Wednesday May 27, 2020

Election 2016: Change but not as we know it

The key to this election has been the “grumpy middle”

28th February, 2016
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Enda and Fionnuala Kenny cast their votes at the polling station in St Anthony’s School, Castlebar Pic: Barry Cronin

T he Fine Gael strategist crouched over his cup of coffee. It was halfway through the election campaign, and his party’s message was faltering. The first week had been a disaster. The second week wasn’t shaping up to be any better. The polls were going in reverse.

But the leadership of Fine Gael’s campaign wasn’t rattled; it had faith in its strategy, faith in its message. This faith was based in...

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