Red C poll: FF feels the heat as electorate gets frustrated over vaccines
The public’s impatience with a slow vaccine rollout and a sustained lockdown has seen Fianna Fáil record its second-poorest result since Red C’s polling began
Morale in Fianna Fáil is set to take a severe hit from the results of the latest Business Post/Red C poll.
The party’s support is down by two points to just 11 per cent. It is in line with what Fianna Fáil backbenchers feared, because they have been picking up the public frustration with the slow vaccine rollout and the latest lengthy Covid-19 lockdown.
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