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Son of Independent candidate Perry expelled from Fine Gael

Fine Gael has defended a decision to expel a leading member of its youth organisation after the party claimed he publicly supported his father who is now an independent candidate. Jude Perry, son of former Fine Gael Minister of State...

Will 8 February be Independent’s Day?

The role of Independent TDs in the last administration was critical to its survival, but a number of them from the 32nd Dáil are now not running in this race. So will their influence be as strong in the lower...

Maria Bailey is not seeking re-election to the Dáil

Outgoing Fine Gael TD, Maria Bailey, has confirmed that she is not a candidate in next month's General Election. The announcement comes two months after she was deselected as a candidate for the party in the Dún Laoghaire constituency in Dublin. Ms...

Limerick Fianna Fáil candiadate pulls out of the race the day after he joins

Fianna Fáil is back down to just one candidate in Limerick County after Cllr Eddie Ryan withdrew from the ticket - just twelve hours after he was added. On Monday evening, following a meeting of the National Constituencies Committee, Fianna...

Green Party candidate for Dublin South West selected

Francis Noel Duffy, a Green Party Councillor for Rathfarnham and former deputy mayor of South Dublin County, was selected last week as the party's candidate in Dublin South West for the next General Election. Cllr Duffy, when asked about...

Fine Gael Deputy leader referred to Gardai in relation to election donation

Fine Gael’s deputy leader James Reilly has been referred to Gardaí by the Standards in Public Office Commission. The Standards in Public Office Commission today published its report on the 2016 Dáil General Election in which it confirmed it has sent...

Donald Trump cancels plans to visit Ireland

The controversial US presidential candidate was due to visit his golf complex at Doonbeg, County Clare next week. However, Trump will now only visit his Scottish resort. The news comes days after Enda Kenny said he was prepared to raise concerns...

Zappone not voting for any candidate for Taoiseach today

Independent TD for Dublin South West Katherine Zappone has explained why she will be abstaining on today’s vote for Taoiseach. “I am not voting for any candidate for Taoiseach today. I will be abstaining in the hope that parties...

Meet the candidates – Mick Duff Labour

With just a week to go until General Election 2016 InTallaght contacted each of the candidates standing in the Dublin South West constituency in order for them to tell you a little more about themselves and their priorities for...

Meet the candidates – Declan Burke Independent

Ahead of General Election 2016 on Friday 26th February InTallaght contacted each of the candidates standing in the Dublin South West constituency in order for them to tell you a little more about themselves and their priorities for this...
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