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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...

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...

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...

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...

#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...

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...

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....

Clare General Election Poll – Independents

Following the decision of James Breen (IND) not to contest next year's General Election, and the emergence of Richard Cahill (IND) as a candidate, the Independent line-up for the election has begun to take...

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...

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