Adrian Kavanagh media appearances

Recent media appearances by Adrian Kavanagh:

Breakfast (Newstalk): Discussion relating to analysis of the January 10th Paddy Power-Red C opinion poll, with specific reference to the improved political fortunes of Fianna Fáil (11th January 2013).

Kildare Today (KFM radio (Kildare)): Discussion relating to analysis of the January 10th Paddy Power-Red C opinion poll, with specific reference to the two Kildare constituencies (14th January 2013).

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussion relating to constituency-level analyses of recent opinion polls which show Fianna Fáil as most popular party in the state for the first time since 2008 (18th February 2013).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion relating to the previous weekend’s Eurosong contest and what lies in store for Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals (25th February 2013).

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): Discussion relating the likely loss of a European Parliament seat by Ireland and the potential configuration of new European election constituency areas (12th March 2013).

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): Discussion relating to results of the Meath East by-election (29th March 2013).

Breakfast (Newstalk): Discussion about the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest and Ireland’s chances of qualifying from the first semi final (14th May 2013).

The Morning Show (TV3): Discussion relating to the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest and Ireland’s prospects ahead of the first semi-final (14th May 2013).

Breakfast (Newstalk): Discussion relating to Ireland’s result at the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final and their prospects ahead of the final (17th May 2013).

Breakfast (Newstalk): Discussion of the reasons for Ireland’s last place finish at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest final (20th May 2013).

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): Discussion of Ireland’s result at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest final in Malmo (20th May 2013).

Morning Edition (RTE 1): Discussion relating to Eurovision Song Contest voting patterns and the reasons for Ireland’s last place finish at the 2013 Final (20th May 2013).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion relating to Ireland’s results at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest (20th May 2013).

Kildare Today (KFM radio (Kildare)): Discussion of political party support trends in recent opinion polls (8th July 2013).

Kildare Today (KFM radio (Kildare)): Discussion of political reform priorities ahead of new Dáil term (21st August 2013).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion relating to Labour Party prospects for next general election in wake of recent poor opinion polls (26th August 2013).

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussion relating to likelihood of a Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil grand coalition after next general election in response to Bill O’Herlihy comments at Béal na mBlath commemoration (26th August 2013).

The Sue Nunn Show (KCLR 96FM radio): Discussion relating to European Elections constituency boundary redrawal process and likely impacts for the Carlow-Kilkenny area (28th August 2013).

Coleman At Large (Newstalk Radio): Discussion relating to the Labour Party’s prospects in next local and general elections in the light of poor opinion poll showings (28th August 2013).

The Right Hook (NewsTalk Radio): Discussion relating to voter turnout issues ahead of the upcoming Seanad abolition/Court of Appeals referendum voters in October (9th September 2013).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion relating to recent voting controversies associated with the Eurovision Song Contest and the impact of proposed changes to the jury voting system (24th September 2013).

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): Discussion relating to the recently published Constituency Commission report on new European Election constituency boundaries (24th September 2013).

Kildare Today (KFM radio (Kildare)): Discussion of new European Election constituency boundaries with specific reference to Kildare area (24th September 2013).

Tonight with Vincent Browne (TV3): Discussion relating to implications for Labour Party of poor recent opinion poll performances and potential Dáil seat numbers arising from a constituency-level analysis of these figures (1st October 2013).

The Seanad Referendum Count Special with Vincent Browne (TV3): Analysis of Seanad Referendum election results (5th October 2013).

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussion relating to likely political impacts of the recently published Paddy Power-Red C opinion poll (7th November 2013).

The Sue Nunn Show (KCLR 96FM radio): Discussion relating to the changed political landscape of the South European Elections constituency following Liam Aylward’s announcement that he would not be contesting next year’s elections (20th November 2013).

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussion relating to the upcoming local elections in May 2014 (2nd January 2014).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion relating to level of female candidate selections in the Midland constituencies ahead of May’s local elections (6th January 2014).

