Byelections

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 Independent Paul Gogarty  canvassing in Adamstown in  Dublin Mid West. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Paul Gogarty may be the first of a kind in Irish politics: a Green pool Independent. Famous nationally for shouting “f**k you” at Labour’s Emmet Stag(...)

Micheál Martin says some politicians were ‘playing the race card’ because they think it will work in their favour. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Immigration is not a main issue being raised on the doorsteps to those canvassing for next week’s byelections, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has s(...)

Leo Varadkar: ‘The case I always make is that we are in favour of migration.’

Fine Gael TDs have voiced their opposition to intolerance or hostility towards immigrants at the weekly meeting of the parliamentary party. Amid grow(...)

Election winner Paul Murphy, now joining Joe Higgins and Ruth Coppinger on the bench behind Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Paul Murphy’s middle-class background and education might seem an unlikely background to being the newly elected TD for Dublin South West, with a soc(...)

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