Ireland election: "This is a Mary Lou monsoon"


“You could describe this as being a Sinn Fein surge, but also a Mary Lou monsoon”. As the vote count continues, France 24’s Stephen Carroll explains how the Irish electoral system works in Ireland and why Sinn Fein has performed so well in this election.

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