Dublin West

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Leo Varadkar is greeted by his father Ashok at the Dublin West count centre. Photograph: Alan Betson

All eyes were on this constituency from early. A potential future leader of Fine Gael, a Tánaiste, a young, upcoming Fianna Fáil candidate and two lef(...)

Carol Azams: ‘In 2015 I got my citizenship. Voting gives you a voice and it makes me feel empowered.’

This article is part of The Irish Times Meet the Voters series, profiling ten sample voters in a bid to track the impact of the 2016 General Election(...)

Richard Boyd Barrett at the launch of his election campaign in Dun Laoghaire.

The Anti Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit (AAA-PBP) announced something of a merger last year to campaign on a platform of opposition to wa(...)

Independent Alliance TD Shane Ross said: “We are totally and utterly different from any other body or entity in Irish politics.” File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Leading Independent Alliance TD Shane Ross has said Sinn Féin would need to undergo a “Pauline conversion to democracy” before his group could support(...)

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(...)

Labour Senator Mairia Cahill with Labour leader Joan Burton. A party sources said “we believe we will be back in government”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Senior Labour Party figures have warned the party could lose up to 20 seats – nearly half its current number – in the next general election. The party(...)

Mary Lou McDonald:  Denied move was an act of “desperation” by Sinnn Féin. Photograph: The Irish Times

A union leader behind the policy principles that form the basis for a left-wing voting pact has urged parties and TDs not to take an a la carte app(...)

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald  speaks to reporters on the party’s vote transfer pact. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has said it would be “unforgivable” if other left wing groups did not grasp the “opportunity” of a broad pol(...)

Pact with other anti-water campaigners makes perfect sense for Sinn Féin. Photograph: The Irish Times

Sinn Féin’s proposed transfer pact with other anti-water campaigners makes perfect sense for the party, even if some of its potential allies don’t (...)

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(...)

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