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 Richard Boyd Barrett, Gerry Adams, Micheal Martin, Taoiseach Enda Kenny,  Tanaiste Joan Burton, Stephen Donnelly,  and Lucinda Creighton at the RTE Claire Byrne Live Leaders Debate. Photograph: FusionShooters.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has firmly ruled out entering coalition with Fianna Fail after the general election. After days of speculation Mr Kenny said his(...)

Poll of polls: Fine Gael: 29 per cent; Labour: 7 per cent; Fianna Fáil: 20 per cent; Sinn Féin: 19 per cent

During election campaigns, a large number of opinion polls is published by different companies. The basic idea of the Irish Polling Indicator is to ta(...)

David Farrell Professor of Politics at University College Dublin said voters are leaving it very late to make up their minds. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

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(...)

Lucinda Creighton at Leinster House, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Relatively new Renua will be hoping to return its “big beasts” at the party’s first national electoral test, with any additional seats a pleasant surp(...)

The full range of election manifesto promises on tax have yet to be unveiled, but well-placed leaks suggest that parties are likely to compete on who will offer the most generous package of tax reductions

In the run-up to the General Election, many promises of tax cuts are in the air but how these proposals are to be financed is far from clear. So far, (...)

Al Porter speaks to Róisín Ingle about ‘Freezin’ – The Story of the Snow Queen’, a panto he wrote with Karl Spain.

At just 22 years old, comedian Al Porter is about to begin his 12th season acting in panto at the Olympia Theatre, this time in Freezin’ – The Story o(...)

Róisín Shortall, Catherine Murphy and Stephen Donnelly at yesterday’s launch of the Social Democrats. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

One time an announcement by three sitting TDs that they were launching a new political party would have been a big news story. This week, when Catheri(...)

Renua candidate Patrick McKee: he adds an interesting dimension to this election, as it is the first electoral test for the party. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

The byelection in Carlow-Kilkenny tomorrow will be closely watched as a guide to the strength of the parties ahead of the general election. The result(...)

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