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# john-gormley - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From The42 Rooney, Chicharito and Fabregas on new MLS club's shortlist Future Plans

Rooney, Chicharito and Fabregas on new MLS club's shortlist

The side want to sign a player with a global reputation for their first season in 2018, and Manchester United’s skipper is in their sights.

# john-gormley - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry

Mary Harney and John Gormley were the latest former politicians to brave the banking inquiry gauntlet this afternoon.

# john-gormley - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

# john-gormley - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Dartmouth Square among lots in latest distressed property auction

The land formerly owned by maverick businessman Noel O’Gara will be among the lots at an auction next month.

# john-gormley - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Eliminated: After ten years and €55m, e-voting machines finally disposed of

The government has finally got rid of the 7,500 voting machines that were trialled once ten years ago and have been in storage ever since at a cost to the State.

# john-gormley - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Opposition dismisses 'whitewash' report on councils' planning inquiries

Jan O’Sullivan’s report on irregularities in seven county councils came a day before a Dáil vote on resuming them.

# john-gormley - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Planning review finds deficiencies but no evidence of wrongdoing

The Green Party, whose former leader John Gormley announced the review in 2010, said it “beggars belief” that all seven councils came out of the report “squeaky clean”.

# john-gormley - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Explainer: Does Dublin need a directly-elected mayor and how likely is it? Local Governent This post contains a poll

Explainer: Does Dublin need a directly-elected mayor and how likely is it?

It has been suggested for years, it even came close to happening two years ago but what chance a Boris Johnson or a Micheal Bloomberg for Dublin and Ireland’s other cities. investigates…

# john-gormley - Friday 30 March, 2012

Criticism of planning investigations 'a smokescreen' says Minister

Junior Minister Jan O’Sullivan strongly rejected claims that it has not cancelled planning inquiries.

# john-gormley - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Government accused of 'arrogance' over cancelled planning inquiries

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said the investigations into six councils had been “ready to go” when they were halted by Phil Hogan.

# john-gormley - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Power, payments, politicians and planning: the Mahon Tribunal in numbers

How much did the report cost per page? How many times does it mention ‘corruption’? And who opposed setting it up?

# john-gormley - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Government puts e-voting machines up for auction

The cabinet formally agrees to sell off the 7,500 voting machines – some of them never used – to the most attractive bidder.

# john-gormley - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Who said that?’s 2011 Quotes Quiz

We’ve picked out the highlights of the year in quotations. But which public figure said them?

# john-gormley - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Hogan hits back at claims government doesn't care about climate change

Phil Hogan has been criticised by the opposition over reports that climate change legislation was being shelved.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# john-gormley - Friday 27 May, 2011

Former minister Eamon Ryan elected new Green Party leader Greens This post contains videos

Former minister Eamon Ryan elected new Green Party leader

New leader Ryan says former coalition partner which lost all of its Seanad and Dáil seats in 2011 is setting out “on the road to recovery”.

Green Party to announce new leader later today

Former government minister Eamon Ryan is among those seeking to lead the party as it looks to rebuild following its general election wipe-out.

# john-gormley - Sunday 20 March, 2011

Gormley resigns Green Party leadership as party refocuses

Senator Dan Boyle says Gormley wants the party to return to first principles.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know: Airstrikes target Libya; elections in Egypt and Haiti; Japan close to restoring power to Fukushima plant; and a super view of a super moon.

# john-gormley - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Revealed: the full cost of dumping our outgoing government TDs

The first-year pensions of the 41 Fianna Fáil and Green TDs who failed to keep their seats underlines the price of change.

# john-gormley - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm

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

Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens

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

Green party leader John Gormley set to lose seat

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

# john-gormley - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

Five things you need to know: fears over 100 trapped in a Christchurch TV building, party leaders racking up the miles, and the Ireland team to face Scotland on Sunday.

Martin tops the charts in election travel stakes GE11 This post contains images

Martin tops the charts in election travel stakes

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

# john-gormley - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Labour recovers some ground in latest opinion poll

Labour returns its share of public support to 20 per cent, while Fianna Fáil drops back to 14 and Fine Gael holds at 38.

Daily Fix: Tuesday

The highs, the lows and the no-gos of today’s campaign trail…

Leaders campaigning in Dublin ahead of final television debate

Youth unemployment and children will feature as the parties continue campaigning today in advance of the final debate.

# john-gormley - Monday 21 February, 2011

Fine Gael set to top student voting trends

A nationwide survey of over 1,200 third level students shows Fine Gael set to pick up over a third of student first preferences.

# john-gormley - 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.

On the hustings: The week in pictures on the Election 2011 campaign trail In Pics This post contains images

On the hustings: The week in pictures on the Election 2011 campaign trail brings you Election 2011′s candidates in their more – or less – photogenic moments of the week.

# john-gormley - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Tuesday

Ten days to go now – so let’s catch up with the winners and losers from another day on the trail.

Twitter debate reaction negative to all five parties’s Twitter Tracker now tracks sentiment – and shows that all five parties were bemoaned during RTÉ’s debate.

Odds on FG triumph shorten after RTÉ debate

Enda Kenny’s solid performance sees the odds of a resounding Fine Gael victory shorten with the major bookmakers.

Slideshow: what the papers say about the debates Leaders' Debate This post contains images

Slideshow: what the papers say about the debates

A round-up of today’s news and front page coverage of last nights five-way leaders’ debate.

Fine Gael to launch manifesto as other parties focus on political reform and Irish

Enda Kenny and his frontbenchers will publish their manifesto in Dublin whilst Sinn Fein will launch its Irish language proposals outside Fine Gael’s HQ.

Poll: Who won the five-way RTÉ leaders’ debate? GE11 This post contains a poll

Poll: Who won the five-way RTÉ leaders’ debate?

A simple question, but probably no simple answer: who came out on top on The Frontline’s Valentine’s Day Debate?

Gallery: backstage at RTÉ’s five-way election debate GE11 This post contains images

Gallery: backstage at RTÉ’s five-way election debate

Julien Behal’s PA gallery of life behind the scenes at Montrose last night – and some unexpected shows of affection…

Punch and Judy, red cents and Rip van Winkle: How the second leaders' debate panned out.

The missed blows, the landed punches and – maybe – the policies that emerged in last night’s five-way leaders’ debate at RTE.

# john-gormley - Monday 14 February, 2011

Twitter reaction: The second leaders' debate GE11 This post contains images

Twitter reaction: The second leaders' debate

The Twitterati were busy throughout the second leaders’ debate and we’ve picked a selection of their tweets.

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