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S.I. No. 109/1985 - County Electoral Areas (Amendment) Order, 1985.

S.I. No. 109/1985:

COUNTY ELECTORAL AREAS (AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1985.

COUNTY ELECTORAL AREAS (AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1985.

The Minister for the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 33 (7) of the Local Government Act, 1941 (No. 23 of 1941) hereby orders as follows:—

1. This Order may be cited as the County Electoral areas (Amendment) Order, 1985.

Carlow.

2. The Schedule to the Carlow County Council (Amendment) Order, 1974 ( S.I. No. 46 of 1974 ) is hereby amended by:—

(1) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Ballinacarrig, Clogrenan and Kellistown and the townlands of Ballybar Upper, Ballyloo, Clonmelsh and Linkardstown in the district electoral division of Nurney and the townlands of Boolyrathornan or Tomard and Tomard Upper in the district electoral division of Rathornan from the Carlow county electoral area to the Muinebeag county electoral area; and

(2) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Corries and Sliguff and the townlands of Ballyellin and Tomdarragh, Clomoney, Kilcumney, Knockmanus and Oldtown in the District electoral division of Ballyellin from the Muinebeag county electoral area to the Borris county electoral area.

Cavan.

3. The Schedule to the Cavan County Council Order, 1942 is hereby amended by:—

(1) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Arvagh, Corr and Springfield from the Cavan county electoral area to the Belturbet county electoral area; and

(2) the transfer of the district electoral division of Tullyvin West from the Cavan county electoral area to the Bailieborough county electoral area.

Kilkenny.

4. The Schedule to the Kilkenny County Council (Amendment) Order, 1945 is hereby amended by:—

(1) the addition of the district electoral divisions of Dunbell, Gowran, Paulstown and Shankill to the Thomastown county electoral area;

(2) the addition of the district electoral division of Freshford and the townlands of Ballyrafton, Inchbeg and Inchmore in the district electoral division of Coolcraheen and the townlands of Ballydaniel, Borris Big, Carrigeen, Earlsbog, Kilaree, Knockgrace, Leugh, Lushkinnagh, Monafrica, Naglesland, Purcelsgarden, Simonsland, Threecastle and Threecastles Demesne in the district electoral division of Odagh and the townlands of Acragar, Blackwood, Clone, Lisduff, Moneenaun, Skinstown and Sweethill in the district electoral division of Rathbeagh to the Ballyragget county electoral area;

(3) the substitution of the following matter for the matter relating to the Kilkenny county electoral area—

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Kilkenny The Borough of Kilkenny. 4
The Towlands of Archerstreet Lot and Gallowshill in the District Electoral Division of Kilkenny Rural.

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;and

(4) the addition, after the entry in relation to the Thomastown county electoral area, of the following matter—

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Tullaroan The District Electoral Divisions of:— 4
Ballinamara, Ballybeagh, Ballycallan, Clara, Dunmore, Grange, Kilkenny Rural (excluding the part thereof in the Kilkenny county electoral area), Kilmanagh Outrath, Rathcoole (excluding the townland of Knockshanbally), Rathhealy, St. Canice, Scotsborough, Tiscoffin, Tullaghanbrogue and Tullaroan.
The Townlands of Coolbricken, Cramersgrove and Kilkieran in the District Electoral Division of Kilkieran.
The Townlands of Blanchfieldsbog, Coldharbour and Monablanchameen in the District Electoral Division of Tubbridbritain.

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Laoighis.

5. The Schedule to the Laoighis County Council Order, 1942 is hereby amended by:—

(1) the addition of the district electoral divisions of Mountrath and Trumra to the Borris-in-Ossory county electoral area;

(2) the insertion, after the entry in relation to the Borris-in-Ossory county Electoral area, of the following matter—

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Emo The existing District Electoral Divisions of:— 4
Ballybrittas, Ballycarroll, Curraclone, Emo, Jamestown, Kilmullen, Kilmurry, Moyanna, Portarlington South, Sallyford, Shaen, Stradbally, Timogue and Vicarstown.

