Sharp fall in support for Fianna Fáil as economy slumps

Support for Fianna Fáil has fallen sharply since the summer, as the global financial crisis and the worsening domestic economy begin to undermine the government’s popularity.

20th September, 2008

Support for Fianna Fáil has fallen sharply since the summer, as the global financial crisis and the worsening domestic economy begin to undermine the government’s popularity.

The first Sunday Business Post/Red C poll of the autumn shows that as Fianna Fáil slumps, support for Fine Gael has risen by three points, reversing a previous downward trend. Support for the other parties is largely unchanged.

Today’s poll marks an...

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