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Throwback Thursday

With Irish voters going to the polls in the general election tomorrow some observers are casting their minds back to February, 1982 and the general election that resulted in a return to power by Charles Haughey. Haughey’s recapturing of the office of Taoiseach came about as a result of the “Gregory Deal,” which saw newly elected Independent TD, Tony Gregory, secure a package of commitments from the Fianna Fáil leader. Many see Independent TDs playing a critical role in the formation of a new government after the February election of 2016.

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