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Eamon Ryan to step down as leader of Green Party
Anne O'Donoghue
This comes after the Green Party lost more than half their council seats in the recent local elections.
17 June 2024 Opinion
Opinion: when opportunity knocks, perhaps you should open the door
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil seem to have dismissed the prospect of a summer election, but it might be their best chance of being returned to power.
12 June 2024 News
High-profile farmers lose out on council seats
It was a difficult week for Dermot Kelleher, Kevin Comiskey, and the Hacketts as their efforts to become county councillors fell short.
Independent Ireland gain 23 seats in local elections
The new party is also in contention to take a seat in the European Parliament through Ciaran Mullooly.
12 June 2024 News
Analysis: survey predicted Sinn Féin's slump
The recent Irish Farmers Journal survey showed Sinn Féin at 6%, which seemed nonsensical. But using the slide rule of doubling that vote, it proved eerily accurate.
12 June 2024 News
Big battle for final seats in Brussels
While Seán Kelly, Billy Kelleher and Luke Ming Flanagan will join the four Dublin MEPs in the next parliament, there is a massive fight on for the remaining seven seats.
12 June 2024 News
55,000 spoiled votes in European elections
Over 3% of votes were spoiled, with the number of candidates and the length of the ballot paper contributing factors
12 June 2024 News
How did the farmer candidates fare in the local elections?
We provide a unique and comprehensive guide to how the farming candidates standing in the local elections fared.
10 June 2024 News
Farmers Journal farmers survey foresaw the Sinn Féin slump
The big story of the local and European elections so far has been the rise of the independents at the expense of Sinn Féin and we saw it coming from the farmers' poll carried out over two weeks ago
9 June 2024 News
Opinion: Kelleher, Cowen and co get a dose of Andrews' Liversalts
The Fianna Fáil candidate for the Dublin constituency set the cat among the, er, dairy cows, as he stated his opposition to the nitrates derogation days before polling.
8 June 2024 Opinion
IFA president distances himself from European election candidate
The IFA constitution states that the farm organisation “shall remain non-party political".
6 June 2024 News
Political car rally on farm
The Dealer heard there was a political car rally of sorts in west Cork last week.
5 June 2024 Dealer