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#General Election 16

# general-election-16 - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Five simple reasons the government got the mood of the people so wrong

The government’s electoral campaign emphasised the two slogans of “economic recovery” and “stability” failed to convince many voters, writes columnist Julien Mercille.

# general-election-16 - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Bamboozled by opinion polls? Get up to speed in 6 simple steps...

If you’re looking at the polls to indicate the outcome, you should be careful, writes Tom Louwerse.

'Living in Hong Kong, my citizenship means more than just what’s written on my passport'

The ‘home to vote’ campaign pushed for us all to come home, the message is different now, writes Aaron Mc Nicholas.

# general-election-16 - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Millenials and Celtic Tiger cubs aren't taken seriously as people, never mind as voters

Patronising stunts aside, my generation is simply not represented in the political sphere, writes Anna O’Rourke.

'For me, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are virtually the same'

Columnist Julien Mercille gives us his take on the election ahead.

# general-election-16 - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Vincent Browne's People's Debate wraps up after mammoth 40 shows TV3

Vincent Browne's People's Debate wraps up after mammoth 40 shows

The veteran journalist was in the Taoiseach’s constituency of Mayo – however, Enda Kenny did not make an appearance.

# general-election-16 - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Beautiful Bray and the demise of the Irish main street

Christina Finn lived and worked as a journalist in the Co Wicklow town when housing and homelessness were big concerns. Are they still?

# general-election-16 - Sunday 7 February, 2016

'Power is a drug': Alan Kelly's recent interview showed the true colours of Irish politics

We need more than narcissism and hubris in Irish politics, writes Tom Clonan.

# general-election-16 - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Poll: Would you support a coalition between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil? Your Say This post contains a poll

# general-election-16 - Monday 8 December, 2014

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are both ruling out coalition with each other

“The report today is two parts fiction from the media and one part wishful thinking by Fianna Fáil,” said one TD.