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#Local elections 2014

# local-elections-2014 - Monday 26 May, 2014

Opinion: The rise of the independents... what does it mean for policy-making?
# Floating Vote
# Floating Vote

Opinion: The rise of the independents... what does it mean for policy-making?

May 26th 2014, 1:00 PM 1,026 Views 37 Comments

The number of floating voters has increased amid weakening attachment to political parties – could the affect coherent decision-making in the Dáil?

# local-elections-2014 - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Sinn Féin set to be biggest party on Dublin City Council
# LE14
# LE14

Sinn Féin set to be biggest party on Dublin City Council

May 24th 2014, 4:07 PM 12,883 Views 93 Comments

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

# local-elections-2014 - Friday 23 May, 2014

The 11 emotions you go through when casting your vote
# Vote Early Vote Often
From The Daily Edge
# Vote Early Vote Often

The 11 emotions you go through when casting your vote

May 23rd 2014, 9:30 PM 18,707 Views 40 Comments

From annoyance to confusion to smugness, and back again.

# local-elections-2014 - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Larry Donnelly: Do political candidates really enjoy canvassing? I’ll never fully believe that
# Door To Door
# Door To Door

Larry Donnelly: Do political candidates really enjoy canvassing? I’ll never fully believe that

May 22nd 2014, 7:35 AM 78 Views 15 Comments

Recent canvassing has reminded me of my own first foray as a political candidate: I was 22 years old, nomination papers in hand, knees knocking together.

# local-elections-2014 - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

What's going on in Elections 2014? We're here to help
# Elections 2014
# Elections 2014

What's going on in Elections 2014? We're here to help

May 20th 2014, 9:45 PM 15,416 Views 24 Comments

All the information you need in one handy widget. You’re welcome.

7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism
# Art Attack
From The Daily Edge
# Art Attack

7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism

May 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 49,466 Views 81 Comments

These folks take the well-worn “fake moustache” idea and throw it out the window.

# local-elections-2014 - Monday 19 May, 2014

The Tánaiste showed off his soccer skills with Brian Kerr today
# Football Mad
From The Daily Edge
# Football Mad

The Tánaiste showed off his soccer skills with Brian Kerr today

May 19th 2014, 6:30 PM 1,292 Views 2 Comments

A pair of head-the-balls. Literally.

# local-elections-2014 - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Noel Rock: I'm taking €0 expenses – here's why
# Expenses
# Expenses

Noel Rock: I'm taking €0 expenses – here's why

May 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 121 Views 54 Comments

Unvouched expenses would not be tolerated in the any other business, and taxpayers shouldn’t have to tolerate it either.

# local-elections-2014 - Friday 16 May, 2014

Been patronised on the doorstep? You're not alone
# Man Of The House
From The Daily Edge
# Man Of The House

Been patronised on the doorstep? You're not alone

May 16th 2014, 4:31 PM 36,839 Views 71 Comments

“Is your mammy or daddy home?”

# local-elections-2014 - Friday 9 May, 2014

These Galway housemates have a brilliant way of dealing with pesky canvassers
# Blank Canvas
From The Daily Edge
# Blank Canvas

These Galway housemates have a brilliant way of dealing with pesky canvassers

May 9th 2014, 12:15 PM 7,258 Views 2 Comments

You gotta do what you gotta do.

# local-elections-2014 - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Fianna Fáil: Mary Hanafin is NOT running in the local elections
# Not In The Running
# Not In The Running

Fianna Fáil: Mary Hanafin is NOT running in the local elections

May 3rd 2014, 10:23 AM 12,588 Views 41 Comments

The party refuted media reports this morning.

# local-elections-2014 - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Meet the most adorable election candidate in Dublin
# An Underdog Story
From The Daily Edge
# An Underdog Story

Meet the most adorable election candidate in Dublin

May 1st 2014, 6:26 PM 6,696 Views 4 Comments

Probably the fluffiest candidate, too.

# local-elections-2014 - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Someone's had a little fun with a Luke 'Ming' Flanagan poster in Roscommon
# Poster Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Poster Wars

Someone's had a little fun with a Luke 'Ming' Flanagan poster in Roscommon

Apr 29th 2014, 9:55 AM 40,554 Views 54 Comments

Somewhere in Ballaghaderreen, someone is probably feeling very pleased with themselves right now.

# local-elections-2014 - Monday 28 April, 2014

There's a blog celebrating Ireland's ridiest election candidates
# Hey Good Lookin'
From The Daily Edge
# Hey Good Lookin'

There's a blog celebrating Ireland's ridiest election candidates

Apr 28th 2014, 11:45 AM 20,223 Views 12 Comments

Hot politicians in YOUR area want to chat with you. Really, they do. They’re up for election.

