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Day 2 Of General Election Campaigning Underway

Kim Buckley
Kim Buckley

7:58 AM - 16 Jan 2020



It's day two of the general election campaign with the economy set to take more of a focus.

The country's political parties are preparing for another day of nationwide canvassing.

After homelessness and crime dominated the first day of campaigning today some of the parties are looking to shift the focus to the economy.

Fine Gael will launch plans for future jobs and getting the best Brexit deal.

While Fianna Fáil will set out its plan for Brexit as well as a briefing on the state of the economy.

The Taoiseach travels to Longford in the afternoon while it's Dublin and Wicklow that Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin will canvass in.

The Labour party will launch proposals to deal with crime in North Dublin after the gruesome murder of a 17-year-old from Co Louth whose remains were found in the capital.

While the Social Democrats formally launch the party's campaign at the former Magdelene Laundry on Sean McDermott St in Dublin

Reporting by Sean Defoe



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