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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...

Clare electorate set to shout stop

In an exclusive interview with The Clare People newspaper as the final tally results for the Clare constituency in the General Election came in, Dr Michael Harty has invoked the spirit of John Healy’s...

Clare General Election Poll

With the identity of most of the key Clare general election candidates now known, the countdown to next years vote can begin in earnest. The election looks set to be the hottest contested in...

The Clare People’s General Election Candidates Poll – The Results

The first shots the 2016 General Election were fired over the weekend in Clare with a massive response to the first candidate based survey so far of this election campaign. The Clare People online survey...

Big parties to keep their powder dry ahead of General Election 2016

FIRST PUBLISHED IN THE CLARE PEOPLE NEWSPAPER ON APRIL 7, 2015 Andrew Hamilton [email protected] Clare's two main political parties are to keep their powder dry over the next few weeks with neither Fine Gael or Fianna Fail...

Fianna Fail storm back in Clare with 31 per cent – but may only...

After narrowly avoid total annihilation in 2011, the Fianna Fail party has returned to it's pre-collapse position of dominance in Clare - claiming 31.08 per cent of the overall according to tallies this afternoon....

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...

#ClareGE16: FF in turmoil as Cllr Colleran Molloy turns down spot on election ticket

FIANNA Fáil in Clare are struggling to finalise their General Election ticket following Councillor Clare Colleran Molloy’s decision to turn down their offer of a spot on the ticket beside Deputy Timmy Dooley and...

What changes would you make to how elections are fought in Clare?

Are you sick of election posters on every lamppost? Should the gender quota be removed or increased? Do you think it's fair that TD's and Senator send out newsletters from the Dáil on the...

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...

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