Anti-establishment are now well placed to translate strong national support into major gains at the next general election, while Government parties face losses, says Adrian Kavanagh
Mon, 13 Oct, 2014
By-elections in Roscommon-South Leitrim and Dublin South-West will be held on Friday, October 10, the Government has announced.
Thu, 18 Sep, 2014
The government has officially called the by-elections to fill two empty seats in the Dáil.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014
The Fianna Fáil wipeout in the 2011 general election has given new female candidates the chance to fill the otherwise empty electoral landscape.
Almost €1bn has been paid to retired military personnel and their dependants through the Defence Forces pension scheme in the past five years.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2014
The final Dáil vote saw 31 TDs oppose the X case legislation as numbers were swelled by left-wing deputies protesting that the new law was not liberal enough.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2013
Sat, 28 May, 2011
After all boxes were opened in the three-seat constituency of Roscommon-South Leitrim, the prediction is that Fine Gael would win two seats and Independents one seat.
Sat, 26 Feb, 2011
“WHO are these people?”
Mon, 21 Feb, 2011
Wed, 02 Feb, 2011
ONE of Brian Cowen’s constituency colleagues has admitted Fianna Fáil will be in “fierce trouble” in Laois-Offaly if the Taoiseach doesn’t run in the general election.
Wed, 26 Jan, 2011
OUTGOING Defence Minister Tony Killeen was a bit like the stealth bomber of the Cabinet — nobody really knew he was there, but colleagues were comforted by his presence none the less.
Fri, 07 Jan, 2011
THE GOVERNMENT faces a legal action against plans to split Co Leitrim for electoral purposes, as locals believe it will deprive the county of a TD.
Wed, 03 Nov, 2004
FINE GAEL is targeting seats in the next general election in five out of the six constituencies where the Green Party has TDs.
Mon, 27 Sep, 2004
THREE-SEAT constituencies did not markedly favour the main parties in the 2002 General Election.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2004
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