Sinn Féin still topping poll despite negative coverage while FG gaining ground

The latest Business Post/Red C poll has Mary Lou McDonald’s party at the top again, with 35 per cent of votes, while Leo Varadkar’s FG has recovered a little to sit at 21 per cent and FF slides another point down to 16 per cent

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald with party colleagues. Sinn Féin has recorded the largest voter support in Red C polls or over a year now. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Fine Gael has made a comeback from its worst ever result in a Red C poll, but Sinn Féin has retained its position as the most popular party in Irish politics, according to the latest Business Post/Red C poll.

It will be a relief to Tánaiste Leo Varadkar that his Fine Gael party is up by three points to 21 per cent after it registered 18 per cent in last month’s poll.

However, Sinn Féin ...