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Election 2016

A General Election will be held on February 26th 2016. Find everything you need to know about registering to vote, how to vote, and your voting rights.

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General Election Candidate: Paul Hand This independent candidate for Dublin South Central has a strong community focus

General Election Candidate: TJ Clare This primary school teacher is concerned about education and employment

GE News: Election to take place on February 26th The deadline to register is Tuesday February 9th

Applications for Postal Vote must be received by February 5th The General Election will take place on February 26th

General Election Candidate: Kathryn Reilly This Sinn Fein candidate for Cavan-Monaghan is the youngest ever Senator elected to the Seanad

General Election Candidate: Julie O’Leary This Fine Gael candidate wants to bring sustainable employment to Cork

Voting facilities for people with disabilities There are different supports available

Recent graduates unfairly excluded from Seanad elections Find out how to register to vote for the Seanad

General Election Candidate: Cormac Manning Green Party candidate Cormac Manning is interested in a fair economic recovery and action on climate change

General Election Candidate: Fergal Smith Priorities for this Green Party candidate include sustainable farming and employment in the environmental sector

General Election Candidate: Fiona Ryan This Anti-Austerity Alliance candidate cares about water charges and the repeal of the 8th amendment

GE News: Social Democrats want to reduce student fees We also look at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis, water charge protests, and Gerry Adams's tweets...