Sinn Féin stumbles as coalition parties escape poll punishment

Surge in support for independents signals arrival as potential coalition kingmakers

Sinn Féin’s elecroal strategy is being scrutinised in the wake of its performance. Picture: Artur Widak/NurPhoto

Business Post subscribers can read:

• How Sinn Féin’s strategy appears to have dramatically underperformed

• How the party could struggle to deliver a local representative in a key battleground

• Independents confirmed their political arrival as government support held up