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Ivana Bacik’s rise will plough new ground but how starry-eyed are voters?

Senan Molony


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Former Irish Labour Party leader Alan Kelly (centre) speaking to the media outside Leinster House, Dublin, after resigning as Ivana Bacik and colleagues watch on. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Former Irish Labour Party leader Alan Kelly (centre) speaking to the media outside Leinster House, Dublin, after resigning as Ivana Bacik and colleagues watch on. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Former Irish Labour Party leader Alan Kelly (centre) speaking to the media outside Leinster House, Dublin, after resigning as Ivana Bacik and colleagues watch on. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Assume Ivana Bacik is elected the next leader of the Labour Party (and it’s not a big assumption). Can she save the day?

Outgoing leader Alan Kelly bemoaned that in a choice between rescuing the Labour Party or saving the world, most people might consider the latter an easier option.


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