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Back Page: Irish politicians seek lessons from British election

FG and Labour had eyes on the ground in London to learn tactics from an election campaign in which the Tories used heavy-hitting US political consultants

16th May, 2015
Michael Noonan

With the exception of the same sex marriage referendum - about which most politicians profess amazing uncertainty, whatever the polls say - the topic that dominates many of the conversations in and around Irish politics is still the outcome of the British general election.

Professional politicians and those who work for them are intensively dissecting and discussing the campaigns and the result which followed them. Some are doing so more closely than others: I believe...

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