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The number of Dáil seats has been cut from 166 to 158 and the number of constituencies from 43 to 40. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Big changes in the shape and size of many Dáil constituencies have changed the electoral map of Ireland since the last general election. The number(...)

Political parties will lose half their funding unless 30% of their general election candidates are female. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A Fianna Fáil activist has initiated legal action challenging the State’s new electoral laws on gender quotas after being excluded from a selection(...)

Sinn Féin will announce this week that it has signed up to a number of broad policy principles drafted by those behind the anti-water charges movement and ask its supporters to transfer to others who support the initiative. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin is to enter into a vote transfer arrangement with parties and Independents who have signed up to a left-wing platform, although some will(...)

Mary Lou McDonald and Pearse Doherty get equal prominence with party leader Gerry Adams in Sinn Féin’s billboard election posters unveiled this week. (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tanaiste Joan Burton at the launch of local authority plans for the Ireland 2016 Centenary programme at the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

In the end it’ll be blamed on the media. The media made him do it. Due to the frenzy of speculation whipped up by journalists, it was impossible to ge(...)

Mary Fitzpatrick (pictured with party leader Micheál Martin) was also selected last year to run for Fianna Fáil in the European Parliament election.

Mary Fitzpatrick has been selected unopposed as Fianna Fáil’s candidate in Dublin Central for the general election. Her name was the only name that we(...)

Fianna Fail confirmed the three candidates – Councillor Cormac Devlin,  Kate Feeney and Mary Hanafin (pictured) – would be allowed to contest the selection convention. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Fianna Fail will not issue a gender directive in the Dun Laoghaire constituency. The party confirmed the three candidates – Councillor Cormac Devlin, (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with Mary Fitzpatrick, who won automatic selection last week to be the sole candidate in her Dublin constituency, and Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher. Photograph: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil’s strict application of its gender quota rules has resulted in another two women gaining selection as general election candidates witho(...)

Cormac Devlin:  “If people are being told they must select a certain gender, I think that is wrong. The members should be supreme and they should be respected by the party.”

Fianna Fáil councillor Cormac Devlin has warned he will take legal action against the party if it issues a directive to select a female candidate in (...)

The decision paves the way for Fianna Fáil’s Mary Fitzpatrick to be selected in Dublin Central. Photograph: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil has issued a “gender-mander” diktat in two key Dublin constituencies that direct delegates to select a single female candidate. Mem(...)

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