister concedes election defeat
Former Labour leader Brendan Howlin says he will not run in next general election
Bacik: 'I have received threats from the far-right'
Fianna Fáil needs to ask itself an uncomfortable question: can it do business with Sinn Féin?
'It has been a privilege': Richard Bruton announces he will not run in the next general election
From 'Wixford' to Foxrock, TDs are anxiously surveying their future right now
The Explainer: Why is Ireland getting more TDs?
We're about to find out how many more TDs Ireland is getting - here's why
Varadkar says he isn't going anywhere and slaps down suggestions of early election next spring
Poll: Would you like to see a general election before the end of the year?
People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith announces she will not be seeking re-election
Fine Gael TD John Paul Phelan to stand down at next general election
'I'm absolutely focused': Eamon Ryan intends to lead Greens into next General Election
Sinn Féin to amend 2016 election spending returns after 'oversight' on declaring outstanding bill