Paul Gogarty

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Sinn Féin housing spokesman and constituency TD Eoin Ó Broin (above) was credited with engineering the successful campaign which saw Mark Ward elected in the recent byelection. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin Mid-West (four seats) Current: 2 SF, 1 FF, 1 PBP Dublin Mid-West was one of four Dáil constituencies which held byelections last November, w(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

There is an apocryphal quote that is often attributed to the late US president Lyndon Johnson about the vagaries of elections. After losing a particul(...)

Counting of votes in the byelections gets under way at the Dublin Mid West count centre at Adamstown Community Centre, in Lucan. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Sinn Féin upset pre-election predictions when Cllr Mark Ward topped the poll to win the Dublin Mid-West byelection with a margin of 525 votes ahead of(...)

Newly elected Fianna Fál TD  Padraig O’Sullivan and party leader Micheal Martin  at the Cork North Central byelection count centre.Photograph: Provison

Fianna Fáil has won two seats and Sinn Féin and Greens took one each in the byelections held in four different constituencies on Saturday. Sinn Féin’(...)

Detail of a ballot paper for the  Wexford constituency in today’s byelection. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Most voters stayed away from the polls in the four byelections held yesterday with polling stations reporting record low turnouts last night. Countin(...)

Dáil byelections: turnout will be low, transfers will be key and nobody really knows what will happen. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

There are only a few certainties about the Dáil byelections being held tomorrow: turnout will be low, transfers will be key and, for all chatter in th(...)

The unused Kishogue train station, which was built in anticipation of future development at  Adamstown and Clonburris in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Plans for a new south Dublin town of more than 8,400 homes, for a population exceeding 21,000, have been appealed to An Bord Pleanála. Approximately (...)

Cherrywood in south Dublin: undeveloped land bank is set to become new town centre.

To much fanfare, the Government identified Cherrywood as south Dublin’s newest suburb back in 2010. Wedged southeast of Carrickmines and northwest of (...)

The unused Kishogue train station which was built in anticipation of future development near Adamstown and Clonburris in Co Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Plans for a new town for more than 21,000 people at Clonburris in southwest Dublin are expected to be approved by South Dublin county councillors this(...)

Joanna Tuffy, Labour spokesperson on affordable housing, said the Government must introduce a national affordable housing scheme ahead of the development of the Clonburris SDZ. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Planning failures which resulted in the urban sprawl of the Dublin suburbs in the last decades of the 20th century will not be repeated in Clonburris,(...)

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