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Issue of trust clips FG’s wings as FF gets its nose in front

Voters don’t fancy Leo Varadkar’s party to manage the housing and health service crises – a credibility gap which has seen its eternal rival pull ahead in the latest Red C poll

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

26th January, 2020

Throughout this general election campaign, Fianna Fáil’s director of elections Dara Calleary has been telling the party members to ignore the results of any opinion polls. He has even been using CAPITAL LETTERS like Donald Trump to make sure they get the point.

“Fianna Fáil has been 100 per cent consistent in recent years about polls – POLLS DON’T MATTER. TALKING DIRECTLY TO THE PEOPLE IS WHAT MATTERS,” he writes in...

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