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Environment Minister Edwin Poots almost achieved a first this week - having to be rescued from a rescue boat. Picture: Liam McBurney for PA

Environment Minister Edwin Poots almost achieved a first this week - having to be rescued from a rescue boat. Picture: Liam McBurney for PA

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In a royal turn-up for the books, a survey in the Sunday Independent found Queen Elizabeth II had a higher approval rating than all the Republic’s political leaders.

She polled 50%, coming in ahead of Taoiseach Micheal Martin (44%), Tanaiste Leo Varadkar (38%) and even Mary Lou McDonald, Sinn Fein’s queen-in-waiting (45%).


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