Election 2016: The key trends to watch out for as election day looms

Election 2016 takes place against a different backdrop to its predecessor

21st February, 2016
The votes are in; No doubt there will be plenty of twists and turns come polling day. Picture: Rollingnews

Election 2016 is taking place against a very different backdrop to its predecessor five years ago.

The sense of crisis that prevailed when the country was in a bailout has gone. Voters have been promised that the next five years will bring improvements in job creation, housing and health services.

But given the uncertain international market conditions, there is still an underlying fear that the worst days may not yet be over.

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