Changed Political Landscape

EXHIBITION : RTÉ COVERAGE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

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With counting almost complete Fine Gael has a record number of seats while the Fianna Fáil vote has collapsed following the 2011 general election.

  • Title
    Election 2011 Results Roundup
  • 1st Broadcast
    26/02/2011
  • Contributor
    Michael Lehane (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:03:00
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Changed Political Landscape
  • Extended description

    RTÉ News report on the winners and losers among the main political parties following the 2011 general election.

    With a record number of seats in the Dáil Fine Gael is the largest party and set to form the next government. Enda Kenny leader of Fine Gael and the Taoiseach in waiting promises supporters that the party will not fail in the challenge ahead.

    Alan Shatter of Fine Gael talks about possible discussions on forming a government. Eamon Gilmore leader of the Labour Party the second largest party on possibility of forming a coalition with Fine Gael.

    Michael Martin the leader of Fianna Fáil on the disastrous results for his party. Gerry Adams the leader of Sinn Féin on the success for his party in the general election of 2011.

  • Information

    RTÉ News reports on the winners and losers among the main political parties after the 2011 general election. The report was broadcast on 26 February 2011.

  • Local keywords
    General Election 2011, Fianna Fáil, Enda Kenny, Fine Gael, Alan Shatter, Eamon Gilmore, Labour Party, Micheál Martin, Gerry Adams, Sinn Féin , Count Centres
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2011
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    BN11/00057
  • 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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