The elections: Taking on the establishment

David Hall of the Irish Mortgage Holders Association has his eye on the Dáil

11th May, 2014
David Hall on the campaign trail in Castleknock. Picture: Feargal Ward

David Hall is portraying himself as a “fighter” and is more than happy to take a few jabs at his opponents in the Dublin West by-election.

If people want a runner, he says, they can elect Fine Gael’s candidate Senator Eamonn Coghlan, the three-time Olympic track athlete. If they want someone to shout and roar, they can elect the Socialist Party’s Ruth Coppinger. And Fianna Fáil’s candidate David McGuinness is from the party...

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