Tag Archives: Sligo-Leitrim

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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Fine Gael Target Constituencies for the next General Election

Adrian Kavanagh, 23rd May 2016 Following the previous post, which tried to identify potential target constituencies for the Labour Party at the next general election based on an analysis of the 2016 General Election constituency figures, this post will involve a similar analysis for … Continue reading

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Tally Ho! Which local newspapers have published General Election 2016 tally figures?

Adrian Kavanagh, 1st March 2016 As an electoral geographer, I am very interested in outlining which local newspapers published tally figures for February’s general election contest. When I refer to tallies/tally sheets I am of course NOT referring to election results or election … 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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Confirmed candidates for the Roscommon-South Leitrim and Dublin South West by-elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 16th July 2014 (regularly updated) Following the elections of Luke Ming Flanagan (Midlands-North-West) and Brian Hayes (Dublin) at May’s European Parliament elections, vacancies have arisen in their two Dail constituencies of Roscommon-South Leitrim and Dublin South-West respectively. These are … 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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