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Back Room: May's local elections are set to be a whole new ball game

Ministers and government TDs will be pleased with the silly season so far: just the usual reports of splits, rows, mergers, new parties, big jobs for some and no jobs for others.

24th August, 2013

Ministers and government TDs will be pleased with the silly season so far: just the usual reports of splits, rows, mergers, new parties, big jobs for some and no jobs for others.

While many in the upper tiers of politics can enjoy at least one more week of rest, lower down the ladder most local authority members are hard at work. Not running their councils, of course, but planning their own re-election next year. The...

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