Independent candidates have been receiving their fair share of attention in the past week. Fiach Kelly explains why Enda Kenny won't rule in or out a deal with anyone, including Michael Lowry. Mary Minihan predicts we'll all soon be bored to tears with the 'single transferable speech' on economic stability. And Independent TD Mattie McGrath gives the view from the new 5-seater Tipperary constituency while sharing a few anecdotes about Minister Alan Kelly.
In part two Storyful Managing Editor and former political journalist Aine Kerr talks about the role digital media and online news will play in the election.