European elections: Varadkar tries to defend results as Green Party SURGE in exit polls

LEO Varadkar has desperately tried to defend his party’s showing at the European Parliament election after an exit poll showed a surge in support for the Green Party.

The Taoiseach insists Fine Gael remains the most popular political group in Ireland but acknowledged the rise in popularity for the Green’s serves as a huge wake up call. The Dublin constituency is projected to be won by the Green Party’s former junior minister Ciaran Cuffe, who is set to receive 23 percent of the first preference vote, according to an RTE poll. Early indications show support is likely to be reflected in the two other constituencies; Ireland South and Midlands...
source: Express

2019-05-27 00:32
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