Patrick Murphy: While the south has free elections, Stormont remains an election-free zone

Taioseach Leo Varadkar with President Michael D Higgins following the Fine Gael leader's request to dissolve the Dáil ahead of a February 8 election. Picture by Damien Eagers/PA Wire
A significant difference between north and south is that whereas politicians in Dublin are preparing for an election, politicians in Stormont have done all in their power to avoid one. Indeed the n[...]

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