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Election 2020: All to play for in the six-pointers

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

12th January, 2020

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are preparing for a number of “six-pointer” constituency battles in Election 2020.

The term will be familiar to Premier League fans: when one team beats a close rival in either a title race or a relegation battle, it not only earns them three points but also denies their rival three points as well.

Both of the two largest parties are in a race to determine who will...

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