The Irish general election of 2016 took place on Friday, 26 February. Here are some recommended links for researchers and students to get started with this topic.
Ireland has a complex electoral system see the Proportional Representation (PR)/Single Transferable Vote (STV) guide from the Journal
Official government orders relating to the 2016 election.
IFES guides to past elections and results.
Key Parties contesting the election.
With links to their manifestoes
Fine Gael - Let's Keep the Recovery Going
Labour Party- Standing Up for Ireland's Future
Fianna Fáil- An Ireland for All
Sinn Féin- Better with Sinn Féin
Green Party think ahead act now
AAA–PBP Common Principles: Radical Alternatives and Real Equality