What’s the point of an election that would almost certainly see FF and FG having to work together again?

A general election will not lead to a radically different political landscape

26th November, 2017
A parliamentary liaison unit sends weekly briefings for Independent Alliance ministers and other independent ministers. Pic: Rolling News

As a starting point in any general election campaign, a Taoiseach whose party has lost two percentage points and has just over one quarter of voters’ support is in a very poor place indeed. Still more worrying is a poll finding that you are within one per cent (or the margin of error) of the support level for your chief rival, Fianna Fáil. But that is the bleak landscape revealed in today’s Sunday Business Post...

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