Peter Casey

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Former tánaiste Joan Burton  has lost her seat.  Photograph: Collins Courts

There were two high profile casualties in Dublin West as former Labour tánaiste Joan Burton and Solidarity TD Ruth Coppinger lost their Dáil seats tur(...)

The veteran Fianna Fáil politician, Pat the Cope Gallagher, has lost his seat in Donegal after more than four decades as an elected representative in the county. Photograph: The Irish Times

As in Donegal as in the rest of the country it was Sinn Féin’s election, with its two candidates, Pearse Doherty and Pádraig MacLochlainn taking a who(...)

Mike Murphy and his colleagues have laptops, calculators and invoices strewn on the table in front of them. They run Moolicious Foods in Moville, just up the coast. Murphy would like to see better government support for rural businesses and for the fishing industry. Photograph:  Freya McClements

Even on a weekday morning, Tank and Skinny’s coffee shop and home bakery in Muff, Co Donegal, is busy. It opened in 2016, a few months after the last(...)

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

Peter Casey is standing in both Dublin West and Donegal. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Peter Casey has put his name on the ballot paper in Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s Dublin West constituency as an “obvious protest vote” against the Fine Ga(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar buys  sausages at Fitzgerald’s Butchers during his general election campaign walkabout in Fermoy, Co Cork. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg.

Not so ‘fast’ Eddie A week is a long time in politics, so the cliche goes, but for Fianna Fáil’s Eddie Ryan it must be eternal. “Fast” Eddie declare(...)

‘i’d swear Varadker called this election when he heard I was in serious pain and I can’t stand for a long time,” said  Peter Casey. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Peter Casey’s pocket vibrates and he begins to fiddle with a leather holder. It’s not his phone that needs to be answered but a medical device he had(...)

Where Peter Casey wins his vote and who he takes votes from, could be a factor in the final outcome. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Donegal (five seats) Current: 2 FF, 1 FG, 1 SF, 1 Ind Donegal is a five-seat constituency where Sinn Féin could make a gain. But it is also a const(...)

Jim O’Callaghan said Fine Gael were ‘not interested’ in confronting gangland crime. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

If in government Fianna Fáil would reform criminal legislation to deal with gangland figures in the same way members of the Provisional IRA were tackl(...)

The focus of controversial political statements since the presidential election has not been Travellers, but immigrants. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

After the presidential election in 2018, during which Peter Casey criticised Travellers to propel himself to a runner-up spot, TDs worried that a new (...)

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