Category Archives: Politics

Seanad 2020: The NUI Result

So another upper house university poll is in the books. It’s very much a case of as you were for the NUI, with the three incumbents re-elected, all with varying degrees of ease. Ronan Mullen topped the poll and was … Continue reading

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Who I’m Voting For In The 2020 Seanad Election

19 candidates to choose from, so this should be an easier task than last time. Let’s work through it, by eliminating various: -Candidates I’m inherently opposed to (Ronan Mullen). -Candidates I’m opposed to in terms of some aspect of their … Continue reading

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Seanad 2020: The NUI

And so onto the upper house. The election to fill the 26th Seanad will be completed by the the end of March, and the closing date for candidates in the NUI constituency to declare themselves was last Friday. Below is … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts On GE2020

General Election 2020 is in the books, and a lot quicker than usual. On Friday evening I made my own final predictions, that looked like this: And once all 160 seats had been filled, Dail Eireann now looks like this. … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts On Dublin West In GE2020

Having gone over the details of the count on Monday, I wanted the chance to say something a bit more substantial about the election in Dublin West, ahead of some thoughts on the national picture tomorrow. Let’s go through the … Continue reading

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Dublin West: Analysing The Count

So, the counting is done in Dublin West, the winners deemed elected and the business of government formation soon to be underway. Let’s take the time to now look at the count when it came to my own constituency of … Continue reading

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GE2020: Thoughts On The Count

Whenever the counting has finished I will offer some elongated thoughts on the election result for every party, but knowing Ireland that could take several days. I will also be taking an in-depth look at the Dublin West count whenever … Continue reading

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