Sunday April 5, 2020

Labour’s gains see FF relegated to third place

If the stunning gains by the Labour Party in today’s poll are reflected when the votes are counted, it will dwarf anything previously achieved by the party in Irish history, writes Pat Leahy, Political Editor

1st May, 2010

Just as the first British general election campaign since the economic crash is remaking Britain’s two-party system, so the next Irish election seems set to remake Ireland’s ‘two-and-a-half ‘ party system.

If the stunning gains by the Labour Party in today’s Sunday Business Post/Red C opinion poll are reflected when the votes are counted, the party’s fortunes - and its influence on government - will be transformed in away that...

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