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FF and FG voters want coalition deal

Centre-right parties and Sinn Féin would have little to gain from a fresh vote

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

13th March, 2016
Voters want Michael Martin and Enda Kenny to join forces in Dail Eireann

Most Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil voters want a coalition deal rather than another general election, the latest Sunday Business Post/Red C opinion poll shows.

The findings will increase the pressure on both parties to begin negotiations with each other, given that two weeks have now elapsed since the general election.

Around 54 per cent of people polled said they wanted a stable government to be formed out of the parties elected...

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