Why the French are marking our cards

Drag your eyes away from Brexit for a moment, as French voters cast ballots which could determine Ireland’s future in Europe

23rd April, 2017
Who next for president? The uncertainty of this election is unprecedented Picture: Getty

While the focus in Ireland has been firmly on Brexit in recent times, the elections in France could have far-reaching implications for Ireland. As French voters go to the polls, their decision could determine tax policies here – and our place in Europe

This year is marked by major elections in three founding EU member states, just as a rising tide bolsters populist and Eurosceptic parties contesting European integration. In the Netherlands, on March 15,...

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