Ireland is divided into 43 voting constituencies. These are political areas from where TDs are elected to represent the people in that area. Each constituency has at least three TDs and no more than five.
# constituencies - Today’s News
Is it bad breath? Talking about their ex? We need to know.
# constituencies - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
A great insight into how politicians get things done for the people who elect them or a demoralising portrayal of Ireland’s ‘parish pump’ politics.
# constituencies - Sunday 17 March, 2013
Former world champion runner Eamonn Coghlan is among the favourites to run for Fine Gael in Dublin in next year’s European elections but there are others in contention…
# constituencies - Sunday 11 November, 2012
Which electoral area had the highest proportion of ‘Yes’ votes? Which one had the highest percentage of ‘No’ ballots? And into which top 10 does the Taoiseach’s home constituency fall?
# constituencies - Saturday 23 June, 2012
BREAKING via The Mire wire: A “no loaves, no fishes” Eucharistic Congress; TDs free to terrorise old constituencies…
# constituencies - Thursday 21 June, 2012
All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…
# constituencies - Friday 1 June, 2012
We liveblogged all the results, reactions and fallout from the Fiscal Compact referendum here…. Catch up on what you missed.
The ‘Yes’ vote is ahead in the tallies although official results not in yet.
# constituencies - Thursday 29 March, 2012
Co Laois boasts the largest increase in population, while the highest growth of any constituency was recorded in Dublin North.
# constituencies - Friday 3 February, 2012
While the country struggles under immense financial pressure, eight cabinet ministers take expenses that can’t be audited.
Figures released by the Oireachtas detail exactly how much every TD in the country claimed in expenses from the day they got elected until the end of December 2011.
# constituencies - Thursday 12 January, 2012
Of the 533 submissions published by the Constituency Commission so far, 238 relate to Swords’ placement in Dublin West.
# constituencies - Tuesday 10 January, 2012
The Constituency Commission is cutting the number of TDs and redrawing our electoral map. Here’s everything you need to know about what will happen…
# constituencies - Thursday 30 June, 2011
A Boundary Commission is set to redraw constituency lines and lead to a reduction in the number of TDs in the next Dail. But how many should we lose – if any at all?
The change in Ireland’s population, to be revealed in Census figures today, will lead to constituency boundary changes.