Labour’s Alan Kelly has been elected on the ninth count without reaching the quota. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The Tipperary election count is now complete following the election of Labour’s Alan Kelly and Fianna Fáil’s Jackie Cahill on the ninth count without (...)

Tipperary (five seats) Current: 1 FF, 1 Lab, 3 Ind Voting in Tipperary will now go ahead on Saturday along with the rest of the country, returning o(...)

Fianna Fáil has selected a former president of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association, Jackie Cahill (above) to contest the the new five-seat Tipperary constituency in the general election. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Fianna Fáil has selected a former president of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association to contest the the new five-seat Tipperary constituency i(...)

Former minister and long-time government adviser Dr Martin Mansergh will tonight begin an attempted return to the Dáil when he aims to become a Fianna Fáil candidate for the newly-united Tipperary constituency. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Former minister and long-time government adviser Dr Martin Mansergh will tonight begin an attempted return to the Dáil when he aims to become a Fianna(...)

Jennifer Cuffe at the Fianna Fáil Ardfhheis in Killarney: “I want to go to the ardfheis in 2050 . . . when women are in the majority and in the senior positions.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil describes itself as representing middle Ireland, but it must represent middle Ireland women, “not just men”, a wor(...)