Tag Archives: Aontú

Assembly Election: East Derry

East Derry is a constituency which includes Coleraine, Limavady, Dungiven,and some coastal towns. Traditionally unionist but with a large Catholic minority and a university (UUC) at Coleraine. East Derry..Currently there are five MLAs…DUP (2) SDLP (1) Sinn Féin (1)). Independent … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: South Antrim

A constituency comprising Antrim Town and other areas like Ballyclare, stretching to North Belfast at Glengormley. South Antrim: Currently five MLAs: DUP (2) UUP (1). Alliance (1) Sinn Féin (1) Friday 29th April. Antrim Town. The first surprise was the … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: Foyle

Foyle is a constituency whih is really just the City of Derry. It is so called because a choice of “Derry” or “L*****derry” would be too controversial. The city is much changed from my first visit after Bloody Sunday in … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: South Down

South Down is a constituency which includes Downpatrick, Newcastle, Warrenpoint and Kilkeel. The north of the constituency is commuter land to Belfast. The south is seaside resorts and small fishing ports. It is mostly nationalist and there are unionist areas … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: North Belfast

North Belfast is a constituency comprising areas like Antrim Road, Crumlin Road, Oldpark Road and Shore Road (the arterial roads leading north from the City Centre.)as far as the old village of Glengormley and Ligoneil. It includes prosperous areas like … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: West Belfast

West Belfast is a constituency comprising Falls Road, Andersonstown, Ballymurphy, Glen Road. It is mostly nationalist with small unionist areas in the Shankill area and a smaller enclave at Blacks Road. I lived in the constituency from my birth in … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: South Belfast

South Belfast is a constituency comprising areas like affluent Malone, Lisburn Road, the Queens Universityarea and the Holylands bedsit land. It also includes Ormeau, Donegall Pass and Sandy Row and suburban Carryduff. It also includes the City Hospital, Musgrave Park … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2022: Upper Bann

Upper Bann is a constituency comprising towns like Portadown, Lurgan and Banbridge as well as villages like Waringstown, Aghagallon and Derrytrasna. Currently there are five MLAs…DUP (2), UUP (1), Sinn Féin (1), SDLP (1). Previous to 2017 when it was … Continue reading

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Local Elections 2019

This was a more interesting election than most. And with a lot of aspects, it is to be expected that there will be a lot of “Spinning”. I will “spin” it my way over a series of posts here. The … Continue reading

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Aontú…Not Quite Number One

Canvassed very nicely today by Aontú. I have already been canvassed by SDLP and Sinn Féin. I have an odd relationship with canvassers. Most householders hide behind the couch when they see canvassers coming down the path. But my wife … Continue reading

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