Red C Poll

Fine Gael regain lost ground with public as Sinn Féin drop back

The Leo Varadkar-led party got some reprieve in the latest Business Post/Red C poll, bouncing back to its previous 22 per cent support while the main opposition party’s backing dips to 29 per cent

While Sinn Féin has been recording support in the low 30s for most of this year, it will be more of a concern for the party that support has dipped below the 30 per cent threshold this month. Picture: Fergal Phillips

There is some reprieve for Fine Gael after a tough few weeks fielding questions about the party’s position in the polls and briefings around concerns in its leadership.

Firstly, the party regains ground lost last month in this Business Post/Red C poll, bringing it back to a similar level of support, at 22 per cent, to the figure it secured at the last election. This is within the margin for error on our last poll, ...