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16 Jun 2020 Communications and politics in a time of COVID-19 »

Communications and politics in a time of COVID-19

Andrew Smith, Senior Account Executive of Murray looks at the last hundred days… Ireland recently passed a significant anniversary – one hundred days since the first case of Covid-19 was officially diagnosed in the country. It’s hard to remember that a General Election even happened this year given the all-consuming nature of the Covid emergency. However, as fears surrounding the pandemic start to ease, attention now turns to the next Government, following agreement between the leaders of Fine Gael, Fianna Fail and the Green Party.  That agreement took its time.  Four months since the election,...

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27 May 2020 Reluctant government partners are still talking to each other »

Reluctant government partners are still talking to each other

The difficult parts of a Government deal have yet to be addressed, despite some progress. Behind closed doors, Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party are daily agreeing and ticking off elements of a possible Programme for Government. However, sources close to the process still talk about the chances of agreement being just 50/50. Sources in the three parties agree that it is not guaranteed they will agree a full document when these talks end. Even if the parties agree a deal in the next week or so, they then have to get it approved by the memberships...

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