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Taoiseach Micheál Martin expressed the hope that the pary would enjoy a ‘strong and effective campaign’.

Fianna Fáil TD Jim O’Callaghan has been appointed director of elections for the byelection in his own constituency, Dublin Bay South. The party will (...)

Helen McEntee: from here to maternity. Photograph: Tom Honan

Welcome to the world, Michael Shane Hickey. Your early arrival made national headlines and set the perfect tone for a welcome day of hope and optimism(...)

Eoghan Murphy: Given that the byelection  was triggered by the resignation of a former housing minister, it could also somewhat fittingly act as a reminder to the Coalition parties of the importance of solving the housing crisis. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Musing on the forthcoming byelection in Dublin Bay South after the decision of Fine Gael’s Eoghan Murphy to quit, Taoiseach Micheál Martin said on Tue(...)

Green Party councillor Hazel Chu and former Fine Gael TD Kate O’Connell are among those expected to compete for the seat vacated by Eoghan Murphy. Photographs: Dara Mac Dónaill and Eric Luke

The Dublin Lord Mayor and Green Party chairwoman Hazel Chu is seeking to run for the forthcoming byelection in Dublin Bay South, The Irish Times under(...)

Green tea Taoiseach Micheál Martin was sorely disappointed with Nphet but determined to move on in a renewed spirit of working together for the sake of the nation. File photograph: The Irish Times

Their approach to business may have been different but there was no doubt this week that the Taoiseach and Tánaiste were fuming over Sunday night’s le(...)

 Chairman of Fine Gael parliamentary party Richard Bruton: "I think people did perceive the party as not being ‘on your side’ and that is one of the most difficult challenges if a party comes to be perceived as being sort of detached."  Photograph: Laura Hutton

Fine Gael was seen as detached and not on the side of the public in this year’s general election, according to the blunt finding of an internal party (...)

Against expectations, former Dublin Bay South TD Kate O’Connell has been excluded from the nominations to run for Fine Gael in the Seanad election which takes place next month. File photograph: Eric Luke

An internal Green Party row over the selection process for Seanad election nominees has delayed the announcement of its candidates for the vocational (...)

Sinn Féin’s housing spokesman, Eoin Ó Broin, and the party’s leader, Mary Lou McDonald, with a street trader in Moore Street in Dublin, on Monday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

The general election is a story of outsiders who 20 years ago had 2.5 per cent of the vote and one TD. Most of the media in the Republic poured contem(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Stephen Donnelly, elected  in the Wicklow Count Centre, Greystones.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Counts have concluded in 39 general election constituencies, narrowly making Fianna Fáil  the largest party in the 33rd Dáil. Micheál Marti(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  speaking to the media at the election count in Phibblestown Community Centre yesterday. Photograph: Tom Honan

The results of this earthquake general election will continue to unfold but it is already clear that the landscape on which our politics happens has b(...)

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