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Marathon count draws to a close as four seats are filled.

A marathon Clare General Election count drew to a close in Falls Hotel just after 12.30pm this Sunday with two Fine Gael and government TDs in Deputy Pat Breen and Deputy Joe Carey being deemed elected...

Pat Breen predicts coalition of Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael

Fine Gael TD Pat Breen has backed a historic Fine Gael and Fianna Fail coalition following the election this weekend. “I think there’s an onus on both parties to try and form a government,” he...

Zero to hero in five weeks for Dr Michael Harty

TO chants of Óle, Óle, Dr Michael Harty was returned to Dáil Éireann after an election campaign that he described to The Clare People as going from ‘zero to a seat in five weeks’. The...

Dooley tops the poll for second time in three elections

  Clare poll topper Timmy Dooley has hailed the team behind that ensured he enjoyed his third successive General Election victory in the Banner County — the Mountshannon man having been elected on the seventh...

McDonagh still fighting, but admits he’s losing the battle

Fianna Fáil candidate in Clare Michael ‘Malty’ McDonagh has all but conceded defeat in his bid to win a seat in Dáil Éireann, telling The Clare People that his first preference vote just wasn’t...

Hurling selector hails ‘Rural Revolution’

The ‘Rural Revolution’ campaign of Dr Michael Harty struck a chord with people throughout County Clare who wouldn’t have been interested in politics before this General Election, but with rural Ireland dying around them...

Mary Howard: Dr Harty threw up huge puzzle for Fine Gael campaign

Fine Gael’s Mary Howard has said that Independent candidate Dr Michael Harty’s election campaign threw a spanner in the works for her party’s General Election campaign in Clare. Ms Howard looks to be dead and...

Dooley and Harty within touching distance after first count

Timmy Dooley (FF) and Michael Harty (Ind) are on the verge in Clare, with both candidates within touching distance of a quota after the first count. Dooley is needs just 1,200 votes to see him...

McNamara can come back from the brink

The chairman of the Clare Labour Party has backed sitting TD Michael McNamara to come back from the brink and retain his Dáil seat. Speaking to The Clare People, Dermot Hayes, said that the party...

The rebirth of Fianna Fáil has begun – Timmy Dooley

The rebirth of Fianna Fáil in Clare from an historic low of just 22 per cent of the first preference vote in Clare in 2011 has begun in earnest, the party’s standardbearer in Clare...

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