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;and

(3) the substitution of the following matter for the matter relating to the Port Laoighise county electoral area—

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Port Laoighise The existing District Electoral Divisions of:— 5
Ballyroan, Borris, Clondarrig, Clonkeen, Colt, Cullenagh, Kilcolmanbane, Portlaoighise Rural and the Town of Portlaoighise.

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Leitrim.

6. The Schedule to the Leitrim County Council (Amendment) Order, 1974 ( S.I. No. 21 of 1974 ) is hereby amended by:—

(1) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Gortnagullion, Keshcarrigan and Leitrim from the Carrick-on-Shannon county electoral area to the Drumahaire county electoral area; and

(2) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Cloonlogher, Lurganboy and Sramore from the Drumahaire county electoral area to the Manorhamilton county electoral area.

Longford.

7. The Schedule to the Longford County Council (Amendment) Order, 1974 ( S.I. No. 22 of 1974 ) as amended by the Longford County Council (Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 1974 ( S.I. No. 50 of 1974 ) is hereby amended by:—

(1) the transfer of the townlands of Ardnacassagh, Cooleeny, Coolnahinch, Corrabaun, Feraghfad, Kilnasavoge, Knockanaw, Lisnamuck, Templemichael Glebe and Whiterock in the district electoral division of Longford Rural from the Longford county electoral area to the Ballinalee county electoral area;

(2) the transfer of the district electoral division of Killashee from the Longford county electoral area to the Ballymahon county electoral area;

(3) the transfer of the townlands of Aghnamaddoo, Ballincurry, Bawn, Breanrisk, Carrickmoyragh, Cartrongar, Cloonagh, Cloonellan, Cloonmacart, Cloontagh, Currygranny, Derrynacrit, Kilnashee, Leitrim and Prucklish in the district electoral division of Breanrisk from the Longford county electoral area to the Drumlish county electoral area;

(4) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Bunlahy and Gelshagh from the Ballinalee county electoral area to the Granard county electoral area; and

(5) the transfer of the townlands of Aghakine, Aghnacliff, Carrickadorrish, Sonnagh and Inchmore Island and two other islands in Lough Gowna in the district electoral division of Sonnagh from the Drumlish county electoral area to the Granard county electoral area.

Louth.

8. The Louth County Council (Amendment) Order, 1974 ( S.I. No. 32 of 1974 ) is hereby amended by:—

(1) the substitution of "1st day of April, 1985" for "date of this Order" in article 4.

(2) the addition, after article 4 of the said Order, of the following article—

"(5) In the Schedule to this Order—

(1) a reference to a line drawn along any road, street, avenue, bridge, gardens, lane, pedestrian under-crossing, river, railway line, terrace, wall or fence shall be construed as a reference to a line drawn along the centre of such road, street, avenue, bridge, gardens, lane, pedestrian under-crossing, river, railway line, terrace, wall or fence;

(2) a reference to the point at which any road, street, avenue, bridge, gardens, lane, pedestrian under-crossing, river, railway line, terrace, wall or fence intersects or joins any road, street, avenue, bridge, gardens, lane, pedestrian under-crossing, river, railway line, terrace, wall or fence shall be construed as a reference to the point at which a line drawn along the centre of the one would be intersected or joined by a line drawn along the centre of the other; and

(3) a reference to the point at which any road, street, avenue, bridge, lane, river, railway line, wall or fence intersects or joins a boundary shall be construed as a reference to the point at which a line drawn along the centre of such road, street, avenue, bridge, lane, river, railway line, wall or fence intersects or joins such boundary.

