Majority of voters back retention of Special Criminal Court
An overwhelming majority of Irish voters support the retention of the juryless Special Criminal Court, The Irish Times reports.
A poll conducted by Ipsos MRBI finds 67 per cent of voters support the retention of the court while 21 per cent support its abolition and 12 per cent are undecided.
Fine Gael voters are the most likely to support the retention of the court, with 78 per cent in favour of retention.
It is also supported by 73 per cent of Labour voters, 72 per cent of Fianna Fáil voters, and 69 per cent of Independent/Other voters.
Sinn Féin voters are split on the issue, with 45 per cent in favour of retention, 40 per cent in favour of abolition, and 15 per cent undecided.