FF favourites to retain Cork seat vacated by poll-topper Kelleher
Government candidates have won by-elections on only three occasions in the last 35 years
On a bitterly cold and wet day in Blarney, Colm Burke is talking about Club Orange. The Fine Gael senator has been knocking on the doors of Cork North Central, seeking votes in the upcoming by-election, for weeks now and is explaining how he secured a promised first preference from one constituent, in part, because he had once offered to get her a drink at an event 14 years earlier.
“When I was Lord Mayor, we...
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