what's the date ?
High Court date set for by-election case | Sinn FéinSinn Féin Senator Pearse Doherty has welcomed the setting of a date for a hearing of his case against the Government over its failure to hold the Donegal South West by-election. The case has scheduled for listing on 18th October with a view to having the case heard that week subject to the courts availability.
They had a majority of four on the FG motion, so they could lose all three and still hold on (uncomfortably). Don't forget that in a tie, the CC supports the government.The IT is saying saying bye-elections by the end of March 2011
Byelections 'by end March 2011' - The Irish Times - Wed, Sep 29, 2010
But the big question has to be, will the bye-elections and FF's inevitable loss signal the end of the current government? David Davin Power seemed to think so..
thats assuming the rebel from the gov abstains (82-82) and doesnt vote against (82-83)They had a majority of four on the FG motion, so they could lose all three and still hold on (uncomfortably). Don't forget that in a tie, the CC supports the government.
What were Curran's exact words? Did he commit to holding the by-elections or moving the writs in Q1?
The air of unreality surrounding the posts of Govt supporters has really kicked up a gear or three today. Yer all completely deluded.and so say all of us......
may 2011 a year early....
cowen will make a 'state of the nation' address surrounded by the party td's...............he will explain the situation clearly, draw attention to the mis-matched alternative, send out the boys all over the place 'back to basics'......and hope for a fg poor day leading to a ff/lab coalition with a majority of 12....
I think super pedestrian meant the GE will happen before the by-elections. This Govt is about to fall. Isn't there a German (or Russian?) word for that sense of manic unreality that pervaded Hitler's Bunker in the last weeks?Enda Kenny said in the Dail that He will go to the high court if they don't hold all 3 so they have no way out.