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24th December, 2014
Enda Kenny: learning about ‘accountability’

It’s the big uncomfortable secret that the political parties and the media don’t want to talk about. In fact, if anything we try to avoid the subject by saying the exact opposite about how sophisticated the Irish electorate are. How they scientifically place their ninth preference with the thoughtfulness of Stephen Hawking pondering a black hole. How the balance of the Dáil is carefully constructed by the voters with the same care shown by a...

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