Labour rescued general election at the death

A move away from Fine Gael in the last week of campaigning benefited Labour most, writes Pat Leahy

19th March, 2011

A move away from Fine Gael in the last week of campaigning benefited Labour most, writes Pat Leahy

Support drifted away from Fine Gael and towards Labour in the final week of the general election campaign, according to a post-election poll carried out by market research firm Red C.

The pollsters, who carry out regular political polling for this newspaper, conducted a ‘‘recall poll’’ in the days after the general election. They contacted the same...

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