A touchingly rare display of cross-candidate praise in Dublin Bay South. Renua leader Lucinda Creighton was so taken by Mannix Flynn’s offering for t(...)

Labour leader Joan Burton and others arrive for the formal launch of the Labour Party  campaign held at the Bord Gáis Theatre, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Somebody in Sinn Féin has a sense of humour. The party launched its election campaign in Dublin’s Royal Irish Academy, otherwise known as the RIA. A l(...)