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#LE14

# le14 - Sunday 8 June, 2014

That's all, folks: The six remaining local election seats have been filled

Three Fine Gael, two Sinn Féin, and one Fianna Fáil councillors have been elected to Monaghan County Councils.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about calls for an investigation into mother-and-baby homes, a hijacked taxi, and new pyrite issues.

The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon

Voting in Ballybay-Clones had been postponed following the death of a candidate.

# le14 - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irelands ridiest election candidates... how did they get on? The Beautiful Ones

Irelands ridiest election candidates... how did they get on?

63% were elected. Rides.

# le14 - Monday 26 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore resigns as Labour Party leader Labour Pains This post contains videos

Eamon Gilmore resigns as Labour Party leader

The announcement comes after it emerged today that two motions of no-confidence in his leadership would be tabled in coming weeks.

Here's how many seats each party holds on your local council

What group is dominating local politics in your area?

Scapegoating, inevitable, the right thing to do - Everyone wants their say on Gilmore's resignation

Colleagues and opposition politicians alike have been reacting to the news, with most Labour TDs saying the party needs some new direction.

Labour candidate filmed being heckled while canvassing in viral video wins seat

Martina Genockey gained a 9.4 per cent share of the votes.

The final stretch: Fewer than 40 council seats still to be filled

Counting is due to resume in most areas at 10am this morning.

This was not a vote of anger, it was a vote of community

The Taoiseach says it was anger that led to his party’s poor performance over the weekend, but the problem is more fundamental than that.

# le14 - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about the elections, a missing motorbike, and the search for a gunman in Brussels.

Smacking, shellacking and John The Baptist - Election 2014 in quotes

Politicians on both sides have been singing a surprisingly similar tune the last couple of days…

It's not over yet but these candidates have already been popping the champagne

There were tears, there was laughter and we imagine some weary heads hitting pillows last night.

'We've been waiting for 100 years for someone to come and save us' - Ming calls for political change

Flanagan is expected to secure one of four European seats in the 15-county Midlands North West constituency.

Poll: Do you think Eamon Gilmore should step down as Labour leader? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Eamon Gilmore should step down as Labour leader?

There has been some criticism of the Labour leader after the party received just 7 per cent of the vote in the local elections.

Cork Lord Mayor involved in car crash just hours after losing her seat

Catherine Clancy is the second Labour Lord Mayor to lose their seat.

Recount central: Get ready for another long day of #le14

Local election counts went on into the dawn chorus – and many electoral areas face a recount today…

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Morning folks. With election counts continuing around the country, here are the nine big stories you need to know.

What does Enda Kenny make of Fine Gael's election performance so far?

“I respect the vote… I know what’s in the vote”.

Victory, despair and an eye on the rugby at the RDS

As the results rolled in, the candidates seeking election to Dublin City Council took it differently.

Fine Gael loses two seats in Castlebar as elected independent says people there 'go to bed hungry'

Michael Kilcoyne was elected on the first count, almost doubling the quota. A recount has been called and will take place tomorrow afternoon.

# le14 - Saturday 24 May, 2014

No victory for Eamonn Coghlan but the whole process 'excited' him

Coughlan said he’s not really disappointed and he may even run in the general election in a couple of years.

In Photos: The painstaking and forensic process of counting the votes

Open ballot box. Take out votes. Sort out first preferences. Repeat ad nauseum.

Highest number of women TDs EVER if female candidates win two by-elections

If the two female candidates tipped for the top are successful there will be 27 female TDs.

Ex-Fianna Fáil TD Chris Andrews set to top poll for Sinn Féin

Andrews is from a strong Fianna Fáil family but will join Dublin City Council for his new party.

Sinn Féin set to be biggest party on Dublin City Council

The party will go from five seats to being the largest party on the capital’s local authority.

Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box

A witness at the Mayo count centre this afternoon said she was “damn delighted” to get it back.

Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran looks set to miss out on Arklow seat

The Arklow tally shows Tom Curran at 6.23 per cent. There are six seats for the taking.

It will go to the late rounds but Kenny Egan looks like squeezing a seat

He’s running seventh in the eight seater.

Oisín Quinn will remain Lord Mayor of Dublin even if he loses council seat

Tallies show Oisin Quinn in danger of losing his Dublin City Council seat at 6 per cent.

'If John The Baptist was leading Labour, we wouldn't have done any better'

The Minister for Communications says that there is “no plot” to overthrow Labour leader Eamon Gilmore.

Independents' Day: Exit poll shows non-party candidates topping the poll

Support for Labour has slumped to just 7 per cent.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Morning, folks. Here’s everything you need to know on this election count day.

# le14 - Friday 23 May, 2014

Monaghan councillor dies while canvassing on election day RIP

Monaghan councillor dies while canvassing on election day

The death of Owen Bannigan will mean a re-run of the election in the Castleblayney area.

# le14 - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Fine Gael cllr says 'Reilly must be stopped', but it's about policies, not personalities

Councillor Professor Bill Tormey says that political parties should have “vigorous debate” on policies.

'I'm done dealing with the monkey, I want to deal with the organ grinder' - Ming on his European bid, being a mosquito and drugs

He’s a thorn in the side of the government, so why does Ming Flanagan want to go to Brussels?

# le14 - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dublin election candidate appreciates your poster vandalism Artist's Canvass

# le14 - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Clare homeowner has the perfect way of dealing with canvassing politicians Election 2014

This Clare homeowner has the perfect way of dealing with canvassing politicians

*steeples fingers, laughs maniacally*

# le14 - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Danish government made this totally NSFW election video... and then axed it NSFW

The Danish government made this totally NSFW election video... and then axed it

Many viewers were offended by the promotional clip.

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