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(3) the substitution, for the Schedule thereto, of the following Schedule—

SCHEDULE

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County Electoral Area Contents of County Electoral Area Number of members to be elected for each county electoral area
Ardee The District Electoral Divisions of:— 5
Ardee Rural, Ardee Urban, Castlebellingham, Clogher, Clonkeen, Collon, Dromin, Drumcar, Dunleer, Dysart, Mullary, Stabannan, Tallanstown.
Carlingford The District Electoral Divisions of:— 3
Ballymascanlan, Barronstown, Carlingford, Creggan Upper, Drummullagh, Faughart, Greenore, Jenkinstown, Rathcor, Ravensdale;
and the townlands of Ballynahattin, Balbriggan, Carn Beg, Carn More, Glebe, Redcow, Sportman's Hall in the district electoral division of Dundalk Rural.
Drogheda (Rural) The District Electoral Divisions of:— 4

Monasterboice, St. Peter's, Termonfeckin;

and the part of the Borough of Drogheda situated within a line drawn as follows:-

Commencing at the intersection of the River Boyne by the western boundary of the Borough of Drogheda; thence in an easterly direction along the River Boyne to its intersection by the Boyne Bridge; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along the Boyne Bridge, George's Street and Windmill Road to its junction with Bothar Brugha; thence in an easterly direction along Bothar Brugha to its junction with Hardman's Gardens; thence in a northerly direction along Hardman's Gardens and Beech Grove Terrace to its junction with Crushrod Lane; thence commencing in a south-easterly direction and proceeding along Crushrod Lane to its junction with Scarlett Street; thence in a southwesterly direction along Scarlett Street to its junction with Thomas Street; thence in a southerly direction along Thomas Street to its junction with Cord Road; thence in an easterly direction along Cord Road to its intersection by the Dublin-Belfast railway line; thence in a southerly direction along the said railway line to its intersection by the River Boyne; thence in an easterly direction along the River Boyne to its intersection by the boundary of the Borough of Drogheda; thence, commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along the said boundary to the starting point.
Drogheda (Urban) The Borough of Drogheda (excluding the part thereof in the Drogheda (Rural) county electoral area). 4
Dundalk (Rural) The District Electoral Divisions of:— 5
Castlering, Castletown, Darver, Dromiskin, Dundalk Rural (excluding the part thereof in the Carlingford county electoral area), Haggardstown, Killanny, Louth, Mansfieldtown;
and the part of the Urban District of Dundalk situated within a line drawn as follows:—
Commencing at the intersection of the boundary of the Urban District of Dundalk by the easterly projection of the Green Avenue; thence in a westerly direction along the said imaginary projection, the Green Avenue and the Long Avenue to its intersection by the Rampart River; thence in a northerly direction along the said river to its intersection by the imaginary south-easterly projection of Gray's Lane; thence commencing in a north-westerly direction and proceeding along the said projection and Gray's Lane to its junction with Park Street; thence in an undefined straight line in a north-westerly direction to the southern termination of the north-eastern boundary wall of hereditament number 1, Anne Street, as shown on 1/1250 Valuation Map 7-X-A, County Louth; thence in a north-westerly direction along the said boundary wall to its junction with the southern boundary of Demesne townland; thence commencing in a south-westerly direction and proceeding along the said townland boundary to its junction with the Dublin-Belfast railway line; thence in a northerly direction along the said railway line to its intersection by the Ard Easmuinn/Pearse Park pedestrian under-crossing, thence in a westerly direction along the said under-crossing and its imaginary westerly projection to its intersection by Ard Easmuin Road; thence in a northerly direction along the said road to its intersection by the imaginary easterly projection of the southern boundary of numbers 350, 354, and 356 Cox's Demesne; thence in a westerly direction along the said easterly projection, the said southern boundary and the imaginary westerly projection of the said boundary to its intersection by the eastern boundary of Farrandreg townland; thence commencing in a north-westerly direction and proceeding along the said boundary to its junction with the fence which forms the southern boundary of hereditaments numbered 4B, 7 and 4A in the said townland; thence commencing in a westerly direction and proceeding along the said fence to its junction with the boundary of the urban district of Dundalk; thence commencing in a southerly direction and proceeding along the said boundary to the starting point.
Dundalk (Urban) The Urban District of Dundalk (excluding the part thereof in the Dundalk (Rural) county electoral area). 5

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Mayo.

