Second General Election in 2016 now 7/4

BoyleSports can report that the plunge on a second general election to take place before the end of 2016 hasn’t shown any signs of drying up. Initially installed at 11/2 it’s now 7/4 from 2/1 that we will be heading to the polling stations for a second time before the year is out.  The odds […]

Three Candidates To Contest IFA Deputy Presidential Election

The IFA National Returning Officer Jer Bergin has confirmed that three nominations for the position of Deputy President of the Irish Farmers Association have been received by this evening’s deadline.   Pat Farrell (Kildare), Richard Kennedy (Limerick) and Nigel Renaghan (Monaghan) will contest the election to be held in April.   Each of the candidates […]

Thursday election would deliberately exclude student voters – USI

The Union of Students in Ireland has said that holding the general election on a Thursday would deliberately exclude students from exercising their constitutional right to vote and is calling on the Taoiseach hold the election on a Friday as in 2011. The call comes in light of reports that  Fine Gael are actively considering […]

National Returning Officer opens nominations for position of IFA President

The IFA National Treasurer and Returning Officer (NTRO) Jer Bergin has opened nominations for the position of President of the IFA.   The resignation of Eddie Downey on Wed, 25th November means an election for President must be held, involving the members voting in the branches.   The National Rules Committee met yesterday and advised […]

Laois Offaly General Election Results

Electorate 106,312; Turnout 70.7%; Spoiled Votes 979; Quota 12,373; Seats 5. Elected – 1. Charles Flanagan (FG)  2. Marcella Corcoran Kennedy (FG) 3. Barry Cowan(FF)  4. Brian Stanley (SF) 5. Sean Fleming (FF) ——————————- Click here to see graph of how the votes and transfers went Eliminations – 1st Count Michael Cox, John Boland; 2nd […]

Killavilla GAA Notes

AGM Killavilla GAA Club AGM is on Friday 3rd December at 8.30pm in Killavilla Community Centre. Nominations for election to the Executive Committee and motions for consideration at the AGM must be returned to the Club Secretary Eoin Meagher before Friday 26th November. All are welcome to the meeting and especially new members. Sympathy Killavilla […]