Category Archives: General Election 2011

Limerick, Defence And Foreign Affairs: Cian Prendiville

So, the other day, I received another reply to my e-mail to the Limerick City constituencies…a week after the election. Socialist/ULA candidate Cian Prendiville, the 21 year old. He finished in mid-table, and only now has decided to get back to me. Getting a reply … Continue reading

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Constituency Questions Revisited

Time to answer some of the questions I asked at the start of the campaign. Why are Sinn Fein running two candidates in Carlow-Kilkenny? Won’t that ruin their chances? Effectively yes. I’m not sure why SF choose to pursue running … Continue reading

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Limerick City: Final Thoughts

So, how did the Limerick City candidates do? From the bottom up (all first preferences): Matt Larkin (IND), got 59 votes, which was somehow less than the amount he received in a local election two years ago. Being involved in … Continue reading

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General Election 2011: Final Thoughts

So, some election huh? Some constituency by constituency stuff coming later, but for now, I’ll just go party by party based on their totals. Fine Gael, well, it was their day. Utterly masterful vote management saw them get three seats, … Continue reading

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NFBs General Election Index

The coverage is done. if you ever feel nostalgic, you can come here. The Daily Round Up Posts And Here We Go (24 Days To Election) Promises, Promises (23 Days To Election) Honest Fighters (22 Days To Election) Debating The … Continue reading

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The Count: Final Words

Sean Kyne (FG) has had his election confirmed in Galway West, the last seat to be filled. Catherine Connolly (IND) loses out by 17 votes. The count lasted 95 hours and 40 minutes, just shy of four whole days. So, … Continue reading

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The Count: Monday

Archive —- 1910: The recounts continue in Galway West, Laois-Offaly and Wicklow, but Wicklow at least is soon to get back onto the actual business of electing people. The counts have been going on for 58 hours now, with the last … Continue reading

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