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Trouble in paradise: Greens reflect on election success

Political honeymoons tend to be fleeting affairs and the Greens success in the European and local elections is a case in point, as our Political Correspondent Paul Cunningham explains.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 8:35 pm

What's happening in the elections right now?

People voted across the country on Friday in a number of ballots - here's what we know so far.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 6:22 pm

Slight increase in female councillors on 2014

The outgoing Offaly County Council had the dubious honour of being the only local authority without any female representation.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 5:24 pm

Irish man killed in New York car crash

A 33-year-old Irish man and a woman from New York have been killed and three others seriously injured in a road crash in upstate New York.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 4:49 pm

Taoiseach opens new Curragh facilities

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the new facilities at the Curragh as the track's official opening ceremony took place during racing on Sunday.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 4:38 pm

EU exit polls: Centrist bloc loses majority in EU poll

Europeans have headed to the polls today in what many believe is a defining moment for the future of the EU.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 4:30 pm

Case caused reputational damage to party, says Varadkar

The Taoiseach has said the controversy over Fine Gael TD Maria Bailey's legal proceedings against a Dublin hotel has caused some reputational damage to the party.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 4:13 pm

Top 5 Local Election poll toppers

Conor McMorrow compiles the top five candidates with the most first preference votes in the Local Election counts so far.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 4:11 pm

EU's future at stake as 21 countries go to polls

Europeans have headed to the polls in their tens of millions today as 21 countries choose their champions in a battle between the nationalist right and pro-EU forces to chart a course for the union.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 3:22 pm

Tories and Labour braced for 'kicking' in EU election

Both the Conservatives and Labour are braced for a backlash from voters over Brexit as the results of the European elections are announced.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 3:18 pm

Hammond warns PM contenders against 'no deal' stance

Chancellor Philip Hammond has refused to rule out supporting a no confidence motion in the Government if the next Tory leader goes for a no-deal Brexit.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 3:18 pm

Taoiseach not ruling out early general election

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he is not ruling out a general election but he will not be seeking the dissolution of the Dáil in the next few days or weeks.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 2:41 pm

Government facing a challenging summer, says Coveney

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said it is a matter for Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin to decide whether to continue with the Confidence and Supply Agreement.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 12:39 pm

Testing times for McDonald at Sinn Féin helm

The next few hours will be among the most difficult in Mary Lou McDonald's political career as her party looks set to lose dozens of seats across the country and with no guarantees it will hold on to its three MEPs.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 11:54 am

Gove enters the race to become Tory leader

Britain's environment minister Michael Gove has confirmed he will enter the race to become the next leader of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Theresa May.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 9:57 am

Two killed in road crashes in Wexford and Meath

Two men have died in separate road accidents in counties Wexford and Meath.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 9:32 am

Two-thirds of seats filled on local authorities

Day two of counting of votes in the Local and EU Elections, with the divorce referendum being passed overnight by an overwhelming majority.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 7:27 am

Voters across Europe seek action over climate change

The devastating impact humans are having on the natural world have been the focus of heavy-hitting, sobering reports on the consequences of climate change recently.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 7:00 am

Referendum on divorce passes with 82.1% voting 'Yes'

The referendum on divorce has been passed by large majority with a final result of 82.1% voting in favour, and 17.9% voting against.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 4:58 am

Election results where you are

Election results where you are
Posted: May 25, 2019, 4:14 pm

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