Election campaign throws up a shower of winners and losers

While waiting for the election results to start trickling in, the boys and girls in the Backroom decided that we would look back at the election campaign and stage our own Oscar-style awards ceremony.

26th February, 2011

While waiting for the election results to start trickling in, the boys and girls in the Backroom decided that we would look back at the election campaign and stage our own Oscar-style awards ceremony.

The Best Campaigner Award goes to Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. He fought a magnificent campaign. Unruffled by having to defend the worst government in the history of the state, he turned defence into attack and ruffled his political opponents. He...

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