Opposition must beware the dangers of mutual aggression

The cumulative effect of recent polls has been to herald a new paradigm in Irish politics.

17th July, 2010

The cumulative effect of recent polls has been to herald a new paradigm in Irish politics.

Barring a Lazarus-like recovery, Fianna Fáil appears doomed to an electoral hammering in the next election.

Even if that party rises from the mid 20s where it is becalmed, it is difficult to see it getting much above 30 per cent of the popular vote.

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