Government Minister Has Mixed Views On County Boarder Redraws

The Laois and Offaly electoral area has been split with Longford Westmeath being increased.

A Government Minister says he has mixed views about the redrawing of county boundaries.

Simon Harris saw his home constituency of Wicklow split in two yesterday with the creation of a new Wicklow/Wexford electoral area. 

Meanwhile in the midlands, Laois and Offaly are being spilt up once again, becoming three-seat constituencies comprising of each county entirely.

Longford Westmeath will be increased to a five-seat constituency and will now include both counties in full.

The Minister says people in the county aren't sure about the move:

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