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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# posters

This year
Tánaiste questioned over Donohoe controversy: 'I’m going to wait to see what Paschal has to say'
The minister said he would address matters that were put to him yesterday by opposition members.
All time
# It's All Over
Election posters need to be taken down by midnight tonight
If you spot a poster around your area after today, contact your local authority.
# Derry
'Cruel and disgusting' anti-PSNI recruitment posters appear in Derry
“Those responsible for erecting these posters have nothing to offer,” a Sinn Féin MLA said.
# Dublin City Council
101 problems: Election posters blocking traffic signals and obstructing paths in Dublin
Most complaints are about posters being at a height that is too low or are obstructing traffic signals and signs.
# Environment
Candidates in more than 150 election areas to go poster free for upcoming elections
After an eight-week campaign 91 candidates have said they are going poster free.
# exclusion zones
Safe zone law around GP clinics offering abortions will prohibit photos being taken of women
Graphic posters were unfurled outside the Rotunda Hospital this summer were described by the minister as “despicable”.
# aras 18
Most Irish people want election campaign posters banned
In a survey of 1,000 adults, 77% responded that they wanted a ban on presidential posters.
# causing offence
Is it a crime to display graphic abortion imagery in public places?
Some have argued that gardaí should be telling protesters to remove the imagery.
# Eighth Ref
Here's how many complaints city councils got about referendum posters
Galway City Council got nine, while Dublin City Council got almost 300 over the same time period.
# the eighth
More than 150 complaints about 'graphic' and 'false' referendum posters sent to Dublin City Council
Office workers, parents, and staff at the Rotunda Hospital submitted complaints about graphic ‘Vote No’ posters.
# End of the sign
Today's the final day for referendum posters to be removed
Any referendum posters in place after today are deemed to be in breach of the legislation and are subject to an on-the-spot litter fine of €150.
# reported
'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí
A member of the public sent a video of people removing the Yes posters in Limerick city to Jan O’Sullivan TD.
# campaigning
Tidy Towns groups across the country are asking campaigners not to put up posters
This might be why some posters are missing in your town.
# posters
Together for Yes crowdfunding appeal tops half a million euro
The group says that the money will “put posters across the country”.
# all tied up
Expecting an election next year? Those pesky cable ties are here to stay
There are still no plans to introduce legislation to compel election candidates to remove plastic ties that hold election posters in place.
# condemned
McDonald: 'Burning of McGuinness effigy on loyalist bonfire was a hate crime'
The Sinn Féin deputy leader said the burning of political posters must end.
# a woman scorned
A woman got revenge on her cheating boyfriend by plastering these posters all over town
“If she is so good in bed you can stay there!” Better than Jeremy Kyle, this.
# Abortion Rights Campaign
Campaigners says posters advertising pro-choice march removed illegally in Dublin
The Abortion Rights Campaign said its posters were removed in Rathmines and in some areas in the city centre.
# Poles Apart
Will Dublin ban election posters? Maybe. Probably not. It's complicated.
Even if councillors really wanted to get rid of the placards, they might not be able to.
# Your Say
Poll: Should election posters be banned in Ireland?
Politicians love them but the general public are not so keen.
# posterwatch
Fed up with election posters? One council is looking at banning them
Councillors have voted unanimously to support a Green Party motion calling for South Dublin County Council to explore restricting them to designated areas.
# Clonmel
Forestry minister's posters nailed to trees in Tipperary
A party spokesperson said the posters were all removed after it was brought to their attention.
# up the pole
Blocking traffic lights and parking in disabled spaces - the poster wars are still raging
A number of incidents have been spotted.
# poster pin ups
Here's what our political parties have spent on election posters *
The ones that would tell us that is. asked all parties in the general election what their poster budget amounted to – here’s what we found out.
# poster wars
Youths cut down Labour, Fianna Fáil and Green candidate posters in Dún Laoghaire
The youths said they were “cleaning up the area”.
# Your Say
Poll: Should election posters be scrapped?
Are there enough alternative ways to reach out to voters?
The primitive power of election posters cannot be underestimated
With the power of social media, one might wonder if there is a better way for election candidates to communicate directly with voters, writes Jason O’Sullivan.
# damage
Fine Gael councillor's posters defaced with swastikas
Colm Brophy woke up on Sunday to find around two-dozen of his posters spray painted with the Nazi symbol.
# Poster Boy
'Completely different': Peter Mathews says he's not copying Fine Gael colours
“Anyone with an eye for art will see.”
# pot calling kettle
It's been a week for political posters - and now Sinn Féin have had a crack at one of their own
The new poster has a cartoon-dig at the health policies of both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael.
# Billboard
Is this the first poster of the general election campaign?
Sinn Féin are erecting billboards across the country from today.
# going postal
Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have?
One Senator thinks 400 is plenty, but not everyone agrees.
# express yourself
Referendum Commissioner says he wouldn't like to see posters regulated 'North Korean style'
The Commissioner is encouraging people to get out and vote tomorrow.
# poster wars
Are these posters illegal? Labour says they're not
Mattie McGrath says they are.
# marriage ref
The No campaign's posters keep getting defaced and ripped down
The Mother and Fathers Matter group is yet to report any incidents to the police.
# Mothers and Fathers Matter
The 'Yes' campaign responds to accusations of pulling down 'No' posters
Posters had mainly been pulled down in the Dublin area.
# Same-Sex
Marriage referendum posters are technically allowed to say anything...
Do some cross a line?
# flog it
Enterprising people are selling The Interview posters for hundreds of dollars online
And people are buying them.
# The Bends
These bent posters for the iPhone 6 are all kinds of unfortunate
#Bendgate just won’t die.
Aaron McKenna: A citizen’s guide to fighting the scourge of cable ties left on lamp posts
Political hopefuls call for better public spaces, clean streets, motherhood and apple pie – but many are happy to leave their campaigning rubbish about.