Opinion Eoghan Harris

Tuesday 17 October 2017

UK result a reality check for RTE and referendum

Eoghan Harris

Eoghan Harris

After three television debates I believe the Yes side can lose the referendum unless it learns lessons from the UK general election. Like not relying on polls or on abstract argument.

Let me start the lesson.

Last Wednesday, the day before the British General election, I placed a fairly substantial bet with Paddy Power on David Cameron to become the next Prime Minister of the UK.

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