Nothing less than return to power can save Martin

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Nothing less than return to power can save Martin


Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photo: Kyran O'Brien
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photo: Kyran O’Brien

It seems unlikely that Micheál Martin is looking forward to his summer break because support for the Government usually goes up when the Dáil is off.

Against the backdrop of stumbling Brexit negotiations, a multi-faceted housing disaster and an intractable health crisis, the main Opposition party is struggling.

Mr Martin has never been panicked by bad polls before – but the downward trend is serious.

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