Murphy Fintan

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny and his wife Fionnuala  cast their votes  in Castlebar. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Taoiseach Enda Kenny took his longest tea break in months this morning after casting his vote just after 10am in his home town of Castlebar in Co Mayo(...)

Garda Margaret Byrne escorts a ballot box to the residents of Inishfree Island off Co Donegal, ahead of Friday’s general election. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

A dozen offshore island communities on the west and northwest coasts have cast their ballots in the 2016 general election, amid criticism of the lack(...)

Integrity Ireland activist Stephen Manning  protested vigorously about the decision to refuse his application, claiming his rights had been denied on “a technicality”.

TOM SHIEL A judge abandoned a court sitting yesterday after a large number of people chanted “off the bench” in the courtroom. In a bizarre spectacle(...)

Turnout on the coast was low and slow up until tea time, with some estimates as low as 20 per cent, but a late flurry of activity  pushed it over 50 per cent in several stations. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Same sex marriage referendum votes have been cast on 12 offshore islands extending from Donegal to Galway on the Atlantic coast.Some 2,100 registered (...)

 A group of demonstrators gathered at Castlebar Circuit Court, Co Mayo, to protest 110 repossession cases to be heard by the court. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Holy water was sprinkled and part of the rosary recited in unusual scenes at Castlebar Circuit Court in Co Mayo, where 110 cases of repossession were (...)

Europe’s final parliamentary seat was filled at sunrise in south Mayo yesterday when Independent MEP Marian Harkin edged out Fianna Fáil’s Pat the Cope Gallagher to retain her seat in the enlarged Midlands North-West constituency.

Europe’s final parliamentary seat was filled at sunrise in south Mayo yesterday when Independent MEP Marian Harkin edged out Fianna Fáil’s Pat the (...)

Marian Harkin MEP at the count centre for the European elections in the Castlebar. Co. Mayo. Photo : Keith Heneghan

One of the last of 751 seats in the new European Parliament still hung in the balance tonight, as over 660,000 votes in the Midlands-North West consti(...)

The battle for the final seat in the Midlands North West constituency is set to go down to the wire tonight after a huge transfer from Fianna Fáil run(...)