Friday 28 July 2017

Two months too long without a government

The threat of a second general election lingers heavily
The threat of a second general election lingers heavily
Editorial

Editorial

Two months ago today, the country went to the polls in the 2016 General Election. The voters' involvement ended on that day, when we exercised our democratic franchise.

From there, it was over to the politicians to elect a government based upon the outcome.

And that's where the trouble started. The election did not throw up a decisive result allowing the straight-forward election of a Taoiseach by the Dáil.

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