Poll: Leo Vardakar's Approval Rating Up

Poll: Leo Vardakar's Approval Rating Up

Elaine Stenson By Elaine Stenson - December 7, 2017

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.


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%.

Elaine Stenson

Broadcast Journalist on Radio Nova with a flair for writing on Nova.ie - I spend my days bringing you all the news you need to know...

I love to travel and I've lived and worked in six countries outside Ireland!

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