Sinn Féin surge to second place as Fine Gael stumble in latest poll

Sinn Féin surge to second place as Fine Gael stumble in latest poll

Sinn Féin has overtaken Fine Gael to become the second most popular party, according to the latest election opinion poll.

Fianna Fáil hold onto their lead on 23%, followed by Sinn Féin 21% with Fine Gael trailing on 19%.

A survey of a thousand voters was carried out by The Times Ireland and Panelbase between January 24 and 30..

The Social Democrats, Labour and Solidarity-People before Profit are each on 5% ahead of polling day next Saturday.

  • Fianna Fáil - 23%;
  • Sinn Féin - 21%;
  • Fine Gael - 19%;
  • Green Party - 10%;
  • Labour Party - 5%;
  • Social Democrats - 5%;
  • Solidarity/People Before Profit - 5%;
  • Others - 11%;

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