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FG loses ground as Murphy ‘disaster’ puts Varadkar under more pressure

The ongoing controversy around Fine Gael’s Wexford by-election candidate has seen the party‘s support drop by two points, while its main rivals are holding steady

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
24th November, 2019
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Leo Varadkar speaking to the media at Government Buildings in Dublin

Until quite recently, morale in Fine Gael had been high due to Fianna Fáil’s well-publicised difficulties with its double-voting TDs in the Dáil chamber. Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin was also having to come to the aid of its Dublin Fingal by-election candidate Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee after some of her questionable past tweets were dredged up.

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