‘Pollsters’ for FG and Leo Varadkar were given fake business cards with the name ‘Political Research Association of Ireland’
A person who took part in the polling in Dublin West in the run-up to the 2011 election said they were never paid the €50 they were promised for the work https://t.co/poCF9Qc4Hl
— Hugh O’Connell (@oconnellhugh) June 11, 2021
They ripped the students off 🤮
There is no chance that Harris was unaware when he was interviewed… literally no chance at at all that Harris wasn't aware that Varadkar's re-election bid involved ripping students off for impersonating pollsters and covertly polling citizens 🤣
— Brían Tríagáin (@BTriagain) June 11, 2021
It comes as former taoiseach Bertie Ahern contradicted his successor Micheál Martin, who had said prior to 2007 Fianna Fáil members undertook polling while pretending to be market researchers. “To be honest I don’t think that’s correct,” Mr [Bertie] Ahern said.