The centre holds as both of the largest parties make gains

Only time will tell if this is part of a trend back to a largely two-party system

24th September, 2017
Fianna Fáil,leader Micheál Martin

Summer often sees the main parties do well, as while the Dáil is not in session, it is far harder for them to get the public’s attention.

That certainly appears to be the case in this poll, where both the main parties extend their support to the detriment of smaller parties and independent candidates. But this is further than we have seen before and may be the first signs of a...

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