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#Election 2011

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Eamon Gilmore admits he didn't pay attention to the cuts in THAT ad
# Every Little Hurts
# Every Little Hurts

Eamon Gilmore admits he didn't pay attention to the cuts in THAT ad

Nov 2nd 2015, 5:11 PM 28,134 Views 59 Comments

In his new book, the former tánaiste says he paid a high price for the infamous ‘Every Little Hurts’ ad.

'I remember getting that Every Little Hurts leaflet and not using it'
# Danger Here
# Danger Here

'I remember getting that Every Little Hurts leaflet and not using it'

Feb 28th 2015, 9:40 AM 25,795 Views 91 Comments

Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin talks to TheJournal.ie about THAT leaflet, the same-sex marriage referendum and abortion.

With all this good news, why is Labour so low in the polls? We asked Joan Burton...
# Four Years On
# Four Years On

With all this good news, why is Labour so low in the polls? We asked Joan Burton...

Feb 25th 2015, 3:16 PM 9,979 Views 77 Comments

The Tánaiste answered questions about Labour’s low poll ratings today.

Labour TD: That Tesco ad has haunted us
# Every Little Hurts
# Every Little Hurts

Labour TD: That Tesco ad has haunted us

Dec 18th 2014, 7:30 AM 23,104 Views 53 Comments

John Lyons has told TheJournal.ie that the perception of Labour could not be lower.

‘I feel duped’: How voters rate their election choices one year on
# One Year On
# One Year On

‘I feel duped’: How voters rate their election choices one year on

Feb 25th 2012, 8:00 AM 3,646 Views 74 Comments

Twelve months after the historic general election, we asked voters to reflect on their decisions. Here’s how they felt…

Guess which #Áras11 candidate spent the most on their campaign?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Guess which #Áras11 candidate spent the most on their campaign?

Feb 14th 2012, 5:59 PM 9,675 Views 48 Comments

Hint: It wasn’t the winner…

Over €1m wasted on postage due to out-of-date Seanad registers
# Seanad Elections
# Seanad Elections

Over €1m wasted on postage due to out-of-date Seanad registers

Mar 24th 2011, 4:10 PM 1,187 Views 9 Comments

Candidates for the Seanad’s University panels claim the voting register is badly out of date – wasting thousands in postage costs.

Poster kids of Election 2011 cleaned up after themselves
# Election Posters
# Election Posters

Poster kids of Election 2011 cleaned up after themselves

Mar 16th 2011, 12:46 PM 1,146 Views 0 Comments

The four councils in the heavily postered city and county of Dublin say candidates were compliant, for the most part, with election poster removal.

Tale of the tapes: Who is going to take Cabinet posts?
# GE11
# GE11

Tale of the tapes: Who is going to take Cabinet posts?

Feb 28th 2011, 7:26 PM 2,410 Views 0 Comments

While we’re waiting for the white smoke to emerge over Fine Gael’s talks with Labour, there’s no harm in looking towards who might fill the front bench in the 31st Dail, right?

"I lost a stone in weight out canvassing": Candidates 2011 reflect on Twitter
# GE11
# GE11

"I lost a stone in weight out canvassing": Candidates 2011 reflect on Twitter

Feb 28th 2011, 1:06 AM 1,524 Views 0 Comments

Some of the general election runners, riders and fallers took time out on Sunday to give thanks or just to give out on Twitter.

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 11:25 PM 1,197 Views 0 Comments

EVERY hour – on the half hour –TheJournal.ie 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: 10.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 10:28 PM 1,044 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie 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: 9.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 9:29 PM 834 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie 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: 8.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 8.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 8:27 PM 1,166 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie 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: 7.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 7.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 7:27 PM 947 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie 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: 6.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 6.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 6:28 PM 1,070 Views 3 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie 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: 5.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 5.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 5:27 PM 1,440 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie 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
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 4.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 4:33 PM 1,119 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie 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.

Hanafin out as Boyd-Barrett takes final seat in Dun Laoghaire
# GE11
# GE11

Hanafin out as Boyd-Barrett takes final seat in Dun Laoghaire

Feb 27th 2011, 2:37 PM 1,308 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fail deputy leader was in final-seat battle with People Before Profit candidate as FG’s Mary Mitchell-O’Connor elected.

Fine Gael the "opposite side of the same coin" says Adams
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Fine Gael the "opposite side of the same coin" says Adams

Feb 27th 2011, 2:01 PM 775 Views 0 Comments

Sinn Fein leader says his party will have an important role in Opposition as a bulwark against “swingeing, anti-citizen” policies.

The 2011 election campaign, in numbers
# GE11
# GE11

The 2011 election campaign, in numbers

Feb 10th 2011, 3:14 PM 936 Views 0 Comments

566 candidates, up by 96 in 2007, with 481 men and 85 women looking for 165 seats in 43 constituencies in 15 days.

