Kildare South

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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(...)

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(...)

Former junior minister John Perry has outlined why he should he included on the Fine Gael general election ticket. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former junior minister John Perry received a round of applause at a meeting of Fine Gael TDs and Senators after he outlined why he should he included (...)

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(...)

Rural crime is high on the party political agenda at the ploughing championships. Photograph: Getty Images

Rural crime is not a new issue, nor are the fears of gangs from urban centres roaming the countryside looking for isolated places to burgle. In(...)