/ Modern Plantation for Poles in Ireland
Then why the poor perfomance in the 2007 General elections? Why the poor performance in the locals two weeks ago? Why did they lose their MEP seat? Why are they polling at 7% while all the other parties are eating into Fianna Fails percentage. Why is the party in decline.
I will tell you why as their core voters, the working class, have been sold out by Sinn Fein by their support of 3rd world and eastern european immigration.
Was it not Adams who said "They are Irish if they are here for four months or four hundred years!"
Sinn Fein is dead in the south.SeanBM
I have explained this to you now three times. Is it that hard to understand. Here is the article,
Once the ballot boxes were opened, the issue of migrant workers became 'the elephant in the room' that few politicians had wished to confront before the referendum.
''It was definitely there, but nobody really wanted to talk about it," conceded Fine Gael deputy Leo Varadkar. ''A lot of left-wing campaigns stirred the immigration pot, some deliberately and some unwittingly," he said
It is also plausible that part of the No vote relates to a lack of comfort with the very high levels of immigration from the new members states over the last five years. While the immigration flows were broadly welcomed during the boom years, the current slowdown in the Irish economy means that there is greater competition for jobs and more pressure on wage rates in construction and services sectors, which may have prompted an anti-Europe vote in some quarters.