Sinn Féin’s rising star is now eclipsing Fianna Fáil

The main opposition party has its greatest support among the young, and is on course to tip the generations-long balance of power in Irish politics

29th November, 2020
Sinn Féin’s rising star is now eclipsing Fianna Fáil
Taoiseach Micheál Martin: little change in Fianna Fáil’s slump in the polls Picture: Julien Behal

Are we moving towards a new two-party system?

Sinn Féin is the big winner in our poll today. Its strong tactics in opposition are clearly hitting home, and a sustained period as the lead opposition party is helping it build further support among a wider group.

The result is that the party has hit the heights of 30...

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