Coalition duo suffer but FF and SF gaining

Treaty support surges but government's popularity continues to ebb, writes Richard Colwell.

12th May, 2012

Against a backdrop of voters in countries across Europe showing signs of a rebellion against austerity, Ireland in contrast appears determined not to rock the boat, with a surge in support for ratifying the fiscal treaty in today's poll.

This increased support for the Yes camp comes despite the uncertainty about the treaty caused by the recent Greek elections and the election of François Hollande as French president. It is unclear whether this is due...

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