Wednesday September 23, 2020

Back Room: Government cannot afford to bask in self-congratulation

As we fast approach the first anniversary of the general election, newspapers and television will begin reflecting on its impact.

19th February, 2012

As we fast approach the first anniversary of the general election, newspapers and television will begin reflecting on its impact.

One of the great problems in the world of politics is that the story of elections is always dominated by the winners. All subtlety goes out the window, and the result is seen as a clear mandate for whatever the winning parties claim the result 'meant'.

Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore were anything but modest...

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