Plus: A warning about the use of deepfakes in election campaigns

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Ballot box at the 2007 election count centre in the RDS, Dublin on Friday.
Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill   25/5/07.  News.

“With economic signals flashing amber, the next Irish general election might be sooner than we thought”, argues Cliff Taylor in an analysis piece for The Irish Times. But does Cliff’s economic reasoning survive contact with political logic? Jennifer Bray and Pat Leahy let him know.

Plus: Senator Malcolm Byrne is warning about the role AI technology and deepfakes could play in the next general election. What are the issues and how could they be tackled?

And Jennifer has the details of

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