Fine Gael lost a Dáil seat to Fianna Fáil in Cork East, while Sinn Féin held its seat, despite internal party divisions, according to the results of a school’s mock election. And despite a national swing against Labour, one of its junior ministers, Sean Sherlock, held his seat.
Wed, 24 Feb, 2016
The sprawling constituency of Cork East is essentially split in two, with the main population centres of Fermoy, Mallow, and Mitchelstown in the north and Midleton, Youghal, and Cobh in the south.
Sun, 21 Feb, 2016
A Sinn Féin TD who was allegedly bullied out of her position by party colleagues has held exploratory talks with the Independent Alliance in recent weeks about a possible general election bid, the Irish Examiner has learnt.
Tue, 01 Dec, 2015
Sinn Féin insisted yesterday its decision to temporarily freeze the expulsion of east Cork county councillor Kieran McCarthy over serious financial allegations, was not linked to the politician threatening to take legal action.
Wed, 22 Jul, 2015
Dáil parliamentary questions and their responses are usually very formal in their tone, but Transport Minister Leo Varadkar appeared less mindful of his "Ps and Qs" in one of his latest PQ responses to Sinn Féin’s Sandra McLellan.
Sat, 28 Jun, 2014