Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has acknowledged that it will be “very, very tricky” to construct a Government of the left excluding Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael given how the numbers have fallen after last Saturday’s election.
Election 2020 has cemented in many eyes Sinn Fein's position as a political force for change north and south of the border but history would suggest the decisions it makes in the next six weeks will dictate whether it maintains that position in the decades ahead, suggests
Concerns about a further commercial stamp duty hike by a potential Sinn Féin-led government continue to weigh on property shares, including Hibernia Reit, the country’s largest stock market-listed office landlord.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launched a blistering attack on Sinn Féin for being “soft on crime” after Mary Lou McDonald failed to state whether she supports the Special Criminal Court in tonight's RTÉ leaders' debate.
Fine Gael ministers believe their party's message will land with voters in the final few days of the election and that, despite falling in the polls, there is still time to turn the party's campaign around.