(From Irish Independent)
THE giveaway Budget has given Fianna Fail a substantial political boost, a new opinion poll shows.
But voters remain deadlocked in their choice of the next Government.
Fianna Fail and the PDs get a combined 40pc - exactly the same as the potential Fine Gael/Labour partnership.
That leaves the Greens, on 4pc, potentially holding the balance.
But there is no doubting the financial measures in the December Budget have had a hugely beneficial effect on Fianna Fail's fortunes.
The party is up 3pc but its leader Bertie Ahern gets a 9pc lift in …