Author Archives: Adrian Kavanagh

About Adrian Kavanagh

Lecturer at the Maynooth University Department of Geography. Email: adrian.p.kavanagh@mu.ie

Candidates for the 2019 Dáil By-Elections: An Overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 12th September 2019 In the May 2019 European Elections Deputies Clare Daly and Frances Fitzgerald won seats in the Dublin constituency, while Deputies Mick Wallace and Billy Kelleher won seats in the South constituency. This means that their … Continue reading

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City and County Council Members – Co-options and Changes since the 2019 Local Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 2nd September 2019 (with subsequent updates) The 2019 Local Elections resulted in the election of 949 City and County Councillors. Since that election took place on 24th May 2019, I have estimated that 7 of the successful candidates in these … Continue reading

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The 2019 Local Elections: A Geographer’s Overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 28th March 2019 The 2019 City and County Council elections took place on 28th May 2019. Perhaps the most notable trend at this election was to do with voter turnout. The average turnout level for the 2019 Local … Continue reading

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Friday’s Elections: Why Voting Matters

Adrian Kavanagh, 23rd May 2019 This year, local, European and referendum elections are taking place on Friday 24th May (TOMORROW!!!), while voters in Cork City, Waterford and Limerick also get to vote on a plebiscite on whether they will have a … Continue reading

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Local Elections 2019: What is the Most Competitive Constituency?

Adrian Kavanagh, 23rd May 2019 Before I get (possibly deserved) flak from people who are fighting tooth and nail for seats in constituencies that are deemed as “less competitive” here, please (i) accept my apologies in advance, (ii) note that … Continue reading

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Links to 2019 Local Elections Candidate Selection pages on this Website

Adrian Kavanagh, 21st May 2019 To make it easier for readers to access all the pages relating to candidate selections for the (upcoming) 2019 City and County Council elections quickly, I will list all the relevant pages in this posts. … Continue reading

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

Adrian Kavanagh, 20th May 2019 As we approach the upcoming local, European and referendum elections on May 24th and as this is “Elections Week” for the Geographical Society of Ireland’s Year of Geography series, I have decided to mark both … Continue reading

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