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# general-election-2011 - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Remember this? The most pivotal moments of #GE11
# One Year On
# One Year On

Remember this? The most pivotal moments of #GE11

Feb 25th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,423 Views 1 Comment

Plus, some of the more memorable (and funny) episodes from the campaigns.

# general-election-2011 - Monday 26 December, 2011

New words: the official* glossary of 2011
# New Words
# New Words

New words: the official* glossary of 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 10:00 AM 4,265 Views 3 Comments

*Not really. But these are the words that we never used (or understood the meaning of) before 2011.

# general-election-2011 - Saturday 24 December, 2011

The most telling Irish political pictures of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

The most telling Irish political pictures of 2011

Dec 24th 2011, 9:15 AM 5,262 Views 7 Comments

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

# general-election-2011 - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Micheál Martin: Fianna Fáil can come back from its meltdown
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin: Fianna Fáil can come back from its meltdown

Oct 2nd 2011, 10:43 AM 632 Views 36 Comments

The Fianna Fáíl leader said there’s “no way to put a gloss” on electoral defeat – but insisted the party can recover.

# general-election-2011 - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Brian Cowen gives party pal a Seanad seat
# Seanad
# Seanad

Brian Cowen gives party pal a Seanad seat

Mar 3rd 2011, 4:52 PM 2,418 Views 0 Comments

Ousted TD gets seat – but just for a few weeks until Seanad election.

# general-election-2011 - Monday 28 February, 2011

John Moloney eliminated, but counting continues
# GE11
# GE11

John Moloney eliminated, but counting continues

Feb 28th 2011, 10:33 PM 862 Views 0 Comments

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 28th 2011, 8:18 PM 1,481 Views 0 Comments

Every evening, TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of the biggest news stories of the day, as well as the interesting bits and pieces you may have missed.

Dick Roche eliminated as Wicklow count rolls on
# GE11
# GE11

Dick Roche eliminated as Wicklow count rolls on

Feb 28th 2011, 8:06 PM 1,671 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD has been eliminated following rechecks in Wicklow, where five seats have yet to be filled.

Tale of the tapes: Who is going to take Cabinet posts?
# GE11
# GE11

Tale of the tapes: Who is going to take Cabinet posts?

Feb 28th 2011, 7:26 PM 2,394 Views 0 Comments

While we’re waiting for the white smoke to emerge over Fine Gael’s talks with Labour, there’s no harm in looking towards who might fill the front bench in the 31st Dail, right?

"I lost a stone in weight out canvassing": Candidates 2011 reflect on Twitter
# GE11
# GE11

"I lost a stone in weight out canvassing": Candidates 2011 reflect on Twitter

Feb 28th 2011, 1:06 AM 1,516 Views 0 Comments

Some of the general election runners, riders and fallers took time out on Sunday to give thanks or just to give out on Twitter.

No more Election 2011 results tonight
# GE11
# GE11

No more Election 2011 results tonight

Feb 28th 2011, 12:32 AM 529 Views 0 Comments

# general-election-2011 - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 11:25 PM 1,184 Views 0 Comments

EVERY hour – on the half hour –TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 10:28 PM 1,036 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 9:29 PM 818 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

The Half Past Fix: 7.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 7.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 7:27 PM 938 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

Hanafin out as Boyd-Barrett takes final seat in Dun Laoghaire
# GE11
# GE11

Hanafin out as Boyd-Barrett takes final seat in Dun Laoghaire

Feb 27th 2011, 2:37 PM 1,290 Views 8 Comments

Fianna Fail deputy leader was in final-seat battle with People Before Profit candidate as FG’s Mary Mitchell-O’Connor elected.

The Half Past Fix: 2.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 2.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 2:29 PM 743 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.

Michéal Martin says Fianna Fail may now look to Northern Ireland
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Michéal Martin says Fianna Fail may now look to Northern Ireland

Feb 27th 2011, 1:33 PM 2,555 Views 0 Comments

Leader says party is looking to “new challenges” including getting involved in Northern political scene and changing what it means to be in Opposition.

103 seats filled
# GE11
# GE11

103 seats filled

Feb 27th 2011, 1:45 AM 1,623 Views 0 Comments

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

Feb 27th 2011, 1:34 AM 1,434 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.

The Half Hour Fix: 12.30am
# GE11
# 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.

# general-election-2011 - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 11:31 PM 1,105 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.

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 10:32 PM 1,214 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.

