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#Aras11

# aras11 - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Senator Norris: 'I had a major depression and nervous breakdown'

David Norris said media coverage during the last presidential election had a significant effect on his health.

# aras11 - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

RTÉ head: 'Impossible to say' whether Frontline debate changed election

Noel Curran says the swing between Sean Gallagher and Michael D Higgins is too large to attribute to one programme.

# aras11 - Sunday 18 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# aras11 - Saturday 27 October, 2012

One year after #Aras11, where are the failed presidential candidates now?

One wrote a book, one went on tour, one went back up the North and one went to Strasbourg. Here’s what Seán, Martin, Gay, David, Dana and Mary did next.

# aras11 - Monday 11 June, 2012

McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will become the new Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead.

# aras11 - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Cabinet will not order review of Frontline programme - Kenny

Enda Kenny says any independent review of RTÉ’s Frontline programme is a matter for the BAI and not the cabinet.

BAI, Cabinet to discuss Gallagher demands for Frontline inquiry

The cabinet, and a meeting of the Broadcasting Authority, will examine claims that RTÉ suggested audience questions.

# aras11 - Monday 12 March, 2012

RTÉ invites former UTV chief to assist in editorial review

The national broadcaster has outlined the numerous actions it is taking in connection with last October’s controversial Frontline debate.

Gallagher writes to Rabbitte over 'deeply disturbing' Frontline claims

Seán Gallagher writes to the communications minister seeking a “full investigation” into the making of the Presidential debate.

Poll: Do we need a public inquiry into the RTÉ Frontline debate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we need a public inquiry into the RTÉ Frontline debate?

There have been calls for a further inquiry over claims that an audience member was encouraged to ask a hostile question. So what do you think?

Fianna Fáil call for inquiry over RTÉ Frontline debate

The party said an independent investigator should be appointed, after new claims emerged over the treatment of Seán Gallagher.

# aras11 - Sunday 11 March, 2012

McGuinness blames Gallagher's undoing on 'lack of credibility' - and not RTÉ

Commentators and candidates should respect the democratic decision of the electorate, said the Sinn Féin politician.

Further regulatory process over Gallagher complaint is 'not a matter for RTÉ to decide or influence'

The national broadcaster has responded to an earlier statement made by lawyers for presidential candidate Seán Gallagher calling for a public inquiry into last year’s controversial Frontline debate.

Seán Gallagher calls for inquiry over new RTÉ Frontline claims

Gallagher also said he is considering legal action after new reports emerged over the controversial presidential debate.

# aras11 - Friday 9 March, 2012

12 random items that convulsed Irish politics this past year One Year In This post contains images

12 random items that convulsed Irish politics this past year

Septic tanks, dry-cleaning receipts and Michael D’s knees – just some of the strange things we never thought we’d obsess about in a political context… but we do now.

RTE failed in obligation of fairness to Sean Gallagher... says RTE Board

The Board of RTE has said it fully accepts the findings of the BAI and that it is bringing in new guidelines on social media to ensure ‘Tweetgate’ doesn’t happen again.

# aras11 - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Rabbitte lost for words at 'innuendo' of vested interest in Gallagher probe

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming accuses Rabbitte of having a “personal financial vested interest” in the Presidential election.

Column: BAI report does not close file on That Tweet

Seán Gallagher’s Áras bid may have been derailed with or without the tweet from fake McGuinness account. But the point is we need to know who was behind it, says Derek Mooney who knows all about losing a job amid a Twitter controversy…

RTÉ board to meet following BAI ruling on Frontline tweet

RTÉ chairman Tom Savage will convene the broadcaster’s board, while a Sean Gallagher spokesman doesn’t rule out legal action.

# aras11 - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

RTÉ director general apologises to Gallagher over Frontline 'mistakes'

Noel Curran’s apology comes on foot of the BAI’s decision to uphold Gallagher’s complaint regarding a controversial tweet referred to during an #Áras11 debate.

BAI upholds Gallagher complaint over Frontline tweet

However, the broadcasting authority says it found no evidence that the RTÉ programme had deliberately attempted to conceal information about the tweet.

# aras11 - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

David Norris says tabloid editor told him stories about him were "payback"

Independent senator and former Presidential candidate scathing of media standards during discussion in Seanad.

# aras11 - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Greek MPs, Irish jobs, German cable ties, and all the other news from the week in handy numerical format…

# aras11 - Thursday 16 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

RTÉ rejects #Aras11 ‘bogus’ tweet claims

RTÉ’s head of broadcast compliance has written to the Irish Times to dispute a sentence in yesterday’s front page article.

# aras11 - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your evening round-up of the day’s news…

# aras11 - Saturday 31 December, 2011

2011: The Year in Numbers

From #aras11 to #ge11, from Ireland’s economic black hole to the controversial household charge: We bring you all the important numbers of 2011.

# aras11 - Friday 30 December, 2011

Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011 Review 2011 This post contains videos

Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011

It’s been an eventful year for the nation, here’s how the international media saw the big events.

# aras11 - Saturday 24 December, 2011

The most telling Irish political pictures of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

The most telling Irish political pictures of 2011

A general election, the implosion of two parties, EU drama and a Presidential campaign – can you picture all that in one year? We tried…

# aras11 - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Michael D admits he's (a bit) homesick in the Áras

In an interview with Vincent Browne, the President said that he found it tough to leave his native Galway.

# aras11 - Monday 14 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# aras11 - Friday 11 November, 2011

In pictures: Presenting… President Michael D Higgins Inauguration This post contains images

In pictures: Presenting… President Michael D Higgins

The ninth President of Ireland in his finest ceremonial hour…

In full: Taoiseach Enda Kenny's speech at Presidential inauguration

The full text of the address given by Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the inauguration of Michael D Higgins as the ninth President of Ireland today.

# aras11 - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Poll: How would you rate Mary McAleese’s presidency? Aras11 This post contains a poll

Poll: How would you rate Mary McAleese’s presidency?

The current President of Ireland’s 14-year tenure is drawing to a close – how do you think she has managed the role over that time?

# aras11 - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

WATCH: Remember these seven from #Áras11? Naked Election This post contains videos

WATCH: Remember these seven from #Áras11?

Promo from RTÉ’s Naked Presidential Election, to be broadcast tonight, shows “how it was won and lost”…

# aras11 - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

From The42 Galway United play their relegation wild card... Michael D. Higgins Local Hero

Galway United play their relegation wild card... Michael D. Higgins

The President-elect and his wife will be among the crowd for the Airtricity League promotion/relegation play-off second leg on Friday.

# aras11 - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Mitchell unlikely to attend Fine Gael's post-election meeting

The party’s failed presidential candidate has returned to Brussels as Fine Gael looks set to examine where it went wrong in the Race for the Áras.

# aras11 - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Higgins welcomed by 5,000 supporters in Galway

The President-elect has been greeted by thousands of supporters in his native Galway today.

What's in store for the presidential losers?

Along with a new house, Michael D Higgins has won financial security for life. But what are the prospects for the other six candidates?

# aras11 - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Where were Mary Davis and Gay Mitchell today?

Fine Gael candidate Gay Mitchell and Independent candidate Mary Davis were not present for Michael D Higgins’s victory speech at Dublin Castle today – so where were they?

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