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. (...)

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 (...)