Independents slip after celebrity candidates bow out

A Fine Gael-Labour coalition government is now odds-on as the latest tracking poll shows support for all the main parties remaining stable after the first week of campaigning.

5th February, 2011

A Fine Gael-Labour coalition government is now odds-on as the latest tracking poll shows support for all the main parties remaining stable after the first week of campaigning.

Support for Fine Gael rises by two points, while Labour and Fianna Fáil each increase by one point to leave the picture substantially unchanged since last week.

Support for independents, however, falls sharply after the decision by several high-profile journalists not to stand in the...

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