Fine Gael Support Climbs to 39%, Fianna Fail at 16%, Poll Says
Ireland’s largest opposition party, Fine Gael, has the support of 39 percent of the electorate, a 1 percentage point gain, the latest Red C poll shows, according to national broadcaster RTE.
The poll, which will appear in the Sunday Business Post newspaper tomorrow, has support for the Labour party falling 3 points to 17 percent, just a point ahead of the ruling Fianna Fail party, who are on 16 percent, according to RTE’s web site.
A separate poll by Millward Brown Lansdowne poll for the Sunday Independent, shows support for Fine Gael falling 1 point to 37 percent, according to RTE. Labour’s support is down 3 points to 20 percent, while Fianna Fail has gained four points to 16 percent, according to RTE.
Sinn Fein gained 2 points to 12 percent in both polls, according to RTE.
Ireland will hold national elections on Feb. 25.
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