Wednesday September 23, 2020

Poll: Fianna Fáil fades in office as Fine Gael holds strong

Support for Fianna Fáil stands at 10 per cent in the latest Red C poll, down from 15 per cent last May before Micheál Martin became Taoiseach. This is the party’s worst-ever showing in a Red C poll

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

13th September, 2020
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has been left to dole out a lot more hard medicine to the Irish public as the reality of the pandemic sinks in. Picture: PA

Mary Harney, the former Progressive Democrats leader, has always insisted she didn’t come up with the idea that the worst day in government was better than the best day in opposition.

But regardless of its origins, Taoiseach Micheál Martin and his Fianna Fáil party are putting the idea to the test during their first two months back in government.

The latest Business Post/Red C poll shows that their...

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