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#General Election 16

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

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

Feb 28th 2016, 6:00 AM 165 Views 52 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 25th 2016, 5:00 PM 59 Views 39 Comments

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'
# GE16
# GE16

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

Feb 25th 2016, 8:00 AM 112 Views 72 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 24th 2016, 5:00 PM 241 Views 54 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 24th 2016, 8:00 AM 2,169 Views 107 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 23rd 2016, 12:10 PM 19,423 Views 60 Comments

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

Beautiful Bray and the demise of the Irish main street
# My Hometown
# My Hometown

Beautiful Bray and the demise of the Irish main street

Feb 18th 2016, 8:00 PM 38,590 Views 52 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 900 Views 80 Comments

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

Poll: Would you support a coalition between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support a coalition between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil?

Nov 19th 2015, 9:52 AM 26,174 Views 145 Comments

The age-old question…

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are both ruling out coalition with each other
# Coalition Of The Unwilling
# Coalition Of The Unwilling

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

Dec 8th 2014, 9:30 AM 23,213 Views 175 Comments

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