Bertie Ahern: Treat the polls with caution - remember what happened in the British election
Published 23/01/2016 | 02:30
Every general election is determined not by strategists and spin doctors but by the people who show up.
Some scoff at politics as the ultimate blood sport, but it is far more important than that: it is really the will of the people at work.
Well, having taken part in 10 elections, I can tell you that the best-laid plans will be torn up and thrown away if the voters don't like them.