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

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 level recorded for the 2011 … 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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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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Geography and Elections – 2013 Seanad Referendum voter turnout levels in Dublin City

Adrian Kavanagh, 19th November 2013 This post looks at voter turnout levels in the recent Seanad and Court of Appeals referendum contests, making specific reference to turnout differences at the Dail constituency level but also to turnout differences (based on … Continue reading

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Constituency Commission Report 2012 – An Overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 22nd June 2012 The lead up to the next general election began with a vengeance yesterday with the publication of the Constituency Commission report, recommending new constituency boundaries for the next European and Dáil elections. The main driver … Continue reading

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Some initial comments on 2012 Constituency Commision report

Adrian Kavanagh, 21st June 2012 The 2012 Constituency Commission report was published today and the level of changes in it are very dramatic and belie the generally conservative approach taken by the Commission in the previous two reports. There are … Continue reading

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New general election boundaries with a 158-seat Dail Eireann: the likely scenarios

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th May 2012 Following on the publication of final/definitive population statistics for Census 2011 on March 29th, the Constituency Commission has been completing the task of drawing up a new general (and European) election boundary report. They have … Continue reading

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