Housing will be the key general election battleground
One issue has dominated this month’s by-election campaigns and it spells trouble for Fine Gael
Want to know what issue is going to dominate next year’s general election?
It’s housing. While the past month’s by-election campaign has been dominated by the fallout from comments by Verona Murphy and Lorraine Clifford-Lee – remarks for which the candidates have apologised – any canvasser will tell you that these controversies were not the number one issue on the doors....
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