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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
# Guess Who's Back
# Guess Who's Back

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

Jul 10th 2018, 4:31 PM 16,992 Views 68 Comments

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
# Interview
# Interview

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

Feb 24th 2018, 12:00 PM 17,372 Views 43 Comments

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
# Bullish
# Bullish

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

Feb 22nd 2018, 11:24 AM 1,002 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tweetgate
# Tweetgate

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

Dec 19th 2017, 11:12 AM 32,497 Views 121 Comments

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
# The Frontline
# The Frontline

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

Apr 30th 2016, 10:39 AM 16,735 Views 0 Comments

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
# Soc Dems
# Soc Dems

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

Sep 24th 2015, 11:36 AM 30,626 Views 41 Comments

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.'

Dec 22nd 2014, 7:30 PM 2,256 Views 20 Comments

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...
# Youthful
# Youthful

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

Aug 10th 2014, 5:15 PM 22,629 Views 19 Comments

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
# Frontline
# Frontline

Seán Gallagher issues legal proceedings against RTÉ over Frontline debate

Jan 6th 2013, 10:51 AM 14,122 Views 124 Comments

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
# Aras11
# Aras11

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

Dec 12th 2012, 1:13 PM 3,597 Views 23 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Nov 25th 2012, 10:22 AM 9,750 Views 75 Comments

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
# RTÉ

RTÉ accepts findings of review of the Frontline Presidential debate

Nov 18th 2012, 2:26 PM 6,871 Views 40 Comments

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”.

# sean-gallagher - Saturday 27 October, 2012

One year after #Aras11, where are the failed presidential candidates now?
# Áras 11
# Áras 11

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

Oct 27th 2012, 8:45 AM 18,162 Views 33 Comments

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
# Aras 2018?
# Aras 2018?

Gallagher doesn't rule out having another run for President

Oct 20th 2012, 8:00 AM 5,121 Views 45 Comments

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
# Good Deeds
# Good Deeds

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

Jun 23rd 2012, 7:30 AM 3,686 Views 5 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 15th 2012, 7:54 PM 3,375 Views 0 Comments

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’
# Sean Gallagher
# Sean Gallagher

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

May 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,035 Views 95 Comments

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.

# sean-gallagher - Friday 16 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 16th 2012, 1:55 PM 3,719 Views 102 Comments

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
# Tweetgate
# Tweetgate

BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision

Mar 13th 2012, 7:43 PM 1,799 Views 14 Comments

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.

Cabinet will not order review of Frontline programme - Kenny
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Cabinet will not order review of Frontline programme - Kenny

Mar 13th 2012, 4:27 PM 1,466 Views 28 Comments

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

BAI, Cabinet to discuss Gallagher demands for Frontline inquiry
# Frontline
# Frontline

BAI, Cabinet to discuss Gallagher demands for Frontline inquiry

Mar 13th 2012, 8:06 AM 1,198 Views 26 Comments

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
# Frontline
# Frontline

RTÉ invites former UTV chief to assist in editorial review

Mar 12th 2012, 8:23 PM 2,997 Views 29 Comments

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

Gallagher writes to Rabbitte over 'deeply disturbing' Frontline claims
# Frontline
# Frontline

Gallagher writes to Rabbitte over 'deeply disturbing' Frontline claims

Mar 12th 2012, 3:59 PM 4,338 Views 88 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Mar 12th 2012, 10:04 AM 5,961 Views 135 Comments

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
# Frontline
# Frontline

Fianna Fáil call for inquiry over RTÉ Frontline debate

Mar 12th 2012, 8:52 AM 1,376 Views 30 Comments

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
# Frontline
# Frontline

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

Mar 11th 2012, 8:47 PM 6,715 Views 71 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 11th 2012, 7:50 PM 8,431 Views 16 Comments

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'
# Frontline
# Frontline

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

Mar 11th 2012, 3:42 PM 3,069 Views 39 Comments

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
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Seán Gallagher calls for inquiry over new RTÉ Frontline claims

Mar 11th 2012, 12:05 PM 4,631 Views 61 Comments

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
# Tweetgate
# Tweetgate

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

Mar 9th 2012, 4:06 PM 3,664 Views 84 Comments

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
# Tweetgate
# Tweetgate

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

Mar 8th 2012, 5:02 PM 6,827 Views 51 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: BAI report does not close file on That Tweet

Mar 8th 2012, 4:29 PM 41 Views 39 Comments

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
# Frontline
# Frontline

RTÉ board to meet following BAI ruling on Frontline tweet

Mar 8th 2012, 8:58 AM 1,539 Views 15 Comments

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'
# Aras11
# Aras11

RTÉ director general apologises to Gallagher over Frontline 'mistakes'

Mar 7th 2012, 5:20 PM 3,796 Views 32 Comments

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.