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On The One Road

How long can you stay angry? Old age pensioners marched on the Dáil last week to protest against budget cuts, as did students. Teachers are planning demonstrations this week. Army families are upset at plans to close several regional bases, and the farmers aren’t far behind. The popular backlash against the budget had an effect […]


Political opinion polls are notoriously unreliable in this country. Small margins make the difference between victory and defeat. National polls simply don’t have the high resolution needed to predict the outcome. Put simply, elections are won and lost in the margin of error. And when it comes to a referendum on something few understand and […]