Brexit has been an unexpected boost to the Taoiseach's popularity as it has today been revealed Leo Varadkar gained support during the latest discussions - he now has an approval rating of 53%.
Leo Varadkar's popularity as leader has risen amid the Brexit controversy with his approval rating going up four points to 53%, according to an Ipsos Mrbi opinion poll in today's Irish Times.
— Leo Varadkar (@campaignforleo) December 6, 2017
The Taoiseach's party, Fine Gael, is also experiencing an increase in support - its on 36%, an extra five points since the last poll in October.
Fianna Fáil is currently down four to 25%, Sinn Féin is unchanged at 19%, Labour hasn't moved at 4%, while the Independents and others are down one to 16%.