Category Archives: Constituency Commission

Census 2016 Definitive Population by Area Figures: What these mean for the 2017 Constituency Commission review

Adrian Kavanagh, 6th April 2017 The final/definitive population by area Census 2016 figures were published earlier today (at 11 am), showing a population level within the state of 4,761,865, marking a notable increase (of 173,613 – 3.8%) on the 4,588,252 population … Continue reading

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Commentary on Public Submissions to the 2017 Constituency Commission

In July 2016, immediately following after the publication of provisional population by area figures by the Central Statistics Office for the 2016 Census, a new Constituency Commission was set in place to begin the process of redrawing European and general election constituency … Continue reading

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Census 2016 Preliminary Population Figures – What these mean for 2016/17 Constituency Commission review

Adrian Kavanagh, 14th July 2016 The preliminary population by area Census 2016 figures were published earlier today (at 11 am), showing a population level within the state of 4,757,976, marking a notable increase (of 169,724) on the 4,588,252 population level … Continue reading

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Census 2016 Provisional Figures and the Revising/Redrawing of Constituency Boundaries

Adrian Kavanagh, 8th July 2016 The publication of provisional Census 2016 figures on Thursday 14th July 2016 means that a process of revising and redrawing constituency boundaries for general and European elections will commence, after a new Constituency Commission is established. … 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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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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CSO Population and Migration Estimates (April 2014): Some Political Perspectives

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th August 2014 The Central Statistics Office release its last issue in its annual estimation of population/migration figures within the state on 26th August, with the publication of Population and Migration Estimates April 2014. This latest publication estimates that … Continue reading

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