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 9:26 PM 1,307 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.

The Half Past Fix: 8.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 8.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 8:23 PM 1,232 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.

FG and Labour policy differences not enough to prevent stable coalition
# GE11
# GE11

FG and Labour policy differences not enough to prevent stable coalition

Feb 26th 2011, 7:41 PM 585 Views 0 Comments

Political analyst Dr Graham Finlay believes Labour and Fine Gael will be able to form a stable coalition – and have fewer policy differences than the Greens and FF.

In quotes: Fianna Fáil's disastrous day at the polls
# GE11
# GE11

In quotes: Fianna Fáil's disastrous day at the polls

Feb 26th 2011, 6:27 PM 1,089 Views 0 Comments

How Fianna Fáil candidates have been reacting to the party’s poor performance at the polls, with one describing it as a “rebuff”.

Labour takes second seat as Pat Rabbitte goes through
# GE11
# GE11

Labour takes second seat as Pat Rabbitte goes through

Feb 26th 2011, 3:51 PM 337 Views 0 Comments

"A difficult and hard day for the party", says Green's Eamon Ryan
# Green Party
# Green Party

"A difficult and hard day for the party", says Green's Eamon Ryan

Feb 26th 2011, 3:32 PM 862 Views 0 Comments

Former Green Party minister Eamon Ryan says he is in a difficult position to hold is Dublin South seat, but says his party remains united and will “come back strong”.

Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens
# GE11
# GE11

Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens

Feb 26th 2011, 2:41 PM 873 Views 1 Comment

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

# general-election-2011 - Friday 25 February, 2011

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

# general-election-2011 - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Why would a twentysomething run for the Dail?
# GE11
# GE11

Why would a twentysomething run for the Dail?

Feb 23rd 2011, 6:22 PM 3,662 Views 0 Comments

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

# general-election-2011 - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Feb 22nd 2011, 8:14 AM 2,338 Views 0 Comments

Nine things to know, including: New Zealand earthquake kills 65; GE11 campaign focuses on children and jobs; Vancouver ranked best city to live in; and scientists develop cancer-inhibiting enzyme.

# general-election-2011 - Monday 21 February, 2011

Making Twitter count: Call for tallymen to tweet on #ge11
# Twittertally
# Twittertally

Making Twitter count: Call for tallymen to tweet on #ge11

Feb 21st 2011, 5:40 PM 1,810 Views 0 Comments

Twitter fans being rallied to stream information from election count centres this weekend.

Newstalk denies agreeing to preconditions on Enda Kenny interview
# GE11
# GE11

Newstalk denies agreeing to preconditions on Enda Kenny interview

Feb 21st 2011, 3:50 PM 2,977 Views 0 Comments

The Fine Gael leader said yesterday evening that he would not be taking any payments from teaching pension, but Newstalk presenter suggested Kenny would not actually discuss the issue in an interview.

Down with the kids: Who has the best 'tots-on-the-trail' pic?
# Face Off
# Face Off

Down with the kids: Who has the best 'tots-on-the-trail' pic?

Feb 21st 2011, 2:01 PM 3,460 Views 0 Comments

Not everyone can work well with kids… and impress their voter parents.

# general-election-2011 - Friday 18 February, 2011

The unasked question in the leaders' debate
# Leaders' Debate
# Leaders' Debate

The unasked question in the leaders' debate

Feb 18th 2011, 12:52 PM 876 Views 0 Comments

We had the chance to assess the five heads of the main political parties at the start of the week – but how did the audience

Kenny won’t be drawn on Labour-FG coalition issues
# GE11
# GE11

Kenny won’t be drawn on Labour-FG coalition issues

Feb 18th 2011, 11:38 AM 707 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny refused to answer question on forming a coalition with Labour, while Eamon Gilmore promises Labour will stick with a programme for government if it agrees one.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# GE11
# GE11

The 9 at 9: Friday

Feb 18th 2011, 8:33 AM 2,767 Views 0 Comments

Nine things to know this morning, including: €5m funding for ghost estate issues; GE11 campaigns focus on jobs and constitutional reform; and private investigator believe Madeleine McCann is in the US.

# general-election-2011 - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Campaigns focus on education and mortgages
# GE11
# GE11

Campaigns focus on education and mortgages

Feb 17th 2011, 8:01 AM 634 Views 0 Comments

Education, mortgage distress, and political reforms are on the party agendas today, with a number of policy launches planned for Dublin this morning.

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