The popular mood is for a government of real change

A government led by an alliance for change – including Sinn Féin, the Green Party and Social Democrats – offers a credible alternative to the failed politics of Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael

16th February, 2020
The popular mood is for a government of real change
Sinn Féin was seen by voters as the party with real solutions on housing, health, pensions and Irish unity. Picture:

Election 2020 was seismic. It has brought about a degree of change that will take some time to fully understand. The old two-party system, which has dominated this state for a century, is gone.

The result is easy to explain. At a time of economic recovery and full employment, too many people are struggling to get by. Affordable accommodation is beyond the reach of a growing numbers of workers. The cost of childcare and education continues...

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