“If I’m to be Taoiseach… I need a little bit of Naughten in my life, a little bit of Finian by my side…”

Oh yes there was another poll out this evening, but if you are in any way puzzled by what’s happening in the south tonight, you could do worse than take it from satirical impressionist Oliver Callan…

And on the limitations of ‘oppositionism’, there is also this…

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