Coalition parties see significant rise in support in latest opinion poll
The Coalition parties have got a significant rise in support in the latest opinion poll.
Fine Gael is up to 25pc, while Labour is up to seven per cent, with their gains coming at the expense of the Independents.
Independents and smaller parties are down by six points in the Red C poll for the Sunday Business Post.
The party support figures are compared to the previous poll a fortnight ago, which was carried out by Red C for Paddy Power.
The past fortnight has seen the climbdown on the medical cards debacle and continued speculation about the Cabinet reshuffle.
Next week, Social Protection Minister Joan Burton is expected to become Labour leader and Tanaiste. The reshuffle is expected the following week.