Inside Politics (Irish Times radio): Studio discussion relating to the political scene in the Republic of Ireland at the start of 2014 and looking ahead to the local and European elections in May (8th January 2014). https://soundcloud.com/irishtimes-politics/08-01-14-news-round-up-the or http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/inside-politics

Saturday With Claire Byrne (RTE Radio 1): Discussion relating to the upcoming local and European elections (11th January 2014).

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussion relating to the impact of the pylons issue on the upcoming local and European elections (13th January 2014).

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): Discussion on the semi-final allocation draw for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest and its impact on Ireland’s prospects in this year’s contest (21st January 2014).

Breakfast (Newstalk): Discussion relating to the prospects of the five contenders for the 2014 Eursong contest (28th February 2014).

Midday (TV3): Discussion relating to the 2014 Eurosong contest show and Ireland’s prospects in May’s Eurovision Song Contest (4th March 2014).

The Sue Nunn Show (KCLR 96FM radio): Discussion in relation to Micheál Martin’s gerrymandering comments in relation to the process involved in the 2013 Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee report  (24th March 2014).

Inside Politics (Irish Times radio): Studio discussion relating to the Irish Times-Ipsos MRBI poll and the overall Irish political landscape in the run up to the May local and European elections (9th April 2014). https://soundcloud.com/irishtimes-politics/number-crunching

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): Discussion relating to the upcoming local elections and the importance of localism and local issues in these (14th April 2014).

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussion relating to Fianna Fáil support levels in Dublin, as evidenced in recent opinion polls, ahead of the May local and European elections (22nd April 2014).

National Lunchtime News (Today FM): Outlining local election candidate selection trends to date ahead of the May 23rd elections (23rd April 2014).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion relating to the upcoming Longford-Westmeath by-election (30th April 2014).

Breakfast (Newstalk): Discussion relating to Ireland’s prospects at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest (7th May 2014). http://www.newstalk.ie/player/podcasts/Breakfast/Highlights_from_Newstalk_Breakfast/52421/2/eurovision_preview/cp_22

Kildare Today (KFM Radio): Discussion relating to Ireland’s prospects at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest (7th May 2014).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion relating to Ireland’s prospects at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest (7th May 2014).

RTE News: Six One and Weather (RTE 1): Reviewing Ireland’s record at the Eurovision Song Contest and identifying the countries most likely to vote for Ireland at that night’s semi-final (10th May 2014).

Breakfast (Newstalk): Discussion of Ireland’s result at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest semi-final (11th May 2014).

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): Discussion of Ireland’s result at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest semi-final in Copenhagen (11th May 2014).

Morning Edition (RTE 1): Discussion relating to Eurovision Song Contest voting patterns and the reasons for Ireland failing to qualify the 2014 Final (11th May 2014).

Kildare Today (KFM Radio): Discussion of Ireland’s result at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest semi-final Song Contest (11th May 2014).

News At One (RTE Radio 1): Series of interviews relating to aspects of the 2014 Local Elections (12th May-21st May 2014).

The Pat Kenny Show (Newstalk): Analysis of the impact of local election boundary changes on results in the upcoming local elections (13th May 2014).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussing the European Elections contests in the wake of the weekend’s opinion polls (19th May 2014).

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussion of upcoming European elections contest following the European Movement Ireland election seminar in Dublin City (19th May 2014).

The Opinion Line with PJ Coogan (Cork’s 96 FM): Discussion of the upcoming local and European election contests with specific reference to Cork and the Munster region (21st May 2014).

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussion of recent opinion polls and voter turnout issues ahead of upcoming local and European elections (21st May 2014).

RTE News: Six One and Weather (RTE 1): Discussion of the Midlands-North-West European Elections constituency (21st May 2014).

Working with the Irish Independent on the 2014 Local and European elections coverage during the weekend of the counts (24th-25th May 2014).

Elections 2014 Live (NewsTalk Radio): Panel discussion of vote trends at the 2014 Local Elections (24th May 2014).

Prime Time (RTE 1): Interview on the future of the Labour Party in the wake of the local and European elections and following Eamonn Gilmore’s resignation (26th May 2014).

Tonight with Vincent Brown (TV3): Outlining changing support trends at the 2014 Local Elections with specific reference to the government parties and the “hard left” parties/groupings (26th May 2014).

