Homelessness becomes key issue of first full day of campaigning

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And they are off... as the election for the 33rd Dáil begins, Irish Times Political Editor Pat Leahy predicts what the big issues will be. Video: Bryan O'Brien/Reuters/Fianna Fáil/Fine Gael

Good morning,

The first full day of campaigning in the 2020 general election was dominated by the issue of homelessness after an incident which was described by politicians as “reprehensible”, “horrendous” and “scary”.

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