2/1 that we head to the polls again in May 2016

8/15 that it will be after July 2016 BoyleSports has opened up a market on what month will the next Irish General Election take place and it’s after July 2016 that heads the betting at 8/15. May 2016 isn’t an outsider and is currently the second favourite at 2/1 with April 2016 priced at 5/1 […]

Principled Campaign Doubles Green Vote in Tipperary

Tipperary Greens candidate Gearóid Fitzgibbon and the team thank the 1341 citizens of Tipperary who chose to put a No.1 on the ballot paper beside Gearóid and the Greens, and the 10000 plus voters who gave a No.2 or high preference. According to Gearóid “You have doubled our vote as a percentage of votes cast […]

Record-Breaking 83% of Young People expected to Vote in the General Election

New research by Thinkhouse youth communications agency found that a record-breaking 83% of young people are expected to vote in the General Election on Friday. The Union of Students in Ireland has released new research by Smartvote which shows that 76% of 92,000 surveyed Smartvote users think low hour contracts should be abolished; and 70% […]

Dáil and Seanad Free Postage Scheme ought to be abolished – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called for the abolition of the Dáil, & Seanad Free Postage Scheme known as Litir Um Thoghchan. The Scheme which is operated by An Post is an exercise of the powers conferred on it by Section 74 of the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983: “I am firmly of the […]

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 […]

Serious legal and electoral consequences may follow this misrepresentation – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has expressed his grave concern regarding the publication on Wednesday (17th Feb) of a mistaken version of the official General Election Notice of Poll in The Nationalist Newspaper based in Clonmel. In the printed version of the newspaper Deputy McGrath is erroneously categorised as a Fine Gael candidate despite the fact […]

Fitzgibbon wants a New Tipperary

Since the beginning of the week Gearoid Fitzgibbon has been travelling Tipperary in his campaign van, spreading the message of local energy, better politics, and better services that he hopes will see him elected on Friday. “Tipperary” said Gearoid “is referred to as the Premier County. This goes back to Thomas Davis, Editor of The […]

Fitzgibbon Wants Tipperary to Lead Ireland’s Energy Transition

“One simple solution can immediately put money circulating into rural economies: Stop the waste of energy.” This was the key message of the campaign launch on Thursday evening of Tipperary Greens election candidate, Gearóid Fitzgibbon. Speaking on the theme of “Creating Rural Jobs and Investment”, Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan spoke about his own roots […]

Family Carers save the state €4 billion; want commitments from next Government

Family Carers Ireland have launched their Pre-Election 2016 Campaign appealing to politicians to include carers in their list of priorities for the new Government. The campaign, titled ‘Election 2016: Achieving Fairness for Family Carers’ highlights that with the number of family carers on the rise, more must be done to support their unpaid work and […]

Fitzgibbon asks Voters to reflect on Leadership

Ahead of the campaign launch on February 11th, Tipperary Greens election candidate Gearóid Fitzgibbon, says that the 2016 election offers Tipperary an opportunity to reflect on the type of leadership that they want in the new and unified county. “Irish voters tend to select their representatives to their national parliament on the basis of personal […]

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