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# midlands-north-west - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Mairead McGuinness re-elected First Vice-President of the European Parliament

Mairead McGuinness re-elected First Vice-President of the European Parliament

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:41 PM 26,854 Views 57 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP secured over 93% of votes cast.

# midlands-north-west - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Green Party candidate Saoirse McHugh eliminated in Midlands North West
# European Elections
# European Elections

Green Party candidate Saoirse McHugh eliminated in Midlands North West

May 29th 2019, 7:08 AM 36,910 Views 74 Comments

The 28 year-old was eliminated on the 14th count this morning.

# midlands-north-west - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Why might the European election exit poll have over-predicted the 'green surge'?
# Midnight Must Read
# Midnight Must Read

Why might the European election exit poll have over-predicted the 'green surge'?

May 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 34,066 Views 32 Comments

Questions are being asked about RTÉ and Red C polling as the first results come in.

# midlands-north-west - Monday 27 May, 2019

Mairead McGuinness is the first Irish MEP elected in European elections
# Midlands-North-West
# Midlands-North-West

Mairead McGuinness is the first Irish MEP elected in European elections

May 27th 2019, 2:32 PM 39,454 Views 74 Comments

And it’s a good start for Fine Gael.

# midlands-north-west - Monday 16 June, 2014

Ming and Hayes may be off to Brussels, but they're going without pay for two months
# Tough Break
# Tough Break

Ming and Hayes may be off to Brussels, but they're going without pay for two months

Jun 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 14,223 Views 38 Comments

Luke Ming Flanagan and Brian Hayes automatically vacated their Dáil seats last month and won’t officially become MEPs into July.

# midlands-north-west - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Here are 10 things we've learned from the 2014 European elections
# Get Smart Fast
# Get Smart Fast

Here are 10 things we've learned from the 2014 European elections

May 28th 2014, 10:41 AM 11,007 Views 34 Comments

Ten out of 11 seats are filled and the make-up of Ireland’s representation in the next European Parliament has been changed utterly.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

May 28th 2014, 8:26 AM 6,364 Views 2 Comments

Morning. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Wednesday…

MNW re-check could take days. "This is the democratic process" says Harkin
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

MNW re-check could take days. "This is the democratic process" says Harkin

May 28th 2014, 7:57 AM 6,815 Views 34 Comments

Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallager of FF requested the recheck after finishing just 275 votes behind Harkin.

# midlands-north-west - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Senator: I was told I'd be hatcheted in the face as a way of murdering me
# Death Threat
# Death Threat

Senator: I was told I'd be hatcheted in the face as a way of murdering me

May 27th 2014, 10:36 AM 21,959 Views 127 Comments

Labour senator Lorraine Higgins claims she has been subjected to a death threat on her Facebook page.

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson
# The Final Whistle
# The Final Whistle

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

May 27th 2014, 6:15 AM 15,823 Views 70 Comments

The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.

# midlands-north-west - Monday 26 May, 2014

"Some people quote Shakespeare, I quote Rage Against the Machine: "It's time to take the power back.""
# The Ming The Merrier
# The Ming The Merrier

"Some people quote Shakespeare, I quote Rage Against the Machine: "It's time to take the power back.""

May 26th 2014, 10:49 PM 51,236 Views 125 Comments

The Roscommon-Leitrim deputy will vacate his Dáil seat, leading to a by-election.

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West

May 26th 2014, 6:00 AM 8,610 Views 15 Comments

The first count in the constituency is due this afternoon.

# midlands-north-west - Sunday 25 May, 2014

'We've been waiting for 100 years for someone to come and save us' - Ming calls for political change
# Midlands-North-West
# Midlands-North-West

'We've been waiting for 100 years for someone to come and save us' - Ming calls for political change

May 25th 2014, 4:51 PM 28,282 Views 86 Comments

Flanagan is expected to secure one of four European seats in the 15-county Midlands North West constituency.

# midlands-north-west - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West

May 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,944 Views 25 Comments

It’s the biggest constituency in the European elections and candidates are battling it out for just four seats.

