Tag: Ireland

Eurovision 2013

Ah, it’s that time of year again… I’ve caught snippets of the semi-finals this week and as usual it’s the normal mix of some mediocre tunes and some absolutely cracking numbers. Here are my top picks for who might do

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The Euro 2012 Prediction Competition is Live!

As the Diamond Jubilee weekend draws to a close, I’ve now fully launched the Euro 2012 Prediction Competition! Following on from the huge success with the World Cup 2010 competition two years ago, you can now have another go at

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Through a Glass Darkly

I thought it would be interesting (with my psephological hat on) to have a look at the full returns from the recent General Synod elections, to see whether I could pick up any interesting insights on the voting patterns. The

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Go the Land of Saints and Scholars!!!!

The early indications from Ireland are fantastic. The citizens of the Republic look set to reject the Lisbon Treaty by a margin of 10%. RTE has streaming coverage here with a full results map here.

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