Future group spotlights Dublin South Central

It's the economy, stupid!

Candidates in the Dublin South Central constituency faced voters on Monday at a public meeting dominated by economic discussion. Reform group Claiming Our Future, (their profile here) held the event so local voters had a chance to size up the candidates ahead of Friday's general election. Philip Connolly reports.

Ranking promises of political reform

Blogger Suzy Byrne said on RTE's Frontline Monday night that 'reform' is one of the most abused words of the election campaign. And indeed, the idea of political reform has been co-opted by every party and Independent in this campaign. How much of the rhetoric is genuine and what will work?