A long-running row over the correct name for Dingle in Co Kerry looks set to reignite.

A long-running row over the correct name for Dingle in Co Kerry looks set to reignite today as a result of the official name given to one of the count(...)

 Simon Coveney: said he believed cross-party consensus was necessary to achieve local electoral reform

Simon Coveney is to hold talks with other parties about reducing the size of some local electoral areas which currently return up to 10 councillors. (...)

Full list of candidates Election after election, Leitrim voters support the big two, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael, to an extent not seen in other (...)

Redrawing the boundaries

In accepting the full recommendations of the report of the Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee, Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan has procla(...)

Minister for Local Government Phil Hogan deserves credit for finally seeking to put in place a more rational relationship between the number of councillors in an area and the population there. Photograph: Eric Luke

The prospect of electoral boundary revisions inevitably causes a flutter among our politicians. The publication on Thursday of the Local Electoral Are(...)