Ciarán Cuffe’s was on the verge of a landmark win for the Green Party in the European elections in Dublin last night after topping the poll on the first count.
Results of the votes here will not be announced until 10pm tonight due to a European-wide embargo.
Green Party councillor Ciaran Cuffe is set to top the Dublin European constituency by a shock landslide after Fine Gael's Frances Fitzgerald suffered a surprise slump in the polls.
Former justice minister Frances Fitzgerald has denied the Maurice McCabe saga is undermining her European elections bid, claiming the case is not being raised by voters.
European election candidates had spent almost €60,000 combined on Facebook advertising up to last Sunday, figures made available by the social media giant have revealed.
As voters prepare to cast their ballot in tomorrow's European elections, new analysis of Google search trends has revealed the issues and personalities that have sparked the most interest ahead of polling day.
On Friday, Irish citizens will be asked to cast their vote for candidates who will represent them in the European Parliament, as well as at local council level and a referendum on divorce legislation.
The Communications Minister has also refused to say how much of the €5bn broadband rollout cost will be footed by rural homeowners and businesses.
In the second day of a three-part series on the European elections, Elaine Loughlin profiles Dublin — the ‘constituency of death’.
On May 24 we will be asked to cast our votes in three important elections.
The ballots are set for May's European elections.
Fine Gael’s seven MEP candidates have said they were to the fore in seeking the suspension of Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban from their European party grouping.
The ties were that bit straighter, the hair freshly blow-dried, and make-up perfectly applied by those who had made sure to arrive early.
Fine Gael have set up a dedicated group to increase the party’s presence in Northern Ireland. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced the establishment of the Northern Ireland engagement group at a meeting of the Fine Gael party last night.
Fianna Fáil and Sinn Fein made "happy bedfellows" when they "hounded" former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald out of office, the Taoiseach has said.
The incumbent had said he had to fly to Northern Ireland last May as the Northern Irish Police Service could not provide the required security by road.
The unique relationship between Ireland and the US will be to the forefront of this year’s Kennedy Summer School when it visits the ancestral home of JFK.
Police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of vote theft in Foyle, days after Sinn Féin dramatically snatched the seat from the SDLP.
The Ulster Unionist Party has described proposals to change the official name of Londonderry to Derry as “divisive and unnecessary”.
The future of two GAA grounds earmarked for Ireland’s 2023 Rugby World Cup bid remains in doubt following events yesterday.
There are concerns Casement Park will never be revamped after yesterday’s High Court ruling against the £77m, (€97m) 38,000-capacity redevelopment.
Planning approval has been granted to extend the Belfast studios where Game Of Thrones is filmed.
Traders in Strabane have heavily criticised a decision to give the green light to a major out-of-town retail development.
David Cameron will “look at” the possibility of fulfilling Gerry Conlon’s dying wish for people he nominated to have access to secret government documents about the 1974 IRA Guildford pub bombing for which he was wrongly jailed.
It's been banned from being shown on TV before 9pm.
A “suspect device” exploded in a hotel in Derry while specialist officers were urgently working to defuse it, police have said.
The British Government is facing mass legal action over alleged collusion with loyalists in murders in the North during the 1970s.
Calls for Bloody Sunday soldiers to be granted amnesty on the back of a deal for IRA on-the-runs are inevitable and predictable, a senior Northern Ireland politician has said.
Calls for Bloody Sunday soldiers to be granted amnesty on the back of a deal for IRA on-the-runs are inevitable and predictable, a senior politician in the North has said.
The secret dumping of radioactive waste in landfill sites in Belfast and Derry posed no risk to human health, a British Department of the Environment review has stated.
At home his kids called him head-the-ball, their fondness for Seamus Heaney the father more than a match for their awe of him as artist.
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has been summoned to appear before his Stormont scrutiny committee following allegations of political interference in the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.
The Olympic torch had to be rerouted 100 yards yesterday because of protests in the North.
The Government has been accused of reneging on a deal struck during the North's peace talks after pulling the plug on funding for a major cross border road link.
Members of the SDLP will today select a new leader for the second time in less than two years.
A bomb has exploded in Derry outside the City of Culture offices around 11pm last night.
The leader of the nationalist SDLP is to step down, she confirmed tonight.
Final preparations are taking place this morning for the opening of Derry's new iconic Peace Bridge.
FIVE former taoisigh were among the mourners who attended Garret FitzGerald’s funeral — three Fianna Fáil office-holders, Brian Cowen, Bertie Ahern and Albert Reynolds, along with John Bruton and Liam Cosgrave of Fine Gael.
Three masked men carrying a bomb burst into a bank in the North today and warned terrified customers it would explode in an hour.
Stormont First Minister Peter Robinson, who bitterly opposed the 1985 Anglo-Irish Agreement, today led the tributes in the North to the late Dr Garret FitzGerald.
Former SDLP leader Mark Durkan has criticised the Real IRA for being "morally and politically bankrupt", after they threatened to kill more PSNI officers in the North.
Dissident republicans suspected of planting a car bomb at a courthouse in the North were intent on causing murder and destruction, the Stormont Justice Minister has said.
Relatives of a dissident republican who claim MI5 has information on his brutal murder are to meet the Government's key security service adviser, it was confirmed last night.
Former SDLP leader John Hume today said he was humbled and honoured after being voted Ireland’s Greatest in an island-wide poll.
It is only a matter of time before dissident republicans responsible for a string of bomb attacks claim another victim, a senior police officer in the North warned today.
Political leaders today condemned dissident republicans believed to be responsible for a car bomb attack on a police stationin the North.
BRITAIN held its hands up yesterday to the killing of 14 civilians shot by soldiers from the Parachute Regiment on Bloody Sunday.
COULD Northern Ireland decide the course of British politics tomorrow, after all?
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