Morris on how to vote – advice for new voters

Sinn Féin’s Tipperary General Election candidate Cllr. Séamie Morris has released a video (watch it below) to help new voters understand what they’ll do on Friday 26th. Cllr Morris said: “The counting of votes is complicated, but casting your vote is not. The task for the new voter is quite simple – once they go […]

Second General Election in 2016 now 7/4

BoyleSports can report that the plunge on a second general election to take place before the end of 2016 hasn’t shown any signs of drying up. Initially installed at 11/2 it’s now 7/4 from 2/1 that we will be heading to the polling stations for a second time before the year is out.  The odds […]

Doorsteps Cry Out Against Broken Promises – Healy

The most consistent and angriest complaint on the door steps is of broken promises and the resultant targeting of those on low and middle incomes for cuts and new taxes.   When considering promises and announcements by Labour and Fine Gael in this General  Election Campaign, voters are considering what happened to the promises they […]

Election Launch a spectacular success – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has thanked the several hundred guests who turned up to his the general election launch at Cahir House Hotel in Co. Tipperary. Deputy McGrath was also joined by Jonathan Irwin of the Jack & Jill Foundation and Dr Chris Goodey of the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP), both of whom […]

Three Candidates To Contest IFA Deputy Presidential Election

The IFA National Returning Officer Jer Bergin has confirmed that three nominations for the position of Deputy President of the Irish Farmers Association have been received by this evening’s deadline.   Pat Farrell (Kildare), Richard Kennedy (Limerick) and Nigel Renaghan (Monaghan) will contest the election to be held in April.   Each of the candidates […]

All roads lead to Cahir for Election Launch McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath will formally launch his General Election Campaign at 7pm on Sunday February 7th at the Cahir House Hotel in Co. Tipperary. Deputy McGrath said that the launch will be a mainly social event as he and his many supporters gather to kick of an energetic and committed campaign: “This election campaign […]

Thursday election would deliberately exclude student voters – USI

The Union of Students in Ireland has said that holding the general election on a Thursday would deliberately exclude students from exercising their constitutional right to vote and is calling on the Taoiseach hold the election on a Friday as in 2011. The call comes in light of reports that  Fine Gael are actively considering […]

National Returning Officer opens nominations for position of IFA President

The IFA National Treasurer and Returning Officer (NTRO) Jer Bergin has opened nominations for the position of President of the IFA.   The resignation of Eddie Downey on Wed, 25th November means an election for President must be held, involving the members voting in the branches.   The National Rules Committee met yesterday and advised […]

Cahill confident ahead of key vote

Councillor Jackie Cahill will tonight (Thursday) put his name forward as one of six candidates in search of a place on the Fianna Fail ticket for the next Dail election. Cahill will be joined on the ballot by Siobhan Ambrose, John Carroll, Imelda Goldsboro, Martin Manseragh and Michael Smith Jr. Having been elected as a […]

Minister Cynical on Laois LEADER Accuses Harkin

Minister for the Environment Mr. Phil Hogan has been castigated for cynical manipulation of media in order to achieve an unnecessary and counter-productive change to the way in which the LEADER programme is delivered in Co. Laois. Responding to the publication of salaries of Chief Executives of Local Development Groups, Marian Harkin said that it […]

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