What The Tallyman Saw III (Kildare / Naas) #le09

Kildare Co Council /Naas district tally (5 seats) Lawlor (FG) 16% Scully (FG) 16% MacNamara (Lab) 14% Moore (Ind) 12%) Callaghan (FF) 10% Power (GP) 9% Lawless (FF) 7% Carthy (Lab) 6% Corcoran (Ind) 6% Cassidy (FF) 2% Monaghan (Ind) 1% Spoils 1% Power (GP) looks likely to lose his seat. Notably, Lawlor, Scully and […]

What The Tallyman Saw II (Kildare /Celbridge) #le09

Celbridge tally 6 seats Turnout 49% Catherine Murphy (Ind) 26% Kevin Byrne (Lab) 17% Senan Griffin (FG) 8% John McGinley(Lab) 12% Paul Kelly (FF) 6% Katie Ridge (FG) 6% Joe Neville (FG) 5% Colm Purcell (Lab) 6% Shane Fitzgerald (GP) 6% Brid Feeley (FF) 3% Paul Ward (FF) 3% Ivan Farina (Ind) 1.4% Catherine Murphy, […]

What The Tallyman Saw I (Kildare/Athy) #le09

The first boxes opened in Kildare came from the Athy district (4 seats) 49% turnout Mark Wall (Lab) 28.4% * Martin Miley Jnr (FF) 19.3% Martin Heydon (FG) 17.9% * Mark Dalton (FF) 12.2 Richard Daly (FG) 9.2% * Billy Hillis (FG) 7.6% John Lawler (Ind) 5.4% [* indicates outgoing councillor] Wall’s surplus will likely […]

A Picture Is Worth…?

Local election candidate Emma Kiernan broke out of the local media to gain (perhaps fleeting) national fame this week, thanks to the interweb. Kiernan, a Fine Gael candidate running for a spot on Newbridge town council, is young, attractive, and like many of her friends, she has a facebook profile. Like everyone else on Facebook, […]

De Mare

Dublin is to get a new directly-elected mayor within a year. The first directly elected city leader will be chosen by the capital’s citizens next summer. ‘2010 will see the direct election, by the people of the Dublin region, of a highly-visible and accountable Mayor who will have the authority and powers to deliver real […]