Dismay for government as support falls away again

Dismay for government as support falls away again

The marriage referendum is tightening, but the Yes side still enjoys a big lead. Meanwhile, Sinn Féin remains the coming force in Irish politics

The rise in coalition support was politically vital for the two parties – and especially for Labour – and was greeted with huge relief by their respective leaderships. As TDs began to focus on their own re-election efforts, prompted in part by selection conventions and discussions on constituency strategies, the rising polls gave them some degree of confidence that the re-election of the government (and their own re-election, more importantly) was not impossible. That confidence...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription


For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription


For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription


For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post