Monthly Archives: September 2014

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

Adrian Kavanagh, 29th September 2014 As this website reached the 500,000 views mark over the weekend, I have decided to make this by (again) revisiting my earlier post on what I would consider my political reform priorities to be. At … Continue reading

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Fianna Fail’s Top Ten Problem/Promising Constituencies ahead of the next General Election

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th September 2014 This is the second in a series of posts where I offer a geographical perspective on the state of play for the different parties at this point in time. Note – I stress at this … Continue reading

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TDs (31st Dáil Éireann) who will not be contesting the next general election

Adrian Kavanagh, 22nd September 2014 Following on a similar post that was completed ahead of the 2011 General Election, this post will list all of the Dail deputies who have retired/stepped down during the lifetime of the current Dail or who … Continue reading

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Mixed fortunes for the government parties: Constituency-level analysis of the Sunday Independent-Millward Brown opinion poll (21st September 2014)

Adrian Kavanagh, 20th September 2014  Following last week’s Red C poll, the latest in the series of Millward Brown polls has brought mixed fortunes for the government parties. Labour sees a two percentage point increase in the party’s poll levels and Fine Gael … Continue reading

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Good news for Fine Gael and Sinn Fein: Constituency-level analysis of the Sunday Business Post-Red C poll (14th September 2014)

Adrian Kavanagh, 13th September 2014 (still being updated!) The latest in the series of Red C polls has brought good news especially for Fine Gael and Sinn Fein. While Labour sees a one percentage point increase in the party’s poll levels, this … Continue reading

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Fine Gael’s Top Ten Problem/Promising Constituencies ahead of the next General Election

With little more than a year (at most!) to go until the next general election and with the candidate selection convention process likely to commence in the coming months, I am going to start of a series of posts where … Continue reading

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