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In Pictures: Portarlington celebrates the election of its first TD since...

A large crowd of supporters of the newly elected TD for Kildare South, Portarlington resident, Dr Cathal Berry gathered in Portarlington Golf Club on...

Elected Berry to represent people of East Laois who were ‘forgotten...

Independent Cathal Berry made history yesterday evening as he became the first Portarlington-based TD to be elected to the Dail since 1927. Berry, who is...

‘A tough day … but glad to have represented the people...

There have been many shock results in the 2020 General Election but one of the bigger ones has been the defeat of Fianna Fail's...

Portarlington gets its TD as Cathal Berry unseats Fiona O’Loughlin

The town of Portarlington has a TD for the first time in over 90 years following the election of independent candidate Dr Cathal Berry...

ELECTED: Patricia Ryan first to gain a seat in Kildare South

Sinn Fein's Patricia Ryan has been elected on the sixth count in the Kildare South constituency. She topped the poll last night but had to...

Fiona O’Loughlin back into the lead in Kildare South following elimination...

Outgoing Fianna Fail TD is back in third place in Kildare South following the elimination of her running mate Suzanne Doyle in the 5th...

John Whelan: This wasn’t a Sinn Féin surge, it was a...

A Sinn Fein surge, they say. Scratch that. This was a tsunami. A tsunami of support that swept away everything in its political path. Laois,...

Three-way scrap for last seat in Kildare South as counting finishes...

Counting has concluded for the night in the Kildare South constituency - with a three-way battle taking place for the last seat. Outgoing Fianna Fail...

Sinn Fein’s Ryan in pole position in Kildare South after first...

Sinn Fein's Patricia Ryan is on course for election in the Kildare South constituency. Voters from Portarlington, Killenard and Ballybrittas took part in this constituency...

The final tallies in Kildare South as Monasterevin Sinn Fein candidate...

Sinn Fein are also on course to top the poll in the Kildare South constituency with the Monasterevin candidate Patricia Ryan set to take...

GE2020 – a bluffer’s guide to the General Election in numbers

Today, Saturday, February 8 is polling day. Polling stations will remain open from 7am until 10pm tonight. Voters will elect 160 TDs across the country in...

Fiona McLoughlin-Healy – Why we have to highlight the issues for...

Disability matters to me. Let’s hope whoever represents Kildare South after February 8 feels the same. Obviously we are all fighting a similar battle. A battle for...

Sinn Féin candidate on holidays during closing week of election campaign

A Sinn Féin candidate in the Kildare South constituency, which now takes in Portarlington, Killenard and Ballybrittas, has gone overseas on holidays at a...

History in Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington as residents cast their...

The residents of Oakdale Nursing Home in Portarlington made history today by being the first voters from Laois and Offaly to vote in the...

Cllr Mark Wall – working for you, your family and your...

Mark Wall is a Labour councillor for the past ten years who is seeking election to Dáil Eireann in the Kildare South constituency in...

Portarlington resident Cathal Berry – a doctor and former army ranger...

Dr Cathal Berry - a doctor and former army ranger - has been living in Portarlington for the last 16 years and as a...

Big battle in store in Kildare South as Laois and Offaly...

This day three weeks we'll almost certainly be near the end of the General Election count - and from a Laois point of view...

Labour left in the lurch as Barry pulls out

The Labour Party organisation in Laois-Offaly have been dealt a blow just as the General Election 2020 campaign kicks-off. In a shock announcement the Party’s...

Laois-Offaly a totally different kettle of fish in 2020

General Election 2020 in Laois-Offaly is a whole new ball game and like no general election ever held before in this constituency. It is certainly...

Councillors formally object to move of Portarlington into South Kildare

A local councillor said he is shocked at the muted response in Laois to the proposed move of Portarlington and surrounding areas into the...

Martin Heydon – Fine Gael candidate Kildare South and Laois

Martin Heydon, Fine Gael candidate in Kildare South and Laois on on his commitments if re-elected in the upcoming General Election on February 8. I...