Author Archives: Adrian Kavanagh

About Adrian Kavanagh

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

TDs (32nd Dáil Éireann) who will not be contesting the next general election

Adrian Kavanagh, 10th August 2018 Following on similar posts that were completed ahead of the 2011 General Election and the 2016 General Election, this post will list all of the Dail deputies who have retired/stepped down during the lifetime of … Continue reading

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Social Democrat candidates for the 2019 Local Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, First posted 20th July 2018, with updates as new candidate nominations announced. Any links in this post are to online announcements of candidate selections – there will be no specific links to candidate webpages. The fourth of my … Continue reading

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The Younger Ones: General Election 2020 candidates aged between 21 and 35

Adrian Kavanagh, Originally posted on 20th July 2018 In a similar vein to earlier posts relating to the 2016 General Election and 2011 General Election candidates and a similar post relating to younger candidates contesting the 2014 City and County Council elections, … Continue reading

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Solidarity candidates for the 2019 Local Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, First posted 10th July 2018 – initially as a joint post involving candidates for both Solidarity and People Before Profit, but these have now been separated across different pages – with updates as new candidate nominations announced. Any links in this … Continue reading

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Sinn Féin candidates for the 2019 Local Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, First posted 6th July 2018 with updates as new candidate nominations announced. Any links in this post are to online announcements of candidate selections – there will be no specific links to candidate webpages. The second of my series of … Continue reading

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Labour Party candidates for the 2019 Local Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, First posted 2nd July 2018 with updates as new candidate nominations announced  The first of a series rolling blog posts in which I will detail the latest information as to candidate selections for the 20109 Local Elections, relating to … Continue reading

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Geographical perspectives on the May 2018 referendum contest

Adrian Kavanagh, 29th May 2018 With a national turnout rate of 64.1% – just 1.0% lower than the national turnout level for the 2016 General Election – the Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy (Repeal of 8th Amendment) referendum was passed with 66.4% … Continue reading

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Larger Parties Squeezing Out Smaller Parties and Independents? Constituency-level analysis of Irish Times-Ipsos MRBI (19th April) poll and the Summer 2018 polls

Adrian Kavanagh, 19th April 2018 As the Electoral (Amendment) (Dáil Constituencies) Bill 2017 was officially passed into law just before Christmas 2017, the new Constituency Commission electoral boundaries are now used as the basis for the analysis. The translation of … Continue reading

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Looking at the February/March 2018 polls: Constituency-level analysis of the 26th March Sunday Business Post-Red C opinion poll and other polls

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th March 2018 As the Electoral (Amendment) (Dáil Constituencies) Bill 2017 was officially passed into law just before Christmas 2017, this will be the first set of polls analyses to use the new Constituency Commission electoral boundaries as … Continue reading

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The January polls and the Impact of the Constituency Commission 2017 report changes: Constituency-level analysis of the Irish Times-Ipsos MRBI (24th January 2018), Sunday Times- Behaviour & Attitudes (21st January 2018) and Sunday Business Post-Red C (28th January 2018) opinion polls.

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th January 2018 As the Electoral (Amendment) (Dáil Constituencies) Bill 2017 was officially passed into law just before Christmas 2017, this will be the first polls analyses to use the new Constituency Commission electoral boundaries as the basis … Continue reading

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