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Support for Fine Gael growing: poll

The latest Red C poll has shown that Fine Gael has gained more support in the final days before polling on Friday.

Leader of the Fine Gael Party Enda Kenny.
Leader of the Fine Gael Party Enda Kenny.
Image: Peter Morrison/AP/Press Association Images

FINE GAEL HAS extended a lead over other political parties in the final opinion poll before Friday’s vote.

The Paddy Power/Red C survey put Fine Gael’s support at 40 per cent, up by one point from last weekend, strengthening the possibility of a single-party government.

Meanwhile, support for Labour hit just 18 per cent – also gaining one point since last Saturday.

Support for Fianna Fáil was 15 per cent (-1), while Sinn Féin received ten per cent of the votes (-1) and the Greens 3 per cent (+1).

Independents had 14 per cent support (unchanged).

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