Amazing Turnout for Michael Lowry Campaign Launch – Michael Lowry TD

There was an amazing number of friends and supporters at the Anner Hotel on Friday night last for Michael Lowry’s Official Campaign Launch. Deputy Lowry said that he is eternally grateful for the energy and enthusiasm that people bring to his campaign. ‘I’m as good as you make me’ he told the huge gathering and […]

Tipperary Woman on Courageous Cancer Journey Nominates Lowry – Michael Lowry T.D.

In the midst of a hectic General Election campaign, sometimes heart-warming things can happen. Such was the case for Michael Lowry on Monday of this week when a truly incredible lady came forward to offer to formally nominate him to contest the upcoming General Election. This touching gesture came from Tipperary’s Geraldine Callanan, a woman […]

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 […]

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