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Of course there is a left - right divide in Irish politics

Every Dáil is centre right while the left can get into the Áras –where they can’t touch our wallets

1st February, 2015
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Jason O’Mahony

If there’s one phrase that’ll have me throwing digs whenever I hear it, consider our old friend “left and right are not relevant to Irish politics”. It infuriates me. Not because I want a nice tidy left/right divide in the country, but because it is simply not true.

It’s a line put out mostly by the-spine-is-in-the-post professional politicians who want to offend as few voters as possible by...

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