Latest Red C poll suggests highest ever support for Sinn Féin 10 months ago

Latest Red C poll suggests highest ever support for Sinn Féin

Fine Gael continues to top the poll, though Sinn Féin is closing the gap.

The latest Red C poll suggests that Sinn Féin's support is higher than its ever been in Ireland since this series of polls began in 2003.

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According to the Business Post/Red C poll, the party led by Mary Lou McDonald has seen its support rise by three points to 30%.

McDonald celebrated this news on her Twitter page by saying: "Big challenges and hard work ahead but for today happy birthday to us."

Fine Gael remains at the top of the poll on 33%, but that figure has fallen by four points since September’s survey.

Fianna Fáil is up to 12%, an increase of one point, while the Green Party are on 5%, down one point since September.

Independents remain on 8%, while the Social Democrats are up one point to 4%.

Labour are also unchanged on 3%, while support for Solidarity-People Before Profit has drawn level with them after rising by one point since the last survey.

The online poll of 1,000 people is believed to have a margin of error of plus or minus 3%.

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