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# ge11 - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Independent Mick Wallace set to be elected in Wexford
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Independent Mick Wallace set to be elected in Wexford

Feb 26th 2011, 3:25 PM 1,695 Views 0 Comments

The independent candidate says he will seek to form a technical group in the next Dáil.

No-one elected in Dublin Mid West in first count
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# Dublin Mid West

No-one elected in Dublin Mid West in first count

Feb 26th 2011, 3:17 PM 717 Views 0 Comments

While Labour’s Joanna Tuffy is in the lead after the first count in Dublin Mid West, no candidate reached the quota required.

Joan Burton elected in Dublin West
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Joan Burton elected in Dublin West

Feb 26th 2011, 2:57 PM 848 Views 0 Comments

The first seat in the 31st Dáil goes to the Labour Party’s spokesperson for finance.

Conor Lenihan concedes defeat in Dublin South West
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# Dublin South West

Conor Lenihan concedes defeat in Dublin South West

Feb 26th 2011, 2:47 PM 890 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Lenihan has admitted he is a “defeated candidate” and said that his colleague Charlie O’Connor is also likely to lose his seat.

Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens
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Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens

Feb 26th 2011, 2:41 PM 877 Views 0 Comments

Former coalition government parties look likely to lose substantial number of seats, particularly in Dublin, where Conor Lenihan and Paul Gogarty have already conceded.

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 2:31 PM 1,187 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.

Frank McBrearty concedes seat in Donegal South West
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# Donegal South West

Frank McBrearty concedes seat in Donegal South West

Feb 26th 2011, 2:25 PM 498 Views 0 Comments

The Labour candidate has conceded his seat and congratulated Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty, who leading the tally.

Green party leader John Gormley set to lose seat
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Green party leader John Gormley set to lose seat

Feb 26th 2011, 2:05 PM 1,236 Views 0 Comments

Gormley is unlikely to be elected in Dublin South-East.

Half-Past Fix
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# Half-Past Fix

Half-Past Fix

Feb 26th 2011, 1:31 PM 1,034 Views 0 Comments

All you need to know about the tallies so far… Every hour, on the half hour.

Lunchtime round-up: the tallies so far
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# GE11

Lunchtime round-up: the tallies so far

Feb 26th 2011, 1:09 PM 957 Views 0 Comments

The counting’s still going – but we bring you some of the results so far from across the country.

TheJournal.ie’s live and up to date coverage – as results emerge
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TheJournal.ie’s live and up to date coverage – as results emerge

Feb 26th 2011, 10:43 AM 5,078 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie will have extensive coverage as the results unfold this weekend.

Paul Gogarty first TD to concede seat loss
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# Green Party

Paul Gogarty first TD to concede seat loss

Feb 26th 2011, 10:14 AM 1,917 Views 0 Comments

The Green Party’s Paul Gogartry has announced that he had conceded – just one hour into counting.

Fine Gael set to lead but without overall majority: poll
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Fine Gael set to lead but without overall majority: poll

Feb 26th 2011, 8:19 AM 1,704 Views 0 Comments

An RTÉ/Millward Brown Lansdowne Poll exit poll indicates that Fine Gael will lead the new government – however Labour may have secured its highest support ever.

# ge11 - Friday 25 February, 2011

FG-Lab not likely to force bond haircuts, says Morgan Stanley
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# Bailout

FG-Lab not likely to force bond haircuts, says Morgan Stanley

Feb 25th 2011, 10:01 PM 1,630 Views 0 Comments

Morgan Stanley sends a note to clients advising them about the financial stakes of Ireland’s general election outcome.

Election Day Fix
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# Daily Fix

Election Day Fix

Feb 25th 2011, 8:02 PM 2,063 Views 0 Comments

It’s kinda like a Daily Fix, except… not. Here’s how today turned out, and how TheJournal.ie will be covering the results.

'Hundreds' of Trinity students denied chance to vote
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# Voter Registration

'Hundreds' of Trinity students denied chance to vote

Feb 25th 2011, 6:45 PM 2,912 Views 0 Comments

A registration drive in Trinity College Dublin collected hundreds of new voters in Dublin City – but they didn’t get to vote.

Old wartime shell found near Wexford polling station made safe
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# Wexford

Old wartime shell found near Wexford polling station made safe

Feb 25th 2011, 2:10 PM 1,380 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Defence Forces bomb disposal team have now removed the shell from the area.

Poll: Are you going to vote today?
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# Your Say

Poll: Are you going to vote today?

