The Carlow Kilkenny by-election on May 22 is the last election test before the General Election. This middle of the road, classic middle Ireland constituency is a template for national political questions.
Why is this largely irrelevant election relevant to national politics? The narrative is thus. Fianna Fáil needs a win to calm mutterings about lowly poll ratings and Micheál Martin’s leadership. Is the Sinn Féin brand on an upward trajectory? Is Renua Ireland on any...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Get a Business Account for you and your team