# local-elections-2014 - Friday 25 April, 2014

Spoof local election poster is equal parts creepy and wonderful
# Local Lurker
From The Daily Edge
# Local Lurker

Spoof local election poster is equal parts creepy and wonderful

Apr 25th 2014, 4:00 PM 4,688 Views 3 Comments

A local election, for local people.

Cork TD Jonathan O'Brien got down with his bad self for charity last night
# Let's Dance
From The Daily Edge
# Let's Dance

Cork TD Jonathan O'Brien got down with his bad self for charity last night

Apr 25th 2014, 3:29 PM 12,680 Views 6 Comments

Dance like nobody’s watching, Deputy.

# local-elections-2014 - Monday 14 April, 2014

A candidate from the 'Don't Give A Feck' Party is running in the Meath East local elections
# Feckless
From The Daily Edge
# Feckless

A candidate from the 'Don't Give A Feck' Party is running in the Meath East local elections

Apr 14th 2014, 5:39 PM 4,958 Views 4 Comments

What started as a joke for Dave Keaveney of Duleek, Co Meath, turned into a very real campaign.

# local-elections-2014 - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Ex-firefighter running in locals wants whistleblower legislation for all public sector workers
# Not Kidding
# Not Kidding

Ex-firefighter running in locals wants whistleblower legislation for all public sector workers

Mar 23rd 2014, 5:00 PM 10,498 Views 28 Comments

John Kidd said he’ll be sticking up for middle income workers if he’s elected.

# local-elections-2014 - Thursday 6 March, 2014

'I underestimated Enda Kenny' - FG candidate who said Taoiseach spoke "twaddle"
# Back In Blue
# Back In Blue

'I underestimated Enda Kenny' - FG candidate who said Taoiseach spoke "twaddle"

Mar 6th 2014, 6:30 AM 11,098 Views 41 Comments

Maurice Dockrell says that the Taoiseach has a “huge depth of character”.

# local-elections-2014 - Sunday 2 March, 2014

"The best of luck to him" - former Hayes campaigner to run for Fianna Fáil
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

"The best of luck to him" - former Hayes campaigner to run for Fianna Fáil

Mar 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 10,674 Views 20 Comments

Emmett Hegarty put 30 hours a week into Brian Hayes’ 2011 campaign. Now he will seek election to South Dublin County Council for Fianna Fáil.

# local-elections-2014 - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Fianna Fáil candidate withdraws from election after Micheal Martin's assistant is added to ticket
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Fianna Fáil candidate withdraws from election after Micheal Martin's assistant is added to ticket

Feb 25th 2014, 4:30 PM 18,054 Views 43 Comments

Padraic Vallely said that the decision came down to “politics” and that he was “gutted”.

# local-elections-2014 - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Less than a quarter of candidates running in the local elections are women
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

Less than a quarter of candidates running in the local elections are women

Feb 2nd 2014, 4:00 PM 8,099 Views 78 Comments

From the candidacy selections so far, Fianna Fáil is the worst when it comes to having women stand for office in the local elections this year.

# local-elections-2014 - Friday 31 January, 2014

Clondalkin councillors say it would be 'fantastic' if Kenny Egan runs in the local elections
# Ready To Rumble
# Ready To Rumble

Clondalkin councillors say it would be 'fantastic' if Kenny Egan runs in the local elections

Jan 31st 2014, 12:08 PM 9,434 Views 125 Comments

The Olympic silver medallist is considering running as a Fine Gael candidate after he was approached by Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

# local-elections-2014 - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Ex-Fianna Fáil TD gets Sinn Féin local election nomination
# Local Elections 2014
# Local Elections 2014

Ex-Fianna Fáil TD gets Sinn Féin local election nomination

Jan 14th 2014, 9:47 PM 11,345 Views 93 Comments

Having been critical of the party in the past, Chris Andrews will be seeking votes for Sinn Féin in May.

# local-elections-2014 - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Meet the Congolese native who is running for Sinn Féin in next year's election
# Local Elections 2014
# Local Elections 2014

Meet the Congolese native who is running for Sinn Féin in next year's election

Nov 30th 2013, 10:15 AM 22,312 Views 381 Comments

Edmond Lukusa will represent the party in the Mulhuddart ward in Blanchardstown.

# local-elections-2014 - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Dan Boyle: Performance of Phil Hogan could help Green Party's return
# Green Day
# Green Day

Dan Boyle: Performance of Phil Hogan could help Green Party's return

Jun 6th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,189 Views 34 Comments

The former Green Party chairman says the current environment minister is “as good an anti-Green as we could get”.