Category Archives: Election boundaries

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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2014 Local Election seat estimates based on a constituency-level analysis of RTE Exit Polll

Adrian Kavanagh, 24 May 2014 This post attempts to ascertain what the different political parties/groupings’ seat levels might for the City and County Council elections on the basis of the RTE Exit Poll support figures, along the lines of similar analyses on The Irish Political … Continue reading

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Does size matter? The largest/smallest (re: area) local and European election constituencies

Adrian Kavanagh, 19th May 2014 NB: If you are using information from the page/website for publications/talks/interviews etc, make sure to highlight this site as the source of your information please. Believe me, a lot of my work/time has been put into … Continue reading

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Geographical perspectives on the Longford-Westmeath constituency

Adrian Kavanagh, 19th May 2014 When it comes to elections, Geography matters! But geography especially tends to have a bearing in the case of two-county general election constituencies such as the old Laois-Offaly constituency and the Longford-Westmeath constituency. With this … Continue reading

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Whither Gerrymandering?

Adrian Kavanagh, 23rd March 2014  Further controversy arose in relations to the new local election boundaries arose at this weekend’s Fianna Fail Ard Fheis, when party leader, Micheal Martin, was alleged to have likened the terms of reference set for … Continue reading

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A review of the new European Election constituency boundaries

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th September 2013 New boundaries for Ireland’s European Election constituencies were published today, following a review that was necessitated by the loss of a European Parliament seat by Ireland after Croatia’s accession to the European Union. The new … Continue reading

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