Author Archives: Adrian Kavanagh

About Adrian Kavanagh

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

Donegal South West in maps

Originally posted on Irish Politics Forum:
Adrian Kavanagh, 17 November 2010 Red C opinion poll figures for the Donegal South West by-election and the subsequent general election in that constituency provide ill tidings for Fianna Fail but offer very good…

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Donegal South West by election: The numbers…

Originally posted on Irish Politics Forum:
Adrian Kavanagh, 5 November 2010 On the basis of the most recent general election results in Donegal South West, this might be expected to be one constituency where Fianna Fail could actually have a…

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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 13 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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