First poll of 2015 shows some hope for coalition

The latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll shows some life in the government's political support at last

25th January, 2015
Enda Kenny and Joan Burton: today’s poll is a tiny bit of good news for the government after months of miseryPicture: PA

A new year, and for the government, some hope at last.

Hope that the seemingly inexorable rise in the coalition’s unpopularity has finally abated; hope that the improving economy will produce a political dividend; hope that re-election is not a fantasy.

One poll does not make a trend, and the political health of both Fine Gael and Labour is hardly robust – off the critical list maybe, but still in the intensive care...

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