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The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil
We look at the more colourful TDs who will take their seats in Dáil Eireann next week.
The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm
EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.
The Half Past Fix: 4.30pm
EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.
The Hot List: How the day unfolded in 12 key constituencies
Kevin Humpheys has taken the final seat for Labour in Dublin South-East. Check out how the first day of counting unfolded in key constituencies across the country.
Brian Lenihan holds seat in Dublin West
Brian Lenihan has retained his seat in Dublin West on the fifth count.
Leo Varakar elected in Dublin West
The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm
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.
Joan Burton elected in Dublin West
The first seat in the 31st Dáil goes to the Labour Party’s spokesperson for finance.
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.
Which would you do: shrink the Dáil, or scrap the Seanad?
All parties seem to be agreed that there’s too many politicians. Where would you cut them from – Dáil or Seanad?
McWilliams regrets answering the door to Lenihan to discuss bank guarantee
Economist David McWilliams says if he’d known what Brian Lenihan would do with his bank guarantee idea, he would not have let him into his house that pre-guarantee scheme night in 2008.
Daily Fix: Saturday
Today we’ve heard promises on crime fighting, cutting 145 state bodies and companies, and further arguments between Fine Gael and Labour over their economic policies.
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.
EU wants banks recapitalised "as soon as possible"
Olli Rehn’s spokesman said the European Union thought Brian Lenihan’s delay was “temporary” – but still wants it done.
Poll: Do you welcome Michéal Martin's decision to force ministers to give up severance payments?
Or do you regard it as cynical electioneering? Have your say.
Martin tells FF ministers to waive severance payments
The new party leader tells his former cabinet colleagues that if they stay on as TDs, they’ll forego their €88k payout.
Election campaigns resume after pausing for tragedy
Labour and the Greens launch their full manifestoes as Fianna Fáil talks health policy and Fine Gael small business.
Daily Fix: Thursday
The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail…
Noonan casts doubt over Lenihan's recapitalisation story
The Fine Gael spokesman says he believes Brian Lenihan didn’t receive the approval of the EU or IMF before his announcement.
Who's outstroked whom?
Was postponing any further bank recapitalisations a prudent political move brought about by Fine Gael pressure, or an epic Fianna Fáil masterstroke?
Deputy Leaders clash over nurses, Irish and economy
A Deputy Leaders’ debate sees Mary Hanafin, James Reilly and Joan Burton discuss the economy and other issues.
FF and FG to launch duelling fiscal policies
The Dáil’s two largest parties will both launch their fiscal plans at 11am, with 15 days to go until voting day.
Tourism, literacy, crime, emigration, social welfare: A day of party policies
The five main political parties started to find the devil was in the detail today as they began to set out their stalls on a variety of policies. And they didn’t mention the banks… much.
Who would make a better Finance Minister?
Have your say in our daily Face Off.
Parties to discuss public services ahead of TV3 debate
The day’s main events focus on the health sector, the economy and public services, before tonight’s TV3 showpiece.
Out to launch: The jargon and the jibes of party campaigns
This morning, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Labour dusted down the soapboxes as they give green light to first day of electioneering.
"Anyone, anywhere": Deputy leaders respond to Mary Hanafin's call for debate
Joan Burton says yes to request for deputy leaders’ debate but Mary White still wants it to be an all-women affair. (Sorry, James Reilly).
Mary Hanafin wants deputy leaders' debate
Four out of five deputy leaders are women so the Greens’ Mary White may well get her all-women (almost) debate after all.
Parties clash over pre-election economic plans
Is FG changing its policies every day? Does Labour want to hand power to the EU? Is FF’s plan vague with “woolly targets”?
Who should have been dispatched to the naughty step on last night's Prime Time?
Every day of Election 2011, seeks your snap judgement on one of the pressing issues of the campaign.
Jobs and economy to top today's election agenda
Fianna Fáil, Labour and Sinn Féin will talk economic policy today, after Fine Gael yesterday unveiled its five-point plan.