Election 2016: Red C regional breakdown offers crumbs of comfort for hungry parties

With just 16 days to go, Political Editor Pat Leahy assesses the campaign so far

10th February, 2016
Joan Burton launches Labour's plan for quality and affordable childcare Pic: RollingNews.ie

A week in, so where are we?

Exactly one week now since the general election and 16 days to go before polling day, so perhaps it’s time to briefly evaluate the state of the race.

Two subjects have dominated the campaign since the Taoiseach abruptly announced the end of the 31st Dail last Wednesday. Last week, the debate centred on the economic plans of the parties, with an extended and sometimes unnecessarily confusing dispute...

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