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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

Government to cut Old Age Pension in Octobers Budget?

Daniel McConnell reports in this weeks Sunday Independent that the Government is due to cut the old age pension in Octobers Budget.   Whatever hope this Government and in particular … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Last Orders for the Dail Bar?

 As the Houses of the Oireachtas go on their extended summer holidays with the country in desperate need of direction and guidence, it appears there are little changes in the … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

Taoiseach rules out changes to abortion bill while Lucinda Creighton expresses her deep concerns about the bill.

The debate on the second stage of The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill resumed today with the Minister for European Affairs, Lucinda Creighton, saying that this was, “a human … Continue reading

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

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

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