Seamus Healy

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Labour’s Alan Kelly has been elected on the ninth count without reaching the quota. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The Tipperary election count is now complete following the election of Labour’s Alan Kelly and Fianna Fáil’s Jackie Cahill on the ninth count without (...)

Fine Gael general election candidate Mary Newman Julian with Frank Mockler, left, and Con O’Dywer at the Mid Tipperary Co-Operative Livestock Mart in Thurles, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

Canvassing in Co Tipperary resumed on Wednesday afternoon, after it was confirmed that voting will go ahead on Saturday. Voting in the constituency ha(...)

Tipperary (five seats) Current: 1 FF, 1 Lab, 3 Ind Voting in Tipperary will now go ahead on Saturday along with the rest of the country, returning o(...)

The Government is set for a majority of three in a Dáil motion of no confidence in Mr Murphy, according to latest estimates. Photo: Tom Honan for The Irish Times.

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has survived a motion of no confidence by 56 votes to 53 with 35 abstentions. There will be no general election, w(...)

Former Workers’ Party members Pat Rabbitte, Proinsias De Rossa, Liz McManus and Eamonn Gilmore campaigning for Democratic Left in 2002. Photograph: Eric Luke

A growing number of political groups have positioned themselves further left of the Labour Party and Sinn Féin, including: People Before Profit The(...)

No campaigner Mattie McGrath. Photograph: Collins

Tipperary voted Yes with 59 per cent of voters favouring repeal of the Eighth Amendment. Turnout in Tipperary in the referendum was 64 per cent (...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton said  he would be encouraging teachers, the majority of whom retired before the age of 60, to return to teaching. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

The current starting pay of a new teacher will rise from € 35,958 to € 37,692 from October 2020 and this is a “very competitive salary”, Minister for (...)

A total of 38 TDs have contributed to a Dáil debate on the report of the Committee on the Eighth Amendment.

A Dáil debate on the report of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution resumed late on Tuesday night, having run for two days (...)

Mattie McGrath: “Members of the public are coming to us asking to join because they feel let down by other parties.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Plans are at an advanced stage for the creation of an informal political group to promote rural issues and an anti-abortion message, according to Inde(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: on the warpath, with second World War fighter planes on his socks.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Remember that fella who stood up from his seat on the upper deck of the bus? “I don’t know what a tracker mortgage is!” he exclaimed. He was lucky.(...)

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