Pat Rabbitte: Bacik looks most likely to deny Fine Gael in Dublin Bay South
Timing is of the essence for FG and its first-time candidate James Geoghegan, but the experienced Labour senator is a strong contender
Battle of the barristers: Michael Brennan on the potential candidates in the Dublin Bay South by-election
It’s one of the wealthiest constituencies in the country, but its leafy streets will play host to knife-edge political intrigue and infighting in the coming months as half a dozen contenders fight to claim the seat vacated by Eoghan Murphy
Elaine Byrne: Online lynch mobs pose a real threat and have no place in our democracy
Eoghan Murphy had to be shielded from a hostile crowd at the 2019 election count, Leo Varadkar has Garda protection from death threats, and Hazel Chu has expressed fears for her daughter’s safety. Things have gone too far
Analysis: How many more will decide abuse means politics is no longer worth it?
Many of Eoghan Murphy’s numerous online critics will argue that he brought the outrage on himself but when a politician’s loved ones are being abused on the street, things have gone too far