Monday, 29 February 2016

Ireland elections - follow the news and commentary

Following on from our initial research links post

Here are some sites for news comment.

Google News has links to headlines. and incoming results.

Irish Times - results hub. The main website also has news, views and analysis


The Journal coverage

RTE coverage. This includes podcasts explaining the system! The RTE player also has prime time leaders debates that you can watch online. Read some commentary from the Journal live blog on this


The Conversation- UK academics.

Slugger O'Toole has comment and discussion

Adrian Kavanagh- lecturer in Maynooth University Department of Geography,

The Irish Politics Forum A PSAI blog for discussion of politics, policy and political reform

Dr Eoin O'Malley (DCU) provides regularly-updated analyses of the election campaign here.

Irish Political studies journal has created a special virtual issue of articles - free access to articles it published on the 2007 election and the Irish political system

Ireland elections - get started with our research links

The Irish general election of 2016 took place on Friday, 26 February. Here are some recommended links for researchers and students to get started with this topic.

Ireland has a complex electoral system see the Proportional Representation (PR)/Single Transferable Vote (STV) guide from the Journal
Official government orders relating to the 2016 election.
IFES guides to past elections and results.

Key Parties contesting the election.
With links to their manifestoes

Fianna Fáil- An Ireland for All