Minister: It's a matter for Maria Bailey whether or not to withdraw swing fall personal injury claim
MINISTER Josepha Madigan has said it's up to Maria Bailey whether or not she should withdraw her personal injury legal action against a Dublin hotel. Ms Bailey is being represented by Ms Madigan's family law firm in the case she has taken against the Dean Hotel after she fell out of a swing in 2015. Ms Madigan has said she left the practice in 2017. She refused to say if she had any role in advising Ms Bailey saying it would be a "confidential matter". Maria Bailey.
AN RTÉ/TG4 EXIT poll has indicated that the Green Party ’s candidate will top the European election poll in Dublin , and the party is in strong contention for seats Sean Kelly has topped the polls there on 16%. If the polls are accurate, Independent TD Mick Wallace will win the fifth and last seat in this
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AN RTÉ/TG4 EXIT poll has indicated that the Green Party’s candidate will top the European election poll in Dublin, and the party is in strong contention for seats in the two other constituencies.
The exit poll has Ciarán Cuffe on 23%, with Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald on 14%. Fianna Fáil’s Barry Andrews and Independent TD Clare Daly are both on 12%. Sinn Féin’s Lynn Boylan is on 10%; if these polls are correct, she will not be re-elected as an MEP.
The Green’s Saoirse McHugh is on 12%, which puts her in third place in the Midlands-NorthWest area. Fine Gael’s Mairéad McGuinness and Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy are on 25% and 15% respectively in those areas.
304 drivers caught speeding across the country in just one day
Gardai caught 304 drivers across the country who were speeding over the course of Friday. The detections were made during ‘National Slow Down Day’ operations, during which gardai were out in high volumes on Irish roads.
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EXIT polls following today' s vote have suggested the Green Party will top the poll in Dublin . RTE and TG4' s exit poll , which was announced on tonight' s Late Late Show , indicated that Ciaran Cuffe will win the hotly contested constituency with 23 per cent of the vote. Fine Gael TD Frances Fitzgerald
Maria Walsh and Luke Ming Flanagan are in a battle for the final seat, as both are on 10%. Peter Casey looks almost certain to lose out, polling at 7%, just ahead of Fianna Fáil’s two candidates, Brendan Smith and Anne Rabbitte, who are on 6% and 3% respectively.
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In Ireland South, Grace O’Sullivan is also on 12%, putting her in fourth place, closely behind Sinn Féin’s Liadh Ní Riada (13%) and Fianna Fáil’s Billy Kelleher (13%). Sean Kelly has topped the polls there on 16%. If the polls are accurate, Independent TD Mick Wallace will win the fifth and last seat in this constituency (the poll puts him on 10%).
In the local elections, Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are both neck-and-neck on 23%.
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The exit poll has Ciarán Cuffe on 23%, with Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald on 14%. Fianna Fáil’s Barry Andrews and Independent TD Clare Daly are both on © Catalyst Images People leave and arrive at a polling station for the European Parliament elections VOTING IS UNDERWAY across the country
DUBLIN - Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed Saturday, putting it in line to take its first In Dublin , some of their candidates topped polls by significant margins. "We cannot yet count our chickens, but the exit polls for the Irish Greens are
The Greens have made gains again here, and are on 9% (they were on 1.6% in the last local elections). Sinn Féin are on 12% and the Labour party are on 6%.
Independents are on 15% and other small party groupings such as Solidarity-PBP, Independents 4 Change, and the Independent Alliance are all on 2%.
The Social Democrat party is on 3% while Aontú is on 1%, according to the poll.
The RTÉ exit poll also indicates that 87% have voted ‘Yes’ in the divorce referendum, which would result in the requirements for requesting a divorce being eased. Currently, two married people need to be separated for four years before getting divorced.
Culture Minister Josepha Madigan said that the poll result was “fantastic news”, and said it was clear the Irish people acknowledge that “people need to be shown compassion and shouldn’t have to wait four years to move on” from a broken marriage.
'Today is the Greens' day' - Mary Lou McDonald concedes Sinn Féin will lose seats
SINN Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has conceded her party will lose seats in the local elections and said "today is the Greens' day". The expected loss of seats is the second lacklustre performance by Sinn Féin since Ms McDonald assumed the party leadership after is disastrous showing in the race for Áras an Uachtaráin last year. She said her party won a hundred extra seats in 2014.
In Germany, polls for the 2019 EU Parliament elections have now closed, so results of the exit polls are available. And Angela Merkel's The free-market FDP looks to take 5.5 percent. The Left Party also at 5.5 percent. That leaves 13 percent for other parties in Germany in this European election.
Green Party ’s Ciaran Cuffe ‘not celebrating yet’ as he looks set to top poll . Former SDLP leader Mark Durkan has conceded he is unlikely to win a seat in the The fourth seat in Dublin is one of two extras Ireland has been allocated as a result of the Brexit vote. Those candidates who take Ireland's two
REDC spoke to 3,230 voters in polling stations nationwide, and there’s a 4% margin of error with the poll.
The polls closed at 10pm tonight, and counting begins tomorrow from 9am.
The official results of the European elections won’t be announced until Sunday night after 10pm, when voting has finished across all EU member states.
Vote shows support for easing of divorce laws.
Changes to Ireland's restrictive divorce laws are expected to be passed by an overwhelming majority.