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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....

Harty the hero of General Election in Clare – 100 per cent tally

Michael Harty (IND) is set to be the story of the General Election in County Clare with the completed tally placing the No Doctor, No Village candidate in second place behind Timmy Dooley (FF)....

Carey (FG) extends lead over McDonagh (FF) in battle for fourth seat

Joe Carey (FG) has pulled around 500 first preference vote ahead of Michael McDonagh (FF) with more than three quarters of the tally boxes open in Clare. The pair, who are in a shake...

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...

Harty (IND) could top poll – Carey (FG), McNamara (LAB) McDonagh (FF), Moran (SF)...

Dr Michael Harty (IND) looks set to take a seat in the General Election in Clare and may even top the poll. With 27 per cent of tallies in, the No Doctor No Village...

Your Guide to #clarege16 – Special Digital Edition

Still unsure how to vote? Need to know where the candidates stand on the issues that matter? Desperate to find out which Simpson's character they most relate to? Over the past four weeks The...

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...

The Conway Call – Senator Martin Conway delivers GE16 Verdict

CLARE is like two sides of one coin. In one sense it can always buck the trend and throw up a surprise, but in another sense it can be very reflective of the national...

Election Junkie: ‘We did it Dick’

From the contests at the chapel gates to one result from a fight that echoed around the world, broadcaster and media consultant Caimin Jones has seen General Elections in many different guises. Here he...

Who would you like to see in the cabinet when the dust settles?

Whatever the outcome of the General Election, the make up of the next Government will be determined in negotiations between parties in early March. Who would you like to see in the cabinet when...

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Broadford held back without ‘vital’ sewerage system

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