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Fianna Fáil is the most popular party in the country

Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have both lost ground.

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin
Image: Peter Morrison AP/Press Association Images

FIANNA FÁIL IS the most popular political party in the country, according to the latest opinion poll.

Today’s Sunday Business Post/Red C poll shows both Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have lost ground.

Here’s a breakdown of each party or group’s support:

  • Fianna Fáil: 27% (+3)
  • Fine Gael: 24% (–1)
  • Sinn Féin: 14% (-2)
  • Independents: 14% (+2)
  • Labour: 5% (no change)
  • AAA-PBP: 4% (-1)
  • Social Democrats: 4% (no change)
  • Green Party: 4% (+1)
  • Independent Alliance: 3% (-1)
  • Renua: 1% (+1)

The poll of over 1,000 adults was taken from Monday to Friday.

People were also asked if they think Ireland needs a dedicated Brexit minister, with seven in 10 thinking we do.

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