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# GE11

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Gallery: National Library launches its archive of General Election 2011 websites
Over 90 blogs and websites, including, were captured during the GE11 election period for the NLI’s first election website archive.
Data watchdog received 25 election-related complaints
Over two dozen members of the public have made official complaints after politicians tried to access their personal information.
Varadkar's team remove '10,000 cable ties' abandoned after election
Tourism minister Leo Varadkar says he and his team have removed thousands of ties abandoned after removing election posters.
Big FF names tumble in second Seanad election
Former junior ministers Martin Mansergh and Sean Connick both fail in bids to win election to the Administrative panel.
Mary Hanafin: I will run in the next general election
Former Fianna Fail TD says she hasn’t given up on politics – but says it will be a “full five years” before Fianna Fail gets a chance to challenge at the polls again.
Gormley resigns Green Party leadership as party refocuses
Senator Dan Boyle says Gormley wants the party to return to first principles.
Poster kids of Election 2011 cleaned up after themselves
The four councils in the heavily postered city and county of Dublin say candidates were compliant, for the most part, with election poster removal.
In pictures: Junior ministers named by Enda Kenny
The line-up in the new coalition government is complete with the announcement of nine Fine Gael and six Labour ministers of state.
In numbers: Brian Cowen's tenure as Taoiseach
As one administration takes power, another steps down – so here’s some condensed figures on the Brian Cowen era.
Enda Kenny's new coalition cabinet, in pictures
Our guide to who’s who in the new team of 15 tasked with running the country under the stewardship of Enda Kenny.
Maiden speeches jump on Enda Kenny's victory chariot
New TDs and independents make sure they have their “spake” before Fine Gael leader gets the nod for Taoiseach.
As it happened: Enda Kenny's appointment as Taoiseach
Enda Kenny’s new coalition government formally takes power, after he is appointed Taoiseach by 117 votes to 27.
Poll: Who should be ceann comhairle?
The Ceann Comhairle is expected to be impartial, authoritative and able to keep control of the House. Who do you think is up to the job?
Labour's Ruairí Quinn criticises Fine Gael's "anti-market attitudes"
Quinn reacts to FG’s Brian Hayes comment that the awarding of a contract to print State exam papers to a UK company was “absurd”.
Blood on the canvass: TV and radio docs capture anger of Election 2011
The spotlight is on the campaigns of six candidates in TV doc tonight, while radio work captures the canvassing style of Conor Lenihan.
Labour and Fine Gael endorse draft Programme for Government
The Dáil’s two biggest parties will form the next government, after both independently backed a deal to share power.
Details emerge of Fine Gael and Labour's programme for government
Details that have so far emerged include the Department of Finance being split into two, the formation of an economic council, and an agreement to reduce the deficit by 2015.
Fine Gael and Labour reach agreement on programme for government
The two party leaders have reached an agreement on a programme for government but there are no details of that programme so far.
Draft programme for government should be ready tonight - FG
The week in photos
The poignant, the beautiful, the stunning – and the plain bizarre – moments of the week, in pictures.
Labour say no guarantee talks will conclude today as FG say a number of issues remain
Reports of a deal being close appear premature with Fine Gael also saying there are still a number of issues to be resolved.
Labour grassroots members oppose coalition with Fine Gael
Labour councillors, the national chair of Labour Youth and the Unite trade union have voiced their opposition to a Labour-Fine Gael coalition – saying the country needs a strong opposition.
Labour grassroots opposition to coalition
Brian Cowen gives party pal a Seanad seat
Ousted TD gets seat – but just for a few weeks until Seanad election.
Gerry Adams to lead Sinn Féin in the Dáil
The party’s president will lead them in Dáil Eireann where they will have a record number of TDs.
Scale of economic problems revealed to parties
Fine Gael and Labour have said that the true scale of the economic crisis has been revealed to them during briefing in recent days – and described the news as “sobering”.
Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West
The 60,647 votes in Galway West have been counted, counted, and counted again – and elected five TDs this morning.
Revealed: the full cost of dumping our outgoing government TDs
The first-year pensions of the 41 Fianna Fáil and Green TDs who failed to keep their seats underlines the price of change.
Opposition 'still an option' for Labour, chiefs believe
Labour’s National Council gives its go-ahead for coalition talks with FG – but says it won’t fly straight into government.
All Dáil seats now filled but recount in Galway West with five candidates elected
A full recount will get underway in Galway West this afternoon with five candidates already elected but not yet declared.
Final results in from Laois-Offaly and Wicklow
John Moloney eliminated, but counting continues
The Daily Fix: Monday
Every evening, brings you a round-up of the biggest news stories of the day, as well as the interesting bits and pieces you may have missed.
Dick Roche eliminated as Wicklow count rolls on
Fianna Fáil TD has been eliminated following rechecks in Wicklow, where five seats have yet to be filled.