Election 2020

 

Seanad election results: Full list of new Senators

Of the 60 Senators who make up the Seanad 49 have been elected to the five vocational and two university panels. The Taoiseach of the new government will nominate 11 Senators. The following is the full list of the 49 Senators elected to the vocational and university panels. CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL PANEL (Five Senators) Sean […]

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Alan Kelly becomes Labour party leader

Alan Kelly has become the 13th leader of the Labour Party. It comes as his rival Aodhán O Ríordáin conceded defeat last night. There was a total valid poll of 1,915 votes in the leadership contest, and a quota of 958 votes. Alan Kelly received 1,047 votes, to Aodhán Ó Ríordáin’s 868 votes. In a […]

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BREAKING: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael formally enter negotiations on programme for government

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have formally entered into negotiations on a programme for government. More than six weeks after the 2020 General Election, the two parties have agreed to begin the process of officially forming the next government. In a joint statement, the parties said they both agree the need to form a “strong […]

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‘A very serious constitutional problem’ – Politicians cannot pass any new laws after Sunday

POLITICIANS will be unable to pass any new laws after this Sunday creating a “very serious constitutional problem”, the Dáil Ceann Comhairle has warned. Seán Ó Fearghaíl has confirmed that without a newly-elected Taoiseach’s 11 nominees to the new Seanad, the Oireachtas will not be able to pass any new legislation after this weekend. It […]

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Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to open formal government formation talks

From The Irish Examiner. Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are to open formal talks on forming a government amid fears over the coronavirus and after meetings of the two party leaders. In a statement this evening, Fianna Fáil confirmed that the two parties will appoint their own teams for the negotiations, which come as the […]

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Election 2020 Final Result

 

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Cork East Final Result

After the final count in Cork East the following candidates have been elected to the 33rd Dail. Pat Buckley SF Sean Sherlock LAB David Stanton FG James O’Connor FF

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Election 2020 Coverage and Results

Join us on Sunday for full Election 2020 Coverage and Results from 1pm to 1am. 1pm to 4pm – Tom Slattery 4pm to 7pm – Eanna Dowling 7pm-10pm – Seamus Murphy 1pm – 1am – Will McGoldrick

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Election 2020 Party Manifestos

Below you will find links to the main party manifestos: Fianna Fail – https://www.fiannafail.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fianna-Fail-General-Election-Manifesto-2020.pdf Fine Gael – https://election2020.finegael.ie/pdf/FG_GE20_Manifesto.pdf Sinn Fein – https://www.sinnfein.ie/files/2020/SF_GE2020_Manifesto.pdf Labour – https://www.labour.ie/download/pdf/labour_manifesto_key_points_and_spending_plans.pdf Green Party – https://www.greenparty.ie/campaigns/green-party-manifesto-general-election-2020/ Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley – https://www.facebook.com/electMLF/photos/pcb.1495303343960893/1495303303960897/?type=3&theater

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CRY Election 2020 Debates

Tune in to CRY104FM for the first of our election debates on Saturday 25th January at 3pm. The debate will also be transmitted live on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/cry104fm/

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Waterford Constituency Profile

From The Irish Times Four seats Current: 1 FG, 1 SF, 1 FF, 1 Ind Waterford is one of the few constituencies where several of the incumbent TDs and previous strong contenders will not be standing in the upcoming general election, leaving the race wide open for a surprise result. Fine Gael TD John Deasy […]

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Waterford Candidates

  Mary Butler FF   Ronan Cleary AON   David Cullinane SF   Una Dunphy S-P   Damien Geoghegan FG   Kieran Hartley IND   John Cummins FG   Eddie Mulligan FF   Marc O’Cathasaigh GP   Bernadette Phillips IND   John Pratt LAB   Matt Shanahan IND

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Cork East Candidates

  Pat Buckley SF   Mary Linehan-Foley IND   James O’Connor FF   Pa O’Driscoll FG   Kevin O’Keeffe FF   Sean O’Leary IND   Liam Quaide GP   Seán Sherlock LAB   Frank Shinnick IFP   David Stanton FG

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Cork East constituency profile

From The Irish Times Cork East (four seats) Current: 1 FF, 1 FG, 1 Lab, 1 SF Cork East may in theory be an open four-seat constituency but in practice tends to be a somewhat more complex affair, with effectively two separate contests taking place in the north and the south. Historically, the constituency has […]

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Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley Steps Down from CRY

It has been announced that Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley is to step down from her role as Chair of the Community Radio Youghal Board of Directors for the duration of the Election Campaign. Cllr. Linehan Foley does not wish the station to appear favouarble to her or for any sense of impropriety to be seen […]

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General Election 2020: The strengths and weaknesses of the five main party leaders

From The Irish Independent. The Irish Independent political team have put together an analysis of the leaders of the five main political parties as voters prepare to weigh up the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) of each one. Leo Varadkar – Fine Gael An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD following his interview on “This Week” […]

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CRY Election 2020 Coverage

All candidates will be invited on Drivetine Monday to Thursday between  4pm and 6pm. In Focus will hold two live debates on Saturday 25th January and Saturday 1st February from 3pm to 5pm.

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General Election to take place on February 8

From The Irish Examiner. The Taoisech Leo Varadkar has informed his Cabinet colleagues that General Election 2020 will take place on Saturday February 8. The Taoiseach will travel to Áras an Uachtaráin this afternoon to seek a dissolution of the 32nd Dáil from President Michael D Higgins. The date of the election will be Saturday […]

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Mary Linehean Foley Declares for Election 2020

Hi friends, it looks as though an election is around the corner in a few short weeks time. Its with great pride that I am announcing that I will be seeking election to Dáil Éireann in this upcoming general election. It was a pretty easy decision for me to make as I’m working at grassroots […]

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All eyes are on Sinn Féin seat in Cork East election race

From EchoLive. ALL eyes will be on Pat Buckley’s numbers as the ballot boxes are opened on count day in Cork East. Of the four sitting TDs, you could put a fair amount of money on Fine Gael’s David Stanton, Labour’s Seán Sherlock, and Fianna Fáil’s Kevin O’Keeffe all winning re-election. But Sinn Féin’s grip […]

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Cork East Constituency Fianna Fail Election Candidates

The Fianna Fáil ticket for the Cork East constituency has been completed following the addition of Cllr. James O’Connor. Cllr. O’Connor will join sitting TD Kevin O’Keeffe in contesting the next General Election. The decision was taken following a meeting of the Party’s National Constituencies Committee. Cllr. O’Connor was elected to Cork County Council in […]

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