Red C Poll

Richard Colwell: No summer holiday respite for coalition as the pressure mounts

With voters being reminded of the cost of living crisis whenever they go shopping or fill up their car’s tank, the government’s troubles are unlikely to ease any time soon

We also know that those affected more by the cost of living crisis are more likely to support for Sinn Féin Mary Lou McDonald

In years gone past, government TDs used to look forward to the summer break from the Dáil. There was less focus on the progress of various policies and this meant less pressure on them.

But this is unlikely to be the case this year: voters will be continually reminded of the biggest issue they face as of now every time they fill up their petrol tank, get their latest energy bill, or do their grocery ...