Monthly Archives: July 2014

Political Reform in Ireland: My Personal Electoral and Political Reform Agenda

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th July 2014 Some aspects of the government’s political reform agenda have been achieved over the past three and a half years, including changes to political funding legislation, the implementation of a six-month limit for the holding of … Continue reading

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Confirmed candidates for the Roscommon-South Leitrim and Dublin South West by-elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 16th July 2014 (regularly updated) Following the elections of Luke Ming Flanagan (Midlands-North-West) and Brian Hayes (Dublin) at May’s European Parliament elections, vacancies have arisen in their two Dail constituencies of Roscommon-South Leitrim and Dublin South-West respectively. These are … Continue reading

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Ministerial and Junior Ministerial appointments by constituency after the July 2014 Reshuffle (11th/15th July 2014)

Adrian Kavanagh, Friday 11th July 2014 – updated Tuesday 15th July 2014 This post will look at ministerial appointments by constituency and by region, in the wake of today’s Cabinet reshuffle, and will consider whether Geography had an influence on these, while also contrasting … Continue reading

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“All Changed, Changed Utterly? Irish General Election Boundary Amendments and the 2012 Constituency Commission Report”, Irish Political Studies – Volume 29, Issue 2

An in-depth review of changes to general election boundaries in the Republic of Ireland, with specific reference to the most recent changes in 2012, as published in the latest issue of the Irish Political Studies journal. Taylor & Francis Online … Continue reading

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