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# independent - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Mary Coughlan eliminated from Donegal South West count
# GE11
# GE11

Mary Coughlan eliminated from Donegal South West count

Feb 26th 2011, 9:44 PM 1,795 Views 0 Comments

The Tánaiste has lost her Dáil seat but refused to comment this evening on what she would do if she was not elected.

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm
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# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 9:26 PM 1,313 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.

Terence Flanaghan elected Dublin North East
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# Dublin North East

Terence Flanaghan elected Dublin North East

Feb 26th 2011, 6:48 PM 489 Views 0 Comments

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

First Independent elected to the Dáil
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# GE11

First Independent elected to the Dáil

Feb 26th 2011, 4:55 PM 975 Views 0 Comments

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
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# GE11

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.

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 2:31 PM 1,189 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.

# independent - Thursday 24 February, 2011

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?

# independent - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Why would a twentysomething run for the Dail?
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# GE11

Why would a twentysomething run for the Dail?

Feb 23rd 2011, 6:22 PM 3,672 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Libya

Dublin South election candidate made tragic Libyan prophecy

Feb 22nd 2011, 4:20 PM 2,157 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Libya

Brother of Dublin South candidate killed in Libyan protests

Feb 22nd 2011, 8:27 AM 2,640 Views 0 Comments

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

# independent - Friday 18 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 18th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,522 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Thursday

Feb 17th 2011, 8:03 PM 954 Views 0 Comments

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
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# GE11

Martin Mansergh likely to lose his seat in Tipperary South

Feb 16th 2011, 8:12 AM 1,461 Views 0 Comments

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
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# GE11

Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 14th 2011, 8:00 PM 2,517 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Feb 14th 2011, 5:10 PM 1,840 Views 0 Comments

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

# independent - Sunday 13 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Sunday
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# GE11

Daily Fix: Sunday

Feb 13th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,335 Views 0 Comments

The latest highlights from the campaign trail.

# independent - Friday 11 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 11th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,504 Views 0 Comments

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?
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# Face Off

Which campaign song?

Feb 11th 2011, 2:20 PM 1,325 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Thursday

Feb 10th 2011, 8:08 PM 1,427 Views 0 Comments

The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail…

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

Feb 10th 2011, 7:03 PM 3,288 Views 1 Comment

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

# independent - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

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

Feb 9th 2011, 1:07 PM 3,259 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Tuesday

Feb 8th 2011, 7:45 PM 850 Views 0 Comments

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?
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# GE11

Is this the first song of the election campaign?

Feb 8th 2011, 1:23 PM 1,473 Views 1 Comment

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
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# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 7th 2011, 7:53 PM 2,829 Views 0 Comments

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.

Who looks more like Dylan Haskins: Jedward or Julian?
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From The Daily Edge
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Who looks more like Dylan Haskins: Jedward or Julian?

Feb 7th 2011, 9:03 AM 2,604 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Feb 4th 2011, 7:00 PM 1,287 Views 0 Comments

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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