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Climate change gives Fine Gael a capital problem

The latest poll is a worrying sign for Fine Gael heading into the local elections, because it has held the upper hand in Dublin over other parties in recent times

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

21st May, 2019
Climate change now a real issue in elections. Pic:

Fine Gael knows that some of its younger, more liberal support is in Dublin. But the latest Sunday Business Post Red C/Poll suggests that some of that support has suddenly switched to the Green Party.

Look at what has happened to Fine Gael’s support in the capital. In last month’s poll, the party was on 33 per cent nationally, but coming in even higher in Dublin with 37 per cent of the vote there....

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