Friday 20 October 2017

Fine Gael enjoy massive boost as Fianna Fail suffers badly in latest poll

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin Photo: Tony Gavin
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin Photo: Tony Gavin
Philip Ryan

Philip Ryan

FINE Gael has got a massive poll boost at the height of its internal leadership battle.

The party has soared five points and is now at 29pc in the latest opinion poll.

Fianna Fail has suffered badly in the latest poll - dropping a massive seven points to 21pc. Micheal Martin’s party is now trailing Fine Gael by a huge gap of eight points.

The Independent Alliance which is in Government with Fine Gael has increased its support by one point to 3pc. Sinn Fein dropped three points to 15pc in the Sunday Business Post/Red C opinion poll.

Simon Coveney and Leo Varadkar
Simon Coveney and Leo Varadkar

The Labour Party is unchanged at 6pc, the Social Democrats are also unchanged at 4pc and Solidarity-People Before Profit is down one to 3pc The Green Party is unchanged at 3pc and Renua is at 1pc. Independents are up four points to 14pc.

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