Sinn Féin has surged into a 10-point lead over its nearest rivals Fine Gael, according to a recent Sunday Times opinion poll.
The Behaviour and Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times found that support for Sinn Féin has jumped to 34% – a four-point jump since May – while support for Fine Gael has dropped four points to 24%.
Meanwhile, support for Fianna Fáil has dropped two points to 20% and support for the Green Party has fallen one point to 4%, meaning that support for the three government parties has fallen by a combined 7%.
Support for the Social Democrats doubled from 2% to 4%, while support for the Labour Party dropped one point to 3%.
The poll was conducted between May 27 and June 8 on a sample of 909 registered voters. The poll’s margin of error was plus or minus 3.3%.
The poll was conducted shortly after
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