Mr Martin was responding to a remark by Jim O’Callaghan  that Fianna Fáil would ‘have to think about’ if the Taoiseach should lead the party into the next general election. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said that he is not concerned about his position following the disappointing performance of Fianna Fáil in the byelection(...)

Labour’s Ivana Bacik  with  party leader Alan Kelly and supporters as she arrived at the byelection count centre  at the  RDS. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The excitement for the neutrals was short-lived at the RDS as the early tallies quickly told the decisive part of this story: Ivana Bacik was well on (...)

Dublin Bay South byelection: workers seen at the count centre at the RDS, Dublin, on Friday. Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

It’s all over bar the counting. It will be several hours before the final count is announced but the reality is that Labour’s Ivana Bacik is going to (...)

 Ivana Bacik, Labour Party candidate in Dublin Bay South byelection. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Labour’s Ivana Bacik has won the Dublin Bay South byelection, after being elected on the ninth count with 13,382 votes. The Labour Senator was electe(...)

One intriguing feature of The Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI Dublin Bay South constituency  poll was that it showed Sinn Féin winning far few transfers than other leading candidates. File photograph: PA

The progress of the count in the Dublin Bay South byelection today should provide a fascinating insight into where Irish politics may go in the years (...)

Dublin Bay South byelection on polling day. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Turnout in the Dublin Bay South byelection is unlikely to top 40 per cent despite substantial and high-profile campaigns mounted by the leading partie(...)

A woman walks a dog past a polling station at St Patrick’s Girls National School, Ringsend, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Polls opened at 7am in the Dublin Bay South constituency for an eagerly awaited byelection to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of Fine Gae(...)

 Labour’s Sen Ivana Bacik said byelection candidates could use the poll as a means to demand change on issues such as housing, childcare and climate action. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

The Dublin Bay South byelection “is not about changing the Government” but can send a message to the Coalition that it needs to change its policies, L(...)

Fine Gael candidate James Geoghegan canvassing in the Dublin Bay South byelection. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It is no exaggeration to say Covid-19 has been seismic for the country, our economy, our society, our health and education systems, and our political (...)

Peter Dooley, Independent by-election candidate in Dublin Bay South, canvassing Carole Gannon, in Rathmines area of Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Rathmines - a name synonymous with ‘flatland’ - was perhaps the obvious location for Peter Dooley (Independent) to take The Irish Times along on a mor(...)

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