Candidates running in the European Parliament elections

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Dublin city and county - four seats available.

  • Frances Fitzgerald TD (Fine Gael)
  • Mark Durkan (Fine Gael, former SDLP leader)
  • Barry Andrews (Fianna Fáil)
  • Lynn Boylan MEP (Sinn Féin)
  • Alex White (Labour)
  • Clare Daly TD (Independents4Change)
  • Ciarán Cuffe (Green Party, Dublin City councillor
  • Gary Gannon (Social Democrats, Dublin City councillor)
  • Eílis Ryan (The Worker’s Party, Dublin City councillor)
  • Gillian Brien (Solidarity/People Before Profit)
  • Rita Harrold (Solidarity/People Before Profit)
  • Alice Mary Higgins (Independent, current Senator)
  • Eamon Murphy (Independent, pro-life activist)
  • Hermann Kelly (Independent, founder Irexit Freedom to Prosper)
  • Gemma O’Doherty (Independent, campaigner)
  • Ben Gilroy (Independent, anti-eviction activist)
  • Aisling McNiffe (Independent, carer)
  • Mark Mullan (Independent, humanitarian aid worker)
  • Tony Bosco Lowth (Independent, gardener and social entrepreneur)
Midlands North West
Cavan, Donegal, Galway, Kildare, Leitrim, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Roscommon, Sligo and Westmeath.
4 Seats Abailable


  • Mairead McGuinness MEP (Fine Gael)
  • Maria Walsh (Fine Gael, former Rose of Tralee)
  • Brendan Smith TD (Fianna Fáil)
  • Anne Rabbitte TD (Fianna Fáil)
  • Matt Carthy MEP (Sinn Féin)
  • Dominic Hannigan (Labour)
  • Saoirse McHugh (Green Party)
  • Cyril Brennan (Solidarity/People Before Profit)
  • Michael O’Dowd (Renua)
  • Patrick Greene (Direct Democracy Ireland)
  • Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagen MEP ( Independent)
  • Peter Casey (Independent, former presidential candidate)
  • Dilip Mahapatra (Independent, doctor)
  • Fidelma Healy Eames (Independent, former Fine Gael senator)
  • Olive O’Connor (Independent, health advocate)
  • James Miller (Independent)
  • Diarmaid Mulcahy (Independent, business advisor)
Ireland South
Carlow, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Offaly, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow.
5 Seats Available


  • Deirdre Clune MEP (Fine Gael)
  • Seán Kelly MEP (Fine Gael)
  • Andrew Doyle TD (Fine Gael)
  • Malcolm Byrne (Fianna Fáil, Wexford county councillor)
  • Billy Kelleher TD (Fianna Fáil)
  • Liadh Ní Riadh MEP (Sinn Féin)
  • Shelia Nunan (Labour)
  • Mick Wallace TD (Independents4Change)
  • Grace O’Sullivan (Green Party senator)
  • Adrienne Wallace (Solidarity/People Before Profit)
  • Jan Van de Ven (Direct Democracy Ireland)
  • Peter O’Loughlin (Identity Ireland)
  • Breda Gardner (Independent Kilkenny county councillor)
  • Diarmuid O’Flynn (Independent, anti-bailout campaigner)
  • Liam Minehan (Independent, farmer)
  • Walter Ryan Purcell (Independent, tour operator)
  • Theresa Heaney (Independent, homemaker)
  • Paddy Fitzgerald (Independent, retired farmer)
  • Dolores Cahill (Independent/Irexit Freedom to Prosper)
  • Maurice Sexton (Independent, scientist)
  • Allan Brennan (Independent, project manager)
  • Colleen Worthington (Independent, homemaker)
  • Peter Madden (Independent, environmental educator)



Due to Brexit, Ireland has been given two extra seats in this election - one in Dublin and one in the South.

However, if the UK does not leave the EU by May 24, the fourth-placed candidate in Dublin and fifth-placed in South will have to wait to take their seats.






 

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Life-long Socialists Mick Wallace, Clare Daly and Gary Gannon want to emulate legendary
Socialists Joe Higgins, Paul Murphy and Proinsias De Rossa in gaining access to the EU
gravy train, and some serious snouts in the trough time...... :sneaky:
 

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Life-long Socialists Mick Wallace, Clare Daly and Gary Gannon want to emulate legendary
Socialists Joe Higgins, Paul Murphy and Proinsias De Rossa in gaining access to the EU
gravy train, and some serious snouts in the trough time...... :sneaky:
Got to look after those pensions.
 
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