Broadcasting Authority revises election moratorium rules
# Moratorium
# Moratorium

Broadcasting Authority revises election moratorium rules

Jan 31st 2011, 5:25 PM 3,576 Views 0 Comments

Broadcasters will now be allowed to cover election material until 2pm on the day before polling, a move welcomed by TV3.

Independents could kill Finance Bill over banker tax
# Dying Dáil
# Dying Dáil

Independents could kill Finance Bill over banker tax

Jan 26th 2011, 8:53 AM 487 Views 0 Comments

Lowry, McGrath and Healy-Rae want the 90% tax to be included in the Finance Bill – in a race against time for FF.

Poll: Does a mid-term election date bother you?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does a mid-term election date bother you?

Jan 25th 2011, 11:08 AM 953 Views 0 Comments

Some think having an election during the school holidays is a hindrance, others think it makes sense. What do you think?

Noel Treacy to step down at next election
# GE11
# GE11

Noel Treacy to step down at next election

Jan 25th 2011, 10:15 AM 267 Views 0 Comments

TV3 outlines plans for leaders’ election debate
# GE11
# GE11

TV3 outlines plans for leaders’ election debate

Jan 24th 2011, 4:31 PM 1,499 Views 1 Comment

The commercial broadcaster wants to hold a three-way leaders’ debate, with the heads of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Labour.

Department insists early election posters are illegal
# GE11
# GE11

Department insists early election posters are illegal

Jan 24th 2011, 1:02 PM 2,248 Views 0 Comments

There’s a €150 fine for every individual poster that goes up before the polling order for the Dáil elections is issued.

Gerry Adams: I'll see a United Ireland in my lifetime
# United Ireland?
# United Ireland?

Gerry Adams: I'll see a United Ireland in my lifetime

Jan 24th 2011, 11:17 AM 2,678 Views 0 Comments

The Sinn Féin president and Louth Dáil candidate says Ireland will be united – “depending, of course, on how long I live”.

Here's why the election will probably be on February 25
# GE11
# GE11

Here's why the election will probably be on February 25

Jan 24th 2011, 10:03 AM 1,566 Views 0 Comments

Regardless of whether the Finance Bill is put through this week, it’s likely we’re going to the polls within 32 days.

Green Party to withdraw from coalition
# GE11
# GE11

Green Party to withdraw from coalition

Jan 23rd 2011, 5:15 PM 1,367 Views 0 Comments

The Greens withdraw from government – but will continue to support the Finance Bill from the Dáil’s opposition benches.

Green Party quits government: the statement in full
# GE11
# GE11

Green Party quits government: the statement in full

Jan 23rd 2011, 5:13 PM 609 Views 0 Comments

The full text of John Gormley’s statement, in which he announced that his Green Party was withdrawing from government.

Poll: Will changing leader encourage you to vote Fianna Fáil?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will changing leader encourage you to vote Fianna Fáil?

Jan 22nd 2011, 2:56 PM 1,706 Views 0 Comments

Will the change of leadership make a difference for Fianna Fáil’s fortunes in a general election in 48 days’ time?

Brian Cowen quits as FF leader, remains as Taoiseach
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Brian Cowen quits as FF leader, remains as Taoiseach

Jan 22nd 2011, 2:03 PM 2,057 Views 0 Comments

Brian Cowen resigns the leadership of Fianna Fáil but will continue to lead government – saying it’s not to do with the reshuffle.

TD denies breaking litter laws on Irish Times front page
# GE11
# GE11

TD denies breaking litter laws on Irish Times front page

Jan 22nd 2011, 12:28 PM 1,722 Views 0 Comments

Frank Feighan is pictured with a campaign poster on the front of today’s Times – forcing him to deny breaching litter laws.

Backbenchers could still plan coup to oust Cowen
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Backbenchers could still plan coup to oust Cowen

Jan 20th 2011, 4:12 PM 2,301 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil backbenchers aren’t happy about how the cabinet crisis was managed – and the knives could still be out.

Cowen's new cabinet and election date: his statement in full
# GE11
# GE11

Cowen's new cabinet and election date: his statement in full

Jan 20th 2011, 2:13 PM 1,095 Views 0 Comments

The full text of Brian Cowen’s full statement to the Dáil, announcing his restructured cabinet and the date of the election.

Poll: Do you want new ministers or an election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you want new ministers or an election?

Jan 20th 2011, 12:27 PM 1,675 Views 0 Comments

The government could be on the verge of collapse – but do you want new ministers to keep the country ticking over first?

Opposition renew general election calls after Cowen victory
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Opposition renew general election calls after Cowen victory

Jan 19th 2011, 6:55 AM 349 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael, Labour and Sinn Féin all demand an immediate general election in the wake of Brian Cowen’s victory.

FG's Bernard Allen to retire at next election
# GE11
# GE11

FG's Bernard Allen to retire at next election

Jan 18th 2011, 3:22 PM 250 Views 0 Comments

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