Poll shows 'mini-backlash' against coalition parties

Fianna Fáil makes the biggest gains in today's Sunday Business Post/RedC poll, taking 18 per cent of the first preference vote, writes Richard Colwell.

4th December, 2011
Poll shows 'mini-backlash' against coalition parties
Enda Kenny: Fine Gael support is down by 4 per cent. Photo: Bloomberg

In the first *Sunday Business Post*/Red C poll since the presidential election, there is evidence that the government parties are coming under pressure.

Fine Gael remains the party with the largest support in the state, securing 32 per cent of the first preference vote, but this is down 4 per cent on the last election, and a long way behind the honeymoon highs of 40 per cent recorded in the middle of the year.

Labour is also...

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