Tag Archives: Socialist Party

Introduction of the gender quota and challenges for political parties

Adrian Kavanagh, 6th January 2015  The passing of gender quota legislation by Dail Eireann in July 2012 has linked the state funding of political parties to a requirement that female (and male) candidates will account for at least 30% of … Continue reading

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TDs (31st Dáil Éireann) who will not be contesting the next general election

Adrian Kavanagh, 22nd September 2014 Following on a similar post that was completed ahead of the 2011 General Election, this post will list all of the Dail deputies who have retired/stepped down during the lifetime of the current Dail or who … Continue reading

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Anti Austerity Alliance candidates for the 2014 Local Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, First posted 28th January 2014 with further updates as new candidate nominations are announced  An updated version of  my rolling blog posts, in which I detail the latest information as to candidate selections relating to the different political … Continue reading

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