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Stephen Kinsella: It is not in Ireland’s interests to hold an election now

In fact, as the first phase of Brexit negotiations comes to an end it is lunacy

26th November, 2017
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Leo Varadkar.

An election right now is lunacy. Brexit negotiations are the most important policy problem Ireland will face for a generation. The first phase of these negotiations is coming to an end between December and January. An election deprives the Taoiseach of his mandate to exercise a key veto over the progress of the negotiations. Let’s also be very clear: on the Brexit issue it actually doesn’t matter who is Taoiseach. The national interest is the...

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