Feb 25th 2011, 9:59 AM 3,450 Views 0 Comments

Are you determined to make it to the polling station today – or do you think it doesn’t make a difference?

Our guide to the 2011 General Election polling day
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Our guide to the 2011 General Election polling day

Feb 25th 2011, 8:49 AM 1,777 Views 0 Comments

Confused about voting? We have all the information you could possibly need.

# ge11 - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Thursday
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# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Thursday

Feb 24th 2011, 8:00 PM 2,048 Views 0 Comments

Your final Daily Fix of the GE11 campaign is an electioneering-free zone – but we do have some helpful tips to get you through tomorrow safely…

Online tool lets you know where your polling station is
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Online tool lets you know where your polling station is

Feb 24th 2011, 5:12 PM 8,333 Views 0 Comments

If you’re in Dublin and don’t know where to find your polling booth tomorrow, HitTheRoad.ie has your answer.

Fine Gael achieving top support in Boards.ie Election 2011 poll
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# Boards.ie Poll

Fine Gael achieving top support in Boards.ie Election 2011 poll

Feb 24th 2011, 1:37 PM 4,310 Views 0 Comments

Over 20,000 online voters have taken part in poll that simulates the Single Transferable Vote system that will be used in tomorrow’s general election.

On the hustings: Election 2011 in pictures
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# In Pics

On the hustings: Election 2011 in pictures

Feb 24th 2011, 12:36 PM 2,025 Views 0 Comments

Babies were kissed, the gloves came on (and off again) and debates were debated.

The groups of death: four constituencies to watch as the votes come in
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The groups of death: four constituencies to watch as the votes come in

Feb 24th 2011, 11:56 AM 2,473 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s pick of four constituencies worth keeping an eye on as the votes are counted.

At last... a good old-fashioned protest song
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From The Daily Edge
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At last... a good old-fashioned protest song

Feb 24th 2011, 11:17 AM 852 Views 0 Comments

Dublin band punches a hole in candidates’ campaign songs with their own call to vote…

The Single Transferable Vote: how the system works
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The Single Transferable Vote: how the system works

Feb 24th 2011, 10:52 AM 26,644 Views 9 Comments

Read up on how to maximise the potential of your vote and how to send a message to the parties through the “sophisticated” SVT system.

Poll: How will you be voting?
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# Your Say

Poll: How will you be voting?

Feb 24th 2011, 8:53 AM 5,030 Views 0 Comments

It’s decision time: which party’s getting your number one?

# ge11 - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Wednesday
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Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 23rd 2011, 7:55 PM 2,078 Views 0 Comments

With the first votes cast in the 2011 general election, here’s our penultimate daily look at the winners and losers of the day.

Why would a twentysomething run for the Dail?
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Why would a twentysomething run for the Dail?

Feb 23rd 2011, 6:22 PM 3,670 Views 0 Comments

Young candidates in Election 2011 tell TheJournal.ie why they want to be part of the 31st Dáil.

Martin tops the charts in election travel stakes
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Martin tops the charts in election travel stakes

Feb 23rd 2011, 4:25 PM 1,292 Views 0 Comments

The party leaders are wearing out the shoeleather as canvassing hits a climax – racking up almost 1,300km between them.

Support for Fine Gael growing: poll
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Support for Fine Gael growing: poll

Feb 23rd 2011, 11:31 AM 1,581 Views 0 Comments

The latest Red C poll has shown that Fine Gael has gained more support in the final days before polling on Friday.

Who won the battle of the hosts?
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# Eimear Ní Chonaola

Who won the battle of the hosts?

Feb 23rd 2011, 9:44 AM 4,329 Views 0 Comments

Who was the best host of the four televised leaders’ debates – TV3′s Vincent Browne, TG4′s Eimear Ní Chonaola, RTE’s Pat Kenny or the host of the final debate, Miriam O’Callaghan?

Twitter reaction: the final leaders’ debate
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Twitter reaction: the final leaders’ debate

Feb 23rd 2011, 6:40 AM 3,824 Views 0 Comments

While the final leaders’ debate raged on, we kept an eye on what the Twitter folk were saying. Here are some of yesterday evening’s better tweets.

Poll: Who won last night’s final leaders’ debate?
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Poll: Who won last night’s final leaders’ debate?

Feb 23rd 2011, 6:11 AM 12,554 Views 21 Comments

A simple question, perhaps not a simple answer: who came out best from last night’s RTÉ leaders’ debate?