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States strategize to protect voters as COVID-19 changes some primary plans

This week brings another batch of Democratic primaries, this time in Arizona, Florida, Illinois and Ohio. But a lot has changed since Super Tuesday. Lately, a lot changes every hour. In a joint statement last Friday, top election officials from...

LGFA choose Micheál Naughton as President-elect

The Ladies Gaelic Football Association (LGFA) congress have elected Michéal Naughton as their new President-elect. Naughton, the President-elect, is from Sligo originally and represented Donegal and Ulster at the congress. The election took place today at Galway’s Lough Rea...

Three-quarters of Americans lack confidence in tech companies’ ability to fight election interference

A significant majority of Americans have lost faith in tech companies’ ability to prevent the misuse of their platforms to influence the 2020 presidential election, according to a new study from Pew Research Center, released today. The study found...

Today we began to see the colour of each party’s money

For nine days the Election 2020 campaign has been characterised by a daily trickle of promises from political parties. Today, Day 10 of the campaign, we began to see the colour of each party's money. Starting with the Fianna Fáil manifesto launch this...

Live Tenth day of General Election campaigning

Follow events as they happen on the campaign trail with our live blog. http://www.rte.ie/news/campaign-daily/2020/0124/1110535-election-campaign-tracker/

Micheál Martin rules out ‘grand coalition’ with Fine Gael

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has ruled out a "grand coalition" with Fine Gael. Speaking in Dublin, Mr Martin said: "People want change, they want Fine Gael out of office. "Fine Gael need to come out of government, they have been...

Best of frenemies: Campaign focus on grand coalition

Leo Varadkar joined a "circle of gratitude" in the meditation room of Castleknock Community School as he remained on the more comfortable territory of his home patch. Asked what he was grateful for, he referred to a letter written by...

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...

‘Very high’ last minute voter registration in Dublin city

Last minute voter registration has been "very high" in the Dublin City area according to officials. Deirdre Ní Raghallaigh senior executive officer with the city council said it expects to add around 14,000 through the supplementary register for the five...

Slight increase in women candidates for General Election

Just over 30% of candidates in the General Election are women, just slightly higher than the 2016 figure. At the close of nominations yesterday there were 531 candidates in the race, of which 162 are women. The Chief Executive of the...
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The former technical director of Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid and Barcelona passed away this Monday at the age of 71. We review his...

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FIFA Gate: alleged cases of bribes by Russia and Qatar come to light

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