Donegal Deputy reacts to latest Red C Poll which shows Sinn Fein up by 2 points

 

Padraig MacLochlainn

There's good news for  Sinn Féin and Fine Gael in the latest opinion poll.

The Red C tracking Poll in today's Sunday Business Post shows support for Enda Kenny's party is up by one point since last month to 31% - its highest level of support since 2012.

Sinn Féin has risen two points in the latest opinion poll.

However, Labour remains unchanged at 7% and support for Fianna Fáil has fallen marginally by one point to 19%, while Sinn Fein sees its support rise by two points to 18 %.

The tracking poll was conducted among over 1,000 people across the country last Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Donegal Deputy Padraig MacLochlainn  says  particularly as we get closer to an election, the figures are encouraging: