Friday 26 May 2017

Fine Gael now most popular political party

Taoiseach Enda Kenny Photo: Steve Humphreys
Taoiseach Enda Kenny Photo: Steve Humphreys
Philip Ryan

Philip Ryan

Fine Gael has now overtaken Fianna Fail as the country’s most popular political party, according to a new opinion poll.

Support for Fianna Fail has fallen for the third successive poll as Micheal Martin’s party continues to facilitate Enda Kenny’s Fine Gael led-minority Government.

Fianna Fail is down two points on 24pc while Fine Gael is unchanged on 25pc.

Fine Gael’s partners in Government, the Independent Alliance, is down two points to 4pc.

Sinn Fein is up three points to 16pc, Labour is unchanged on 5pc and the Anti Austerity Alliance People Before Profit group is down a massive four points to 5pc.

The Social Democrats up one to 4pc while the Green Party is unchanged on 3pc, according to the Sunday Business Post/Red C poll.

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