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#GE11

# ge11 - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Fine Gael celebrate victory; the UN vote unanimously refer Libya to an intentional war tribunal; and the death toll in Christchurch rises to 146.

WE’RE OVER HALFWAY THERE, folks. One hundred and three of the 166 Dáil seats have now been filled. Those seats break down as follows: FG 45; Labour 26; Others 12; Sinn Féin 11; Fianna Fáil 9. For further details, check our handy map. TheJournal.ie is taking a break for the night, but will be back bringing live results from the count first thing in the morning.

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

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.

The Hot List: How the day unfolded in 12 key constituencies

Kevin Humpheys has taken the final seat for Labour in Dublin South-East. Check out how the first day of counting unfolded in key constituencies across the country.

The Half Hour Fix: 12.30am

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.

# ge11 - Saturday 26 February, 2011

John O'Donoghue eliminated in Kerry South

The former Ceann Comhairle has been eliminated on the third count

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

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.

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm

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.

"Paddy likes to know what the story is" - Ireland's Taoiseach-in-waiting promises to tell the truth

Enda Kenny says once he has the full facts about the economic crisis, he’ll keep us informed.

Mary Coughlan eliminated from Donegal South West count

The Tánaiste has lost her Dáil seat but refused to comment this evening on what she would do if she was not elected.

Full recount in Dún Laoghaire tomorrow morning at Labour's request

Labour’s Ivana Bacik and People Before Profit’s Richard Boyd-Barrett are neck and neck in Dún Laoghaire.

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm

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.

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has been elected on the first count in Cavan Monaghan, and Sean Barrett has been elected in Dun Laoghaire on the eighth count. Fine Gael’s Paschal Donohoe has been elected on the second count in Dublin Central.  Eamonn Maloney has been elected for Labour in Dublin South West. Get the latest on the most hotly contest constituencies, or keep an eye on who’s in and who’s out in our election map.

Slideshow: the most memorable images of the 2011 General Election count This post contains images

Slideshow: the most memorable images of the 2011 General Election count

Some of the day’s winners and losers in photos…

The Half Past Fix: 8.30pm

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.

The next Taoiseach Enda Kenny re-elected in Mayo

The next Taoiseach was joined by Michael Ring in being elected on the first count in Mayo.

Micheál Martin retains seat in Cork South Central

Fianna Fáil party leader is just the third in his party to have a seat in the next Dáil.

RICHARD BOYD BARRETT remains hopeful that he can take a seat in Dún Laoghaire with rumours that Labour’s Ivana Bacik has conceded.

The People Before Profit say that it was very close and that he would wait and see before saying anything.

He added that Ivana Bacik conceding is “just a rumour”, but said that “I’m ahead and hopefully I’ll stay ahead.”

FG and Labour policy differences not enough to prevent stable coalition

Political analyst Dr Graham Finlay believes Labour and Fine Gael will be able to form a stable coalition – and have fewer policy differences than the Greens and FF.

The Half Past Fix: 7.30pm

Who’s winning, who’s losing, who’s laughing – and who’s retiring to spend more time with the grandchildren. It’s the Half Past Fix.

Mary O’Rourke will retire to write a book and spend time with her grandchildren

O’Rourke has conceded she will lose her seat in Longford-Westmeath.

Brian Lenihan holds seat in Dublin West

Brian Lenihan has retained his seat in Dublin West on the fifth count.

Fine Gael's Deirdre Clune facing battle for final seat in Cork South Central

Deirdre Clune could be in trouble in Cork.

Terence Flanaghan elected Dublin North East

Outgoing Fine Gael candidate Terence Flanaghan has been returned to Dublin North East.

In quotes: Fianna Fáil's disastrous day at the polls

How Fianna Fáil candidates have been reacting to the party’s poor performance at the polls, with one describing it as a “rebuff”.

The Half Past Fix: 6.30pm

At half past six, it’s your half past fix.

Independent TD Michael Lowry has been elected on the first count in Tipperary North. He was elected with 14,104 first preference votes, which is over 2,000 votes over the quota.

The Half Past Fix: 5.30pm

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.

First Independent elected to the Dáil

Shane Ross has been elected on the first count in Dublin South and says his vote was a sign that “tribal politics” in Ireland is under siege.

THE SOCIALIST PARTY’S Joe Higgins has returned to the Dáil after being elected on the third count in Dublin West.  Higgins lost his seat in 2007 but has regained it today following the election of Labour’s Joan Burton and Fine Gael’s Leo Varadkar.  There is one more constituency seat remaining which Fianna Fáil’s Brian Lenihan will be hoping to take.

Poll: Has Election 2011 left you feeling better about your country? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Election 2011 left you feeling better about your country?

As the results roll in, are you on a high, or experiencing Post Traumatic Election Disorder?

James Reilly elected in Dublin North

Outgoing Fine Gael TD Dr James Reilly has been elected on the first count in Dublin North.

Hanafin could lose Dún Laoghaire seat

Eamon Gilmore has been elected but Tourism Minister Mary Hanafin could be in trouble.

The Half Past Fix: 4.30pm

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.

Charlie Haughey would have said 'fight, fight and fight back', says son

Seán Haughey concedes his Dublin NC seat, saying his grandather Seán Lemass and father Charlie Haughey would have given him different advice.

FINE GAEL’S MARTIN  Heydon has been elected in Kildare South on the first count. Labour’s Jack Wall has retained his seat in the same constituency, also on the first count. The one seat remaining looks likely to go to Fianna Fáil.

LEO VARADKAR has just become the first candidate to be elected for Fine Gael, winning a seat with the help of Joan Burton’s surplus in Dublin West. Keep up to date with who’s in and who’s out in our Constituency Tracker.

LABOUR HAS TAKEN THE second seat of GE11, with Pat Rabbitte polling on top in Dublin South West in the first count. Rabbitte received 12,867 votes – that’s 3,500 votes over the quota. Fine Gael’s Brian Hayes has less than 30 votes below the quota on the first count. Sinn Féin’s Sean Crowe polled third, with 8,064 votes. The second count will now commence. Labour’s Joan Burton took the first seat about an hour ago in Dublin West.

"A difficult and hard day for the party", says Green's Eamon Ryan

Former Green Party minister Eamon Ryan says he is in a difficult position to hold is Dublin South seat, but says his party remains united and will “come back strong”.

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.