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Backroom: It's the small things that are tripping up this government

Last week's Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll confirmed what has been clear for a long time for anyone who wanted to see it - the government is not popular.

21st April, 2012

Last week's Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll confirmed what has been clear for a long time for anyone who wanted to see it - the government is not popular, and the ruling parties would be in bigger trouble if there were actually an alternative available.

It's certainly been a bad few weeks, with highly professional annual conferences being overshadowed by a range of minor controversies.

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