Sligo-North Leitrim (Dáil Éireann constituency)


Sligo-North Leitrim (Dáil Éireann constituency)

Dáil Éireann constituency infobox
Name = Sligo-North Leitrim
Entity = Ireland


Year = 2007
TDs = 3
Counties = County Sligo, County Leitrim
EP = North-West

Sligo-North Leitrim is a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas. The constituency was created for the 2007 general election. The constituency is served by three Teachtaí Dála (TDs). The method of election is the Single Transferable Vote.

The constituency was created by the Electoral (Amendment) Act 2005, which gave effect to the 2004 "Constituency Commission Report on Dáil Constituencies". Consisting of all of County Sligo and the northern part of County Leitrim, it largely replaced the previous constituency of Sligo-Leitrim, although it ceded the southern portions of Leitrim to the new constituency of Roscommon-South Leitrim.

2007 Election result

Irish Election box begin
title=2007 General Election: Sligo-North Leitrim
Irish Election box candidate with party link
party =Fianna Fáil
candidate = Eamon Scanlon
votes = 9.258
percentage = 23.18%
seat = 1
count = 5
Irish Election box candidate with party link
party = Fine Gael
candidate = John Perry
votes = 7,910
percentage = 19.81%
seat = 2
count = 5
Irish Election box candidate with party link
party =Fianna Fáil
candidate = Jimmy Devins
votes = 7,102
percentage = 17.78%
seat = 3
count = 5
Irish Election box candidate with party link
party =Fine Gael
candidate = Michael Comiskey
votes = 4,936
percentage = 12.36%
seat =
count =
Irish Election box candidate with party link
party = Sinn Féin
candidate = Seán MacManus
votes = 4,684
percentage = 11.73%
seat =
count =
Irish Election box candidate with party link
party = Fine Gael
candidate = Imelda Henry
votes = 2,837
percentage = 7.10%
seat =
count =
Irish Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (Ireland)
candidate = Jim McGarry
votes = 1,555
percentage = 3.89%
seat =
count =
Irish Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party (Ireland)
candidate = Brian Scanlan
votes = 1,209
percentage = 3.03%
seat =
count =
Irish Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Andrew McSharry
votes = 353
percentage = 0.88%
seat =
count =
Irish Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = John Francis Higgins
votes = 89
percentage = 0.22%
seat =
count =

Former TDs

As this is a new constituency, these former TDs all represented the previous constituency of Sligo-Leitrim, but were either from Sligo or North Leitrim.

* Declan Bree
* Matt Brennan
* Eugene Gilhawley
* Marian Harkin
* Ted Nealon
* Ray MacSharry


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