SWP candidate running close…

Richard Boyd Barrett will make it close to the end of the reckoning. Not bad for a member of the Socialist Workers Party… It’s likely to be a tight scrap between him and sitting Green TD, Ciaran Cuffe, though Ciaran should nose it relatively easily on transfers…

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