Tag Archives: Laois

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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Fianna Fail’s Top Ten Problem/Promising Constituencies ahead of the next General Election

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th September 2014 This is the second in a series of posts where I offer a geographical perspective on the state of play for the different parties at this point in time. Note – I stress at this … Continue reading

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Fine Gael’s Top Ten Problem/Promising Constituencies ahead of the next General Election

With little more than a year (at most!) to go until the next general election and with the candidate selection convention process likely to commence in the coming months, I am going to start of a series of posts where … Continue reading

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Nomination Process for 2014 Local Elections candidates

Adrian Kavanagh, 19th March 2014 If you are a (potential) candidate for the 2014 Local Elections, you will find that all details on how to formally be nominated as a local elections candidate will be provided by your local City/County … Continue reading

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Estimating 2011 General Election seats levels using new Constituency Commission 2012 election boundaries

Adrian Kavanagh, 6th July 2012 Last month’s Constituency Commission report and the decision to reduce the number of Dail seats by 8 will have a profound impact on the result of, and the number of seats won by different parties at, the … Continue reading

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Political impacts of the 2012 Constituency Commission report: 2011 General Election party support estimates and changing political landscapes in the new constituency areas

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th June 2012  The creation of new election boundaries for the next general election, associated with the reduction in the number of Dail seat numbers by eight, in the 2012 Constituency Commission report has fundamentally altered the rules … Continue reading

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