Footpaths, fatalism and floating voters

On the by-election trail in Donegal South West, the candidates are submerged in parochial concerns while, hundreds of miles away in Frankfurt, the bond yields creep ever higher

13th November, 2010
Footpaths, fatalism and floating voters
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On the by-election trail in Donegal South West, the candidates are submerged in parochial concerns while, hundreds of miles away in Frankfurt, the bond yields creep ever higher

‘You were around here a few months ago, and you told me you’d do something about that footpath,” says the woman at the door of her house in the Drumrooske estate in Donegal town. Pearse Doherty, Sinn Féin’s candidate in the forthcoming by-election, nods his agreement....

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