Category Archives: European Elections

How far Left? People Before Profit Alliance and Anti Austerity Alliance/Socialist Party at the May 23rd elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 31st May 2014 The 2014 Local Elections were good elections in general for the smaller left of centre groupings, but especially for the two largest parties/alliances within these groupings – the People Before Profit Alliance and the Anti … Continue reading

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Fianna Fail at the 2014 elections: Something done, a lot more to do…

Adrian Kavanagh, 30th May 2014 There was some good news for Fianna Fail at last weekend’s elections; emerging as the largest party at a local authority level in the state (with 266 seats) and faring especially well in certain parts … Continue reading

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Today’s elections: Why voter turnout matters

Adrian Kavanagh, 21st May 2014 – updated 23rd May 2014 This year, local and European elections are taking place on Friday 23rd May (TODAY!!!), while voters in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath also get to vote in a Dáil by-election. The … 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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European Election candidates: An overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th September 2014 Now that the new European Election constituency boundaries have been decided on, in this post, I will be detailing the names of the candidates for next year’s European Elections contests, by constituency. As new candidates … 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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Review of Submissions to 2013 Review of European Parliament boundaries

Adrian Kavanagh, 3rd September 2013 The public submissions phase of the current review of European Parliament election constituency boundaries concluded at 5.00pm last Friday (30th August). In all, 24 submissions were made to the Constituency Commission in relation to this … Continue reading

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