Google releases the main questions people are asking about Ireland's political parties this week 4 years ago

Google releases the main questions people are asking about Ireland's political parties this week

Judgment day is almost upon us...

People all over Ireland will head to the polling stations tomorrow to cast their ballot and decide who will lead Ireland for the foreseeable future, and naturally, people are extremely curious about what they might be voting for.

It's no surprise, then, that voters have been asking their trusty search engines everything they need to know about the various parties vying for votes this week.

According to Google, these are the most frequently asked questions about Ireland's political parties:

Labour

  1. Who founded the Irish Labour party?
  2. What have the Irish Labour party done?
  3. What do the Labour party want to do if elected in Ireland?
  4. What do the Labour party stand for?
  5. Who is the deputy leader of Labour?

Fine Gael

  1. What does Fine Gael mean?
  2. How many seats do Fine Gael have?
  3. Who founded Fine Gael?
  4. Why did Lucinda Creighton leave Fine Gael?
  5. When was Fine Gael founded?

Sinn Féin

  1. What does Sinn Féin mean?
  2. Why not to vote for Sinn Féin?
  3. Why vote Sinn Féin?
  4. How many seats will Sinn Féin win?
  5. Will Sinn Féin get into government?

Fianna Fáil

  1. What does Fianna Fáil mean?
  2. Why vote Fianna Fáil?
  3. What does Fianna Fáil stand for?
  4. Who founded Fianna Fáil?
  5. How many TDs does Fianna Fáil have?

Social Democrats

  1. Who are the Social Democrats?
  2. How many Social Democrats are running in the Irish election?
  3. Who is the head of the social democrats?
  4. How much did the Social Democrats say it would cost to close Irish Water?
  5. What is the Social Democrats stance on the EU?

People Before Profit/Anti-Austerity Alliance

  1. How many AAA candidates are there in the 2016 election?
  2. What does 'AAA' stand for?
  3. Why should people who earn more pay more tax?
  4. Which party will restore public sector pay?
  5. What is the AAA slogan?

Green Party

  1. Why not to vote for the Green party in Ireland?
  2. How many seats are likely for the Green party in the 2016 election?
  3. How was the Irish Green party formed?
  4. Who is trying to decriminalise marijuana in Ireland?
  5. Will the Green party get elected?

Renua

  1. What does 'Renua' mean?
  2. How many seats will Renua win?
  3. Who is the leader of Renua Ireland?
  4. How many Renua candidates are there?
  5. Is Eddie Hobbs still in Renua?