# midlands-north-west - Monday 19 May, 2014

European candidate says he was dragged out of the studio during Prime Time debate ad break
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

European candidate says he was dragged out of the studio during Prime Time debate ad break

May 19th 2014, 4:20 PM 51,212 Views 106 Comments

Mark Fitzsimons said no one was injured in the incident which took place after he refused to remove himself from the studio in protest at his exclusion from the first part of the debate.

MEP hopeful says she will report poster vandalism to gardaí
# Abortion
# Abortion

MEP hopeful says she will report poster vandalism to gardaí

May 19th 2014, 1:30 PM 18,970 Views 95 Comments

Lorraine Higgins’s posters were defaced with the message ‘Pro Abort’.

# midlands-north-west - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it
# Election Porn
# Election Porn

Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it

May 18th 2014, 6:30 PM 29,734 Views 120 Comments

Almost 200 complaints have already been made – before anyone’s even opened their mouth or read out any tweets.

# midlands-north-west - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Independent EU candidate wants to introduce a 'radical' form of democracy
# Election 14
# Election 14

Independent EU candidate wants to introduce a 'radical' form of democracy

May 10th 2014, 5:30 PM 15,128 Views 37 Comments

TJ Fay, the oldest candidate in election, is running in the Midlands-North-West constituency.

# midlands-north-west - Monday 5 May, 2014

Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Mairead McGuinness: 'The notion that I'm a safe candidate for Fine Gael is bunkum'

May 5th 2014, 6:30 PM 9,700 Views 56 Comments

The sitting MEP believes she will have to put up a fight to retain her seat in the upcoming election.

# midlands-north-west - Saturday 12 April, 2014

'It's a really serious job': Thomas Byrne on why he'd like to be an MEP and poll number 'concerns'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'It's a really serious job': Thomas Byrne on why he'd like to be an MEP and poll number 'concerns'

Apr 12th 2014, 5:30 PM 9,700 Views 30 Comments

The Fianna Fáil senator is bullish about his chances of being elected to the European Parliament next month.

# midlands-north-west - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Fianna Fail's newest European elections candidates are...
# Decided
# Decided

Fianna Fail's newest European elections candidates are...

Mar 16th 2014, 10:13 AM 9,195 Views 42 Comments

The two men were selected by more than 600 party members and will run in the Midlands-North West region.

# midlands-north-west - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Pat 'The Cope': Fianna Fáil's European election strategy could be 'dangerous'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Pat 'The Cope': Fianna Fáil's European election strategy could be 'dangerous'

Mar 12th 2014, 12:10 PM 6,537 Views 32 Comments

The veteran MEP will be one of two Fianna Fáil candidates running in the vast Midlands-North West constituency in the European elections this May.

# midlands-north-west - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Another senator is running for Europe in Ireland's biggest constituency
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Another senator is running for Europe in Ireland's biggest constituency

Feb 27th 2014, 9:01 AM 6,771 Views 19 Comments

Former TD Thomas Byrne will seek the Fianna Fáil nomination in the vast Midlands North West constituency.

# midlands-north-west - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Here's who Fine Gael picked as European election candidates for Ireland South
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Here's who Fine Gael picked as European election candidates for Ireland South

Feb 16th 2014, 4:34 PM 13,711 Views 54 Comments

The party held its selection convention this afternoon in Clonmel.

# midlands-north-west - Monday 13 January, 2014

'Our dream team': Here are the Green Party candidates for the European elections
# Comeback Kids
# Comeback Kids

'Our dream team': Here are the Green Party candidates for the European elections

Jan 13th 2014, 9:09 AM 10,749 Views 142 Comments

Party leader and former minister Eamon Ryan will be one of four Green candidates for the European Parliament when elections take place in May.

# midlands-north-west - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Large constituencies mean European elections 'will become more presidential'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Large constituencies mean European elections 'will become more presidential'

Oct 5th 2013, 8:15 AM 3,078 Views 7 Comments

Phil Hogan believes candidates will need at least €100,000 if they want to be elected to the European Parliament next year.

# midlands-north-west - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies

Sep 26th 2013, 10:21 AM 3,992 Views 11 Comments

The division of Ireland into three new constituencies presents some interesting challenges for the political parties and independents who hope to run.