Sean O Leary

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Members of the Healy-Rae family perform outside Leinster House on Kildare Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Outside Leinster House it was like the prelude to a boyband concert. A high-spirited crowd, dressed to the nines and giddy with excitement, held homem(...)

  Danny Healy-Rae   retained his seat in Kerry. He is pictured with his brother Michael, family and supporters at the Kerry count centre in Killarney. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

There has been a seismic shift, an historic breakthrough, a transformational change in this general election. And, that’s just Danny Healy Rae’s bela(...)

Sinn Féin’s Pat Buckley topped the poll in Cork East

The last three seats in Cork East were decided on count eight when Sean Sherlock (Lab) reached the quota and Fine Gael junior minister David Stanton a(...)

Sean Haughey (centre), the son of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey, has represented voters in north Dublin since 1992. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats has taken the third seat in Dublin Bay North, the final count to be completed at the RDS. Labour’s Aodhán Ó (...)

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(...)

Fine Gael’s Michael Creed was among the three TDs to retain their seats in Cork North-West. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

All three of the seats in Cork North-West were filled in one fell swoop during the fifth and final count on Sunday evening. Each of the incumbent TDs(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald on the canvass in Dublin Central. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Reuters

Dublin Central (four seats) Current: 1 SF, 1 FG, 1 Ind Mary Lou McDonald is the only near certainty for election in Dublin Central, which for decade(...)

 Fran Ryder, Bobby Doyle (right), Kevin Moran (behind) and other members of the 1970s Dublin team carry the coffin of their former team-mate Anton O’Toole into the Mount Argus church in Kimmage. Photograph: James Forde

The coffin of Dublin GAA star Anton O’Toole was hauled to church on the shoulders of five separate football teams, the mark of a man whose sporting gr(...)

Kyle Moore: “It’s a great feeling when you realise that you’re making a real impact on Government policy.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

What/where did you study and when did you graduate? My undergraduate degree was a BA in social and political studies and economics from NUI Galway. I(...)

IFA president Joe Healy said the Irish agri-food sector was the most exposed sector to Brexit.  Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

Trade issues must be a top priority for the Government in Brexit negotiations, Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Joe Healy has said. “Every (...)

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