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# ge11 - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Independent Mick Wallace set to be elected in Wexford
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Independent Mick Wallace set to be elected in Wexford

Feb 26th 2011, 3:25 PM 1,695 Views 2 Comments

The independent candidate says he will seek to form a technical group in the next Dáil.

No-one elected in Dublin Mid West in first count
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# Dublin Mid West

No-one elected in Dublin Mid West in first count

Feb 26th 2011, 3:17 PM 716 Views 0 Comments

While Labour’s Joanna Tuffy is in the lead after the first count in Dublin Mid West, no candidate reached the quota required.

Joan Burton elected in Dublin West
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Joan Burton elected in Dublin West

Feb 26th 2011, 2:57 PM 848 Views 0 Comments

The first seat in the 31st Dáil goes to the Labour Party’s spokesperson for finance.

Conor Lenihan concedes defeat in Dublin South West
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# Dublin South West

Conor Lenihan concedes defeat in Dublin South West

Feb 26th 2011, 2:47 PM 888 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Lenihan has admitted he is a “defeated candidate” and said that his colleague Charlie O’Connor is also likely to lose his seat.

Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens
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Voting trends: voter vengeance for Fianna Fáil and the Greens

Feb 26th 2011, 2:41 PM 872 Views 0 Comments

Former coalition government parties look likely to lose substantial number of seats, particularly in Dublin, where Conor Lenihan and Paul Gogarty have already conceded.

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 2:31 PM 1,182 Views 0 Comments

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.

Frank McBrearty concedes seat in Donegal South West
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# Donegal South West

Frank McBrearty concedes seat in Donegal South West

Feb 26th 2011, 2:25 PM 493 Views 0 Comments

The Labour candidate has conceded his seat and congratulated Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty, who leading the tally.

Green party leader John Gormley set to lose seat
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Green party leader John Gormley set to lose seat

Feb 26th 2011, 2:05 PM 1,233 Views 0 Comments

Gormley is unlikely to be elected in Dublin South-East.

Half-Past Fix
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# Half-Past Fix

Half-Past Fix

Feb 26th 2011, 1:31 PM 1,032 Views 0 Comments

All you need to know about the tallies so far… Every hour, on the half hour.

Lunchtime round-up: the tallies so far
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# GE11

Lunchtime round-up: the tallies so far

Feb 26th 2011, 1:09 PM 956 Views 0 Comments

The counting’s still going – but we bring you some of the results so far from across the country.

TheJournal.ie’s live and up to date coverage – as results emerge
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TheJournal.ie’s live and up to date coverage – as results emerge

Feb 26th 2011, 10:43 AM 5,078 Views 10 Comments

TheJournal.ie will have extensive coverage as the results unfold this weekend.

Paul Gogarty first TD to concede seat loss
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# Green Party

Paul Gogarty first TD to concede seat loss

Feb 26th 2011, 10:14 AM 1,916 Views 0 Comments

The Green Party’s Paul Gogartry has announced that he had conceded – just one hour into counting.

Fine Gael set to lead but without overall majority: poll
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Fine Gael set to lead but without overall majority: poll

Feb 26th 2011, 8:19 AM 1,703 Views 0 Comments

An RTÉ/Millward Brown Lansdowne Poll exit poll indicates that Fine Gael will lead the new government – however Labour may have secured its highest support ever.

# ge11 - Friday 25 February, 2011

FG-Lab not likely to force bond haircuts, says Morgan Stanley
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# Bailout

FG-Lab not likely to force bond haircuts, says Morgan Stanley

Feb 25th 2011, 10:01 PM 1,630 Views 0 Comments

Morgan Stanley sends a note to clients advising them about the financial stakes of Ireland’s general election outcome.

Election Day Fix
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# Daily Fix

Election Day Fix

Feb 25th 2011, 8:02 PM 2,063 Views 0 Comments

It’s kinda like a Daily Fix, except… not. Here’s how today turned out, and how TheJournal.ie will be covering the results.

'Hundreds' of Trinity students denied chance to vote
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# Voter Registration

'Hundreds' of Trinity students denied chance to vote

Feb 25th 2011, 6:45 PM 2,911 Views 9 Comments

A registration drive in Trinity College Dublin collected hundreds of new voters in Dublin City – but they didn’t get to vote.

Take 5: Friday
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# Take 5

Take 5: Friday

Feb 25th 2011, 4:53 PM 1,335 Views 0 Comments

Five things you need to know: the scramble to leave Libya, a war-time era shell in Wexford, and who’s getting to crush Seán Fitzpatrick’s BMW.

Old wartime shell found near Wexford polling station made safe
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# Wexford

Old wartime shell found near Wexford polling station made safe

Feb 25th 2011, 2:10 PM 1,376 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Defence Forces bomb disposal team have now removed the shell from the area.

Poll: Are you going to vote today?
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# Your Say

Poll: Are you going to vote today?

Feb 25th 2011, 9:59 AM 3,450 Views 0 Comments

Are you determined to make it to the polling station today – or do you think it doesn’t make a difference?

Our guide to the 2011 General Election polling day
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Our guide to the 2011 General Election polling day

Feb 25th 2011, 8:49 AM 1,777 Views 0 Comments

Confused about voting? We have all the information you could possibly need.

