Friday May 29, 2020

Varadkar is first choice as taoiseach in FF-FG coalition

The latest Business Post/Red C poll indicates that the current incumbent would be first choice in any ‘rotating Taoiseach’ arrangement between the two parties

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

3rd May, 2020
The Red C poll found that 62 per cent of Fine Gael supporters want to see Varadkar serve first as Taoiseach

Far more voters want to see Leo Varadkar as the first Taoiseach in any new coalition between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil, according to the latest Business Post/Red C poll.

It they do form a coalition government, the two parties are expected to agree on a “rotating Taoiseach” arrangement which would involve Varadkar and Micheál...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

All parties agreed to boost the Department of Social Protection’s budget to €28 billion to cover the emergency welfare measures, but the row over how long they should last has not been resolved

Michael Brennan | 15 hours ago

As peat and coal-burning power stations prepare to close, Kieran Mulvey’s plan to help the affected employees will be watched closely by other workers likely to face a similar fate in years to come

Michael Brennan | 2 days ago

‘Window of opportunity’ may have passed to enact necessary legislation

Aiden Corkery | 4 days ago