Archive for July, 2007

Brendan Ryan loses seat

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

Unfortunate news for Brendan Ryan, who I mentioned in yesterday's post, as he narrowly missed out on retaining his Seanad seat today. The other two incumbents - teacher union leader Joe O'Toole and businessman Fergal Quinn - kept their seats, but Ryan - who has a strong record on social ...

Following the Seanad elections

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

Fascinating stuff for anyone interested in following the Seanad elections at the moment. The people counting the vocational panels - those 43 seats elected by public representatives - are posting regular Excel sheets with updates of each round of counting. Not regular enough for some of the contributors at ...

Please do not adjust your sets

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007

Well, it's certainly been a while, but I'm back. After deciding on a short hiatus while I worked on becoming ABD, I found that something had been corrupted somewhere, and new posts no longer showed up on the home page. No mind, I'd already agreed a server migration with a ...