Third opinion poll shows fall in support for Coalition while independents rise

Third opinion poll shows fall in support for Coalition while independents rise

A third opinion poll of the weekend shows a narrowing lead for Fine Gael over its main rival parties.

The Millward Brown poll for tomorrow's Sunday Independent shows Fine Gael support at 27%, down two points from their last poll three months ago.

Fianna Fáil is down two points to 22%, while Sinn Féin is unchanged on 21%.

Labour is down one point to 6%, while support for other parties and independents is up three points to 23%.

The poll of 984 adults was carried out over 11 days up to last Thursday, and has a margin of error of 3.1%.

Two other polls were released earlier this evening, one showing Fine Gael support rising by two points, the other falling by three, though both were within the margin of error.

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