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#Election

# election - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Election posters need to be taken down by midnight tonight
# It's All Over
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# It's All Over

Election posters need to be taken down by midnight tonight

Feb 15th 2020, 6:00 AM 24,085 Views 54 Comments

If you spot a poster around your area after today, contact your local authority.

# election - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Poll: Do you keep your vote private?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you keep your vote private?

Feb 11th 2020, 9:18 AM 37,986 Views 72 Comments

Do you tell people how you vote?

# election - Monday 10 February, 2020

McDonald: 'I've made contact with Greens, Soc Dems and PBP about government formation' From TheJournal.ie

McDonald: 'I've made contact with Greens, Soc Dems and PBP about government formation'

Feb 10th 2020, 9:07 AM 23,045 Views 78 Comments

She said her preference would be to form a government without Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil.

Turnout for Saturday election was fourth-lowest ever in history of the State
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

Turnout for Saturday election was fourth-lowest ever in history of the State

Feb 10th 2020, 12:36 AM 26,993 Views 55 Comments

Turnout was actually down by over two percentage points.

# election - Sunday 9 February, 2020

From a handful of TDs to a 'seismic' surge: Sinn Féin's long and winding road to electoral breakthrough
# On The Rise
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# On The Rise

From a handful of TDs to a 'seismic' surge: Sinn Féin's long and winding road to electoral breakthrough

Feb 9th 2020, 10:00 PM 21,219 Views 40 Comments

Three elections ago, the party only won four seats in the Dáil.

'It's disappointing': Outgoing minister Shane Ross loses seat in Dublin Rathdown
# Independent Alliance
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# Independent Alliance

'It's disappointing': Outgoing minister Shane Ross loses seat in Dublin Rathdown

Feb 9th 2020, 7:30 PM 91,191 Views 156 Comments

He said he believed the Independent Alliance had been able to achieve a lot in government without “rocking the boat”.

'Kingmakers' and 'political marmite': How the general election is being reported across the world
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

'Kingmakers' and 'political marmite': How the general election is being reported across the world

Feb 9th 2020, 10:42 AM 28,658 Views 33 Comments

Sinn Féin’s performance is of particular interest.

# election - Saturday 8 February, 2020

It’s a tie: Fine Gael, Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil all at 22% in exit poll
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

It’s a tie: Fine Gael, Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil all at 22% in exit poll

Feb 8th 2020, 10:03 PM 141,884 Views 406 Comments

The exit poll was commissioned by RTÉ, The Irish Times, TG4 and UCD and carried out by Ipsos MRBI.

# election - Friday 7 February, 2020

In Photos: Voting takes place on Gola island off the Donegal coast
# Gola Island
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# Gola Island

In Photos: Voting takes place on Gola island off the Donegal coast

Feb 7th 2020, 10:40 PM 18,419 Views 12 Comments

The isle lies two kilometres off the north west coast.

'Completely ridiculous': Department criticised over last-minute information for voters with sight loss
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

'Completely ridiculous': Department criticised over last-minute information for voters with sight loss

Feb 7th 2020, 6:31 PM 16,690 Views 10 Comments

There are 55,000 people in Ireland living with sight loss.

# election - Thursday 6 February, 2020

From alliances to acrimony: Why is the Irish left so fond of a split?
# The New Radicals
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# The New Radicals

From alliances to acrimony: Why is the Irish left so fond of a split?

Feb 6th 2020, 7:38 PM 9,106 Views 15 Comments

A brief history of the left-wing splits and alliances of the past decade.

# election - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Storm Ciara to arrive on election day before 'extremely disturbed' weather next week
# Blowing In The Wind
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# Blowing In The Wind

Storm Ciara to arrive on election day before 'extremely disturbed' weather next week

Updated Feb 5th 2020, 6:35 PM 261,041 Views 45 Comments

The storm is set to bring wet and windy weather this weekend.

# election - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Leader ratings: How did you rate the party leaders in tonight's Prime Time debate?
# Out Of 10
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# Out Of 10

Leader ratings: How did you rate the party leaders in tonight's Prime Time debate?

