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The Count: 0940 To 1400

Archive 1000 Hello and welcome to NFBs coverage of the count for General Election 2011. This particular post will serve up until around 13:00 and will proceed in a top down fashion, with the latest news being at the top. … Continue reading

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My Final Limerick City Prediction

In accordance with my final Dail outlook of the campaign, here’s my final Limerick City prediction.  Four seats up for grabs. Noonan (FG) O’Dea (FF) O’Sullivan (LAB) O’Donnell (FG) Quinlivan (SF) Leddin (LAB) Power (FF) Kiely (IND) Prendiville (SOC/ULA) Cahill (G) Riordan … Continue reading

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NFBs Dail Outlook Of The Week, 24 February

My last one, so this can serve as my prediction for the election tomorrow. Things effecting my thinking this week: -The final stabilisation of voting patterns. -Enda Kenny’s minor pension scandal. -The media’s attention on a sole FG government. -The … Continue reading

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NFB’s Dail Outlook Of The Week, 17 February

Right, just over a week to go. Things effecting my thinking this week. -The Fine Gael/Labour cat fighting. -The polls (Only in general) -The betting (always a more accurate estimation of local support) -The debates. -The media attention on an FG-only … Continue reading

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The Count: How Ireland Elects People

An educational supplement from NFB. Let’s talk about the counting process. Single Transferable Vote is a complex system, so I’ll do my best. If confused about something, read this, or ask in comments. I’ll be using Limerick City (of course) as … Continue reading

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NFBs Dail Outlook Of The Week, 10 February (General Election 2011)

Right, things effecting my thinking this week are: -The continuing debate over whether the IMF/EU bailout deal can be renegotiated. -The continuing “debate” debate and Enda Kenny’s meltdown on the issue. -The actual debate. -The ULA making a lot of noise. -The polls (again, only … 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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NFBs Dail Outlook Of The Week, 3 February (General Election 2011)

Here we go again. The things making on impact on my judgement this time: -Latest polls (only a little though). -Labour being quicker off the mark with some manifesto stuff. -Enda Kenny getting back in the news, finally. -The beginning of FG/Lab … Continue reading

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NFB’s Dail Outlook Of The Week, 27 January (General Election 2011)

I decided I’d go ahead and make this a weekly Thursday tradition from now up to the day before the coming election. I’ll throw up a graph of what I think the next Dail is going to look like, explaining the changes … Continue reading

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