Election 2020: Fine Gael faces uphill climb to return to power

Inside Politics: Latest Irish Times poll finds 75 per cent of voters are in favour of change of government

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar – at the mart in Fermoy, Co Cork – is up against it. Photograph: Douglas O’Connor

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar – at the mart in Fermoy, Co Cork – is up against it. Photograph: Douglas O’Connor

Good morning.

The general election campaign has been under way for a week now, and observation of its daily events - as well as the measurement of public opinion contained in our Ipsos MRBI opinion poll - lead to only one conclusion: it is not going well for Fine Gael. This morning’s newspaper headlines bear this out.

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