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#Meath East

# meath-east - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses

Ben Gilroy failed to file documentation related to his donations and expenses during the Meath East by-election but will qualify for reimbursement of expenses once he does.

# meath-east - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Howlin: Labour will quit coalition if its influence is not strong enough Exclusive

The public expenditure minister says suggestions that Labour are in political trouble are premature.

# meath-east - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Labour conference to be held in November despite calls for earlier date

The party’s national executive today met and agreed to hold its conference on the 29 and 30 November despite calls from party chairman Colm Keaveney for an earlier date.

# meath-east - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Helen McEntee describes first day in Dáil as “emotional”

The 26-year-old said it was “an honour” to take up the seat left vacant by her father, Shane.

# meath-east - Friday 12 April, 2013

SF councillor apologises for McEntee 'snouts in the trough' comment

Nenagh councillor Seamus Morris had criticised Helen McEntee for putting aside her grief to chase a high-paying job.

# meath-east - Monday 8 April, 2013

Column: Criticism of Eamon Gilmore has been very personal and extremely unjust

Opinion polls come and go, but the public are missing the real achievements of the Labour party in government, writes Rory Geraghty.

# meath-east - Monday 1 April, 2013

Column: The Meath East by-election is small-scale but still has lessons for politicians

While the by-election will have no immediate impact on the arithmetic of government, the results demonstrate that Labour and Sinn Féin need to take stock of their approaches, writes Eoin O’Malley.

# meath-east - Friday 29 March, 2013

Gilmore admits disappointment at Labour's battering in Meath East

The Tánaiste and Labour leader says his party will “have to do some reflection” on its dramatic slump in the by-election.

Poll: Are you satisfied with Labour's performance in government? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you satisfied with Labour's performance in government?

The junior partner in government saw its vote collapse in Meath East. How do you feel about how it’s performing in power?

# meath-east - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil Meath East This post contains images

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil

All the drama from the count centre in Ashbourne as Helen McEntee took the Dáil seat in Meath East.

FG’s Helen McEntee retains father’s seat in Meath East by-election

McEntee, 26, sees off the challenge of FF’s Thomas Byrne – while Labour licks its wounds after dropping down to fifth place.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here’s what you should know this morning as you kick off your Thursday.

# meath-east - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Turnout of just over 30 per cent as polls close in Meath East by-election Meath East This post contains images

Turnout of just over 30 per cent as polls close in Meath East by-election

Overall turnout in the by-election is expected to be in the low 30s as voters decided who they wanted to replace the late Shane McEntee in the Dáil.

Taoiseach defended after Labour's leaflet attack... by Fianna Fáil

A Fianna Fáil senator comes out in defence of Enda Kenny after his inclusion in a Labour ‘get out the vote’ leaflet.

Poll: How would you vote in a general election today? By-election This post contains a poll

Poll: How would you vote in a general election today?

It’s polling day in Meath East – but if there was a general election nationwide today, who’d be getting your vote?

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Wednesday.

Polling begins in the Meath East by-election

There are 11 candidates in the running for the Meath East seat following the death of Shane McEntee TD.

# meath-east - Monday 25 March, 2013

Prime Time criticised as candidates excluded from Meath East debate

Candidates from the Workers’ Party, the Green Party and Direct Democracy Ireland have been excluded from tonight’s debate.

Pics: Taoiseach confronted by off-duty garda over public sector cuts Meath East This post contains images

Pics: Taoiseach confronted by off-duty garda over public sector cuts

Campaigning in Meath East today, Enda Kenny came under fire from an off-duty garda who was unhappy with cuts to his and public sector workers’ pay.

# meath-east - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes Meath East This post contains images

Pics: Taoiseach in Meath East as candidates canvass for by-election votes

With the by-election taking place next Wednesday the main candidates for the Meath East seat were out in force today with Enda Kenny and the Tánaiste joining them.

# meath-east - Friday 15 March, 2013

Pics: 6 steps to successfully placing a bet, with Michael Noonan

The Finance Minister shows us how it’s done…

# meath-east - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election

Four independent candidates have filed paperwork to run against seven candidates from parties big and small.

# meath-east - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here's what they're saying

With the by-election less than three weeks away TheJournal.ie spoke to the main candidates this week to find out what they’re hearing on the doorsteps and what they’re telling voters…

# meath-east - Friday 8 March, 2013

Eoin Holmes selected as Labour Meath East by-election candidate

Cllr Holmes spoke of the tragic circumstances in which the by-election is taking place, paying tribute to the late TD Shane McEntee.

# meath-east - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Helen McEntee confirmed as FG’s candidate for Meath East by-election

Helen McEntee, 26, was chosen unopposed to run as the party’s candidate to fill the seat left vacant after the death of her father, Shane McEntee.

Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date

TheJournal.ie has learned that Labour didn’t plan to pick its Meath East candidate for another fortnight – after the new deadline.

McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East

Helen McEntee is “virtually certain” to be the Fine Gael candidate in Meath East ahead of the party’s nomination convention in Kells this evening.

# meath-east - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Hogan reduces polling period for Meath East by-election

Voting will take place in the constituency between 8am and 9pm on 27 March.

# meath-east - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Meath East by-election to be held on 27 March

The date has been announced today meaning there are less than three weeks to go until voters in Meath East decide who they want to fill the seat vacated by the late Shane McEntee.

McEntee's daughter set to run in Meath East by-election

Helen McEntee, who worked as a secretarial assistant to her late father, is ‘virtually certain’ to be the Fine Gael nominee.

# meath-east - Thursday 21 February, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Parties set to choose Meath East by-election candidates

The position became vacant following the death of Fine Gael TD Shane McEntee in December.

# meath-east - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

FF and SF to confirm candidates as Meath East by-election looms

Fianna Fáil is set to confirm senator Thomas Byrne as its candidate on Thursday while Sinn Féin is expected to select local activist Darren O’Rourke as its candidate for the forthcoming vote.

# meath-east - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Support for coalition faces test in Meath East by-election

April has been mooted as the possible month for the by-election to be held with Fianna Fáil hoping to capitalise on its growing popularity but could the promissory note deal change things?

# meath-east - 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.

# meath-east - 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.

# meath-east - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Senator calls for judicial review of Slane bypass decision

Thomas Byrne has criticised the decision of An Bord Pleanála today.

# meath-east - Friday 20 January, 2012

People in Northern Ireland should have a say in new Irish constitution - TD

Labour TD for Meath East Dominic Hannigan says that the views of people in Northern Ireland has to be taken into account if there is a new constitutional convonvention.

# meath-east - Saturday 27 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In your Saturday Fix: Gardaí probe Tallaght murder; what Gay Mitchell is doing about his clemency appeal letters; a blow for Al Qaeda and a solution for how to spend your Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.

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