Latest opinion poll has Sinn Féin and Fine Gael out in front ahead of Fianna Fáil

Latest opinion poll has Sinn Féin and Fine Gael out in front ahead of Fianna Fáil

Mary Lou McDonald's party is up two points over the past month.

A new opinion poll shows Sinn Féin and Fine Gael are by far the two most popular political parties in the country.

The two have opened up a significant gap over Fianna Fáil in recent polls.

Sinn Féin is the most popular party in Ireland with 32%support, according to a new Sunday Times/Behaviour and Attitudes poll.

Mary Lou McDonald's party is up two points over the past month.

Fine Gael similarly rise one percentage point to 30% support overall.

Fianna Fáil is down one to 19% support, a difference from the 10% support given in a recent Red C poll.

The Greens fall one to 5%, Labour are unchanged at 3%, while the Social Democrats and Solidarity/People Before Profit are both also unchanged at 1%support each.

Independents and others are on 9%.

The poll bears out the recent trend of Sinn Féin's popularity since the election and Fine Gael's resurgence after the initial handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The poll was taken over 12 days up until last Tuesday, so will not have captured the full extent of the public's reaction to the new Covid-19 roadmap or extra restrictions in Dublin.

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