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# finian-mcgrath - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Clontarf residents protest over flood wall plans
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# ProtestOnTheProm

Clontarf residents protest over flood wall plans

Oct 16th 2011, 6:12 PM 2,425 Views 30 Comments

Thousands of people joined in a public protest today against Dublin City Council plans to build an 8-foot-high wall along the 3km Clontarf Promenade next year.

# finian-mcgrath - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?

Sep 20th 2011, 6:40 PM 2,269 Views 54 Comments

David Norris would appear to have the best chance of being on the ballot paper but he faces an uphill task. We crunch the numbers to find out who independent TDs and Senators are supporting.

# finian-mcgrath - Saturday 17 September, 2011

Kerry TDs, Flanagan and McGrath back McGuinness but who’s supporting Norris?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Kerry TDs, Flanagan and McGrath back McGuinness but who’s supporting Norris?

Sep 17th 2011, 5:25 PM 3,365 Views 101 Comments

Sinn Féin’s candidate has the numbers to be on the ballot paper but David Norris faces a battle to secure enough support. We crunch the numbers on who is backing who.

# finian-mcgrath - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Norris and Davis to address independent TDs and Senators
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris and Davis to address independent TDs and Senators

Sep 15th 2011, 10:06 AM 1,253 Views 65 Comments

The meeting of the technical group is the clearest hint yet that David Norris hasn’t ruled out re-entering the presidential race.

# finian-mcgrath - Monday 5 September, 2011

McGrath talking to possible Áras candidates as SF considers entering race
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

McGrath talking to possible Áras candidates as SF considers entering race

Sep 5th 2011, 12:53 PM 860 Views 30 Comments

The independents in the Dáil will meet to discuss the presidential race on Friday as Sinn Féin expects to make a decision in the coming weeks.

# finian-mcgrath - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Halligan: Independents haven't found alternative Áras candidate to back
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Halligan: Independents haven't found alternative Áras candidate to back

Aug 28th 2011, 6:45 PM 605 Views 28 Comments

The independent TD for Waterford has said that no candidate has so far come to mind as independents appear increasingly unlikely to lobby for another name to enter the presidential race.

# finian-mcgrath - Sunday 21 August, 2011

O'Sullivan leaves door open for late Áras candidates
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

O'Sullivan leaves door open for late Áras candidates

Aug 21st 2011, 3:37 PM 393 Views 3 Comments

Maureen O’Sullivan says she’ll be supporting Michael D Higgins – but will offer to nominate an independent candidate.

# finian-mcgrath - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

As three TDs withdraw their backing who's supporting Norris now?
# David Norris
# David Norris

As three TDs withdraw their backing who's supporting Norris now?

Aug 2nd 2011, 7:42 AM 1,102 Views 21 Comments

David Norris is expected to break his silence today.

# finian-mcgrath - Monday 1 August, 2011

Three TDs withdraw support as Norris campaign hangs in balance
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Three TDs withdraw support as Norris campaign hangs in balance

Aug 1st 2011, 9:32 PM 2,901 Views 78 Comments

Three of the 15 Oireachtas members who were willing to nominate David Norris for the presidency have withdrawn their offer.

# finian-mcgrath - Thursday 21 July, 2011

David Norris has 13 Oireachtas signatures for presidential nomination
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

David Norris has 13 Oireachtas signatures for presidential nomination

Jul 21st 2011, 10:09 AM 1,837 Views 31 Comments

The independent senator has the support of independent representatives from both houses of the Oireachtas. He needs seven more.

# finian-mcgrath - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Thousands expected at protest against Special Needs cutbacks
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

Thousands expected at protest against Special Needs cutbacks

Jul 13th 2011, 11:57 AM 601 Views 7 Comments

The government says 200 positions have to be cut, but independent TDs say positions should be safeguarded.

# finian-mcgrath - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Independents demand that Ross be appointed chair of Dáil accounts committee
# Committees
# Committees

Independents demand that Ross be appointed chair of Dáil accounts committee

Apr 24th 2011, 3:13 PM 1,301 Views 0 Comments

The Oireachtas’s most high profile committee is usually chaired by the largest opposition party – but the technical group says Shane Ross is the best man for it.

# finian-mcgrath - Thursday 3 March, 2011

# finian-mcgrath - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Blow-by-blow: How each party fared in Election 2011
# GE11
# GE11

Blow-by-blow: How each party fared in Election 2011

Feb 27th 2011, 11:08 PM 2,214 Views 0 Comments

In a nutshell, where each party made its breakthroughs across the country – and where Fianna Fáil’s collapse hit hardest.

The Half Hour Fix: 12.30am
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# GE11

The Half Hour Fix: 12.30am

Feb 27th 2011, 12:28 AM 1,031 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

# finian-mcgrath - Thursday 13 January, 2011

Sinn Féin to table No Confidence motion in Cowen
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Sinn Féin to table No Confidence motion in Cowen

Jan 13th 2011, 2:33 PM 830 Views 0 Comments

The party will try to oust Brian Cowen as Taoiseach as soon as it can – but it will need the help of Fine Gael.

# finian-mcgrath - Friday 10 December, 2010

Sinn Féin and Independents form Dáil group
# Dáil
# Dáil

Sinn Féin and Independents form Dáil group

Dec 10th 2010, 7:00 PM 418 Views 0 Comments

The alliance will allow the group to take part in leaders questions and force a vote on a motion of no confidence in the government.