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What Ireland tells us about the politics of ‘places that don’t matter’

Tomaney, John and Moore-Cherry, Niamh (2020) What Ireland tells us about the politics of ‘places that don’t matter’. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (07 May 2020). Blog Entry.

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The Irish general election in February saw Sinn Féin win the highest share of the vote. John Tomaney and Niamh Moore-Cherry write that while Sinn Féin’s success captured the headlines, the election also underlined the extent to which geographical inequalities can be rapidly and unexpectedly politicised. With Covid-19 reinforcing inequalities between Irish regions, there is now a growing need for power to be dispersed to local and regional levels.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2020 13:18
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:39

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