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#Local Elections

# local-elections - Friday 17 January, 2014

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the local elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the local elections?

The local elections will be held in May – will you head to the polling stations?

Trinity graduates 'sick of party politics' to run in local elections

One of the candidates said he feels compelled, as a young person, to take action on issues in his local area.

# local-elections - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

9 questions we're asking ahead of the new political year

Trying to predict what’s going to happen in politics can be a fool’s game. So instead, here are a few questions…

# local-elections - Monday 25 November, 2013

'If you've got no vote, you've got no voice' - MEP pushes election registration

Fine Gael’s Jim Higgins said we fought ‘long and hard’ for our democracy and people should participate in it.

# local-elections - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Do you plan on voting next year? It’s time to check you’re on the register

The deadline for inspection of the Draft Register of Electors is the 25 November. Are you on it?

# local-elections - Monday 4 November, 2013

Labour MEPs: Gay marriage vote should be on same day as local and Euro elections

Emer Costello and Phil Prendergast’s call comes as the Cabinet is expected to decide on the matter this week.

# local-elections - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

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

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

Taoiseach Enda Kenny says we’ll have to wait until March 2016 but what if it was election day today? How would you vote?

# local-elections - Friday 6 September, 2013

This former Fianna Fáil TD wants to join Sinn Féin

A source in Sinn Féin said they were “disappointed” that Chris Andrews is being considered as a potential candidate for the Dublin South-East constituency.

# local-elections - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Eamon Ryan: The preciousness of the government could do with a bit of a slap

The Green Party leader has spoken this week about the task of rebuiling the Green Party and gaining a foothold in next year’s local and European elections.

# local-elections - Thursday 20 June, 2013

79 per cent paid Household Charge - but campaigners warn of a backlash

Campaign leader says that high compliance rate was achieved through “intimidation”.

# local-elections - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Proposals to overhaul Ireland’s councils criticised by... Ireland’s councils

The Association of Municipal Authorities of Ireland says the revised boundaries could leave rural areas without councillors.

Here are the new boundaries for next year's local elections

The report of the boundary committee, the biggest overhaul of councils in decades, has been published this evening.

# local-elections - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Former Green Party senator Dan Boyle plotting political comeback

Boyle is set to run in the local elections next year.

# local-elections - Friday 3 May, 2013

Anti-immigration party UKIP: election victory marks 'a real change in politics'

UKIP leader Nigel Farage said his eurosceptic party could no longer be dismissed as a protest movement.

# local-elections - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

MEPs ask for next year's local and European elections to be moved

An influential committee wants the elections two weeks earlier, giving more time for European Commission elections.

# local-elections - Monday 12 November, 2012

'Day of the week didn't cause low turnout,' insists TD who backs weekend voting

Alan Farrell hopes to introduce legislation that would see all elections and referenda held on weekends or rest days and insists he has not been deterred by Saturday’s low turnout.

# local-elections - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Poll: Do you agree with the local government reforms? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the local government reforms?

Major reforms to the structure of local government in Ireland were announced yesterday, but what do you think about them?

# local-elections - Saturday 11 August, 2012

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Sad Election Poster Pic of the Day

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# local-elections - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Merger of Tipperary councils 'to save €30m over five years'

Phil Hogan has welcomed a formal plan to join the councils by 2014 – but some local councillors question the figures.

# local-elections - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Goldie Lookin' Chain member elected Labour councillor in Wales Career Change

# local-elections - Friday 4 May, 2012

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# local-elections - Monday 9 April, 2012

Column: Being known as ‘Miriam in the wheelchair’ still annoys me

Miriam Murphy wanted to change things for people with disabilities – so she went into politics. Here she explains how she did it.

# local-elections - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Saudi Arabian women given the right to vote

King Abdullah has announced that from next year women will be able to vote and stand in local elections.

# local-elections - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Tipperary councils to be merged from 2014

The historical North and South Ridings will come to an end in 2014, when voters will elect a unified council.

# local-elections - Friday 6 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s fix: Greece considers euro pull out; public sector workers in decline; a recession warning from Doctor Doom; Enda and Muhammad; the price of gas and electricity may rise; Eamon Ryan and a helicopter; and the calmest man ever?

# local-elections - Monday 21 March, 2011

Sarkozy’s party outperformed in local elections

Preliminary results suggest opposition Socialists took majority of votes amid low turnout.

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