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The latest poll is bad for the government and REALLY good for Sinn Féin

Support for the coalition has dropped in the last month according to a poll in tomorrow’s Sunday Business Post.

Gerry Adams
Gerry Adams
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SINN FÉIN HAVE jumped five points in the latest Red C opinion poll for the Sunday Business Post, with support for both government parties falling.

Gerry Adams’s party is now on 22 per cent having fallen four points to 17 per cent in the last Red C poll published in March.

The numbers are not good for the government parties with Fine Gael falling two points to 25 per cent and Labour also down two points to 8 per cent.

This goes against against a number of recent polls which have shown support for the coalition parties increasing since the turn of the year.

The poll was carried out on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.

Fianna Fáil, which is holding its Ard Fheis in Dublin this weekend, has increased its support to 19 per cent (up 1).

Independents and other parties are down two points to 26 per cent. The Greens are on 1 per cent and Renua, the country’s newest political party, is also on 1 per cent.

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