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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
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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