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Fine Gael and Labour have surged in the latest poll

The poll is the first one since last week’s same-sex marriage referendum.

Gay marriage referendum Labour and Fine Gael will be pleased with the new poll Source: Brian Lawless/PA Wire/Press Association Images

NEW POLLING DATA has shown a jump in support for the two government parties.

The new poll, which has been carried out by RED C and will appear in tomorrow’s Sunday Business Post, shows Fine Gael hitting 28%, up three points.

Labour has seen its support climb up two points to 10%.

The poll is the first one carried out since last week’s same-sex marriage referendum passed with a Yes vote.

Despite high profile participation in the same-sex marriage Yes campaign, Sinn Féin has seen a slight decline in their support, down a point to 21%.

After a turbulent week, Fianna Fáil remain the country’s third most supported party.

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After the resignation of Senator Averil Power from the party and the election of TD Bobby Aylward in the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election, the party’s support remains unchanged on 19%.

The Green Party has seen their support rise slightly to 3% with Lucinda Creighton’s Renua on 1%.

The worst hit in this most recent poll have been independents around the country, who have seen their support fall by six points from 24% to 18%.

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