Labour Senator Ivana Bacik launches her Dublin Bay South byelection campaing on  Wilton Terrace in Dublin. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

A “Punch and Judy” politics that paints the Dublin Bay South byelection as a race between Sinn Féin and Fine Gael is “disrespectful” to voters in the (...)

Danny Healy-Rae is accusing Fine Gael TD Brendan Griffin of ‘showboating’ over filling in the Kerry potholes.

The joy of outdoor dining again will be somewhat diminished for the people of Dublin Bay South over the coming weeks as they contend with byelection c(...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu and Cllr Claire Byrne. The latter was seen as firmly in Green Party leader Eamon Ryan’s camp amid recent divisions in the party.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Green Party’s leadership insisted divisions in the party are behind them as Councillor Claire Byrne was selected as their candidate for the Dublin(...)

 Sarah Durcan has been named the   Social Democrats candidate in the upcoming Dublin Bay South byelection. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Social Democrats have selected former general election candidate Sarah Durcan to run in the Dublin Bay South byelection. It comes as Sinn Féin co(...)

Fine Gael won about 25% of the vote in January 2020. For the party’s candidate to win this byelection, he needs 50% plus one vote. File photograph: Getty

When Fine Gael’s James Geoghegan and his team went out for their first leaflet drop in Dublin Bay South during the week, they suited up like they were(...)

Fianna Fáil director of elections Jim O’Callaghan with Deirdre Conroy, who is expected to be the party’s candidate for the Dublin Bay South byelection.

Fianna Fáil councillor Deirdre Conroy is on course to be selected as Fianna Fáil’s candidate for the Dublin Bay South byelection. It comes as another(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said his party would ‘prefer a poll in the summer’. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar strongly signalled a July byelection in Dublin Bay South on Monday, as all parties prepare for the campaign to begin. In a pre(...)

Leo Varadkar: failure to win the Dublin Bay South byelection could have serious implications for his leadership of Fine Gael. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The stakes couldn’t be higher for all the major political parties in the forthcoming Dublin Bay South byelection. The outcome will signpost whether (...)

Cllr James Geoghegan. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Fine Gael councillor James Geoghegan has told party members he intends to seek a nomination to run as a candidate in the forthcoming Dublin Bay South (...)

Eoghan Murphy has resigned his Dáil seat. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Fine Gael leader and Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said his party will pick the candidate who is “most likely to win” for the forthcoming byelection in Dublin(...)

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