Election 2016

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Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath said: “The numbers are such that there would need to be a spectacular collapse of the Fine Gael vote and a substantial increase in Fianna Fáil support to overturn that.” File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A senior Fianna Fáil TD said the party should not rule out entering government as a junior coalition partner, raising the prospect of an alliance w(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has refused to rule out a possible run for the leadership of his Fine Gael party in the future. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times.

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has refused to rule out a possible run for the leadership of his Fine Gael party in the future. Mr Varadkar’s name a(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has given a commitment to step down as Fine Gael leader during his next term of office if he wins the forthcoming general elec(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has firmly ruled out remaining on as Fine Gael leader until 2020. Photograph: Getty

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has firmly ruled out remaining on as Fine Gael leader until 2020 or beyond as suggested by Government chief whip Paul Kehoe. Mr K(...)

Enda Kenny  will be watching the polls closely as his Government heads down the final straight. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Politicians of all parties are doing their best to relax in the dog days of August in advance of the frenetic run-in to the general election, but s(...)

Fine Gael leadership: Likely candidates loom into view. Photograph: Getty Images

The claim by Government chief whip Paul Kehoe that Enda Kenny would serve out a second full five-year term as Taoiseach if he wins the next election i(...)

Jonathan Irwin said he was still a strong supporter of Renua. Photograph: The Irish Times

Renua Ireland has lost a second general election candidate in two weeks with Jonathan Irwin confirming he will not be running for Lucinda Creighton’s (...)

Jonathan Irwin, founder and CEO of the Jack and Jill foundation,  has confirmed he will not be running for Renua. Photograph: Frank Miller

Renua Ireland has lost its second candidate in two weeks. Jonathan Irwin has confirmed he will not be running for the party headed by Lucinda Creighto(...)

Government chief whip Paul Kehoe told the Irish Examiner he expected Taoiseach Enda Kenny to serve “another five years and more” if he returned as Taoiseach following the next general election.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Enda Kenny is planning to serve a full term as Taoiseach if re-elected and go on to fight another election, according to the Government chief whip. P(...)

Fine Gael and Labour are now attempting to frantically sprinkle some magic pixie dust on the nation ahead of the 2016 general election

Former Fine Gael strategist Frank Flannery told radio listeners recently that Fianna Fáil, with its current policies, were “slipping back into thei(...)

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