Both Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil advance at Labour's expense

Eamon Gilmore will be hoping that all is not as bad as it seems, writes Richard Colwell.

27th January, 2013
Micheál Martin: Fianna Fáil has scope for growth. Photo: Photocall

This month's poll is dominated by a heavy swing in support away from Labour, while both Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil make gains.

At first glance, this may seem to be somewhat at odds with events of the last month, as before the budget Labour's support appeared to have stabilised at 14 per cent. However, this stabilisation in support was helped by the fact that the poll was taken very soon...

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