Patrick Nulty

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Brian Hayes (Fine Gael):  tipped to become an MEP for Dublin

The Government has decided to bring the Dáil back a week earlier from its Easter recess. (...)

Patrick Nulty: will scuttle off into that murky place in our consciousness reserved for public figures who once did something wrong, only no one can quite remember what. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Patrick Nulty’s behaviour – sending creepy Facebook messages to female constituents, including one of 17 – was sordid and wrong. Once it had be(...)

 Ruth Coppinger  during an anti-austerity protest: got 21.1%  of the vote at the 2011 byelection. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Different rules apply to byelections. They can be a bit of a lottery, with voters giving gove(...)

Micheál Martin  with (from left) Seán Fleming TD, Margaret Conlon, Monaghan candidate, Cllr Mary Fitzpatrick, Dublin European candidate Kate Feeney and Frank Kennedy, candidates for Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It was hard to get any sense at this weekend’s Fianna Fáil’s ardfheis that this is the same party that led the country to the precipice, that g(...)

Former TD Patrick Nulty outside  Leinster House, with  Tánaiste  Eamon Gilmore and Emmet Stagg TD, following the 2011 Dublin West byelection. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Dublin West byelection to fill the seat of former TD Patrick Nulty is likely to be held in the autumn, rather than on the day of the local (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin delivers the leader’s address to  the party’s 75th ardfheis in Killarney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government is in crisis. The Cabinet appears divided. The Taoiseach is all over the place – his carefully constructed image wilting (...)

Patrick Nulty: “It was down to a personal problem with drink, totally out of character, as anyone who knows me will testify.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There is a temptation in politics, especially when elections are involved, to move immediately to the next thing without a backward glance. Whe(...)

Geo-tagging data showed  that messages from Patrick Nulty were  sent from around Leinster House at 5am on December 29th.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

People are increasingly engaging in behaviour online which they would never countenance in the real world whi(...)

Cllr Ruth Coppinger (right)  will expect to be in the running for the vacated seat. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Different rules apply to by-elections. They can be a bit of a lottery, with votes giving governments mid-term kicks or giving a chance to a qui(...)

Former Independent TD Patrick Nulty who resigned his Dáil seat last night after admitting to sending inappropriate messages on the social media site Fcaebook. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A by-election will be held within Dublin West within six months after deputy Patrick Nulty dramatically resigned last night after admitting he (...)

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