Category Archives: Seanad election

Irish General Election 2011 Facts and Figures’ Golden Goose Awards 2011: The Winners

Adrian Kavanagh, 1 January 2012 The basis for judgement here is not simply the weight of votes won by a party or candidate, but the extent of improvement relative to a previous contest, the level of local competition from opposing … Continue reading

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Irish General Election 2011 Facts and Figures’ Golden Goose Awards 2011: The Nominations

Adrian Kavanagh, 19 December 2011 OK, for better or worse here is the list of the nominees for the Irish General Election 2011 Facts and Figures’ Golden Goose Awards. There is without doubt going to be some glaring omissions here, but … Continue reading

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Irish General Election 2011 Facts and Figures’ Golden Goose Awards 2011

Adrian Kavanagh, 14 December 2011 There have been many electoral contests during 2011, associated with February’s general election, the Seanad elections in April and the October’s presidential elections, in addition to a by-election and two referendum elections. But which parties … Continue reading

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Arise Sligo-North Leitrim! A Geography of Seanad Election 2011 results

Adrian Kavanagh 3rd May 2011 So the final contests of the general elections of 2011 have now come to an end and we can now review the results of the Seanad Election 2011 vocational panel contests. 120 candidates contested these … Continue reading

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Seanad 2011 results – Administrative panel

Adrian Kavanagh, 29th April 2011 Fine Gael 3 seats, Fianna Fail 2 seats, Labour Party 2 seats Elected: Mark Daly FF, John Kelly LB, Diarmuid Wilson FF, Michael W D’Arcy FG, Martin Conway FG, Tom Sheahan FG, Dennis Landy LB (Inside panel candidates underlined) Having failed … Continue reading

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Seanad 2011 results – Industrial and Commercial panel

Adrian Kavanagh, 29th April 2011 Fine Gael 4 seats, Fianna Fail 3 seats, Labour Party 1 seat, Sinn Fein 1 seat Elected: Jimmy Harte LB, Averil Power FF, Mary White FF, Marc McSharry FF, Imelda Henry FG, Paul Coghlan FG, Colm Burke FG, Catherine Noone … Continue reading

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Seanad 2011 results – Labour panel

Adrian Kavanagh, 28th April 2011 Fine Gael 5 seats, Fianna Fail 3 seats, Labour Party 2 seats, Sinn Fein 1 seat Elected: Fidelma Healy-Eames FG, Maire Moloney LB, David Cullinane SF, Tony Mulcahy FG, Cait Keane FG, Terry Brennan FG, Daragh O’Brien FF, Terry Leyden … Continue reading

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Seanad 2011 results – Agricultural panel

Adrian Kavanagh, 28th April 2011 Fine Gael 4 seats, Fianna Fail 4 seats, Labour Party 2 seats, Sinn Fein 1 seat Elected: James Heffernan LB , Paddy Burke FG, Paul Bradford FG, Trevor Ó Clochartaigh SF, Brian Ó Dohmnaill FF, Pat O’Neill FG, Michael Comiskey … Continue reading

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Seanad 2011 results – Cultural and Educational panel

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th April 2011 Fine Gael 2 seats, Fianna Fail 2 seats, Labour Party 1 seat Elected: Deidre Clune FG, Labhras O’Murchu FF, Thomas Byrne FF, John Gilroy LB, Michael Mullins FG (Inside panel candidates underlined) With no Sinn … Continue reading

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Seanad Elections – Part IV Gender and the Vocational Panels

Adrian Kavanagh, 15 April 2011 Given that elected politicians (county and city councillors, TDs, Senators) for the electorate for the vocational panel elections, it is not surprising that females account for a relatively small proportion of the eligible electors for … Continue reading

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