Lisa Chambers

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A view of electronic voting facilities in the Dáil. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An expert review into electronic voting in the Dáil has recommended installing extra cameras in the chamber at a cost of about €50,000 to prevent TDs (...)

Former FF TD Lisa Chambers  will be a candidate in the Seanad elections. File photograph. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former Fianna Fáil Mayo TD Lisa Chambers will be a candidate in the Seanad elections, the party has confirmed as it finalises its candidate list for t(...)

Ivan Yates  suffuses a discussion on Irritable Bowel Syndrome with a disarming sense of humour. Photograph: Newstalk

The news that Ivan Yates is planning to retire from broadcasting later this year may come as a blow to his fans – and a fillip to his rivals – but per(...)

Sinn Féin’s housing spokesman, Eoin Ó Broin, and the party’s leader, Mary Lou McDonald, with a street trader in Moore Street in Dublin, on Monday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

The general election is a story of outsiders who 20 years ago had 2.5 per cent of the vote and one TD. Most of the media in the Republic poured contem(...)

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone was one of several high-profile and hard-working women politicians from across the political spectrum who lost their seats. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin

A disappointing feature of the general election was that the number of women elected to the 33rd Dáil increased by just one. In all 36 women were elec(...)

Micheál Martin at the   count for  Cork South-Central. One long-serving TD said Martin was likely to know his position was under pressure. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

As a poor election got substantially worse for Fianna Fáil on the second day of counting, the mood within the party darkened. TDs emerged from count (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin outside a Cork  count centre. Photograph:  Reuters/Henry Nicholls

Fianna Fáil may still be the largest party in the next Dáil, be in a position to lead a government and elect Micheál Martin as taoiseach, but it did n(...)

Sinn Féin’s Rose Conway-Walsh. Photograph: Ellen O’Riordan

Fine Gael’s Michael Ring topped the poll in Co Mayo and was elected to the Dáil with 14,796 votes on the first count. Also through on the first count (...)

Pat Mahon (83), a regular at Guiry’s Bar in Foxford, Co Mayo. Photograph: Ellen O’Riordan

In the small town of Foxford, Co Mayo, the regulars sitting around the Guinness tap in Guiry’s Bar have all heard the joke before, but it doesn’t stop(...)

Fianna Fáil deputy leader Dara Calleary: ‘I love this place. I love this town,’ he declares. ‘I love this county. I am so lucky to be living here.’ File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

In his hometown of Ballina in Co Mayo, Dara Calleary is trying to paint the bigger picture. Fianna Fáil’s deputy leader is outlining the challenges f(...)

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