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No return to old order as FG and FF slide, but pact is intact for now

The latest Red C poll is a mixed bag, but it shows that the public are mostly sticking to the choices they made in the election last February

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

25th September, 2016

One of the accepted wisdoms of the Dáil’s long summer holidays was that it was good for the government. No chance for opposition leaders to vent their fury at the government’s inadequacies; less opportunity for backbenchers to ask awkward questions.

But that axiom has not held for this government. It was, of course, forced to bring back the Dáil for a day to get some political cover for its...

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