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#Election 2011

# election-2011 - Monday 2 November, 2015

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 28,093 Views 59 Comments

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

# election-2011 - Saturday 28 February, 2015

'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 25,772 Views 91 Comments

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

# election-2011 - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

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 9,957 Views 77 Comments

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

# election-2011 - Thursday 18 December, 2014

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 23,058 Views 53 Comments

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

# election-2011 - Saturday 25 February, 2012

‘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 3,636 Views 74 Comments

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

# election-2011 - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

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 9,648 Views 48 Comments

Hint: It wasn’t the winner…

# election-2011 - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Over €1m wasted on postage due to out-of-date Seanad registers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Over €1m wasted on postage due to out-of-date Seanad registers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 1,175 Views 0 Comments

Candidates for the Seanad’s University panels claim the voting register is badly out of date – wasting thousands in postage costs.

# election-2011 - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

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 1,133 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.

# election-2011 - Monday 28 February, 2011

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 2,394 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 1,517 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.

# election-2011 - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 11:25 PM 1,186 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 1,036 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 818 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 1,162 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 938 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 1,061 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: 5.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 5.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 5:27 PM 1,430 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 1,108 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 1,291 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 767 Views 0 Comments

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

# election-2011 - Thursday 10 February, 2011

The 2011 election campaign, in numbers
# GE11
# GE11

The 2011 election campaign, in numbers

Feb 10th 2011, 3:14 PM 921 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.

# election-2011 - Monday 31 January, 2011

Broadcasting Authority revises election moratorium rules
# Moratorium
# Moratorium

Broadcasting Authority revises election moratorium rules

Jan 31st 2011, 5:25 PM 3,564 Views 0 Comments

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

# election-2011 - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

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 462 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.

# election-2011 - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

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 936 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 251 Views 0 Comments

# election-2011 - Monday 24 January, 2011

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

TV3 outlines plans for leaders’ election debate

Jan 24th 2011, 4:31 PM 1,460 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 2,231 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 2,666 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 1,546 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.

# election-2011 - Sunday 23 January, 2011

Green Party to withdraw from coalition
# GE11
# GE11

Green Party to withdraw from coalition

Jan 23rd 2011, 5:15 PM 1,343 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 590 Views 0 Comments

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

# election-2011 - Saturday 22 January, 2011

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 1,687 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 2,003 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 1,696 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.

# election-2011 - Thursday 20 January, 2011

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 2,281 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 1,073 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 1,657 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?

# election-2011 - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

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 332 Views 0 Comments

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

# election-2011 - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

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 234 Views 0 Comments

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