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Sharp drop in support for Sinn Féin, poll claims




As the last week of the local and European election campaign approaches, a new opinion survey indicates a dramatic decline in support for Sinn Féin, reports RTE.

Support for Sinn Féin has decreased by seven points to 22% in the Sunday Independent/Ireland Thinks survey since last month.

According to the survey, Fine Gael’s support has increased by three points to 20% in the last month, indicating a notable narrowing of the gap with Sinn Féin, reports RTE.

Independents are now the most popular political party in the nation, with support increasing four percentage points to 23%.

Fianna Fáil now stands at 17%, up one point.

The Social Democrats are now at 5%, down one point.

At 4%, the Green Party has not altered.

Aontú is down one to 3%, Solidarity-People Before Profit is stable at 2%, while Labour is unchanged at 3%, reports RTE.

On May 30 and 31, a text-based survey was performed on Thursday and Friday.

The margin of error was 2.4% and the sample size was 1,770, reports RTE.

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