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Census 2016 Provisional Figures and the Revising/Redrawing of Constituency Boundaries

Adrian Kavanagh, 8th July 2016 The publication of provisional Census 2016 figures on Thursday 14th July 2016 means that a process of revising and redrawing constituency boundaries for general and European elections will commence, after a new Constituency Commission is established. … Continue reading

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Does size matter? Largest and smallest General Election 2016 constituencies (in terms of area)

Adrian Kavanagh, 20th January 2016 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 working … Continue reading

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“All Changed, Changed Utterly? Irish General Election Boundary Amendments and the 2012 Constituency Commission Report”, Irish Political Studies – Volume 29, Issue 2

An in-depth review of changes to general election boundaries in the Republic of Ireland, with specific reference to the most recent changes in 2012, as published in the latest issue of the Irish Political Studies journal. Taylor & Francis Online … 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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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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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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My submission for the European Parliament constituency boundary review

Adrian Kavanagh, 1st August 2013 The process for reviewing Ireland’s European Parliament constituency boundaries has now commenced, following on the loss of one European Parliament seat by the State after Croatia joined the European Union some months ago. The Constituency … Continue reading

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