Cavan-Monaghan was the final constituency to elect their TDs last night with the final two seats in the 33rd Dáil going to Fianna Fáil.
DCU dominated for the large part as they cruised past rivals UCD by fifteen points in their disappointingly one-sided Sigerson Cup semi-final in St Claire’s on Wednesday evening.
DCU produced a ruthless attacking display against Queen’s University at St Clare’s on Sunday to storm into the Sigerson Cup semis.
Back in October, on Global Mental Health Awareness Day, Shane Carthy spoke at the Zeminar event in Dublin about his ‘crippling and at times terrifying’ battle with depression.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses who were in the area between midnight and 3am yesterday to contact them.
Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy is calling for "urgent intervention" to save nearly 70 jobs in Monaghan.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed the Government will ask the EU to re-appoint ex-Fine Gael minister Phil Hogan as an EU commissioner - despite the backlash over the Mercosur deal.
Independent MEP Luke Ming Flanagan, Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy and former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh have taken the final three MEP seats in Midlands-North-West — while runner-up Peter Casey has vowed to run for the Dáil.
So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Fine Gael’s Mairead McGuinness was elected to the first of the four seats on Monday.
Independent MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is set to be re-elected this morning — but a neck-and-neck race lower down the pecking order last night saw Peter Casey come within a few hundred votes of an upset.
A Sinn Féin MEP candidate has warned the party will be in "trouble" at the next general election unless it learns lessons "very, very quickly" from its local and European elections slump.
Five European election candidates are bracing themselves for a major battle for what looks like just three remaining seats in Midlands North West with the election count expected to drag on into the middle of this week.
Sinn Féin's sitting MEP Matt Carthy believes his Midlands North West vote haul may be up to 2% lower than Friday's exit poll suggested and that he will be in a "dog fight" for the final two European seats.
Ms McHugh, a 28-year-old environmentalist from Achill Island in Mayo, is in real contention to squeeze out both sitting MEP Luke Ming Flanagan and Fine Gael's celebrity candidate Maria Walsh for a seat in Midlands North West.
That is according to the Irish Wheelchair Association, which is will make its pre-Budget submission today.
In this special report Elaine Loughlin reveals the extent of expenses payments accrued by Irish MEPs over the most recent five-year European Parliament term.
Outspoken Independents, a celebrity candidate, and a risk that the result could cause a snap general election mean the sprawling Midlands-North West is set for high drama, writes Political Correspondent Fiachra Ó Cionnaith.
Calls are mounting to scrap the proposed National Broadband Plan.
Phuong Nguyen, 40, with an address at Templeview Row, Clarehall, Dublin allegedly caused more than €50,000 worth of damage during the incident on Monday.
In advance of his Irish gigs, the revered DJ tells Don O’Mahony why he puts so much effort into getting the acoustics right in a venue, and also selects some of his favourite records.
In case you missed it, the GPA had quite the tea party in Boston last Friday evening, writes John Fogarty.
A woman has been jailed for three years for her part in a violent late-night robbery which left the victim with a broken eye socket.
Sigerson Cup - St Mary’s 2-14 DCU-Dóchas Éireann 2-13 (AET): St Mary’s manager Paddy Tally praised his side after their dramatic upset in beating hosts and favourites DCU-Dóchas Éireann.
Update 3.25pm: Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy has called for the closure of the Sellafield nuclear plant in England.
DCU 6-14 Athlone IT 1-7: Monaghan’s Shane Carey fired a brilliant 3-6 as holders Dublin City University made a strong statement of their intention to capture back-to-back Sigerson Cup titles for the first time.
Dublin 3-24 IT Carlow 2-08: Cormac Costello helped himself to an impressive 2-6 as experimental Dublin cruised to a big O’Byrne Cup win, keeping the holders firmly in the frame for a semi-final berth.
UCD 2-18 DCU 0-12: UCD finished strongly to claim the Ryan Cup, following victory over rivals DCU in last night’s HE SFL Division 1 Final at Parnell Park.
St Vincent’s 0-22 Na Fianna 2-9 (Dublin SFC semi-final): St Vincent’s kept their ambitions of a third successive title firmly intact as they accounted for Na Fianna yesterday afternoon.
Tipperary showed tremendous composure to finish strongly and book their place in a first ever Eirgrid All-Ireland U21FC final.
Cork 1-15 Dublin 0-16
The European Parliament is working on legislation to introduce caps on the amount that shoppers can be charged on credit and debit cards.
All-Ireland champions St Vincents of Dublin will start next month’s Leinster club championship final as clear favourites against Rhode of Offaly after today's semi-finals.
Major Irish beef processors are being accused of operating a cartel that depresses the price farmers get for their produce without passing it onto the consumer.
Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy has defended the behaviour of his party's deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald in the Dáil yesterday.
St Vincent’s 3-11 Portlaoise 0-10
A defiant Phil Hogan, newly confirmed as the EU’s Agriculture Commissioner, repeated his threat to sue MEP Nessa Childers for defamation, demanding that she withdraw her accusation that he discriminated against a Traveller family in Kilkenny.
Phil Hogan is taking questions from the European Parliament in Brussels this morning - as he attempts to secure the EU Agriculture Commission job.
Phil Hogan faced fresh questions over his handling of Irish Water as new claims surfaced that the former Environment Minister was aware of plans to spend huge sums on consultants.
Enda Kenny isn’t the only one having his commitment to "new politics" questioned these days. Look at poor Phil Hogan, who thought he had sailed away from all that stuff, into the lucrative waters of the EU Commission.
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