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A Fine Gael/Fianna Fail Coalition would destroy our Democracy.

Speaking today at the annual Beal na mBlath commemoration, broadcaster, Bill O’Herlihy, said only Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil had the “proven trust of the people of this Republic over … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

It’s time for a new political party that can challenge the status quo.

Tomorrows Sunday Independent/Millward Brown poll will be disturbing reading for Labour supporters who would have expected the party to rebound from their miserable 8% showing.  However they have remained at … Continue reading

August 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Labour static at 8% in latest political poll, is the party doomed to failure in upcoming elections?

Latest poll findings from, show Fine Gael overtaking Fianna Fail, Labours continued poor showing and a record 37% of people undecided on who they will for. DANIEL MCCONNELL,SUNDAY INDEPENDENT … Continue reading

August 17, 2013 · 4 Comments

Some thoughts on “Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee Report 2013”

Originally posted on Irish Elections: Geography, Facts and Analyses:
Adrian Kavanagh, 30th May 2013 Thursday 30th May 2013 saw the publication of the Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee Report 2013, which outlines…

August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Predicting 2014 Local Election seat numbers on the basis of national opinion polls employing a constituency-level analysis

Originally posted on Irish Elections: Geography, Facts and Analyses:
Adrian Kavanagh, 23 July 2013  This post will attempt to ascertain what different political parties/groupings’ seat levels might be following next…

August 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Archive: Audio discussion and differences between Irish and American Politics

John O’Donovan of, John McGuirk, Public Relations Analyst and Johnny Fallon, Political Correspondent discuss the differences between Irish and American Political systems and practices. Link:

July 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

First political polls results are released after Anglo Irish tapes revelations this week

Tomorrow will see the first political polls released since the Anglo Irish tapes were revealed by The Irish Independent this week.  The latest SBP/RedC tracker poll shows: Fine Gael 28 … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Future of Fianna Fail – Archive: Audio Podcast.

John O’Donovan of, Johnny Fallon, political commentator and John McGuirk, public relations and political consultant, discuss the future of Fianna Fail.  The Arena was originally broadcast in February 2013. … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · 3 Comments

Anglo Tapes: Would Anglo have been bailed out if the full facts were known?

Taxpayer lured into bailing out Anglo Irish Bank under false pretences. Astonishing and eye opening revelations in this mornings Irish Independent publication of transcripts of internal phone conversations in Anglo … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Significant amount of rebels push for Abortion Referendum.

Rebels push for Abortion Referendum – 24 Senators and 39 TD’s, support referendum on abortion according to coalition of representatives figures.  However, Government Ministers and cross party sources say there … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

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