Clare’s General Election hopefuls have finally been handed a date for Election by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
The Taoiseach dissolved the 31st Dáil on Wednesday morning before making his way to Áras an Uachtaráin where he informed President Michael D Higgins that the General Election will be held on Friday, 26th February 2016.
Clare General Election Candidates:
Clare Colleran Molloy, Timmy Dooley, Michael McDonagh (Fianna Fáil)
Ann Norton, Richard Cahill, Ian Lynch, Dr. Michael Harty (Independent)
Niamh O’Brien (Fís Nua)
Noeleen Moran (Sinn Féin)
Fergal Smith (Green)
Michael McNamara (Labour)
Joe Carey, Pat Breen, Mary Howard (Fine Gael)
There are four seats to fill in the Clare Constituency. The outgoing TDs are Joe Carey and Pat Breen (FG), Timmy Dooley (FF) and Michael McNamara (LAB).
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Please take one minute to participate in our General Election Poll (below). The deadline for receipt of votes is 11pm on Tuesday, 9 February 2016. Results will be published next Wednesday (10 February).
The last Clare Herald General Election poll was held in August 2015. 2,589 votes were cast between Wednesday 12 August 2015 and Wednesday 19 August 2015. View the results here.