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Being an independent TD used to be a precarious existence, but these days ploughing your own political furrow can bring unexpected rewards

Last time out, independents had a record election with 23 TDs elected to the Dáil. The usual pattern is that they are then decimated at the next election as voters return to the political parties.

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