Poll shows continuing rise in support for Fianna Fáil

Almost halfway through their term of office, the coalition parties still command 40 per cent of the vote, but Fianna Fáil are on the rise, writes Pat Leahy.

24th February, 2013
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and the party's finance spokesman, Michael McGrath. Photo: Collins

The latest instalment in our monthly tracking poll series contains mixed news for the coalition, good news for Fianna Fáil and bad news for Sinn Féin and the independents.

On the one hand, Fine Gael and Labour support has stabilised after some recent falls. Between them, the two parties command the support of 40 per cent of voters, a reasonably positive outlook at this stage of the electoral cycle when -...

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