Election 2016: Majority want change of government, poll shows

Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll reveals only 30% of voters want Coalition re-elected

Sinn Féin TD and party vice president Mary Lou McDonald on the hustings on O'Connell and Moore Streets in the heart of her constituency, Dublin Central. Video: Bryan O'Brien

The scale of the electoral challenge facing the Coalition is revealed by the finding in the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll that 63 per cent of voters want to see a change of government.

Asked if they would like to see the Government re-elected or have a change in government, 63 per cent opted for a change, with 30 per cent saying they would like to see the Coalition re-elected.

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