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussion of the 2014 Local Election results, with specific reference to the degree of class-based voting at these (27th May 2014).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussing the implications for the government parties of the 2014 Local and European elections results (28th May 2014).

Kerry Today (Radio Kerry): Discussing the different factors that need to be taken account of at records and in deciding on invalid votes, with specific reference to the contentious 1999 local election contest in Borris in Ossory, Laois (3rd June 2014).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussing the recent Cabinet reshuffle and the degree to which geography may have impacted on the decisions made in this (14th July 2014).

Ranked 75th in the Wilson Hartnell #Power100 list of political influencers in September 2014!

The Joe Finnegan Show – Election Special (Shannonside Radio): Discussing the voting trends at past by-election contests on morning of the count for the Roscommon-South Leitrim by-election (11th October 2014).

RTÉ News and Weather at 1pm (RTE1): Discussing voting trends at the weekend’s Roscommon-South Leitrim and Dublin South-West by-elections (11th October 2014).

The Week in Politics (RTE1): Interview in relation to implications of this weekend’s by-elections for the different political parties/groupings in looking ahead to the next general election (12th October 2014).

RTE News: Six One and Weather (RTE 1): Interview relating to issue of diaspora voting rights, following publication of Joint Committee on European Affairs report (13th November 2014).

National Lunchtime News (Today FM): Discussing potential Dáil seat numbers and government formation based on poll figures in the recent Sunday Business Post-Red C opinion poll (24th November 2014).

Drive By with Colm Hayes (2FMradio): Discussion relating to the Social Santa app (2nd December 2014).

Lunchtime (Newstalk radio): Discussion relating to potential government formation options following the Irish Times-Ipsos MRBI poll (4th December 2014).

Kildare Today (KFM Radio): Discussing the Irish Times-Ipsos MRBI poll of Thursday 4th December (5th December 2014).

Marian Finucane (RTE Radio 1): Discussion of the three opinion polls released that morning in the Sunday Independent, Sunday Business Post and Sunday Times newspapers (21st December 2014).

Tonight with Vincent Browne (TV3): Discussion relating to political landscape in the Republic of Ireland a year ahead of the next general election (12th January 2015).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussing political trends evident in the previous day’s Paddy Power-Red C opinion poll (15th January 2015).

News (Midlands Radio 3): Discussing the results of the general election in Greece (26th January 2015).

Kildare Focus (KFM Radio): Discussing Australia’s participation in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest (11th February 2015).

The Week in Politics (RTE1): Interview in relation to Labour Party proposals to restore some Town Councils (15th March 2015).

KCLR News (KCLR Radio): Discussing the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election contest and the impact the result may have on Micheál Martin’s leadership of Fianna Fáil (20th March 2015). http://kclr96fm.com/bobby-aylward-expected-to-save-micheal-martin-by-winning-carlowkilkenny-by-election

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussing political trends evident in that day’s Irish Times-Ipsos MRBI opinion poll (26th March 2015).

Lunchtime (Newstalk radio): Discussing political trends evident in, and potential government formation options arising from, that day’s Irish Times-Ipsos MRBI opinion poll (26th March 2015).

KCLR News (KCLR Radio): Discussing the potential impact of Cllr. Patrick McKee’s decision to join Renua Ireland on the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election contest (30th March 2015). http://kclr96fm.com/kilkenny-fianna-fail-councillor-may-be-joining-renua-ireland-as-by-election-candidate

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussion of the potential impact that Independents and Others may have on the next general election, arising from another strong performance in the weekend’s Sunday Business Post-Red C poll (30th March 2015).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussing Hilary Clinton’s announcement that she is to contest the 2016 US Presidential elections (13th April 2015).

Tonight with Vincent Browne (TV3): Discussion the challenges faced by Fianna Fáil in the wake of a number of poor opinion poll results for the party (13th April 2015).

