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The Limerick Candidates And Success

What does success mean to the Limerick City candidates? What are they looking for? I mean obviously they’re trying to be elected to the Dail, but that is an aspiration realistic only for six of the 11 men and women competing. The … Continue reading

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A Question To The Candidates Of Limerick City – Defence and Foreign Affairs

I’m sending the following e-mail to every candidate that has so far declared to be standing in the General Election. The question is: Dear (Candidate) Hello. I am a constituent of Limerick City and a recent graduate of an MA course, Military … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, In Limerick (General Election 2011)

Candidates in Limerick City now stand at nine officially with a possible two more. Taking a closer look at some of those: Kevin Kiely is a former Mayor (2010) and Fine Gael member. Notable for his (ahem) dislike of immigrants and … Continue reading

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And Here We Go (24 Days To Election)

The 30th Dail is done, with some good speeches seeing us off. Gormley especially I was quite surprised at, seemed like the kind of speech one makes when he has nothing to lose anymore. Kenny was confident, Gilmore was his usual and I … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Limerick (General Election 2011)

For the politically unaware: Limerick is changing in the next election. In 2007 there were three constituencies: Kerry North (which was, surprisingly enough, North Kerry), Limerick West (most of rural Limerick to the west and south of the city) and Limerick … Continue reading

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