Green Party Rise and Fall

EXHIBITION : RTÉ COVERAGE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

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After the 2011 general election the Green Party had no seats in the Dáil. RTÉ News looks back at the rise and fall of the Greens.

  • Title
    Rise and fall of the Green Party
  • 1st Broadcast
    27/02/2011
  • Contributor
    Sandra Hurley (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:31
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Green Party Rise and Fall
  • Extended description

    RTÉ News reports on on the rise and fall of the Green Party following the results of the 2011 general election. The reports charts the fortune of the Green Party and shows party members such as Roger Garland, Eamon Ryan, Dan Boyle, Trevor Sargent, Patricia McKenna and Deirdre De Burca.

    The party made a significant electoral breakthrough in 2007, gaining six seats. The Green Party then went into coalition with Fianna Fáil.

    The 2011 election was a disaster for the Green Party when they failed to return a single deputy to the Dáil.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report looking back at the rise and fall of the Green Party following the 2011 general election where they failed to win a single seat. The report was broadcast 27 February 2011.

  • Local keywords
    General Election 2011, Green Party, Eamon Ryan, John Gormley, Roger Garland, Patricia McKenna, Dan Boyle, Trevor Sargent, Deirdre de Búrca
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTE
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2011
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    BN11/00058
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    16:9 (widescreen)
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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