The Right Hook (NewsTalk): Discussion levels of geographical knowledge within the Republic of Ireland, in response to recent findings on recognition levels of specific Irish places (27th April 2015). http://www.newstalk.com/QUIZ:-Can-you-tell-which-Irish-county-this-is

Marian Finucane (RTE Radio 1): Discussing the implications of the general election result in the United Kingdom for Irish politics (10th May 2015).

Off Topic podcast (Irish Times radio): Studio discussion on the Eurovision Song Contest (15th May 2015). http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/off-topic and https://soundcloud.com/irishtimes-culture/eurovision-extravaganza

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion relating to figures published in that morning’s Irish Times-Ispos MRBI opinion poll (18th May 2015).

The Way It Is (KCLR Radio): Discussing the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election contest and the other upcoming referendum contests (18th May 2015).

Kildare Focus (KFM Radio): Discussion relating to Ireland’s prospects at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest (21st May 2015).

Breakfast (Newstalk): Discussion of Ireland’s result at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest semi-final and prospects for Saturday’s Final (22nd May 2015).

Tonight with Vincent Browne (TV3): Reviewing results of the referendum and by-election contests of 22nd May (23rd May 2015).

Tonight with Vincent Browne (TV3): Discussing the results of the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election and potential lessons ahead of the next general election (26th May 2015). http://www.tv3.ie/3player/show/41/94050/0/Tonight-with-Vincent-Browne

News: Ireland Live (UTV Ireland): Interview relating to electoral prospects of the newly founded Social Democrats party (15th July 2015).

The Way It Is (KCLR Radio): Discussing the upcoming Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Labour Party selection conventions in the Carlow-Kilkenny constituency (20th July 2015).

Tonight with Vincent Browne (TV3): Discussing the electoral potential of the newly formed Social Democrats party (20th July 2015). http://www.tv3.ie/3player/show/41/96575/1/Tonight-with-Vincent-Browne

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion relating to article in The Irish Times by Mary Minihan on the possibility of introducing compulsory voting in Ireland (27th July 2015).

Let’s Talk (Shannonside Radio): Discussion relating to recent Sunday Independent-Millward Brown opinion poll and its relevance for the Longford-Westmeath, Sligo-Leitrim and Roscommon-Galway constituencies (4th August 2015).

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussing the current political landscape, in terms of candidate selections, the implementation of the gender quota and political retirements, ahead of the upcoming general election (11th August 2015).

Inside Politics podcast (Irish Times radio): “There will be blood”: Discussing the political landscape in certain marginal constituencies with a view to next general election (19th August 2015). http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/inside-politics and https://soundcloud.com/irishtimes-politics/there-will-be-blood

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussing the potential impacts of a vote-transfer pact at the next general election between Fine Gael and the Labour Party (8th September 2015). http://www.rte.ie/radio1/drivetime/programmes/2015/0908/726559-drivetime-tuesday-8-september-2015/?clipid=1970840

News (Newstalk radio): Discussion relating to trends in terms of party support levels and potential government formation options following the publication of the Sunday Business Post-Red C poll (of September 13th 2015) (12th September 2015).

Breakfast (Newstalk radio): Discussion relating to the current political landscape, with reference to current progress in relation to party candidate selections and to trends evident in recent opinion polls (15th September 2015).

The Colette Fitzpatrick Show (Newstalk radio): Discussion relating to the introduction of a gender quota for Dail elections and its impact on candidate selections for the upcoming general election (11th October 2015).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion relating to party support trends in the previous weekend’s Sunday Business Post-Red C opinion poll (14th December 2015).

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): Discussion of Ireland’s 2016 entry for the Eurovision Song Contest (13th January 2016).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion of Ireland’s entry for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest (13th January 2016).

Kildare Focus (KFM Radio): Discussion of Ireland’s 2016 entry for the Eurovision Song Contest and Ireland’s prospects at the contest (13th January 2016).

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): Discussion of the Sunday Business Post-Red C and Sunday Time-Behaviour & Attitudes opinion polls (18th January 2016).

The Nicky Byrne Show with Jenny Greene (RTE 2FM Radio): Discussion of the Eurovision 2016 semi-final allocation draw and what it means for Ireland’s entry (25th January 2016).

