Galway West

7 results

The ballot boxes are open from 7am to 10pm across the country and the results will be counted on Saturday morning. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The ballot paper in Friday’s referendum will ask people if they wish to approve the Thirty-Sixth Amendment of the Constitution Bill. The Bill seeks t(...)

Newly elected Independent TD for Galway West Catherine Connolly has said she will not return to the Labour Party which she quit a decade ago, and says(...)

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(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he is confident Fine Gael can achieve the “Herculean task” of winning three out of four seats in his home constituency o(...)

 Fine Gael  leader Enda Kenny  with former minister of state John Perry. File Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Fine Gael hierarchy will “reflect” before deciding whether it should add former junior minister John Perry to a g(...)

A third candidate, Wexford based Shane Dunphy,  has opted against contesting the general electon for Renua Ireland.

A third candidate has opted against contesting the general electon for Renua Ireland. Shane Dunphy has decided not to run for the recently formed par(...)

Pat Deering pictured with party leader Enda Kenny: “I do not see any benefit in going in November. We will have more of a benefit from the budget in February.” Photograph: Liam Sweeney.

The general election will be held in early 2016 rather than in November, a majority of Fine Gael TDs believe. The Irish Times made contact with(...)