Poll shows Coalition would fail to stay in Govt in snap election

Poll shows Coalition would fail to stay in Govt in snap election

A new opinion poll shows that if the Government was to call a snap election, the Coalition may not be returned.

The Irish Times Ipsos MRBI poll has support for Fine Gael steady at 28% since May, while there has been a slight one-point increase for Labour who stand at 8%.

However, both parties need to gain significant support to have a real chance of retaining power for a second term.

Fianna Fáil support has remained steadyat 20% in the latest poll and they are now ahead of Sinn Féin, who are down for the second poll in a row and stand at 19%.

Independents and Others are up a point to 25%.


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