News At One (RTE Radio 1): Discussion of the Eurovision 2016 semi-final allocation draw and what it means for Ireland’s entry (25th January 2016).

News: Ireland Live at Ten (UTV Ireland): Discussion of recent poll trends and registration issues on day that general election is called (3rd February 2016).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion of general election contests in the Midland constituencies (8th February 2016).

KCLR Live with John Mastersom (KCLR 96 FM): Discussion of general election contest in the Carlow-Kilkenny constituency (10th February 2016).

Campaign Daily (RTE 1): Discussion of general election candidate selection trends following the official close of general election candidate nominations (12th February 2016).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion of changes to the voting procedure at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest (19th February 2016).

D15 Today (9.25 Phoenix FM): Discussion of the political landscape in Dublin West, following recent opinion polls, and younger candidate numbers (19th February 2016).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion of the political landscape in the Longford-Westmeath, following a number of weekend opinion polls (22nd February 2016).

Proportional Representation – a studio-based debate (Oireachtas TV): Discussing the changes made to Dáil constituency boundaries by the 2012 Constituency Commission report (February 2016).  http://www.oireachtas.ie/parliament/watchlisten/documentaries/

Inside Politics podcast (Irish Times radio): “The Final Countdown”: Discussing the political landscape ahead of the February 2016 General Election (25th February 2016). http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/inside-politics https://soundcloud.com/irishtimes-politics/number-crunching-long-shot-candidates

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): Discussing the exit polls and early tallies as counting of votes for General Election 2016 commences (26th February 2016).

AFP News Agency: Interview in relation to potential government formation in light of the General Election 2016 results (26th February 2016).

D15 Today (9.25 Phoenix FM): Panel discussion of early tally figure indicators of final result Dublin West, as well as the changing political landscape nationally (26th February 2016).

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): Discussing candidate selection trends for the 2016 Seanad elections (29th March 2016).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Discussion of past trends in terms of changed political support/seat levels in cases where two general elections are held close together (5th April 2016).

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): A discussion of the 2016 Seanad Election results and the changing seat-levels by party/grouping (29th April 2016).

Breakfast (Newstalk): Reviewing Ireland prospects in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest semi-final and identifying the contest favourites (10th May 2016).

Kildare Focus (KFM Radio): Discussion of Ireland’s 2016 entry for the Eurovision Song Contest and Ireland’s prospects at the contest (10th May 2016).

Lunchtime (Newstalk radio): Discussion of Ireland’s prospects at that evening’s Eurovision 2016 semi final (12th May 2016).

Midlands Today (Midlands Radio 3): Reviewing the results of the second semi-final at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest (13th May 2016).

Kildare Today (KFM Radio): Discussing potential impact of new Constituency Commission boundary review for south Kildare area (18th July 2016).

Drivetime (RTE Radio 1): Discussing the potential for existing county boundary breaches to be as regards general election constituency boundaries to be addressed in the new Constituency Commission review process (3rd August 2016).

RTE News: Six One and Weather (RTE 1): Discussing Ireland’s entry for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, along with Ireland’s 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest act, Zena Donnelly (10th March 2017).

News At One (RTE Radio 1): Discussing Ireland’s Eurovision entry and Ireland’s prospects for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv (10th March 2017).

Breakfast (Newstalk): Discussion relating to proposal to hold a referendum on extending voting rights at presidential elections to the Irish Diaspora (17th March 2017).

Morning Ireland (RTE Radio 1): Discussing the one-day Eurovision conference at Maynooth University and commenting on geographical voting trends at the contest (11th April 2017).

 

Breakfast (Newstalk): Discussing the one-day Eurovision conference at Maynooth University and the ongoing controversy surrounding Russia’s participation in this year’s contest (11th April 2017).

 

The Nicky Byrne Show with Jenny Greene (RTE 2FM Radio): Discussion of Ireland’s prospects at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest (9th May 2017).

 

Breakfast (Newstalk): Discussion of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest and Ireland’s prospects at this contest (9th May 2017).

 

Kildare Today (KFM Radio): Discussing the results of Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final 2 (12th May 2017).

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