General election looks unlikely for the time being

Another election may end up with Fianna Fáil holding power and Fine Gael supporting supply and confidence

26th March, 2017

Now into the third month of the year, none of the parties appear to be able to drive through a consistent change in support among the electorate.

We asked voters in today’s poll if they wanted to see a general election, should the Fine Gael leadership and Taoiseach change as expected in the next few months. Just under half of all voters (49 per cent) want to see a new general election in that case....

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