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# ge11 - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Gallery: National Library launches its archive of General Election 2011 websites
# Election Archive
# Election Archive

Gallery: National Library launches its archive of General Election 2011 websites

Oct 26th 2011, 3:55 PM 583 Views 0 Comments

Over 90 blogs and websites, including TheJournal.ie, were captured during the GE11 election period for the NLI’s first election website archive.

# ge11 - Monday 4 July, 2011

Data watchdog received 25 election-related complaints
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Data watchdog received 25 election-related complaints

Jul 4th 2011, 3:09 PM 518 Views 1 Comment

Over two dozen members of the public have made official complaints after politicians tried to access their personal information.

# ge11 - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Varadkar's team remove '10,000 cable ties' abandoned after election
# Cable Ties
# Cable Ties

Varadkar's team remove '10,000 cable ties' abandoned after election

May 3rd 2011, 2:02 PM 3,247 Views 0 Comments

Tourism minister Leo Varadkar says he and his team have removed thousands of ties abandoned after removing election posters.

# ge11 - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Big FF names tumble in second Seanad election
# Seanad Elections
# Seanad Elections

Big FF names tumble in second Seanad election

Apr 27th 2011, 7:41 AM 1,431 Views 0 Comments

Former junior ministers Martin Mansergh and Sean Connick both fail in bids to win election to the Administrative panel.

# ge11 - Monday 11 April, 2011

Mary Hanafin: I will run in the next general election
# Mary Hanafin
# Mary Hanafin

Mary Hanafin: I will run in the next general election

Apr 11th 2011, 10:54 AM 1,411 Views 0 Comments

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.

# ge11 - Sunday 20 March, 2011

Gormley resigns Green Party leadership as party refocuses
# Green Party
# Green Party

Gormley resigns Green Party leadership as party refocuses

Mar 20th 2011, 1:55 PM 1,643 Views 0 Comments

Senator Dan Boyle says Gormley wants the party to return to first principles.

# ge11 - 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.

# ge11 - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Take 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

Mar 10th 2011, 4:58 PM 1,442 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

In pictures: Junior ministers named by Enda Kenny
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

In pictures: Junior ministers named by Enda Kenny

Mar 10th 2011, 3:21 PM 4,569 Views 0 Comments

The line-up in the new coalition government is complete with the announcement of nine Fine Gael and six Labour ministers of state.

# ge11 - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

In numbers: Brian Cowen's tenure as Taoiseach
# Bye Bye Brian
# Bye Bye Brian

In numbers: Brian Cowen's tenure as Taoiseach

Mar 9th 2011, 6:04 PM 3,687 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Enda Kenny's new coalition cabinet, in pictures

Mar 9th 2011, 5:54 PM 6,399 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Maiden speeches jump on Enda Kenny's victory chariot

Mar 9th 2011, 2:40 PM 1,557 Views 0 Comments

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
# The New Dáil
# The New Dáil

As it happened: Enda Kenny's appointment as Taoiseach

Mar 9th 2011, 11:35 AM 2,812 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who should be ceann comhairle?

Mar 9th 2011, 8:42 AM 1,080 Views 4 Comments

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?

# ge11 - Monday 7 March, 2011

Labour's Ruairí Quinn criticises Fine Gael's "anti-market attitudes"
# Coalition
# Coalition

Labour's Ruairí Quinn criticises Fine Gael's "anti-market attitudes"

Mar 7th 2011, 12:01 PM 2,416 Views 14 Comments

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
# Canvassing
From The Daily Edge
# Canvassing

Blood on the canvass: TV and radio docs capture anger of Election 2011

Mar 7th 2011, 11:30 AM 617 Views 0 Comments

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
# Coalition
# Coalition

Labour and Fine Gael endorse draft Programme for Government

Mar 7th 2011, 7:39 AM 5,378 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil’s two biggest parties will form the next government, after both independently backed a deal to share power.

# ge11 - Sunday 6 March, 2011

Details emerge of Fine Gael and Labour's programme for government
# Coalition
# Coalition

Details emerge of Fine Gael and Labour's programme for government

Mar 6th 2011, 1:32 PM 1,805 Views 0 Comments

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
# Coalition
# Coalition

Fine Gael and Labour reach agreement on programme for government

Mar 6th 2011, 8:07 AM 1,217 Views 4 Comments

The two party leaders have reached an agreement on a programme for government but there are no details of that programme so far.

