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Fianna Fáil’s  Barry Andrews speaking to media during the European count in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Collins

The fourth MEP elected in Dublin, and the fifth in the Ireland South constituency, will have no formal or informal position, no salary, expenses or fa(...)

Counting at the Ireland South European elections count centre at Nemo Rangers GAA Club in Co Cork. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA

A full recount is due to get under way in the constituency of Ireland South next Tuesday which will cost more than a €1 million and last up to 28 days(...)

Fine Gael MEP candidate Sean Kelly has been elected and Independents4Change candidate Mick Wallace is almost certainly home. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

Good morning. It’s been a long week. Actually, it’s been a long few weeks. But we’re nearly there. Last night, the count was completed in the Midland(...)

Fine Gael is set to be the largest Irish party in the European Parliament, with an expected five MEPs out of a total of 13. Fine Gael won two seats i(...)

Candidate for Independents 4 Change in Ireland South Mick Wallace, talks to count staff at the Ireland South count centre at Nemo Rangers GAA Club in Co Cork. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada sought a recount of votes in the Ireland South constituency on Wednesday night as she faced losing her European Parliamen(...)

 European election candidates Clare Daly (left) and Barry Andrews are contesting the final seats in Dublin. Whoever finishes fourth will have to wait to take up their seat. Photograph: Collins

The count in the Dublin European constituency was suspended last night due to a row over the distribution of votes. We explain what happened and why i(...)

Fine Gael MEP candidate Sean Kelly and Independents 4 Change candidate Mick Wallace at the European Parliamentary election Ireland South count centre in Nemo Rangers GAA Club in Cork. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

Fine Gael MEP and former GAA president Seán Kelly topped the poll on the first count in Ireland South shortly after 7.30pm on Monday with 118, 444 vot(...)

Eamon Ryan at the local and European election count in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph:  Collins

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has said he anticipates a “rainbow coalition with a range of different parties” in local government. Speaking as local(...)

Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan speaks to the media as  counting begins in the Local and European Elections and divorce referendum at the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: PA

For some time now, it has been one of the obvious questions about Irish politics: why, at a time of unprecedented public concern about the environment(...)

Sorting votes at the Dublin count centre for European election at the RDS. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than 900 of the 949 local council seats have been filled, with just 36 still vacant in the seven constituencies yet to be compl(...)

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