Irish local elections, 1974

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The 1974 Irish local elections were held in all the counties, cities and towns of Ireland on 18 June 1974.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Seats ±
Fianna Fáil 352 +19
Fine Gael 288 +3
Labour Party 79 -1
Sinn Féin (Provisional) 7 New
Sinn Féin (Official) 7 New
Independent and others 69[2]
 Total 802 +23

County councils[edit]

Authority FF FG Lab PSF OSF Other Total
Carlow 9 7 3 2 21
Cavan 12 10 1 2 25
Clare 19 7 2 1 2 31
Cork County 20 17 6 1 2 46
Donegal 7 11 1 4[3] 23
Dublin 10 8 5 2 25
Galway County 16 9 1 2 3 31
Kerry 13 7 3 1 2 26
Kildare 10 7 3 1 21
Kilkenny 13 11 2 26
Laois 11 12 2 25
Leitrim 8 12 1 1 22
Limerick County 14 11 2 27
Longford 7 8 1 5 21
Louth 11 11 1 1 1 1 26
Mayo 17 11 3 31
Meath 14 8 5 2 29
Monaghan 7 8 1 2[4] 20
Offaly 8 9 2 1 20
Roscommon 12 12 2 26
Sligo 9 12 1 2 24
Tipperary North 8 6 3 3 20
Tipperary South 11 10 4 1 26
Waterford County 13 6 2 2 21
Westmeath 11 6 2 4 23
Wexford 9 6 3 1 2 21
Wicklow 9 6 3 2 20

Large corporations[edit]

Authority FF FG Lab PSF OSF Other Total
Cork Corporation 16 11 2 2 31
Dublin Corporation 15 13 10 7[5] 45
Corporation of Dún Laoghaire 2 8 5 15
Limerick Corporation 5 5 5 2 17
Waterford Corporation 6 3 2 1 3 15

Small corporations[edit]

Authority FF FG Lab PSF OSF Other Total
Galway Corporation 4 1 2 5 12
Kilkenny Corporation 3 3 4 2 12
Sligo Corporation 3 3 1 5 12
Wexford Corporation 3 2 4 3 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local government election results". The Irish Times. 22 June 1974. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  2. ^ 57 Independents, 6 Dublin Community councillors, 4 Independent Fianna Fáil and 2 Monaghan Protestant Association members.
  3. ^ The Donegal non-party councillors were members of the Independent Fianna Fáil organisation.
  4. ^ The non-party Monaghan councillors were nominated by the Protestant Association.
  5. ^ Six of the seven non-party members of Dublin Corporation were elected as Community candidates, including Seán Dublin Bay Loftus and Carmencita Hederman.

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