The 9 at 9: Election Friday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Election Friday

Feb 25th 2011, 8:32 AM 2,157 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: It’s polling day – we tell you where to go and what to do when you get there; department of Foreign Affairs responds to criticism of its Libya rescue effort and how a Limerick dog pulled a Lassie.

# ge11 - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Thursday
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# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Thursday

Feb 24th 2011, 8:00 PM 2,047 Views 4 Comments

Your final Daily Fix of the GE11 campaign is an electioneering-free zone – but we do have some helpful tips to get you through tomorrow safely…

Online tool lets you know where your polling station is
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Online tool lets you know where your polling station is

Feb 24th 2011, 5:12 PM 8,327 Views 1 Comment

If you’re in Dublin and don’t know where to find your polling booth tomorrow, HitTheRoad.ie has your answer.

Take 5: Thursday
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# Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

Feb 24th 2011, 4:53 PM 2,093 Views 0 Comments

Five things you need to know: Gaddafi says Libyan uprising is al-Qaeda’s fault, government denies ‘three strikes’ downloading rumours, and who’s that girl in the Rubberbandits video?

Fine Gael achieving top support in Boards.ie Election 2011 poll
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# Boards.ie Poll

Fine Gael achieving top support in Boards.ie Election 2011 poll

Feb 24th 2011, 1:37 PM 4,310 Views 11 Comments

Over 20,000 online voters have taken part in poll that simulates the Single Transferable Vote system that will be used in tomorrow’s general election.

On the hustings: Election 2011 in pictures
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# In Pics

On the hustings: Election 2011 in pictures

Feb 24th 2011, 12:36 PM 2,025 Views 2 Comments

Babies were kissed, the gloves came on (and off again) and debates were debated.

The groups of death: four constituencies to watch as the votes come in
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The groups of death: four constituencies to watch as the votes come in

Feb 24th 2011, 11:56 AM 2,471 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s pick of four constituencies worth keeping an eye on as the votes are counted.

At last... a good old-fashioned protest song
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From The Daily Edge
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At last... a good old-fashioned protest song

Feb 24th 2011, 11:17 AM 844 Views 0 Comments

Dublin band punches a hole in candidates’ campaign songs with their own call to vote…

The Single Transferable Vote: how the system works
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The Single Transferable Vote: how the system works

Feb 24th 2011, 10:52 AM 26,623 Views 9 Comments

Read up on how to maximise the potential of your vote and how to send a message to the parties through the “sophisticated” SVT system.

Poll: How will you be voting?
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# Your Say

Poll: How will you be voting?

Feb 24th 2011, 8:53 AM 5,029 Views 0 Comments

It’s decision time: which party’s getting your number one?

The 9 at 9: Thursday
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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Feb 24th 2011, 8:24 AM 1,707 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Dept of Foreign Affairs puts crisis management team in Libya; the last day of campaigning sees party leader return closer to home and the government rushes through ‘three strikes’ legislation on illegal file sharing.

# ge11 - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Wednesday
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Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 23rd 2011, 7:55 PM 2,078 Views 9 Comments

With the first votes cast in the 2011 general election, here’s our penultimate daily look at the winners and losers of the day.

Why would a twentysomething run for the Dail?
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Why would a twentysomething run for the Dail?

Feb 23rd 2011, 6:22 PM 3,662 Views 0 Comments

Young candidates in Election 2011 tell TheJournal.ie why they want to be part of the 31st Dáil.

Take 5: Wednesday
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# Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

Feb 23rd 2011, 4:51 PM 1,496 Views 0 Comments

Five things you need to know: fears over 100 trapped in a Christchurch TV building, party leaders racking up the miles, and the Ireland team to face Scotland on Sunday.

Martin tops the charts in election travel stakes
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Martin tops the charts in election travel stakes

Feb 23rd 2011, 4:25 PM 1,288 Views 0 Comments

The party leaders are wearing out the shoeleather as canvassing hits a climax – racking up almost 1,300km between them.

Support for Fine Gael growing: poll
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Support for Fine Gael growing: poll

Feb 23rd 2011, 11:31 AM 1,577 Views 0 Comments

The latest Red C poll has shown that Fine Gael has gained more support in the final days before polling on Friday.

Who won the battle of the hosts?
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# Eimear Ní Chonaola

Who won the battle of the hosts?

Feb 23rd 2011, 9:44 AM 4,327 Views 0 Comments

Who was the best host of the four televised leaders’ debates – TV3′s Vincent Browne, TG4′s Eimear Ní Chonaola, RTE’s Pat Kenny or the host of the final debate, Miriam O’Callaghan?

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Feb 23rd 2011, 8:45 AM 2,200 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Two Irish citizens amongst 75 people who died in New Zealand earthquake; first votes cast and – golly gosh! – new Enid Blyton novel is discovered.

Twitter reaction: the final leaders’ debate
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Twitter reaction: the final leaders’ debate

Feb 23rd 2011, 6:40 AM 3,823 Views 0 Comments

While the final leaders’ debate raged on, we kept an eye on what the Twitter folk were saying. Here are some of yesterday evening’s better tweets.

Poll: Who won last night’s final leaders’ debate?
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Poll: Who won last night’s final leaders’ debate?

Feb 23rd 2011, 6:11 AM 12,552 Views 62 Comments

A simple question, perhaps not a simple answer: who came out best from last night’s RTÉ leaders’ debate?