The National Library has launched its web archive for the 2011 presidential election; it includes this site. Explanation below – more details here.
By the way, an interesting summary of this blog’s readership is provided:
Compared with all internet users, Irisheconomy.ie appeals more to users who have postgraduate educations; its visitors also tend to consist of less affluent, childless men between the ages of 35 and 65 who browse from home.
Irish Presidential Election 2011 Web Archive
The Irish Presidential Election 2011 Web Archive collection consists of 70 archived websites relating to the Presidential Election of 2011. Selected websites can be broken down as follows:
- The seven candidate websites
- Political Party websites
- Official Government websites
- Informal and formal policital commentary websites
- News media websites
A one off snapshort of 70 websites was taken in the two weeks prior to the election date of 27th Oct 2011, with a further 10 sites (such as that of the newly elected president) being archived after the election as well.