CONSTITUENCY COMMISSION RECOMMENDS AXING OF TD FROM DONEGAL

first_imgDONEGAL will become a single constituency and will lose a TD if the recommendations of the Constituency Commission are give the go-ahead.Part of the south of the county may also be merged into a new Sligo-Leitrim constituency.It means the next set of TDs to represent the county – five instead of six – will have a vast geographical area to cover. The cutting of a TD from Donegal is part of a recommendation that eight TDs be cut from current numbers to reflect population changes.The commission accepted submissions from interested parties, including TDs, in addition to census data, in arriving at its decisions.The five-person commission is chaired by High Court judge Mr Justice John Cooke. The other four members are: clerk of the Dáil Kieran Coughlan; clerk of the Seanad Deirdre Lane; Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly; and secretary general of the Department of the Environment Geraldine Tallon.  CONSTITUENCY COMMISSION RECOMMENDS AXING OF TD FROM DONEGAL was last modified: May 25th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:CONSTITUENCY COMMISSION RECOMMENDS AXING OF TD FROM DONEGALlast_img

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