Election 2016: Stephen Kinsella says FG and FF will do a deal

Analysis of their manifestos shows that, in policy terms, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael could not be closer

21st February, 2016
There is a lot of thought that Enda Kenny will look to partner Finna Fail in power Pic:RollingNews.ie

My grandmother Elizabeth (Lily) Kinsella left school the year after the Constitution was signed - about twenty-two Dáils ago.

She was a working mother decades before the phrase had cultural currency. Lily ran several businesses, she was busier than almost everyone else around her, and she loved it. Like many citizens, Lily can’t believe what’s happened to the country since she retired, as she remembers a country where the average person had a...

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