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Sean O'Riordan on the Canvass: Pundits predictions that two sitting Cork North West TDs over the line

Sean O'Riordan on the Canvass: Pundits predictions that two sitting Cork North West TDs over the line

Pistols at dawn between a young pretender and a seasoned veteran, both trying to deal with irate stationary sellers and farmers, those giving out about public transport deficiencies and communities worried about rural decline.

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Neil Michael on the Canvass: Will East Cork vote the way they say they will?

Neil Michael on the Canvass: Will East Cork vote the way they say they will?

If people in Cork East vote the way they say they will, Fianna Fáil or Sinn Féin will top the poll followed by Labour but Fine Gael will get hammered and Fianna Fáil might even gain a second seat.

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On the canvass: ‘Cohesive society that is fair and works well’

On the canvass: ‘Cohesive society that is fair and works well’

Affordable homes, better supports for parents, and a fairer and more equal society are among the promises in the Social Democrats manifesto.

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On the Canvass: Like father like son as O’Sullivan presses the flesh with constituents

On the Canvass: Like father like son as O’Sullivan presses the flesh with constituents

Never underestimate the power of local knowledge. AsChristopher O’Sullivan moves around Ballydehob, the 37-year-old is propelled around town by others with decades of experience.

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On the #GE20 Canvass in West Cork: 'Politics makes you hard', says Independent TD Michael Collins

On the #GE20 Canvass in West Cork: 'Politics makes you hard', says Independent TD Michael Collins

There can't be many occasions when Michael Collins backs away from a meeting with a potential voter, but in this case, he has little choice. After approaching a woman whose car has stopped near the Aldi in Skibbereen, he suddenly recognises the man in the passenger seat. He's the instructor, and she's taking a driving lesson.

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On the #GE20 Canvass in Dun Laoghaire: In FG country the housing crisis manifests itself differently

On the #GE20 Canvass in Dun Laoghaire: In FG country the housing crisis manifests itself differently

Leo Varadkar is making his way through the People’s Park in Dun Laoghaire like Jesus Christ entering Jerusalem, the crowds falling at his feet.

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On the Canvass: Last past the post in the locals, but Holly is hopeful in sprawling Cork South-West

On the Canvass: Last past the post in the locals, but Holly is hopeful in sprawling Cork South-West

As her campaign team hit the streets of Ballydehob, West Cork, Holly Cairns could lay reasonable claim to having the country’s youngest canvasser on the job.

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Alison O'Connor on the Canvass: Voters in Cork quiz Tánaiste on pensions, homelessness and crime

Alison O'Connor on the Canvass: Voters in Cork quiz Tánaiste on pensions, homelessness and crime

Alison O'Connor joined Simon Coveney as he canvassed at Douglas Court shopping centre in Cork over the weekend.

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On the Canvass - Cork: McDonald believes Sinn Féin will hold its seats

On the Canvass - Cork: McDonald believes Sinn Féin will hold its seats

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald is confident the party will defend all three seats it currently holds across Cork City and county in the upcoming general election.

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On the Canvass: Labour wants to ban fracked gas imports and retrofit 100,000 homes a year

On the Canvass: Labour wants to ban fracked gas imports and retrofit 100,000 homes a year

Offshore drilling and the importation of fracked gas through Cork Harbour or Shannon would be banned by the Labour Party under its proposals on climate action.

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On the Canvass - Cork: 'The north side has been left down,' says Labour's John Maher

On the Canvass - Cork: 'The north side has been left down,' says Labour's John Maher

The north side of Cork has been neglected by its political representatives with one Government TD not even bothering to show up for work, said Labour’s general election candidate for Cork North Central.

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On the Canvass - Cork: 'Sinn Féin is not a normal party, ' Taoiseach says ruling out coalition

On the Canvass - Cork: 'Sinn Féin is not a normal party, ' Taoiseach says ruling out coalition

Leo Varadkar has hinted at a coalition with the Green Party or Labour, but again ruled out one with Sinn Féin.

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On The Canvass - Longford: No yoga, no autographs as Leo leads line for first time

On The Canvass - Longford: No yoga, no autographs as Leo leads line for first time

“It’s a bit weird being the leader of a party at an election for the first time,” Leo Varadkar said.

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