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#General Election

# general-election - Monday 15 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why Sinn Féin is more ready than anyone else for an election Let's Do This

Why Sinn Féin is more ready than anyone else for an election

The party has only handful of constituencies where it hasn’t selected candidates.

# general-election - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: Labour will be returned to power It's All Good

Joan Burton: Labour will be returned to power

The Tánaiste said “things would have been done differently” if the party wasn’t in government with Fine Gael.

# general-election - Monday 25 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Averil Power launches scathing attack on Fianna Fáil as she quits party Shock Move

Averil Power launches scathing attack on Fianna Fáil as she quits party

The Senator described Micheál Martin as “a leader without any followers” and said the party is “simply not fit for government”.

# general-election - Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here are the things that could push Ireland over a cliff this year RISKY BUSINESS

Here are the things that could push Ireland over a cliff this year

The housing market, the fallout from the UK election and the situation in the Middle East are all on the government’s radar.

# general-election - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Column: Enda's charm offensive has begun Opinion

Column: Enda's charm offensive has begun

The Taoiseach’s rare appearance on Irish television is a firm signal that Fine Gael is gearing up for a general election – but don’t expect him on Vincent Browne any time soon.

# general-election - Saturday 9 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Do we really need to mollycoddle so many apathetic people into voting? Opinion

Do we really need to mollycoddle so many apathetic people into voting?

Democracy is on the brain following the shock UK general election result and the pending marriage referendum here…

# general-election - Friday 8 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The polls got it wrong in the UK. Here's why... Shy Voters
From The Daily Edge Here's the single best result of the UK general election What Katie Did Next

Here's the single best result of the UK general election

They’re keeping Katie.

# general-election - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Someone turned an Ed Miliband campaign video into 8 Mile and it's wonderful Bravo This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie What if we could accurately predict the election result in all 40 Dáil constituencies? Crystal Ball

# general-election - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Can politicians harness the power of the water movement? Coverging

Can politicians harness the power of the water movement?

They’re giving it a try.

# general-election - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'People who restrict the freedom of movement of others are fascists' Brian Cowen Protest

'People who restrict the freedom of movement of others are fascists'

Micheál Martin has some strong words for protesters.

# general-election - Monday 20 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Screaming, selfie-crazed hen party mobs Ed Miliband Run Away

Watch: Screaming, selfie-crazed hen party mobs Ed Miliband

“SELFIE! SELFIE! SELFIE!”

# general-election - Friday 17 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Some genius made this wonderful alteration to a UKIP poster Welcome

# general-election - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Enda and Joan look beyond water ... to getting your vote State Of The Nation

Enda and Joan look beyond water ... to getting your vote

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# general-election - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Michael Healy-Rae accuses certain TDs of 'waking up from a coma' Pointing Fingers

Michael Healy-Rae accuses certain TDs of 'waking up from a coma'

The outspoken TD thinks backbenchers are speaking up in a bid to get votes.

# general-election - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch: It's 50 years since the first televised general election The Election Will Be Televised

Watch: It's 50 years since the first televised general election

It seems like only yesterday.

# general-election - Monday 6 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Government accused of 'kite-flying' and 'buying back votes' General Election

Government accused of 'kite-flying' and 'buying back votes'

Are government placing ‘good news’ stories in time for an election?

From TheJournal.ie Why it looks increasingly like the general election will take place in February 2016 Going To The Country

Why it looks increasingly like the general election will take place in February 2016

The dates for party ard fheiseanna and conferences are starting to give the game away.

# general-election - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin will have to write 'Londonderry', not 'Derry' for election The Stroke City

Sinn Féin will have to write 'Londonderry', not 'Derry' for election

The Electoral Office has stated that the way electoral forms are completed has always been the same.

# general-election - Monday 30 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie "Active abstentionists" - Adams rubbishes talk of Sinn Féin sitting in Westminster 10 Downing Street

"Active abstentionists" - Adams rubbishes talk of Sinn Féin sitting in Westminster

The UK’s general election campaign officially began today.

# general-election - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Not sure who to vote for? This app will tell you Elections Made Easy This post contains videos

Not sure who to vote for? This app will tell you

Smartvote to the rescue.

# general-election - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie "I want to see unionists cooperating": DUP and UUP sign historic election pact Standing Together

# general-election - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An almost-Irish candidate could be set to become the next Prime Minister of Israel Our Horse In The Race

An almost-Irish candidate could be set to become the next Prime Minister of Israel

Polls have opened in more than 10,000 stations around the country.

# general-election - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you vote for Renua? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote for Renua?

Or will you save your vote for an established party?

# general-election - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Potential MP describes how she survived after her mother went to jail for killing her partner Candidate

Potential MP describes how she survived after her mother went to jail for killing her partner

Naz Shah wrote an open letter this week, detailing her family’s experience with abandonment, abuse and even murder.

# general-election - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Who will you vote for in the next election? State Of The Nation This post contains a poll

Who will you vote for in the next election?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# general-election - Monday 2 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Enda Kenny's seat isn't safe, an independent could take it' Endapendent

'Enda Kenny's seat isn't safe, an independent could take it'

A new group in Mayo is looking for “a real alternative” to established political parties.

# general-election - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Jack Chambers has defeated David McGuinness in Dublin West selection Fianna Fáil

Jack Chambers has defeated David McGuinness in Dublin West selection

A close battle was predicted between the pair.

# general-election - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Out of the frying pan: Which Senators want to become TDs? Making The Leap

Out of the frying pan: Which Senators want to become TDs?

‘People criticise using the Seanad as a platform to the Dáil … but it makes sense.’

# general-election - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone' Coalition

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

# general-election - Sunday 18 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fancy being Taoiseach Gerry? He "hasn't given it any thought" Election Mode

Fancy being Taoiseach Gerry? He "hasn't given it any thought"

The Sinn Féin leader says he’s focused on being a “good republican”.

# general-election - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Lucinda Creighton says she will have a candidate in every constituency Party Time

Lucinda Creighton says she will have a candidate in every constituency

The leader of yet-to-be-named party says almost 600 people want to represent it in the next general election.

# general-election - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bez we can: Happy Mondays dancer launches election bid Reality Party

Bez we can: Happy Mondays dancer launches election bid

“Shake your maracas if you’re against the frackers.”

# general-election - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's next Government, ranked from most to least likely Crystal Ball

Ireland's next Government, ranked from most to least likely

It’s a numbers game.

# general-election - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael aren't sending ANY representatives to Vincent Browne's constituency debates VINB

Fine Gael aren't sending ANY representatives to Vincent Browne's constituency debates

Labour is also holding fire on sending representatives to The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne.

From TheJournal.ie Frank Flannery could be returning to Fine Gael - but not everyone's happy To Be Frank

Frank Flannery could be returning to Fine Gael - but not everyone's happy

There’s been a mixed reaction in Fine Gael to news that the former strategist could return ahead of the general election.

# general-election - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin: The IRA 'calls the shots' in Sinn Féin No Coalition

Micheál Martin: The IRA 'calls the shots' in Sinn Féin

But Gerry Adams denied that was the case today.

# general-election - Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election? Explainer This post contains videos

Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election?

There’s lots of talk but little action so far. Here’s what we know…

# general-election - Sunday 14 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross thinks there's a problem with 'celebrity' election candidates Almost Famous This post contains videos

Shane Ross thinks there's a problem with 'celebrity' election candidates

The independent TD hasn’t spoken to David McWilliams or Fintan O’Toole, but would welcome talks.