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# longford-westmeath - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

The Longford-Westmeath recount is back underway

It’s the fifth day of the epic count.

# longford-westmeath - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Four days later, election counting still isn't over

It could go into tomorrow.

# longford-westmeath - Monday 22 February, 2016

Gardaí called after Sinn Féin leaflets 'removed from letterboxes'

A dispute between Fine Gael TD James Bannon and Sinn Féin hopeful Paul Hogan saw the gardaí called in Longford this evening.

# longford-westmeath - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Councillor considers resignation amid 'disgust' in Longford Fianna Fáil

Things are far from settled in Longford Fianna Fáil.

# longford-westmeath - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford

An unofficial selection convention is taking place in the Longford Arms Hotel tonight.

# longford-westmeath - Friday 20 November, 2015

Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party's own candidate

More gender trouble for Fianna Fáil in Longford.

# longford-westmeath - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

'We would have been very grateful if it had been cancer': The pain of Motor Neurone Disease

As the first anniversary of Nicky McFadden’s death approaches, her sister Gabrielle recalls when her family got the news of her diagnosis.

# longford-westmeath - Monday 15 September, 2014

Fianna Fáil spends the most on two by-elections - but fails to nab a seat

Its members spent the most in the Dublin West and Longford Westmeath by-elections, the Standards in Public Office Commission said.

# longford-westmeath - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Gabrielle McFadden tops Westmeath-Longford poll to win late sister's seat

McFadden’s win was emotional as she takes the place of her sister Nicky, who died from motor neurone disease in March.

# longford-westmeath - Saturday 24 May, 2014

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.

# longford-westmeath - Sunday 18 May, 2014

What matters to the voters of Longford-Westmeath?

These constituents will not only be choosing politicians to represent them in the council and the European Parliament but also a new TD to speak for them in the Dáil.

# longford-westmeath - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Confirmed: There are going to be two by-elections on the 23 May

Voters in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath will have an extra ballot paper later this month.

# longford-westmeath - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Fianna Fáil is running Mary O'Rourke's son in the Longford-Westmeath by-election

Aengus O’Rourke will run for the party in the by-election caused by the death of Fine Gael TD Nicky McFadden.

# longford-westmeath - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Here's why most political parties aren't ready for the two by-elections happening next month

The government looks set to move to writ for elections in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath next month catching many of the possible candidates on the hop as they focus on the local and, in some cases, European elections.

# longford-westmeath - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes

Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.

# longford-westmeath - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up

The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.

# longford-westmeath - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

FG TD vows to continue working after Motor Neurone diagnosis MND

FG TD vows to continue working after Motor Neurone diagnosis

Longford-Westmeath TD Nicky McFadden was diagnosed with the disease last week.

# longford-westmeath - Monday 28 February, 2011

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011 GE11 This post contains images

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011

We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties

Well known Fianna Fáil names like Haughey, Hanafin, Coughlan, Andrews and McEllistrim are no longer in the Dáil.

# longford-westmeath - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Hot List: How the day unfolded in 12 key constituencies

Kevin Humpheys has taken the final seat for Labour in Dublin South-East. Check out how the first day of counting unfolded in key constituencies across the country.

# longford-westmeath - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

Mary O’Rourke will retire to write a book and spend time with her grandchildren

O’Rourke has conceded she will lose her seat in Longford-Westmeath.

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.