Feb 4th 2020, 10:45 PM 143,632 Views 386 Comments

Miriam O’Callaghan and David McCullagh hosted the RTÉ debate this evening.

What's your big election question for Leo Varadkar? It's YOUR chance to ask
# The Candidate Podcast
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# The Candidate Podcast

What's your big election question for Leo Varadkar? It's YOUR chance to ask

Feb 4th 2020, 3:46 PM 13,312 Views 133 Comments

We want to know what matters to you. Get your questions in.

Explainer: Why was the election postponed in Tipperary and what happens now?
# Election
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# Election

Explainer: Why was the election postponed in Tipperary and what happens now?

Feb 4th 2020, 12:00 PM 17,387 Views 15 Comments

An independent candidate died yesterday – and now it looks like Tipperary won’t get to vote until the end of the month.

# election - Monday 3 February, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald to appear in RTÉ party leaders' debate
# Prime Time
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# Prime Time

Mary Lou McDonald to appear in RTÉ party leaders' debate

Updated Feb 3rd 2020, 6:13 PM 56,408 Views 246 Comments

The decision came after a meeting of the RTÉ Election Steering Group.

# election - Sunday 2 February, 2020

From Tallaght to Rathfarnham, the fight is on in one of Dublin's most unpredictable battlegrounds
# Dublin South West
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# Dublin South West

From Tallaght to Rathfarnham, the fight is on in one of Dublin's most unpredictable battlegrounds

Feb 2nd 2020, 9:30 AM 76,174 Views 28 Comments

There are five sitting TDs running but we went canvassing with two hopefuls.

# election - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Leader ratings: How did you rate the party leaders in tonight's Virgin Media One debate?
# Out Of 10
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# Out Of 10

Leader ratings: How did you rate the party leaders in tonight's Virgin Media One debate?

Jan 30th 2020, 10:30 PM 63,027 Views 170 Comments

Matt Cooper and Ivan Yates helmed the debate at Ballymount tonight.

# election - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

'We're not trying to scare people': Coveney says Brexit not coming up on the doorsteps, but that might change
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

'We're not trying to scare people': Coveney says Brexit not coming up on the doorsteps, but that might change

Jan 29th 2020, 5:02 PM 10,669 Views 53 Comments

Coveney said Brexit is coming at us like a ‘freight train’.

# election - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Poll: Are live debates influencing how you'll vote in the General Election?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Are live debates influencing how you'll vote in the General Election?

Jan 28th 2020, 8:19 AM 35,576 Views 137 Comments

Last night, the seven leaders from the main political parties took part in a live TV debate.

# election - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Poll: Will you vote in the general election on 8 February?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Will you vote in the general election on 8 February?

Jan 22nd 2020, 10:47 AM 35,055 Views 88 Comments

The polling date is just over two weeks away.

Opinion: Young people don't vote? You may be right, but we might surprise you
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

Opinion: Young people don't vote? You may be right, but we might surprise you

Jan 22nd 2020, 9:10 AM 13,978 Views 72 Comments

Without a willingness to inform ourselves and vote, we simply have no leg to stand on, write Adam Hallissey and Ben Quigley, creators of Progressivebrief.com.

# election - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February?

Jan 19th 2020, 11:00 AM 37,294 Views 149 Comments

Do you have a strong allegiance to a political party?

# election - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Micheál says he won't use the government jet to fly back home to Cork if he becomes Taoiseach
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

Micheál says he won't use the government jet to fly back home to Cork if he becomes Taoiseach

Jan 16th 2020, 6:45 AM 21,623 Views 97 Comments

Martin said ministers do need to travel abroad from time-to-time.

# election - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

'Nutters' dismissal, Leo in a forklift and 'silly attacks': Parties get out for the first full day on the campaign trail
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

'Nutters' dismissal, Leo in a forklift and 'silly attacks': Parties get out for the first full day on the campaign trail

Updated Jan 15th 2020, 6:00 PM 30,223 Views 91 Comments

The Taoiseach hit the road to Monaghan.

