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#Local Elections

# local-elections - Monday 9 June, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# local-elections - 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.

Who is your new local councillor? Here's a list of everyone elected

A comprehensive list of everyone who has nabbed a seat.

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.

# local-elections - Monday 2 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge If you're one of the 396 people who voted for this guy then you're owed a big sloppy horse kiss Animal Affection

# local-elections - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Just how toxic is the Labour party?*

*A thoroughly non-scientific analysis.

# local-elections - Monday 26 May, 2014

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

What group is dominating local politics in your area?

The 9 at 9: Monday

Morning folks. They’re still counting in some areas around the country, here are the nine big stories you need to know.

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.

Election 2014 as it happened: Local and European results

Find out who has won a seat, who’s arguing over the results, and who’s stormed out of the count centre…

# local-elections - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Adams thinks Kenny should leave government, not be discussing future coalitions

As for Sinn Féin and Fine Gael sharing power? “It would be a most unlikely alliance.”

Here are 9 things we learned from the 2014 local elections

It’s been good for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil but bad for Labour and Fine Gael. But what about the Greens, Socialists and independents? We take stock of the local elections as the counts draw to a close.

Gerry Adams: We didn't have enough candidates to capitalise on Sinn Féin's popularity

“If we had been able to run more – and we knew this – we would have got more votes.”

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…

As it happened: Local election results 2014 SATURDAY

Find out who has won a seat, who is ripping up their posters – and who is arguing over the result.

# local-elections - Saturday 24 May, 2014

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.

Analysis: It's looking bad for Labour, but good for Sinn Féin and independents

It’s very early days but here’s the picture that’s emerging from the local and European election tallies so far.

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.

Aaron McKenna: A citizen’s guide to fighting the scourge of cable ties left on lamp posts

Political hopefuls call for better public spaces, clean streets, motherhood and apple pie – but many are happy to leave their campaigning rubbish about.

# local-elections - Friday 23 May, 2014

Countdown's over (finally), here's what you need to vote today

You don’t need a polling card, but might need some ID.

# local-elections - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Opinion: Sickened with politics and politicians? Then you should vote tomorrow

If you’re feeling disillusioned with politics, you’re not alone – and that’s why you need to make your voice heard.

Election 2014: Finally, the long-anticipated 'Nidge' endorsement...

Who’s going to argue with Nidge?

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

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.

Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people...

The elections come a day early, if you’re lucky enough to live on an island off the west or northwest coast.

# local-elections - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

'My old stomping ground': In Portobello, Labour looks to bridge the gap to Fianna Fáil

We spent Wednesday morning at Portobello Bridge as Labour targeted commuters on foot… and on bikes.

In Bertie's old stomping ground, claims of 'cute hoorism' and 'shafting' denied by Fianna Fáil hopeful

A row has broken out over whether or not Mary Fitzpatrick has endorsed a leaflet urging voters to give their number one to a Fianna Fáil candidate at the potential expense of two others.

Fine Gael's 'no expenses' candidate uses Seanad envelopes to send out leaflets

Council hopeful Noel Rock has admitted using €60 worth of Oireachtas stationery to distribute leaflets despite his high-profile ‘no expenses’ pledge.

Enda Kenny: I'm not here to be loved nor liked

Enda Kenny said that the programme for government will not be renegotiated and confirmed a reshuffle is in the offing.

Sinn Féin could be in trouble for filming a party political broadcast outside Leinster House

The party could now be the subject of a complaint to the Dáil’s Committee on Procedures and Privileges.

Cork candidates to attend meet and greet with asylum seekers

This follows outrage last week at management rules in asylum centres forbidding candidates from canvassing residents.

# local-elections - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Gerry Adams: I'm very relaxed about most Sinn Féin supporters thinking I was in the IRA

The Louth TD has always denied that he was in the IRA but says that he has never dissociated himself from the organisation.

# local-elections - Monday 19 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months' Exclusive

The Tánaiste has told TheJournal.ie that the issues surrounding the gardaí have distracted the government from its agenda and explained why he’s bullish about Labour’s election prospects.

# local-elections - Sunday 18 May, 2014

On The Trail: 9 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014

The election trail can be an odd place, here are a few things we’ve come across in recent days…

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

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

# local-elections - Friday 16 May, 2014

Local election candidate subjected to 'vile abuse' for being pregnant

Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford says the abuse shows why women are discouraged from entering politics.

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

Been patronised on the doorstep? You're not alone

“Is your mammy or daddy home?”