Ireland’s ruling center-right party “Fine Gael” expects to win again in the parliamentary elections. Then its leader Enda Kenny to retain the prime minister for another five years. But according to experts right conservatives is unlikely to form a government alone.
The largest opposition party “Fianna Fail”, which has won the elections only the third place in 2011, hopes to regain the trust of voters turned away from her, after the Republic of Ireland under her leadership was virtually bankrupt.
It is also a fierce struggle for the right to enter the ruling coalition was between radical “Sinn Fein” Gerry Adams and the Labour Party, which together with the “Fine Gael” formed the current coalition government.
Total Irish should choose 158 MPs for the next five years.
The election results will be known no earlier than Sunday.