\"\"

Fianna Fail edged up one point to 24 percent support in the latest poll in Ireland

Irish government poll numbers begin to improve

\"\"

Fianna Fail edged up one point to 24 percent support in the latest poll in Ireland

A new opinion poll in Ireland shows small signs of a government comeback.

After successive bad poll results,  Fianna Fail edged up one point to 24 percent support and second place behind main opposition Fine Gael, according to the Sunday Business Post poll.

The Labor Party, which had been in second place, dropped to 22 percent, still one of their highest showings.

Fine Gael dropped three points to 30 percent, a result sure to fuel more speculation about whether their leader, Enda Kenny, is able to capitalize on the disastrous economic situation.

Sinn Fein also showed a large rise in the poll, going from six to 10 percent.

The Greens, who share power with Fianna Fail, are at five percent, meaning that both government parties combined have just 29 percent support at this time.

The poll also asked people if they thought the country was heading in the right direction.

Thirty-six percent agreed, while 47 percent say Ireland is heading the wrong way.

COMMENTS

Log in with your social accounts:

Or, log in with your IrishCentral account:

Forgot your password ?

Don't have an account yet? Register now !

Join IrishCentral with your social accounts:


Already have an account ?

For Newsletter Subscribers – Draw for 1 Prize on December 31st.

Prize: Your Piece of Ireland – a Square of Land in the heart of the Glens of Antrim, Ireland

More details here (or you can buy a little piece of Ireland directly): http://bit.ly/1zew9ox

Terms & Conditions

Or, sign up for an IrishCentral account below:

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


Make sure we gathered the correct information from you

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


You already have an account on IrishCentral! Please confirm you're the owner.


Our new policy requires our users to save a first and last name. Please update your account: