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# ge11 - Monday 28 February, 2011

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

Feb 28th 2011, 7:26 PM 2,394 Views 10 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?

Dick Roche: "There are a lot of errors" in Wicklow count
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Dick Roche: "There are a lot of errors" in Wicklow count

Feb 28th 2011, 1:48 PM 2,943 Views 0 Comments

The under-threat minister says he still has a shout in Wicklow – and that there are ‘hundreds’ of papers under scrutiny.

The Seven Deadly Political Whodunits - books for Mary O'Rourke to draw inspiration from
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The Seven Deadly Political Whodunits - books for Mary O'Rourke to draw inspiration from

Feb 28th 2011, 1:21 PM 1,483 Views 0 Comments

The outgoing TD says she will write a political tell all. But what should she be reading for inspiration?

Parties yet to decide on European Parliament replacements
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Parties yet to decide on European Parliament replacements

Feb 28th 2011, 11:55 AM 1,102 Views 0 Comments

The Socialist Party replacements will meet to decide who can succeed Joe Higgins’, while Alan Kelly’s seat is also free.

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011
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Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011

Feb 28th 2011, 9:57 AM 4,930 Views 0 Comments

We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties
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Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties

Feb 28th 2011, 9:32 AM 1,746 Views 2 Comments

Well known Fianna Fáil names like Haughey, Hanafin, Coughlan, Andrews and McEllistrim are no longer in the Dáil.

The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil
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The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil

Feb 28th 2011, 8:52 AM 2,768 Views 10 Comments

We look at the more colourful TDs who will take their seats in Dáil Eireann next week.

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Feb 28th 2011, 8:32 AM 1,422 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: 154 down, 12 seats in the 31st Dail to go; the f-word provides the only intake of breath on a dull night at the Oscars, and has Enda popped the question yet?

Kenny called Eamon Gilmore 'to discuss coalition'
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Kenny called Eamon Gilmore 'to discuss coalition'

Feb 28th 2011, 7:52 AM 850 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny will this morning begin the task of trying to form a new government – and began by calling Labour last night.

Still 12 seats to be filled with counts resuming today
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Still 12 seats to be filled with counts resuming today

Feb 28th 2011, 7:48 AM 968 Views 0 Comments

Three recounts will take place today in Wicklow, Laois-Offaly, and Galway West.

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

Feb 28th 2011, 1:06 AM 1,516 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.

No more Election 2011 results tonight
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No more Election 2011 results tonight

Feb 28th 2011, 12:32 AM 529 Views 0 Comments

# ge11 - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm
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The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 11:25 PM 1,184 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.

Blow-by-blow: How each party fared in Election 2011
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Blow-by-blow: How each party fared in Election 2011

Feb 27th 2011, 11:08 PM 2,213 Views 0 Comments

In a nutshell, where each party made its breakthroughs across the country – and where Fianna Fáil’s collapse hit hardest.

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm
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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 Hot List: The latest from the three constituencies with 12 seats to fill
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The Hot List: The latest from the three constituencies with 12 seats to fill

Feb 27th 2011, 10:06 PM 5,879 Views 3 Comments

Latest: Recount in Laois-Offaly started again at 8.15pm. Full recount has started in Galway West.

The PDs return: former party fares better in 2011 than 2007
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The PDs return: former party fares better in 2011 than 2007

Feb 27th 2011, 9:56 PM 1,791 Views 0 Comments

The party that disbanded after its election slaughter in 2007 sees its former candidates gain ground this time around.

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm
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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.

Poll: Is Dick Roche right to ask for a recount?
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Poll: Is Dick Roche right to ask for a recount?

Feb 27th 2011, 8:49 PM 3,286 Views 0 Comments

The Fianna Fail TD isn’t giving up the Wicklow constituency without a fight – but do you think he should have?

The Half Past Fix: 8.30pm
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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.

Explained: why the Wicklow count is taking so long
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Explained: why the Wicklow count is taking so long

Feb 27th 2011, 7:52 PM 2,950 Views 6 Comments

Wicklow now won’t return a TD until Tuesday – so what’s holding it up? Here’s our guide to what’s taking so long.

The Half Past Fix: 7.30pm
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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
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The Half Past Fix: 6.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 6:28 PM 1,059 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
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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
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The Half Past Fix: 4.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 4:33 PM 1,106 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: 3.30pm
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The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 3:30 PM 1,662 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

Carlow-Kilkenny fills two more seats
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Carlow-Kilkenny fills two more seats

Feb 27th 2011, 3:19 PM 284 Views 0 Comments

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

Feb 27th 2011, 2:37 PM 1,290 Views 8 Comments

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

Big governments "are not strong governments" - the academic take
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Big governments "are not strong governments" - the academic take

Feb 27th 2011, 2:31 PM 673 Views 0 Comments

Ferdinand von Prondzynski suggests a Fine Gael-Labour coalition may become quickly frayed at the edges.

The Half Past Fix: 2.30pm
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The Half Past Fix: 2.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 2:29 PM 743 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

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

Eamon Gilmore not drawn on negotiations for coalition with Fine Gael
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Eamon Gilmore not drawn on negotiations for coalition with Fine Gael

Feb 27th 2011, 1:37 PM 472 Views 2 Comments

No contact has yet been made by either party in relation to starting negotiations for a coalition.

Michéal Martin says Fianna Fail may now look to Northern Ireland
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Michéal Martin says Fianna Fail may now look to Northern Ireland

Feb 27th 2011, 1:33 PM 2,555 Views 0 Comments

Leader says party is looking to “new challenges” including getting involved in Northern political scene and changing what it means to be in Opposition.

The Half Past Fix: 1.30pm
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The Half Past Fix: 1.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 1:29 PM 539 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

Ivana Bacik knocked out, Sean Barrett elected in Dún Laoghaire
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Ivana Bacik knocked out, Sean Barrett elected in Dún Laoghaire

Feb 27th 2011, 12:41 PM 706 Views 0 Comments

The Half Past Fix: 12.30pm
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The Half Past Fix: 12.30pm

Feb 27th 2011, 12:30 PM 674 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

International media focus on Fianna Fáil's humiliation at the polls
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International media focus on Fianna Fáil's humiliation at the polls

Feb 27th 2011, 12:28 PM 1,222 Views 0 Comments

The likely renegotiation of the EU/IMF bailout is also focused on by the foreign media.

Mary Moran and Jennifer Murnane-O'Connor excluded
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Mary Moran and Jennifer Murnane-O'Connor excluded

Feb 27th 2011, 11:48 AM 348 Views 0 Comments

Independents Eddie Fitzpatrick and Jim Tallon eliminated
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Independents Eddie Fitzpatrick and Jim Tallon eliminated

Feb 27th 2011, 11:37 AM 179 Views 0 Comments

Labour's Ciarán Lynch elected on the ninth count
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Labour's Ciarán Lynch elected on the ninth count

Feb 27th 2011, 10:08 AM 333 Views 0 Comments