House rules: What the changes in constituencies mean
There was mixed emotions for parties and TDs as the Electoral Commission announced its proposals on redrawing constituencies
There was a clear sense of anticipation and uncertainty among TDs ahead of the Electoral Commission publishing its highly anticipated proposals on redrawing constituency boundaries on Wednesday.
There would be much to pick over to determine who are the the winners and losers, but some – such as TDs in Wicklow – knew they were facing changes which could damage their political careers.
The moving of a boundary by a few kilometres could cut them ...