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Fine Gael benefits from a ‘battlefield bounce’


The vigorous debate between Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney is drawing in a massive increase in support among 18-to-34-year-olds

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
28th May, 2017

Fine Gael has opened up a five-point lead over Fianna Fáil as the party gets a significant bounce from its ongoing leadership contest.

The latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll puts Fine Gael at 29 per cent, which is its highest poll rating since before last year’s general election.

The vigorous debate between Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney is drawing in a massive increase in support among 18-to-34-year-olds, while there are...

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