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FG support falls in new poll as general election looms

After a week of controversy, Fine Gael is down by two points on last month's pol

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

25th November, 2017
Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar

Fine Gael has suffered a drop in support due to the controversy over Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald's handling of an email about garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe.

The results of the latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll will be heavily scrutinised by the political parties as the prospect of a Christmas general election looms due to a stand off between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil over Fitzgerald's future in cabinet.

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