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#on the trail

# on-the-trail - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn is doubling down on his 2017 election promises, but will the gamble pay off?

The Labour leader is probably facing a make-or-break election.

# on-the-trail - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Early morning DART passengers none too plussed about blasphemy change

Minister Charlie Flanagan and his Fine Gael colleagues were up early in the morning to stake out Tara St.

# on-the-trail - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

The race for the Áras kicks off with a three-hour meeting in Waterford

How do you campaign for a campaign that hasn’t started?

# on-the-trail - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Renua's guide to canvassing: 'Don’t forget to be a regular person, who acts like a human'

The party has produced a video guide to canvassing and it’s, er, interesting.

# on-the-trail - Monday 13 April, 2015

Will Hillary Clinton's campaign offer anything different to the usual guff?

Her opening video was pretty predictable, for the most part.

# on-the-trail - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Maybe Labour should canvass with donkeys ... it worked in the 1940s

It couldn’t hurt the party’s popularity rating.

# on-the-trail - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Fine Gael bottled water, giant floating heads and other strange sights from Election 2014

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro…

For Sinn Féin, support isn't a problem, but turnout might be

They’re popular on the doors, but can Sinn Féin translate that into votes?

# on-the-trail - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From bikinis to Nazi relatives, the weird ways our continental cousins are campaigning...

They’re a crazy bunch on that mainland.

# on-the-trail - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

'Ah yeah, I probably will': Fianna Fáil looks for votes at Dublin's most competitive Luas stop

We spent the morning with the party’s Dublin candidate Mary Fitzpatrick as she sought votes in the heart of the city.

# on-the-trail - Sunday 11 May, 2014

On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014

The election trail can be an odd place, here are a few things we’ve come across in recent days…

# on-the-trail - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Running 3 FG candidates may have been a mistake, but the campaign's on now --- Seán Kelly

“The decision was made a number of months ago. Whether I agreed or disagreed with it, it’s over and done with…”

# on-the-trail - Thursday 1 May, 2014

FG MEP: Noonan tax remark is not an election tactic ... His FF rival: Hmmmm

The Finance Minister made one of his clearest statements yet today on possible tax cuts for hard-pressed middle-income workers.