Ian O’Doherty: Peter Casey’s power was the primary events’ weak spot – now he needs to take all of it the best way to the Dáil

Presidential Candidate Peter Casey at the count centre for the Presidential Election in the Convention Centre, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Presidential Candidate Peter Casey on the rely centre for the Presidential Election within the Conference Centre, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

THIS time final week, Peter Casey was propping up the presidential polls and hovering between 1pc and 2pc.

His entire marketing campaign as much as that time had appeared like one other wealthy man’s folly, and it appeared odds-on that the eventual outcome would mirror his polling figures.

As we hear so typically, every week is a very long time in politics and the political powersthat-be should now really feel aid there wasn’t one other week till polling day.

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