New poll shows surge in popularity for Fine Gael

New poll shows surge in popularity for Fine Gael

Support for Fine Gael is up to its highest level since the last General Election, according to a new poll.

The Sunday Business Post/Red C poll shows Leo Varadkar’s party up five percentage points to 32% support - their highest result in a Red C poll since December 2015.

Support for every other party either stayed static or lost ground.

Fianna Fáil remain on 26%, with Sinn Féin dropping one percentage point to 15%.

Some 9% of respondents said that intend to Independent (down 1%), while Labour and the Green Party remain unchanged on 6% and 4% respectively.

The Independent Alliance are down one point to 3% - the same mark as Solidarity/People Before Profit.

The Social Democrats are down 1 point to 2%, while Renua are now on 0%, down from 1%.

The telephone survey of 1,004 people was carried out over seven days between January 18-27.

- Digital desk


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