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A minor but significant polling point to consider.
So with the RTE exit poll published of FG 36.1 Lab 20.5%, FF 15.1, SF, 10.1%, Greens 2.7% Others 15.5. There is a minor change in the party order that could be significant in terms of seats never before has … Continue reading
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Some last minute predictions
It is just possible that FG might get 3 seats in Cork South West and Limerick County (if Collins FF is under 19% this is very doable), and we could see 3 FGers in Laois Offaly. My prediction from two … Continue reading
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Do FG really need 40 pts for a majority?
Every year in the premiership a number of smaller teams set themselves the not inconsiderable task* of avoiding relegation with the hard number of 40pts as the target to be achieved. Some rare seasons you might need more than this, more … Continue reading
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Those annoying Voices
A goodly number of people complain about those who would complain about voices that sound whiny, the charge from the former is that this complaint from the latter is primarily sexist in nature. Certainly women’s voices are pitched within a somewhat … Continue reading
Posted in GE11 Tagged ge11, irish general election, Martin Mansergh 2 Comments
A gender kink in political reform proposals
There is a recurring desire expressed to see more sittings of the Oireachtas moving to 4 days or even 5 days in part as a means to facilitate more family hours so that there would be less late sittings. However, this creates … Continue reading
Posted in GE11 Tagged Dáil Éireann, Family, Fianna Fail, fine gael, ge11, Oireachtas, Teachta Dála Leave a comment
Did FF think their political reform proposals through at all?
Having a substitute in the Dail as suggested in the political reform segment of the FF manifesto would hardly free up a minister’s time at all, it’s not like voting in the Dail is causing them that many headaches for … Continue reading
Posted in GE11 Tagged Dáil Éireann, elections, Fianna Fail, ge11, Ireland, Micheál Martin, political reform 2 Comments
Could the general election screw up the Census?
Image via Wikipedia It was noted to me the other day in conversation that there might be a small problem with having the general election in March. The thing is see, we’re going to have several thousand people knocking on … Continue reading
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