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 The increase in the Green vote means its current two Dáil seats – Eamon Ryan in Dublin Bay South and Catherine Martin in Dublin Rathdown – are secure.  Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The results of the local elections will be pored over in the coming weeks to discern trends for the next general election, with strategies and tickets(...)

A Garda car is seen patrolling in the Moneymore estate in Drogheda, Co Louth. Photograph: James Forde

Halloween is a time when children call upon the homes of neighbours to trick-or-treat. This year the few who did so in the Moneymore estate in Droghed(...)

Brendan Howlin succeeded Joan Burton as Labour leader in May 2016.

Sixteen Labour councillors have signed a letter in support of the embattled party leader Brendan Howlin. The party’s low poll ratings, which have sh(...)

Saint Laurence’s Gate is part of the original medieval Drogheda town wall, less than 10 per cent of which survives. Photograph: David Sleator

Drogheda’s historic Saint Laurence’s Gate is to be permanently closed to traffic. The gate is part of the original medieval Drogheda town wall, less(...)

Full list of candidates A battle is looming in the Wee County where sitting councillor Michael O’Dowd and his nephew Garrett jockey for positio(...)