# election - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Explainer: The dos, don'ts and expected rows around candidate election posters
# Poster Wars
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# Poster Wars

Explainer: The dos, don'ts and expected rows around candidate election posters

Jan 14th 2020, 8:20 PM 14,761 Views 51 Comments

Love them or loathe them, there’ll be no avoiding them over the next three and a half weeks.

This will be the first Saturday general election since 1918
# Ge2020
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# Ge2020

This will be the first Saturday general election since 1918

Jan 14th 2020, 11:48 AM 21,195 Views 51 Comments

Some referendums have taken place on Saturdays.

# election - Monday 13 January, 2020

'Political stunt' or 'a government drawing to a finish': Election fever has officially taken hold
# February Poll
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# February Poll

'Political stunt' or 'a government drawing to a finish': Election fever has officially taken hold

Jan 13th 2020, 10:32 AM 15,634 Views 39 Comments

Several politicians have taken to the airwaves this morning.

# election - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Leo Varadkar has 'made a decision' on the election but won't tell us what it is yet
# General Election
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# General Election

Leo Varadkar has 'made a decision' on the election but won't tell us what it is yet

Updated Jan 12th 2020, 5:50 PM 36,436 Views 159 Comments

The Taoiseach told RTÉ’s This Week that ‘there is protocol around this’.

# election - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'No big surprise if the Dáil doesn't return next week': Campaigning well under way as FG target FF housing policy
# It's On
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# It's On

'No big surprise if the Dáil doesn't return next week': Campaigning well under way as FG target FF housing policy

Jan 8th 2020, 1:47 PM 18,106 Views 40 Comments

Fine Gael general election candidates have been given a document targeting Fianna Fáil’s housing policy.

# election - Friday 3 January, 2020

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today?

Jan 3rd 2020, 7:30 AM 72,621 Views 135 Comments

February 2020 will mark four years since the last general election.

# election - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Poll: Do you want a general election in 2020?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you want a general election in 2020?

Jan 2nd 2020, 8:00 AM 37,352 Views 110 Comments

The Dáil could run until 2021 – but would you rather go to the polls before then?

# election - Friday 27 December, 2019

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020
# US Election
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# US Election

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

Dec 27th 2019, 8:04 PM 7,288 Views 7 Comments

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

# election - Saturday 21 December, 2019

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Dec 21st 2019, 8:59 AM 6,956 Views 0 Comments

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

# election - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Fine Gael confirms Verona Murphy to be dropped from party's general election ticket
# Off The Ticket
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# Off The Ticket

Fine Gael confirms Verona Murphy to be dropped from party's general election ticket

Updated Dec 18th 2019, 10:38 PM 50,679 Views 93 Comments

It’s in the wake of a controversial by-election campaign which saw her come in for sustained criticism.

# election - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Katy Hayward: The very basis on which Northern Ireland was created has been ripped up by the election
# Changed Utterly
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# Changed Utterly

Katy Hayward: The very basis on which Northern Ireland was created has been ripped up by the election

Dec 14th 2019, 12:06 PM 39,549 Views 52 Comments

Northern Ireland has elected a group of MPs more moderate and more diverse than the parliament they are entering, writes Katy Hayward.

# election - Friday 13 December, 2019

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January
# Getting It Done
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# Getting It Done

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 10:13 PM 27,302 Views 59 Comments

Johnson lead the Tories to a massive victory in the general election.

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome
# Northern Ireland
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# Northern Ireland

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome

Dec 13th 2019, 7:31 PM 36,951 Views 53 Comments

For the first time, nationalist parties have more MPs than unionist parties.

'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory
# Front Pages
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# Front Pages

'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory

Dec 13th 2019, 9:03 AM 12,550 Views 16 Comments

The UK papers have reacted to what Boris Johnson has called a “historic” election.

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know
# Up All Night
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# Up All Night

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know

Dec 13th 2019, 6:00 AM 58,921 Views 74 Comments

It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.