Labour support on the rise in latest poll
on 21/09/2013 18:00:35
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have lost support however, according to the Behaviour and Attitudes Survey for the Sunday Times, which was carried out over a week up to last Tuesday.
Fine Gael has dropped two points to 25%, with Fianna Fáil losing three to 21%, and Independents and others unchanged are on 26%, when compared to a similar poll conducted last June.
Labour have shown some signs of recovery from what was a disastrous poll number of 7%, now up four points to 11% , with Sinn Féin up two to 18%.
Less than one in four voters are happy with the coalition as Satisfaction remains unchanged at 24%.
The poll also shows a majority supporting abolition of the Seanad and setting up a court of appeal in next month's referendums.
On the two referendums, when "don't knows" are excluded - the Seanad would be abolished, with 60% supporting the coalition's plan.
Voter would also approve a new court of appeal with 78% supporting it, despite the fact over half of voters do not understand it.