Irish Political Maps was set up in May 2011 as a resource for anyone with an interest in Irish politics and elections. Whether you're a seasoned expert or are just learning about Irish politics, this site's purpose is to provide information about the outcomes of every election and referendum to take place on this island.
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The Government failed to convince the electorate on the Abolition of the Seanad, resulting in a "wallop" for Enda Kenny's coalition, though the Court of Appeals referendum was passed with a comfortable margin.
The 1865 UK general election in Ireland saw the Whigs - now calling themselves the Liberal Party - keeping power, with that party winning more widespread support in Ireland than the Conservatives. The Tories did however keep their stronghold in Ulster.
The 1995 Divorce referendum saw the Irish electorate return to the question of whether Irish law should allow for the dissolution of marriage. In 1986 they voted 2:1 against it. This time, however, there would be a different result.
The 1925 Seanad election was the only popular Seanad (Senate) election in the history of the state. The entire state formed a single, 19-seat constituency, with voters given a rather impractical choice of 76 candidates...
Last Change: 7 October 2013
Fine Gael is down to 69 seats in the aftermath of the abortion debates, while Willie Penrose rejoins the Labour Party after more than a year in the cold.