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...

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...

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...

Fine Gael Candidate Poll

The Fine Gael selection convention will take place in Ennis on September 11 with two candidates likely to be chosen on the night and a third added by the party head office at a...

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...

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...

The Big Issue: Elections decided by state of economy

It’s an election truism that people will always vote with their pockets and it has been the case in numerous Irish elections gone by. This one will be no different. So is the economy...

Conway could be left out in the cold on Fine Gael election roundabout

FIRST PUBLISHED IN THE CLARE PEOPLE ON MAY 5 Senator Martin Conway looks unlikely to win a place on the Fine Gael ticket for next year's General Election - as the local strategy committee for...

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....

Battle Royale for last seat in Clare – suggests 50 per cent tally

With more than half of the boxes open in Clare - the tallies strongly indicate that Timmy Dooley (FF), Michael Harty (IND) and Pat Breen (FG), will all be elected to Dail Eireann later...

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