2022 political preview: Taoiseach rotation, virus mutation and cost inflation

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Pat is joined by Kevin Cunningham and Ed Brophy to talk about the major trends that could shape politics in 2022. Will the pandemic continue to dominate everything? How will the return of Leo Varadkar to the office of Taoiseach work in practice? If the cost of living continues its rise as a major issue of concern for voters, who will benefit politically? Dr Kevin Cunningham is a lecturer in Politics and Chair of the MA in Journalism course at TU Dublin. Ed Brophy is former chief advisor to Fine Gael minister for finance Paschal Donohoe and former chief of staff to Labour tánaiste Joan Burton. He is also senior associate with climate change think tank E3G.

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