Election 2016 – seats taken – How the three main parties lost their stranglehold on Irish politics – in just a decade

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http://www.thejournal.ie/three-main-parties-rise-of-independents-sinn-fein-election-2016-2629283-Mar2016/
ThE SHARE OF TDs in the new Dáil coming from the three main parties – Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Labour – is the lowest it has ever been.

And more than one third (36%) of the representation in our national parliament belongs to Sinn Féin, Independents and smaller parties.
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