Sunday 25 February 2018

FG golden girl turned Joan of Arc: Lucinda fights for floating vote

Lucinda Creighton is seen as the ‘spiritual leader’ of the Reform Alliance.
Lucinda Creighton is seen as the ‘spiritual leader’ of the Reform Alliance.
Mandy Johnston

Mandy Johnston

'There ain't no waitin' for Lucinda Creighton ... " boomed a party apparatchik on the day the election was called in 2007 to advise us that despite the election having been announced early that morning, Lucinda Creighton already had her posters up in Dublin South East the night before.

In Irish politics you can tell a lot about a candidate by their poster campaign.

Even in this multimedia age a lot of store is placed on posters. The way the poster looks, where the posters are strategically placed, how they are managed throughout the campaign.

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