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#Independent

# independent - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Terence Flanaghan elected Dublin North East

Outgoing Fine Gael candidate Terence Flanaghan has been returned to Dublin North East.

First Independent elected to the Dáil

Shane Ross has been elected on the first count in Dublin South and says his vote was a sign that “tribal politics” in Ireland is under siege.

Independent Mick Wallace set to be elected in Wexford

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

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

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.

# independent - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Poll: How will you be voting? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will you be voting?

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

# independent - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Why would a twentysomething run for the Dail?

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

# independent - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Dublin South election candidate made tragic Libyan prophecy

Video shows Buhidma Hussein Hamed appealing for Ireland to support his people last week in the face of Gaddafi violence – two days later his brother was killed in Libya.

Brother of Dublin South candidate killed in Libyan protests

The brother of independent candidate Hussein Hamed has been shot dead in the city of Benghazi.

# independent - Friday 18 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Friday

Seven days to go until polling – time to catch up with the day’s winners and losers as the election hits the final stretch.

# independent - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Thursday

This time next week, we’ll be in the middle of a moratorium… time to catch up with the day’s winners and losers.

# independent - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Martin Mansergh likely to lose his seat in Tipperary South

The Fianna Fáil Minister of State Martin Mansergh looks set to lose his Dáil seat – leaving the prospect of the party without a seat in the constituency.

# independent - Monday 14 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Monday

The latest highlights from the campaign trail – including: who’s the fairest of them all?

From The42 Kevin Doyle lends voice to Wallace general election campaign GE11

Kevin Doyle lends voice to Wallace general election campaign

Wolves and Ireland footballer expresses his support for Mick Wallace’s campaign in Wexford.

# independent - Sunday 13 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Sunday

The latest highlights from the campaign trail.

# independent - Friday 11 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Friday

Michaéal Martin says no to Golden Handshakes; Leo Vardakar ruffles some feathers; and John Gormley just wants the simple things in life – like rewriting the Constitution.

Which campaign song? Face Off This post contains a poll

Which campaign song?

Those Election 2011 candidates will do anything to get inside our heads – but whose campaign song has made the best job of getting into our ear?

# independent - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Thursday

The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail…

From The Daily Edge Campaign Song #3: Mannix Flynn gets grimey GE11

Campaign Song #3: Mannix Flynn gets grimey

Independent candidate in Dublin South East tells us that we’re “being bought and sold”. A couple of times.

# independent - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Campaign song number 2: John Bracken's your man, apparently GE11

Campaign song number 2: John Bracken's your man, apparently

Hot on the heels of John Dillon comes the return of legendarily-coiffured Laois-Offaly independent John Bracken.

# independent - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Tuesday

The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail: Rockabilly and chair jokes lightened the hustings today but there’s no escaping the looming shadow cast by the leaders’ debate at 8pm tonight…

Is this the first song of the election campaign? GE11 This post contains videos

Is this the first song of the election campaign?

Former IFA president John Dillon is running in Limerick – and produces what could be the only tune of the election campaign.

# independent - Monday 7 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Monday

The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail: The manifestos of the three biggest political parties are unveiled, Dylan Haskins is caught between a rock and a hard place, and Éamon Ó Cuiv is all tuckered out.

From The Daily Edge Who looks more like Dylan Haskins: Jedward or Julian? Face Off This post contains a poll

Who looks more like Dylan Haskins: Jedward or Julian?

The 23-year-old independent candidate is making waves – but people keep confusing him for others…

# independent - Friday 4 February, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

It was all fiscal fisticuffs and feck-onomics on the home front this week – but there was beauty in unexpected places….

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