File photograph of Jillian Godsil pictured leaving the Four Courts after a hearing in the High Court. Photograph: Collins

A woman whose legal challenge prompted the Government to introduce legislation allowing undischarged bankrupts to run for European and Dáil elections (...)

While Fine Gael’s Simon Harris  in Wicklow came in late,  he is an energetic campaigner. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

South is a behemoth of a constituency and another illustration of the ridiculous nature of Ireland’s European electoral areas. It takes in 10 counties(...)

Jillian Godsil: home was repossessed last year and she was declared bankrupt in February. Photograph: Collins

A legal challenge to a ban on undischarged bankrupts standing in European and Dáil elections has been withdrawn after the High Court heard the law has(...)

Jillian Godsil wants to run as a candidate in the Ireland South constituency. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A woman who is bankrupt and wants to contest this year’s European elections on a debt relief platform has brought a High Court challenge to law(...)