Green Party’s Malcolm Noonan was the final TD elected in the  Carlow-Kilkenny constituency

The Green Party claimed their first seat in the Carlow-Kilkenny constituency since 2011 on the final count in the Lyrath Hotel. The results saw Fine (...)

Fianna Fáil’s John McGuinness topped the poll in 2016. His public profile as well as a strong electoral base makes him the leader in the field once more. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Carlow-Kilkenny (five seats) Current: 2 FG, 2 FF, 1 SF At the last general election in 2016, Fianna Fáil came close to winning three seats out of fi(...)

Malcom Byrne: ‘Racism and the language of hate and division has no place in Wexford politics. Wexford is better than that. Ireland is better than that.’ Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Fianna Fáil councillor Malcolm Byrne has been elected in Wexford following the fifth count. He was deemed elected with 18,830 votes after the elimina(...)

Labour’s Maurice Shortall has topped the poll in North Kilkenny

A recount has been taking place in the Castlecomer electoral area in Kilkenny after 10 votes separated two candidates. Returning officer Michael Dela(...)

Full list of candidates The redrawing of electoral boundaries has thrust many of Kilkenny’s 57 local election candidates into unfamiliar territory(...)