Opinion poll shows five point increase for Fine Gael

Thursday 12 November 2015 17.25
The poll suggests satisfaction with the Government is at its highest point for three years
The poll suggests satisfaction with the Government is at its highest point for three years

The latest opinion poll has shown a significant increase in support for Fine Gael at the expense of Independents and smaller parties compared to the last comparable poll in July. 

The biggest Government Party gets a five point bounce to 29%  in the Sunday Independent/MillwardBrown poll.

Fine Gael's coaltion partner, Labour, remains unchanged at just 7%.

Fianna Fáil are up one point to 24%, making it the second largest party according to this poll of just under 1,000 voters.

Sinn Féin are unchanged on 21%, but there is a drop in support for Independents and smaller parties.

That group fell by five points to 20%. Within that, support for the Greens and Renua was measured at 1% for each party.

The poll also suggests that satisfaction with the Government is at its highest point for three years, rising seven points to 32%.

The poll was carried out over ten days up to last Friday.
 

Keywords: Green Party, Renua