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Trust on economy key to coalition’s recovery

Renewed upward trend in first preference support for the government parties, and more voters who trust them on the economy

22nd April, 2015
Taoiseach Enda Kenny

When Fine Gael and Labour took power in 2011, most commentators talked about a likely minimum of two terms for the government, with Fianna Fáil support decimated and the old order of politics out the window.

The subsequent tough economic reality of getting Ireland out of recession and free from the troika has meant that the likelihood of that same government being re-elected just four years later is far lower than many had predicted...

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