Irish local elections, 1991

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The 1991 Irish local elections were held in all counties and county boroughs on Thursday, 27 June 1991. They were postponed from June 1990 to allow the Local Government Act 1991 to be passed beforehand. Elections in non-county boroughs and towns were postponed until 1994.

Results[edit]

Summary[edit]

Party Seats ± First pref. votes[citation needed] % FPV ±%
Fianna Fáil 354 529,746 37.9 -7.6
Fine Gael 274 371,596 26.4 -3.1
Labour Party 89 147,077 10.6 +2.8
Progressive Democrats 37 New 70,415 5.0 New
Workers' Party 24 50,907 3.7 +0.6
Green Party 13 32,950 2.4 +1.9
Sinn Féin 7 29,054 2.1 -1.2
Independent Fianna Fáil 5 11,944 0.9
Republican Sinn Féin 1 New 3,556 0.3 New
Donegal Progressive Party 1 1,775 0.1
Independent Socialist 1 1,456 0.1
Christian Principles 0 New 1,351 0.1 New
Independent 77 146,902 10.6 +1.0
 Total 883 1,398,729 100

By local authority[edit]

Counties[edit]

Authority FF FG Lab PD WP GP SF IFF RSF Ind Total
Carlow 9 7 4 1 21 Details
Cavan 11 9 5 25 Details
Clare 17 8 1 1 5 32 Details
Cork County 19 20 4 1 1 3 48 Details
Donegal 11 9 1 1 1 4 2 29 Details
Dublin – Fingal 8 6 5 1 2 2 24 Details
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown 8 7 5 2 3 3 28 Details
Galway County 14 10 4 2 30 Details
Kerry 13 7 4 3 27 Details
Kildare 8 7 3 2 1 1 1 2 25 Details
Kilkenny 11 11 4 26 Details
Laois 13 9 1 1 1 25 Details
Leitrim 9 9 1 1 2 22 Details
Limerick County 13 10 1 4 28 Details
Longford 9 8 1 3 21 Details
Louth 12 6 2 2 1 3 26 Details
Mayo 15 13 1 2 31 Details
Meath 12 9 4 1 3 29 Details
Monaghan 8 7 2 3 20 Details
Offaly 10 6 1 1 3 21 Details
Roscommon 11 10 5 26 Details
Sligo 11 11 3 25 Details
South Dublin 7 6 4 4 3 1 1 26 Details
Tipperary North 11 7 2 1 21 Details
Tipperary South 10 9 4 3 26 Details
Waterford County 10 9 3 1 23 Details
Westmeath 12 6 4 1 23 Details
Wexford 8 8 1 4 21 Details
Wicklow 9 4 5 1 1 4 24 Details

County boroughs[edit]

Authority FF FG Lab PD WP GP SF Ind Total
Cork Corporation 9 7 5 3 3 1 3 31 Details
Dublin Corporation 20 6 10 1 5 4 1 5 52 Details
Galway Corporation 4 4 2 4 1 15 Details
Limerick Corporation 2 4 5 3 1 2 17 Details
Waterford Corporation 3 2 3 2 3 2 15 Details

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