Tuesday 19 June 2018

Fine Gael's popularity continues to surge under Leo, latest poll shows

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in his office in Government Building.
Picture By David Conachy.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in his office in Government Building. Picture By David Conachy.
Philip Ryan

Philip Ryan

Fine Gael’s popularity under Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is continuing to surge, according to the latest opinion poll.

Fine Gael has increased its support by five points and is now at 32pc, while Micheal Martin’s Fianna Fáil remains unchanged at 26pc.

Sinn Féin has seen the party’s support drop by one point to 15pc despite replacing Gerry Adams as leader with Mary Lou McDonald.

The Labour Party is unchanged at 6pc and the Green Party is also unchanged at 4pc.

The Independent Alliance is down one point to 3pc, Solidarity-People Before Profit is unchanged at 3pc and the Social Democrats are down one to 2pc.

Non-aligned Independents are also down one to 9pc, according to the Sunday Business Post/Red C opinion poll.

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