Full list of candidates The local elections in Wicklow won’t lack for talking points on Friday. Charlie Keddy is continuing his practice of(...)

About 28 per cent of those going forward for county or city council seats later this month for listed as non-party.

They come from the left, right and centre. Some are company directors. Many more are farmers. And a good number of this cohort of just over 2,000 peop(...)

Polling stations in the Meath East constituency saw a low turnout early today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Varying weather conditions early today have not helped levels of voter turnout in the Meath East byelection, under way since this morning. (...)

Fine Gael candidate Helen McEntee (left) is joined Taoiseach Enda Kenny and TD Regina Doherty (right) in Ratoath: Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Voting is under way in the Meath East byelection this morning. The two leading candidates last night expressed confidence they would wi(...)

Fianna Fáil is not the only party to claim it is back from the dead. After its annihilation in 2011, the Green Party has contended that support(...)

Shane McEntee: his death last December gave rise to the Meath East byelection

The Meath East byelection was caused by the death last December of Fine Gael TD and minister of state Shane McEntee. Overall, its outcome will (...)