Red C Poll

Forensic press coverage takes the wind out of Sinn Féin’s sails

In the latest Red C poll, a slight drop in support for Sinn Féin, some gains for Fine Gael and a noticeable increase in undecided voters show that it is far from clear who will be in power after the country goes to the polls in two years’ time

As we move towards the end of 2022, it seems appropriate to measure the public’s attitude towards how the government has performed to date. Next month, for the first time ever in Ireland, the government will see a change in Taoiseach at the halfway point of its term. At the very least, Leo Varadkar will swap places with Micheál Martin, and a cabinet reshuffle is also on the cards.

The first half of the government ...