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How Sinn Féin have plotted path to power

Fionnán Sheahan


The people have demanded change. Now the parties must figure out how to implement it

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'Mary Lou McDonald will seek to get the Green Party and Social Democrats on board with her first before approaching Micheal Martin about forming a government'

'Mary Lou McDonald will seek to get the Green Party and Social Democrats on board with her first before approaching Micheal Martin about forming a government'

'Mary Lou McDonald will seek to get the Green Party and Social Democrats on board with her first before approaching Micheal Martin about forming a government'

After the storm comes... the squall. The winds of change blew right across the country in this general election. The rulebook about demographics, geography and loyalty was thrown out the window.

Never before, and perhaps never again, will we see such a result.

In virtually every constituency in the country, new TDs have been elected with enormous votes that would have been unfathomable a month ago.