# ge11 - Saturday 5 March, 2011

Draft programme for government should be ready tonight - FG
# Coalition
# Coalition

Draft programme for government should be ready tonight - FG

Mar 5th 2011, 3:48 PM 456 Views 0 Comments

# ge11 - Friday 4 March, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Mar 4th 2011, 9:00 PM 1,950 Views 1 Comment

The poignant, the beautiful, the stunning – and the plain bizarre – moments of the week, in pictures.

Take 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Friday

Mar 4th 2011, 5:00 PM 981 Views 0 Comments

Five things you need to know by 5 o’clock.

Labour say no guarantee talks will conclude today as FG say a number of issues remain
# Coalition
# Coalition

Labour say no guarantee talks will conclude today as FG say a number of issues remain

Mar 4th 2011, 4:05 PM 818 Views 0 Comments

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 grassroots members oppose coalition with Fine Gael

Mar 4th 2011, 10:18 AM 713 Views 0 Comments

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.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Mar 4th 2011, 8:31 AM 1,427 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you really need to know by 9am.

Labour grassroots opposition to coalition

Labour grassroots opposition to coalition

Mar 4th 2011, 7:26 AM 396 Views 2 Comments

# ge11 - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Brian Cowen gives party pal a Seanad seat
# Seanad
# Seanad

Brian Cowen gives party pal a Seanad seat

Mar 3rd 2011, 4:52 PM 2,417 Views 0 Comments

Ousted TD gets seat – but just for a few weeks until Seanad election.

Gerry Adams to lead Sinn Féin in the Dáil
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams to lead Sinn Féin in the Dáil

Mar 3rd 2011, 2:30 PM 1,547 Views 0 Comments

The party’s president will lead them in Dáil Eireann where they will have a record number of TDs.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Mar 3rd 2011, 8:44 AM 1,938 Views 4 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The news from the Department of Finance is even worse than we thought; an artist’s fingers cut off during a savage attack and everything you need to know to bluff your way through the day’s cricket chat.

Scale of economic problems revealed to parties
# Sobering
# Sobering

Scale of economic problems revealed to parties

Mar 3rd 2011, 7:41 AM 1,097 Views 0 Comments

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”.

# ge11 - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 2nd 2011, 8:35 AM 1,421 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Garda Ombudsman to investigate circumstances of man’s suspected suicide in Kerry after negotiations with gardaí; Galway West count finishes 73 hours after it begun, and the future of Slane is under threat.

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West
# GE11
# GE11

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West

Mar 2nd 2011, 8:14 AM 1,057 Views 0 Comments

The 60,647 votes in Galway West have been counted, counted, and counted again – and elected five TDs this morning.

# ge11 - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Revealed: the full cost of dumping our outgoing government TDs
# The Cost Of Change
# The Cost Of Change

Revealed: the full cost of dumping our outgoing government TDs

Mar 1st 2011, 2:35 PM 5,919 Views 30 Comments

The first-year pensions of the 41 Fianna Fáil and Green TDs who failed to keep their seats underlines the price of change.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Mar 1st 2011, 8:09 AM 1,380 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Full recount ordered in Galway West; Irish banks tap the EU for more emergency funding, and the €288 million yacht being built by an African dictator’s son.

Opposition 'still an option' for Labour, chiefs believe
# Coalition
# Coalition

Opposition 'still an option' for Labour, chiefs believe

Mar 1st 2011, 8:00 AM 897 Views 0 Comments

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
# GE11
# GE11

All Dáil seats now filled but recount in Galway West with five candidates elected

Mar 1st 2011, 7:58 AM 980 Views 0 Comments

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
# GE11
# GE11

Final results in from Laois-Offaly and Wicklow

Mar 1st 2011, 6:37 AM 601 Views 1 Comment

# ge11 - Monday 28 February, 2011

John Moloney eliminated, but counting continues
# GE11
# GE11

John Moloney eliminated, but counting continues

Feb 28th 2011, 10:33 PM 861 Views 0 Comments

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 28th 2011, 8:18 PM 1,481 Views 0 Comments

Every evening, TheJournal.ie 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
# GE11
# GE11

Dick Roche eliminated as Wicklow count rolls on

Feb 28th 2011, 8:06 PM 1,670 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD has been eliminated following rechecks in Wicklow, where five seats have yet to be filled.