Fine Gael edges past Sinn Féin in latest national opinion poll

Fine Gael Edges Past Sinn Féin In Latest National Opinion Poll
Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have been neck-and-neck in the poll in recent months. Photo: PA
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Support for Fine Gael has risen to 30 per cent among voters, regaining its lead over Sinn Féin ahead of the Dublin Bay South byelection.

The latest Business Post/Red C poll shows support for Leo Varadkar’s party has risen by 1 per cent since last month’s poll, enough to edge past Mary Lou McDonald’s party, who remain at 29 per cent.


The two parties have been neck-and-neck in the poll in recent months, well ahead of the Taoiseach’s own party.

Support for Fianna Fáil rests at 13 per cent nationally, down a percentage point since May’s poll.

The Green Party’s support remains unchanged at 5 per cent while Labour is stuck on 3 per cent. The Social Democrats are down to 4 per cent, one per cent lower than last month.

Support for Independents, meanwhile, has risen by a percentage point, bringing them to 11 per cent.

Support for Solidarity-People Before Profit and Aontú remains unchanged at 2 per cent each.

The Red C poll surveyed 1,020 adults aged 18 and over and was taken online between June 18th and June 24th.

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