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Over 100 far-right candidates stood in this year's elections: Could they become a political force?
Five far-right councillors were elected this year – the first breakthrough for the movement.
Around 100 candidates with far-right views ran in this year's elections - most of them outperforming the movement's previous best in 2020.
Social media has proved a successful platform for a number of those who were elected or who threatened to win seats.
Ireland elected over 180 Independents: we analysed who they are and what it means
Valerie Flynn and Alessia Micalizzi crunch the numbers to discover who exactly we voted into local councils.
Our data shows over a third of elected Independents romped home on the first count.
Not that much has changed: 3/4 of Independents returned in this election were sitting councillors.
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