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#Election 2011

# election-2011 - Friday 14 January, 2011

Labour to table motion of No Confidence in government
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# FF Heave

Labour to table motion of No Confidence in government

Jan 14th 2011, 3:14 PM 578 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Gilmore tells the Greens that it’s “make-up-your-mind time” – but the government says the debate must wait.

Eamon Gilmore’s challenge to the Greens: the statement in full
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# FF Heave

Eamon Gilmore’s challenge to the Greens: the statement in full

Jan 14th 2011, 3:13 PM 306 Views 0 Comments

The full text of Eamon Gilmore’s speech on the steps of Leinster House today, calling on the Green Party to quit government.

# election-2011 - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Cabinet fails to agree pre-election legislative programme
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# Election 2011

Cabinet fails to agree pre-election legislative programme

Jan 11th 2011, 9:36 PM 476 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil and the Greens meet in attempts to decide what laws to pass before leaving power – with no success.

Jimmy Devins to retire at next election
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# Election 2011

Jimmy Devins to retire at next election

Jan 11th 2011, 6:21 PM 524 Views 0 Comments

The Sligo-North Leitrim TD – who gave up the Fianna Fáil whip over cuts to cancer services – won’t run again.

Green insist: We're staying to finish the Budget
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# Election 2011

Green insist: We're staying to finish the Budget

Jan 11th 2011, 2:14 PM 367 Views 0 Comments

John Gormley confirms that the Greens will remain in government to ensure that the Finance Bill is passed before they go.

# election-2011 - Saturday 8 January, 2011

Could the statue of Labour’s founder be moved for the election?
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# Big Jim

Could the statue of Labour’s founder be moved for the election?

Jan 8th 2011, 9:35 AM 1,234 Views 0 Comments

Jim Larkin has stood on O’Connell St since 1977 – but his statue is set to be moved for Metro works, in time for the election…

# election-2011 - Friday 7 January, 2011

The week in photos
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jan 7th 2011, 7:22 PM 1,143 Views 0 Comments

Dead birds, dead sick, dead lucky – the highlights of the week in pictures.

TV3 wants end to broadcast media blackout prior to election
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# Election 2011

TV3 wants end to broadcast media blackout prior to election

Jan 7th 2011, 12:31 PM 2,159 Views 0 Comments

The TV station makes submission to BAI claiming 48-hour moratorium goes against free speech guarantees.

# election-2011 - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Michael Woods joins Fianna Fáil's retiring ranks
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# Election 2011

Michael Woods joins Fianna Fáil's retiring ranks

Jan 6th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,133 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin North East TD – in office since 1977, and a minister for 16 years – will not contest the general election.

Calls grow for election votes for Irish abroad
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# Election 2011

Calls grow for election votes for Irish abroad

Jan 6th 2011, 6:11 PM 774 Views 0 Comments

The government shelves a report urging change to its law, which would have given Ireland expatriates votes in a general election.

Labour launches reform policy for parliament and laws
# Election 2011
# Election 2011

Labour launches reform policy for parliament and laws

Jan 6th 2011, 4:27 PM 583 Views 0 Comments

Labour’s ‘New Government, Better Government’ policy outlines plans for whistleblowers’ legislation and Seanad abolition.

# election-2011 - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

Sinn Féin wants 'neither FG nor FF' in power
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# Election 2011

Sinn Féin wants 'neither FG nor FF' in power

Jan 5th 2011, 7:08 PM 749 Views 0 Comments

Gerry Adams again raises the ante on Labour, after Eamon Gilmore repeats assertions that he doesn’t want power with Sinn Féin.

# election-2011 - Sunday 2 January, 2011

# election-2011 - Tuesday 23 November, 2010

# election-2011 - Monday 22 November, 2010

Budget in crisis: Lowry and Healy-Rae say support is "unlikely"

Budget in crisis: Lowry and Healy-Rae say support is "unlikely"

Nov 22nd 2010, 1:53 PM 973 Views 0 Comments

The two Independent TDs who give the government its Dáil majority say their support can’t be counted on any more.

Green Party's government statement in full
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# Green Party

Green Party's government statement in full

Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00 PM 706 Views 0 Comments

The full text of John Gormley’s statement in which he says the Greens will pull out of government in January.