Poll shows big breakthrough for Sinn Féin in Cork South Central

Poll shows big breakthrough for Sinn Féin in Cork South Central
Sinn Féin's Donnchadh O'Laoghaire. Pic: Larry Cummins.

A new poll of Cork South Central shows Fine Gael and Labour will both lose a seat each in the constituency.

The Millward Brown poll for the Irish Independent, carried out between February 15 and 18, shows Fine Gael's Simon Coveney and the Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin both in third position on 17%.

Fianna Fáil's Michael McGrath is topping the poll on 19% followed by Sinn Féin's Donnchadh O'Laoghaire on 18%.

Fine Gael's Jerry Buttimer is on 9% while, Ciaran Lynch of the Labour party is on 6%.

The poll involved face-to-face interviews with 497 adults at 46 sampling points and there is a margin of error of 4.4%.

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