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Mixed messages for parties as voters look to local and Euro elections

The big parties may not have it all their own way, with the Greens making unexpected gains

19th May, 2019
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan

The poll today sends out a number of messages that need to be carefully analysed. Fine Gael appears to be doing well in the European elections, but dropping share in the general election poll, which is perhaps being influenced by the upcoming local elections. At the same time, there are significant and unexpected gains for the Green Party.

Trying to poll European elections is difficult, because the country is split into three constituencies. A normal...

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