Pro business, pro growth says the Irish Times. Fortune favours the bold, and this was not bold says Stephen Collins. Labour down the TD it gained in Dublin West, Patrick Nulty but still the coalition have around a fifty seat majority.
But for of you affected, how was it for you?
Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty