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      by Sister Mercedes

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    2. Everything to do with elections! If there's an election happening or happening in the near future, this is where the action is.

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    5. For discussion on Dáil Éireann, Seanad Éireann and the Presidency.

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      by Victor Meldrew

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    6. This is a forum where all the comments and discussions from the news articles are stored.

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    1. An active community discussion on Arts, community and rural affairs topics.

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    2. A discussion forum discussing defence and the politics of defence both here and abroad.

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    3. A vibrant and active discussion forum on finance & the economy in Ireland, Europe and the world.

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      by DuineEile

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      by kront999

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    6. EU

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      by Cynicist

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      by 'orebel

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    9. Discussion and debate of all justice and legal related politics.

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      by Cynicist

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    10. Forum discuss more transparent and open government.

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      by ant

      30th April 2015, 10:50 PM

    11. Forum to discuss reform of the political system.

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      by Victor Meldrew

      Yesterday, 11:26 AM

    12. Air, sea, road and rail. Have your say on the politics of transport.

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      by Lara2

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      by GOF58

      3rd May 2015, 11:40 PM

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      by stopdoingstuff

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    3. Discuss the politics across the pond.

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      by livingstone

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    4. Discussion forum for UK Politics

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      by TheKing

      Today, 08:20 PM

    5. Discussion forum on the regional politics of Connacht.

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      by Analyzer

      4th May 2015, 08:56 AM

    6. Debate and discuss local politics relating to all counties in Leinster.

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      by Congalltee

      Yesterday, 10:42 PM

    7. The Munster local politics discussion board.

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      by Hitchcock

      Today, 07:02 PM

    8. Ulster

      Ulster local political discussion.

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    9. A place to discuss and debate the goings on and politics of Northern Ireland.

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      by vinoboy

      Today, 08:26 PM

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    1. Discussion related to Fianna Fáil

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      by the secretary

      Today, 03:58 PM

    2. Discussion related to Fine Gael

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      by TheKing

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    3. Discussion related to the Green Party

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      by Eammon.devil_eire

      24th April 2015, 04:27 PM

    4. Discuss everything to do with the Labour Party

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      by rockofcashel

      3rd May 2015, 06:39 PM

    5. Discussion related to the Sinn Féin party

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      by between the bridges

      Today, 10:08 AM

    6. Organisation made up of The Socialist Party, People Before Profit and the Workers and Unemployed Action Group

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      by MaireComerford

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    1. A forum to debate political philosophy. Not for the feint hearted!

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      by silverharp

      27th April 2015, 03:15 PM

    2. A forum for formal debating. Black tie recommended.

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      by scolairebocht

      Yesterday, 12:21 AM

    3. Díospóireachtaí polaitiúla, comhrá faoi rud ar bith as Gaeilge.

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      by Darren Mac an Phríora

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    4. Political history discussion

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      by owedtojoy

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    5. YOOF! A discussion forum dedicated to youth politics, open to all.

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      by Verhofstadt

      28th April 2015, 01:06 PM

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    This forum is specially reserved for chat and light-discussion topics. We also like to keep some of the most outstandingly brilliant and awe-inspiring works of art in this forum.

    1. Keep it clean and political. ;-)

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      3rd May 2015, 03:07 PM

    2. Chat is envisaged as the main off-topic forum where Politics.ie users can discuss anything not directly related to politics. We'd courage users to be particularly relaxed and informal and use "Chat" as a forum to get to know other users in an informal manner.

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    3. The Summer Forum. While to politicians are keeping their heads down somewhere sunny and keeping clear of the media, here's where we all live.

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      by Gurdiev

      24th April 2015, 06:15 PM