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Daniel McConnell: Sinn Fein mobilises Mary Lou brigade to storm the next Dail

The party could win up to 37 seats in the next general election

Published 15/06/2014 | 02:30

Mary Lou McDonald , deputy leader of Sinn Fein, pictured with MEP Lynn Boylan.
Mary Lou McDonald , deputy leader of Sinn Fein, pictured with MEP Lynn Boylan.

THESE are the 'Mary-Lou' brigade of fresh-faced Sinn Fein candidates who are poised to storm the next Dail.

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Sinn Fein is poised to snatch more than 30 Dail seats at the next general election, and the party has already identified their cadre of hopeful candidates to capitalise on its new found popularity.

Buoyed by their significant gains at the locals and European elections last month, the party, for so long the also-rans in Irish politics, now appears to be on the cusp of Government, according to latest polls.

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