FG up three points in early poll boost

FF rises two points, but faces a Hobson’s choice of being a junior coalition partner or propping up FG in opposition

24th September, 2017
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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has got an early boost ahead of the budget with a three-point rise for Fine Gael in the latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll.

It will be seen as a vindication of the decision to change leader midstream by his supporters in the parliamentary party, given that it is the first time the party has reached the 30 per cent support level since the run-up to last year’s general election.

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