Bitesize Ballot Part 2: Donnelly’s doom, Pearse’s big push, Lowry’s legacy, and Heather’s act

Bitesize Ballot, Part 2: The next election game is taking shape, writes Fionnán Sheahan

There is much speculation about Michael Lowry retiring. Photo: Tom Burke

Fionnán Sheahan

Election 2020 was a year ago today. Only three weeks earlier, nobody foresaw the ‘Shinner Surge’ as Mary-Lou McDonald’s Sinn Féin shook up the entire electoral map while Fine Gael flopped and Fianna Fáil flailed.