A woman walks a dog past a polling station at St Patrick’s Girls National School, Ringsend, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Polls opened at 7am in the Dublin Bay South constituency for an eagerly awaited byelection to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of Fine Gae(...)

Next week’s Dublin Bay South byelection promises to be a straight shoot-out between Fine Gael’s James Geoghegan and Labour’s Ivana Bacik. Today’s Iris(...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu and Cllr Claire Byrne. The latter was seen as firmly in Green Party leader Eamon Ryan’s camp amid recent divisions in the party.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Green Party’s leadership insisted divisions in the party are behind them as Councillor Claire Byrne was selected as their candidate for the Dublin(...)