Patrick Murphy: Fine Gael has cemented Sinn Féin's path to government in Dublin

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar (right) and foreign affairs minister Simon Coveney. Picture: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland/PA Wire.
The greater political significance of Sinn Féin's electoral victory lies not in the north, but in the south. The impact of becoming Stormont's largest party is more symbolic than real, but that sym[...]

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