David Davin-Power

David Davin-Power: Mary Lou will have to move carefully if Sinn Féin is to throw in their lot with Fianna Fáil

David Davin-Power: Mary Lou will have to move carefully if Sinn Féin is to throw in their lot with Fianna Fáil

Many frontbenchers want to bury the Civil War hatchet and enter a Grand Coalition, with the Greens as political cover, writes David Davin-Power

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David Davin-Power: Sinn Féin tsunami as young untroubled by party past

David Davin-Power: Sinn Féin tsunami as young untroubled by party past

This has been a seismic and groundbreaking election that has changed the face of Irish politics, writes David Davin-Power

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David Davin Power: Fragmented voters still looking for change

David Davin Power: Fragmented voters still looking for change

When we go to the polls today, we will be voting in the third change election in a decade.

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David Davin-Power: Fine Gael managing dwindling expectations

David Davin-Power: Fine Gael managing dwindling expectations

If he was a man under pressure, Leo Varadkar wasn’t showing it during a leisurely visit to St Joseph’s College in the Dublin suburb of Lucan.

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David Davin-Power: Rivals scrambling to deal with Sinn Féin surge

David Davin-Power: Rivals scrambling to deal with Sinn Féin surge

There was a whiff of desperation about the abuse heaped on Sinn Féin and its economic plan by Simon Coveney and Paschal Donohoe, their denunciations echoing ...

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David Davin-Power: McDonald plans for a parallel reality

David Davin-Power: McDonald plans for a parallel reality

It was, McDonald declared, “game on for reunification”, insisting that there has to be a referendum on Irish unity within five years.

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David Davin-Power: No shortage of costly pledges in parties' election manifestos

David Davin-Power: No shortage of costly pledges in parties' election manifestos

There’s no disguising the fiscal rivalry that lies behind these manifestos, launched within hours of each other. It ripples through every page of the glossy ...

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David Davin-Power: Micheál's inner-city Election 2020 canvass sees many doors staying shut

David Davin-Power: Micheál's inner-city Election 2020 canvass sees many doors staying shut

A great man for the one-liners is our Micheál. As we prepared to quiz him about their TV encounter and Leo Varadkar’s car crash response to that illegal ...

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David Davin-Power: Sweet discourse of FF nowhere to be heard in Longford

David Davin-Power: Sweet discourse of FF nowhere to be heard in Longford

“Sure even the dogs in the street are Fianna Fáil in Longford,” the delighted owner of a pair of cute pomeranians reassured party leader Micheál ...

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David Davin-Power: McDonald proves an old hand at playing down party controversy

David Davin-Power: McDonald proves an old hand at playing down party controversy

Sinn Féin found itself in hot water yesterday, while Fianna Fáil left reporters yawning, writes David Davin-Power.

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David Davin-Power: Bruising start to campaign for Fine Gael as Leo missteps

David Davin-Power: Bruising start to campaign for Fine Gael as Leo missteps

Fine Gael’s focus is on Brexit but health and homelessness cannot be far behind, writes David Davin-Power.

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