Tag Archives: 2009

Poll Toppers at the 2014 Local (City and County Council) Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th June 2015 In the lead up to, and in the immediate aftermath of, the 2011 General Election, I produced a post reviewing the poll toppers in each of the different constituencies at the 2007 General Election and their … Continue reading

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Labouring in Vain? The Labour Party’s performance at the May 23rd elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 3rd June 2014  The 1985 Local Elections saw a Labour Party – which was part of a coalition government with Fine Gael – fare poorly, with its national share of the vote dropping to just over seven percent … Continue reading

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Turnout or Turned Off? A Geographical Review of Voter Turnout patterns at the 2014 Local Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 3rd June 2014  The elections of May 23rd 2014 saw the second lowest turnout levels for local election contests in the history of the state – with only the turnout levels at the 1999 contests being lower. This marked … 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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Back to the Future? The Green (Party) shoots of recovery

Adrian Kavanagh, 27th May 2014 Much of the focus of the Counts Weekend was on the very strong showings by Sinn Féin, the left-of-centre smaller political groupings/parties and the independents, as well as the significant number of seat gains made … Continue reading

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Successful candidates at the 2009 Local Elections who went on to become members of Oireachtas Eireann

Adrian Kavanagh, 24th April 2014  A high level of successful candidates at the 2009 City and County Council elections went on to be successful at national elections subsequently. This post outlines the candidates who subsequently went on to become members … Continue reading

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Poll Toppers at the 2009 Local (City and County Council) Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 30th January 2014 In the lead up to, and in the immediate aftermath of, the 2011 General Election, I produced a post reviewing the poll toppers in each of the different constituencies at the 2007 General Election and … Continue reading

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