Sinn Féin Now Most Popular Party -New Poll
Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald
A new opinion poll by Behaviour and Attitudes for The Sunday Times suggests Sinn Féin is the most popular party with a five point lead over Fine Gael.
The poll surveyed 916 eligible voters between 3-15 December. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.3%.
It suggests that support for Sinn Féin is at 32% - up two points compared to the last B&A survey taken between October 1-13.
The poll suggests that support for Fine Gael has dropped four points since October to 27%, while Fianna Fáil has seen its support increase three points to 22%.
Support for the Labour Party is up by one point to 5%, support for the Green Party is down two points to 3%.
Support for Solidarity-People Before Profit is unchanged at 2%; The Social Democrats have dropped one point to 1%.
Support for Aontú has dropped by one point and is now at 0% of those surveyed. While Independents and Others have seen their support increase by two points to 7%.