Saturday June 6, 2020

Red C poll: Fine Gael contemplates a November poll, Labour wants it later

While both parties will be heartened by today’s Red C figures, they would be wise not to get carried away

13th September, 2015

Today’s poll will add to the pressure for an early election, as Fine Gael senses that the growing economy will give it the momentum to go to the country after the budget in mid-October. That would mean a mid-November election.

Sources familiar with chatter inside the camp say that Michael Noonan favours November; as does Phil Hogan. Both are heavyweight voices, trusted by the Taoiseach.

Labour is resolutely opposed to this. As Joan...

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