Richard Colwell: For SF, it might just be different this time

The current momentum is with the party, whose policy positions are finding favour with a broad range of voters

2nd February, 2020
Richard Colwell: For SF, it might just be different this time
Fianna Fail are level with Sinn Fein in the latest poll

Last week, I wrote that I thought the gains for Sinn Féin were different this time. Today’s poll suggests that theory is true. The crucial campaign momentum is with the party, and appears founded on a desire for fundamental change in the established order. Fine Gael is continuing to suffer as a result.

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