July 26, 2021
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TD after TD  stood up in the Dail last week and declared that the people had spoken. Many said the verdict of the electorate was clear. Absolutely clear, said Brendan Howlin. Totally clear, said Pearse Doherty. Really? I don’t think so. The people have spoken but, so far as clarity goes, they might have been talking in the language of the ancient Aztecs or Incas.
Waterford poll-topping TD David Cullinane has hit out Fianna Fáil after the party today confirmed it would not be entering into coalition talks with Sinn Féin. A majority of Fianna Fáil parliamentary party leaders earlier backed leader Micheál Martin’s position that the party will not enter a coalition Sinn Féin, but will instead seek to […]
Outgoing Waterford Senator Paudie Coffey has called on Leo Varadkar to “step aside” as Fine Gael leader. The former minister spoke out today after Fine Gael’s disastrous showing in the 2020 General Election in Waterford, which has left the party without a TD in the constituency for the first time ever. Speaking to WLRfm, Coffey […]
The second count, the surplus of David Cullinane’s massive 1st round vote, has been distributed and People Before Profit’s Una Dunphy and the Green Party’s Marc Ó Cathasaigh are the main beneficiaries. Ronan Cleary of Aontu and Independent Bernadette Phillips have been eliminated. Fianna Fáil’s Mary Butler still heads the field on 7,306 and is […]