The leaders of all the political parties claim that they place high priority on growing the numbers of women in politics. Following the local elections and cabinet reshuffle how are they faring? This table shows the situation (as of today) … Continue reading →
Here’s a link to a recent post of mine on the PSAI blog that poses questions over the 2011 election. What really changed? Why does Irish party politics appear to be reverting to type? Why have we seen no signs … Continue reading →
By: Prof. David Farrell In today’s Irish Times, Dan O’Brien is back on his hobbyhorse pushing for electoral reform as a means of improving the calibre of our elected politicians. The essence of his piece is that: (1) our politicians … Continue reading →
SPIRe’s Prof. Ben Tonra with thoughts on referendum day at europedebate.ie.