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#Sean Gallagher

# sean-gallagher - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Ex-Áras candidate Sean Gallagher asks county councils to clear time to discuss nominations

He said that this would help to ensure a “fair playing field for all potential candidates” contesting Michael D Higgins.

# sean-gallagher - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'I'm an optimist - life is a wonderful gift': Welcome to the world of Seán Gallagher

The one-time presidential candidate explains why he’s so bullish on the future for Ireland.

# sean-gallagher - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'I'm an optimist - life is a wonderful gift': Welcome to the world of Seán Gallagher

The one-time presidential candidate explains why he’s so bullish on the future for Ireland.

# sean-gallagher - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

RTÉ reaches settlement with former presidential candidate Seán Gallagher over campaign tweet

Gallagher claimed a tweet read out during a live debate seriously damaged his election prospects.

# sean-gallagher - Saturday 30 April, 2016

RTÉ wants Seán Gallagher's e-mails to defend itself against his 'tweetgate' lawsuit

Gallagher claims the 2011 Frontline debate was unfair.

# sean-gallagher - Thursday 24 September, 2015

The woman who famously challenged Seán Gallagher is running for the Dáil

As is a former Labour councillor who is very critical of his old party.

# sean-gallagher - Monday 22 December, 2014

'Bone marrow donation is not a tough procedure. Don't leave it to others, don't give it a second thought.'

'Bone marrow donation is not a tough procedure. Don't leave it to others, don't give it a second thought.'

The experiences of one bone marrow donor – and how he saved his sister’s life.

# sean-gallagher - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Here's what Seán Gallagher and Micheál Martin looked like when they had a bit more hair...

Ógra Fianna Fáil was a hip and happening organisation in 1984.

# sean-gallagher - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Seán Gallagher issues legal proceedings against RTÉ over Frontline debate

The former Irish presidential candidate’s solicitor said the debate had “dramatic and extremely serious consequences” for Gallagher.

# sean-gallagher - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

RTÉ head: 'Impossible to say' whether Frontline debate changed election

Noel Curran says the swing between Sean Gallagher and Michael D Higgins is too large to attribute to one programme.

# sean-gallagher - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Poll: Did RTÉ failings change the outcome of the Presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did RTÉ failings change the outcome of the Presidential election?

The renewed clamour over the Frontline presidential debate has led to unusually aggressive advertising from Newstalk…

# sean-gallagher - Sunday 18 November, 2012

RTÉ accepts findings of review of the Frontline Presidential debate

RTÉ said it “regrets the mistakes made in the preparation and in the broadcast of the programme” and that the production “was less rigorous than it should have been”.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# sean-gallagher - Saturday 27 October, 2012

One year after #Aras11, where are the failed presidential candidates now?

One wrote a book, one went on tour, one went back up the North and one went to Strasbourg. Here’s what Seán, Martin, Gay, David, Dana and Mary did next.

# sean-gallagher - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Gallagher doesn't rule out having another run for President

Asked by Gay Byrne if he’d do it all over again, the former Dragons’ Den panellist – and soon-to-be new dad – simply says: “Who knows?”

# sean-gallagher - Saturday 23 June, 2012

More than 500 volunteers to be honoured for their work with No Name Club

Sean Gallagher and John Lonergan will speak at a ceremony for the clubs, which have around 10,000 members around the country.

# sean-gallagher - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed…

Gallagher: RTÉ went ‘into defence mode like Catholic church’ after ‘Twittergate’

The former Presidential candidate said at the Media Future conference today that RTÉ “shut down to defend itself” like “how the Church itself as institution reacted” when it became aware of abuse in the early nineties.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# sean-gallagher - Friday 16 March, 2012

Sinn Féin: ‘Bogus tweet’ was nothing to do with party or McGuinness campaign

The Green Party has called on Sinn Féin to explain its role in the now infamous tweet read out on the Frontline presidential debate last year.

# sean-gallagher - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision

The BAI also said it had passed on a recommendation on how to deal with RTE’s Prime Time Investigates programme which made allegations against Father Kevin Reynolds.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Cabinet will not order review of Frontline programme - Kenny

Enda Kenny says any independent review of RTÉ’s Frontline programme is a matter for the BAI and not the cabinet.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

BAI, Cabinet to discuss Gallagher demands for Frontline inquiry

The cabinet, and a meeting of the Broadcasting Authority, will examine claims that RTÉ suggested audience questions.

# sean-gallagher - Monday 12 March, 2012

RTÉ invites former UTV chief to assist in editorial review

The national broadcaster has outlined the numerous actions it is taking in connection with last October’s controversial Frontline debate.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Gallagher writes to Rabbitte over 'deeply disturbing' Frontline claims

Seán Gallagher writes to the communications minister seeking a “full investigation” into the making of the Presidential debate.

Poll: Do we need a public inquiry into the RTÉ Frontline debate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we need a public inquiry into the RTÉ Frontline debate?

There have been calls for a further inquiry over claims that an audience member was encouraged to ask a hostile question. So what do you think?

Fianna Fáil call for inquiry over RTÉ Frontline debate

The party said an independent investigator should be appointed, after new claims emerged over the treatment of Seán Gallagher.

# sean-gallagher - Sunday 11 March, 2012

McGuinness blames Gallagher's undoing on 'lack of credibility' - and not RTÉ

Commentators and candidates should respect the democratic decision of the electorate, said the Sinn Féin politician.

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your essential round-up of all today’s biggest news stories plus some extras you may have missed…

Further regulatory process over Gallagher complaint is 'not a matter for RTÉ to decide or influence'

The national broadcaster has responded to an earlier statement made by lawyers for presidential candidate Seán Gallagher calling for a public inquiry into last year’s controversial Frontline debate.

Seán Gallagher calls for inquiry over new RTÉ Frontline claims

Gallagher also said he is considering legal action after new reports emerged over the controversial presidential debate.

# sean-gallagher - Friday 9 March, 2012

RTE failed in obligation of fairness to Sean Gallagher... says RTE Board

The Board of RTE has said it fully accepts the findings of the BAI and that it is bringing in new guidelines on social media to ensure ‘Tweetgate’ doesn’t happen again.

# sean-gallagher - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Rabbitte lost for words at 'innuendo' of vested interest in Gallagher probe

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming accuses Rabbitte of having a “personal financial vested interest” in the Presidential election.

Column: BAI report does not close file on That Tweet

Seán Gallagher’s Áras bid may have been derailed with or without the tweet from fake McGuinness account. But the point is we need to know who was behind it, says Derek Mooney who knows all about losing a job amid a Twitter controversy…

RTÉ board to meet following BAI ruling on Frontline tweet

RTÉ chairman Tom Savage will convene the broadcaster’s board, while a Sean Gallagher spokesman doesn’t rule out legal action.

# sean-gallagher - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

RTÉ director general apologises to Gallagher over Frontline 'mistakes'

Noel Curran’s apology comes on foot of the BAI’s decision to uphold Gallagher’s complaint regarding a controversial tweet referred to during an #Áras11 debate.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…