Donegal Islanders go to the polls for General Election 2011

first_imgNewsx Adverts HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week WhatsApp By News Highland – February 23, 2011 Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Google+ Previous articleO’Domhnaill denies Fianna Fail leader is purposely avoiding DonegalNext articleMan due in Derry court on murder charges News Highland Islanders off Donegal will go to the polls today, two days before mainlanders cast their votes.The Islands off Donegal form part of the Donegal South-West constituency.760 ballot papers have been carried to polling boxes in Arranmore, Tory, Inishbofin, Inishfree and Gola.Ferries and small boats have carred 523 papers to two polling booths on Arranmore, 25 on Gola and nine to Inishfree.An Air Corps helicopter will carry 136 to Tory and 67 to Inishboffin.There was a massive swing against Fianna Fáil when the electorate on Arranmore went to the polls in the Donegal South-West by-election.The islands had a turnout of just over 50% in the by-election.There is expected to be a slightly larger turnout of voters for the General Election today. Google+ Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Facebookcenter_img WhatsApp Donegal Islanders go to the polls for General Election 2011 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest Twitter Pinterest Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more