Ratbag majorities to be order of say
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?
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