Ratbag majorities to be order of say

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The people are determined to vote against politics and politicians, and let the pieces fall where they may

The parties to the new arrangement were as different in outlook as even their names suggest. Fianna Fàil, now in opposition for the first time in 16 years, did not believe it would last. Sean Lemass dismissed the new creations as “a makeshift majority”. Could we be heading there again?

The period after the war and the ensuing decade of the 1950s were times so challenging for Ireland that younger readers probably find those times...

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