Monthly Archives: June 2013

Female representation levels on City/County Councils and Borough/Town Councils in Ireland

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th June 2013 The aim of last year’s gender quota legislation is to increase female electoral participation levels in the Republic of Ireland relative to the current low levels observed at both the national and local levels. This … Continue reading

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Blood in the Water?: How patterns of local representation match up with new local election boundaries – an overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th June 2013 The previous series of posts have reviewed in details how the new local election boundaries, as drawn up in the 2013 Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee Report, relate to the home bases of the current array … Continue reading

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How do Borough and Town Councillors bases match up with new local election constituencies?

Adrian Kavanagh, 24 June 2013 The previous series of posts have looked at how the homes bases of sitting County and City match up against the new local election constituency boundaries, with this analysis finding that there are some local … Continue reading

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Matching Sitting Councillors to New Local Election Constituencies: the Munster counties

Adrian Kavanagh, 18th June 2013 There currently are 268 councillors in the ten local authorities (which will be reduced to seven after the 2014 local elections) located within the Munster region. The number of County Councillors in some of these … Continue reading

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Matching Sitting Councillors to New Local Election Constituencies: Connacht-Ulster

Adrian Kavanagh, 18th June 2013 There currently are 223 councillors in the nine local authorities located within the Connacht-Ulster region. The number of County Councillors in some of these local authorities will increase at the next local elections but numbers … Continue reading

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Matching Sitting Councillors to New Local Election Constituencies: the Leinster region

Adrian Kavanagh, 14th June 2013 There currently are 262 councillors in the eleven local authorities located within the Leinster region. The number of CountyCouncillors in some of these counties will increase at the next local elections but numbers in other … Continue reading

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Matching Sitting Councillors to New Local Election Constituencies: Dublin

Adrian Kavanagh, 14th June 2013 (with updates added in light of co-options, retirements and other changes to personnel here.) The previous post offered a general overview of the 130 sitting councillors in the Dublin region, but this post will look … Continue reading

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