Election 2016: Second time lucky for SF’s Brady after near miss in 2011


28th February, 2016
Stephen Donnelly, who topped the poll in Wicklow, with his wife Susan and son at the Shoreline Centre, Greystones, WicklowGarry O’Neill

“Hard work pays off,” he said. “People were listening to the positive message we were delivering, that it doesn’t have to be all austerity measures. We gave them the message that there can be a better and fairer recovery for the people.”

Last time round, Brady lost out to the then independent candidate Stephen Donnelly. Now running as one of the three joint leaders of the Social Democrats, Donnelly...

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