Archive for June, 2010

EBU releases Eurovision jury and televote details (2010)

June 28, 2010

The EBU has just released jury vote and televote details for the recent Eurovision Song Contest final and two semi finals, which throw up some interesting findings. These details can be now viewed on the official Eurovision webpage. In this post, I will analyse these figures. (more…)

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Labour Party support: A Geographical Perspective

June 16, 2010
Labour support by constituency, 2007 General Election

Labour support by constituency, 2007 General Election

Labour support in Dublin constituencies, 2007 General Election

Labour support in Dublin constituencies, 2007 General Election

Recent polls from RedC and Irish Times/Isbos-MRBI have focused significant attention on the Labour Party and point to significant gains being made by that party, as tantamount to a “Gilmore Gale”. But the extent to which these significant shifts in support levels towards the party can be translated into seat gains sufficient to allow Labour challenge the traditional dominance of Fine Gael and Fianna Fail may be shaped by the party’s geography of support, which will be studied in this post.   (more…)

World Cup begins

June 11, 2010

The World Cup is now well under way and it’s South Africa 1 Mexico 1 in the opening game.

My predictions (more…)