9. The Schedule to the Mayo County Council (Amendment) Order, 1945, as amended by the Mayo County Council (Amendment) Order, 1974 ( S.I. No. 40 of 1974 ) is hereby amended by:—

(1) the transfer of the district electoral division of Balla and the townlands of Ballinamore, Camderrynabinnia, Carrowndangan, Craggagh, Cuillalea, Derryvohy and Largan in the district electoral division of Ballinamore from the Castlebar county electoral area to the Swineford county electoral area; and

(2) the transfer of the townlands of Knocknaskeagh and Oxford in the district electoral division of Ballinamore from the Claremorris county electoral area to the Swineford county electoral area.

Meath.

10. The Schedule to the Meath County Council (Amendment) Order, 1974 ( S.I. No. 33 of 1974 ) is hereby amended by:—

(1) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Athboy, Girley, Grennanstown, Martry and Rathmore and the townlands of Bloomsberry, Fyanstown, Grange Glebe, Oristown, Rossmeen and Teltown in the district electoral division of Teltown from the Navan county electoral area to the Ceanannus Mor county electoral area;

(2) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Rathfeigh, Skreen and Tara from the Dunshaughlin county electoral area to the Navan county electoral area; and

(3) the transfer of the district electoral division of Gallow from the Dunshaughlin county electoral area to the Trim county electoral area.

Monaghan.

11. The Schedule to the Monaghan County Council (Amendment) Order, 1945 is hereby amended by the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Clones (in the former rural district of Monaghan) and Scotstown from the Monaghan county electoral area to the Clones county electoral area.

Offaly.

12. The Schedule to the Offaly County Council Order, 1942 is hereby amended by:—

(1) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Banagher, Lusmagh and Mounterin from the Ferbane county electoral area to the Birr county electoral area; and

(2) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Bawn, Ballycumber, Killoughy, Rahan and Rathrobin from the Tullamore county electoral area to the Ferbane county electoral area.

Roscommon.

13. The Roscommon County Council (Amendment) Order, 1974 ( S.I. No. 11 of 1974 ) is hereby amended by the substitution, for the Schedule thereto, of the following Schedule

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SCHEDULE

County Electoral Area Contents of County Electoral Area Number of members to be elected for each county electoral area
Athlone The District Electoral Divisions of:— 4
Athlone West Rural, Ballydangan, Ballynamona, Caltragh, Carrowreagh, Castlesampson, Cloonburren, Cloonown, Crannagh, Creagh, Culliagh, Drumlosh, Dysart, Kilcar, Kiltoom, Moore, Rockhill, Taghboy, Taghmaconnell, Thomastown, Turrock.
Ballaghaderreen The District Electoral Divisions of:— 4
Artagh North, Artagh South, Ballaghaderreen, Baslick, Bellanagare, Buckhill, Cloonfower, Edmondstown, Fairymount, Frenchpark, Loughglinn.
Boyle The District Electoral Divisions of:— 5
Aghafin, Altagowlan, Aughrim East, Aughrim West, Ballyfarnan, Ballyformoyle, Boyle Rural, Boyle Urban, Breedoge, Cloonteem, Creeve (in the former rural district of Boyle No. 1), Croghan, Crossna, Danesfort, Estersnow, Keadew, Kilbryan, Kilcolagh, Killurkin (in the former rural district of Boyle No. 1), Killummod, Kilmacumsy, Kilmore, Lough Allen, Mantua, Oakport, Rockingham, Rushfield, Tivannagh, Tumna North, Tumna South.
Castlereagh The District Electoral Divisions of:— 4
Ballinlough, Ballintober, Carrowduff, Castleplunket, Castlereagh, Castleteheen, Coolougher, Kiltullagh.
Roscommon The District Electoral Divisions of:— 5
Athleague East, Athleague West, Cams, Carnagh, Cloonygormican, Drumdaff, Dunamon, Fuerty, Kilteevan, Lackan, Lecarrow, Lismaha, Mote, Roscommon Rural, Roscommon Urban, Rosmoylan, Scregg.
Strokestown The District Electoral Divisions of:— 4
Annaghmore, Ballygarden, Bumlin, Cloonfinlough, Cloontuskert, Cloonyquin, Creeve (in the former rural district of Roscommon), Cregga, Elia, Elphin, Kilbride North, Kilbride South, Kilgefin, Kilglass North, Kilglass South, Killavackan, Killukin (in the formal rural district of Roscommon), Lisgarve, Lissonuffy, Ogulla, Roosky, Rossmore, Strokestown, Termonbarry, Tulsk.

