Poll shows drop in support for Green Party

Saturday 16 May 2009 19.29
Poll - Support for Greens drops
Poll - Support for Greens drops

Support for the Green Party has slipped according to the latest opinion poll.

The Red C poll, in tomorrow’s Sunday Business Post, shows both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael up one point each, with Fianna Fáil trailing by 10 at 24% to Fine Gael’s 34%.

However, the poll also shows support for the Green Party has slipped two points to 5%.

Labour is down one to 18%, while Sinn Fein is down one to 7%. Independents and Others are up two to 12%.

When asked who they would vote for the European election, 32% of those polled favoured Fine Gael and 25% Fianna Fáil, the same as last month.

Labour was down one at 16%, the Greens down two to 5%, Sinn Fein drop one to 7%. Libertas gain a point at 3%, while Independents and Others are up two to 12%.