The Irish Independent – 30/05/2009

Political brief An impressive list of lawyers are standing in next week’s elections. But why do they bother? Dearbhail McDonald reports Saturday May 30 2009   For months, he has been pounding the streets and pressing the flesh to procure a No 1 vote. Barry Ward, a barrister and first-time local election candidate for Fine…

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Sunday Business Post – 29/07/2007

New Seanad takes shape as big parties suffer losses Sunday, July 29, 2007- The complexity of Seanad voting means political parties have to have clear strategy, as Fine Gael found out to its cost, writes Niamh Connolly. The Seanad elections, which took place last week, are a political anorak’s heaven with complex rules, counts stretching…

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