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Tipperary North Riding.

14. The Schedule to the Tipperary (N.R.) County Council Order, 1942 is hereby amended by:—

(1) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Castletown and Youghalarra from the Nenagh county electoral area to the Borrisokane county electoral area; and

(2) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Gortkelly and Moyaliff from the Thurles county electoral area to the Nenagh county electoral area.

Tipperary South Riding.

15. The Schedule to the Tipperary (S.R.) County Council order, 1942 as amended by the Tipperary (South Riding) County Council (Amendment) Order, 1945 is hereby amended by:—

(1) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Ballyclerahan and Inishlounaght from the Clonmel county electoral area to the Caher county electoral area; and

(2) the transfer of the district electoral division of Colman from the Clonmel county electoral area to the Fethard county electoral area.

Waterford.

16. The Schedule to the Waterford County Council Order, 1942 as amended by the Waterford County Council (Amendment) Order, 1974 ( S.I. No. 52 of 1974 ) is hereby amended by the transfer of the district electoral division of Modelligo (in the former rural district of Lismore) from the Dungarvan county electoral area to the Lismore county electoral area.

Westmeath.

17. The Schedule to the Westmeath County Council (Amendment) Order, 1974 ( S.I. No. 34 of 1974 ) is hereby amended by:—

(1) the addition of the district electoral divisions of Emper, Kilbixy, Riverdale, Stonehall and Woodland to the Coole county electoral area;

(2) the transfer of the district electoral divisions of Ardnagragh, Bellanalack, Doonis, Drumraney, Mount Temple and Noughaval from the Athlone county electoral area to the Kilbeggan county electoral area;

(3) the deletion of the reference to the district electoral divisions of Enniscoffey, Gaybrook, Griffinstown, Kinnegad and Milltown in the entry in relation to the Kilbeggan county electoral area;

(4) the deletion of the matter relating to the Mullingar county electoral area; and

(5) the addition, after the entry in relation to the Kilbeggan county electoral area, of the following matter—

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Mullingar (Lough Owel) The District Electoral Divisions of:— 4
Belvidere, Castle, Cloghan, Clonlost, Derrymore, Enniscoffey, Gaybrook, Greenpark, Griffinstown, Heathstown, Hopestown, Huntingdon, Killucan, Kinnegad, Knockdrin, Milltown, Mullingar Rural (excluding the part thereof in the Mullingar (Urban) county electoral area), Owel, Piercetown, Portloman, Raharney, Rathconrath, Russellstown, Skeagh, Sonna, Taghmon, Tullaghan.
Mullingar (Urban) The District Electoral Divisions of:- 4
Mullingar North Urban, Mullingar South Urban;
The townlands of Ballagh, Ballyglass, Petitswood, Robinstown Levinge, Robinstown Tyrrell, Springfield or Spittlefield in the District Electoral Division of Mullingar Rural.

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GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for the Environment this

24th day of April, 1985.

LIAM KAVANAGH,

Minister for the Environment.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

The effect of this Order is to amend the division of certain counties into county electoral areas.