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Independent Ireland gain 23 seats in local elections
Pat O'Toole
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.
10 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.
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
Banks draw ire of MEP candidates at Cork meeting
The Irish banking system was described as dysfunctional by an Irish MEP during meeting with farmers in west Cork earlier this week.
29 May 2024 News
Carberry neck and neck with Cowen
The Irish Farmers Journal surveyed over 1,100 farmers in the Midlands North West and South, here are the results of the poll.
29 May 2024 News
Independent Ireland third most popular party among farmers
The party, only founded last November, would get 11% of farmers first preference votes if a general election was held next week.
29 May 2024 News
Local elections: what farmers are running?
Want to know who the farmers are among the local election candidates? The entire list is here.
22 May 2024 News
Opinion: takeaways from the IFA hustings
With a dozen contenders at each of the IFA's four European election hustings, Pat O'Toole was left with plenty to ponder.
11 May 2024 Opinion
Speculation Ciarán Mullooly will run in European elections
Mullooly has been linked with running in the Midlands-Northwest constituency for the Independent Ireland party.
5 April 2024 News
Dermot Kelleher to run in local elections
Former ICSA president joins Independent Ireland and will be a candidate in the local elections in Cork.
16 March 2024 News