Episode 1696: Sinn Féin Train, Got No Brakes
Today we welcome back two past contributors, Brian Hanley and Aidan Regan, to analyse the fascinating outcome of last weekend’s Irish election.
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How have Sinn Féin emerged as Ireland’s most popular party? Is it really “all about housing and health”? To what extent has the international political atmosphere of the last few years helped to transform Sinn Féin’s fortunes? Why have they succeeded where Jeremy Corbyn failed? Can their new supporters trust in their left-wing credentials? Who is really running the party?
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And as Fine Gael and Fianna Fail try to reckon with the reasons for their own failures, what should Sinn Féin’s next move be?
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Oisin McConville and Galway legend Sean Armstrong are on the line after a weekend of football featuring a David Clifford red card, a dreadful Dublin performance (at least for sixty minutes), a draw & three games decided by a single point https://t.co/nTfTbrnXQK pic.twitter.com/G1kLktVLw6
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Celebrity birthdays marked by Clare FM's Afternoons with Brian Flynn show yesterday:
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