We Will Have a Modern Electoral System – For The Election After The Next One!

January 7, 2016

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE WE WILL HAVE A MODERN ELECTORAL SYSTEM – FOR THE ELECTION AFTER THE NEXT ONE! That throwaway remark I included in the earlier post about next years election may yet be more prophetic than I thought I said:

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Mann: ‘Apocalypse Now’ – Hardly!

September 30, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Isle of Man in common with other countries throughout these Islands (and indeed in Western Europe faces some significant difficulties going forward but one politician, Chris Roberstshaw MHK, possibly with an eye to the forthcoming election took

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Mann: More Voters or Just a ‘Good News’ Story

September 15, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE According to a BBC (IOM) report an extra 4,000 people ‘have registered to vote in a shake-up of the Island’s electoral register’. With 47,323 people now registered, following what is described as the biggest update of the island’s

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The ‘Misrepresentation’ of the People Act (As Amended)

September 5, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE ‘[G]ood electoral procedure starts with having the right to cast your vote in the first place otherwise we may as well invite Kim Jong-un to run the place!’ The Keys enthusiastically embraced the new ‘Representation of the People

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Mann: Electoral Chaos Update

August 6, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE We reported some days ago on the chaos that has ensued following changes to the electoral register in Mann with local councillors finding that as they have been removed from the electoral register they are now disqualified from

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UBD Sympathiser is Elected in Brittany

June 20, 2012

News from Celtic Press Following the French (Legislative) Parliamentary elections that were held this month (10th and 17th June), the Union Democratiqe Breton (UDB) has described the election of one of the new Members of Parliament (Deputy) in Brittany as: “… une bonne

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New French President is Full of Promises, But Can He Deliver?

May 16, 2012

NEWS FROM CELTIC PRESS Yesterday (15th May 2012) a new French President was inaugurated in Paris, but whether this means a new French approach towards Brittany remains to be seen. President Hollande has promised Bretons that he is prepared to consider the ratification

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Big Stakes in Local Elections

May 3, 2012

NEWS FROM CELTIC PRESS Voting begins today for the local elections in Alba (Scotland) (see note below) and Cymru (Wales) to elect council representatives for all wards in both of these Celtic countries. Competition for wards has been fierce in both countries and,

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Manx Election – New Chief Minister in Post

October 19, 2011

A new Chief Minister was elected on the Isle of Man last week (11th October 2011) by members of the House of Keys, following a general election on the Island last month. Ramsey MHK Allan Bell become the Island’s fifth Chief Minister, following

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Irish President: Candidates Should Have A Strong Appreciation of the Language

August 26, 2011

A potential candidate for the Irish presidential elections has said that any president of Ireland should have a strong appreciation of the Irish language. Speaking on Kerry Radio, Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh said that any president of Ireland should have an appreciation of Irish

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