Poll shows SF is set to make political gains

Sinn Féin is set to reap political and electoral rewards after the IRA's decision to stand down and dump arms, according to a new Sunday Business Post/Red C opinion poll.

6th August, 2005

Almost half of voters say they would be “happy to see Sinn Féin in a coalition government now''and almost four out of ten voters say they are “more likely to vote Sinn Féin'‘ as a result of the IRA statement.

If these sentiments were replicated in a general election, they would lead to several more Sinn Féin TDs being elected to the Dáil. The survey was conducted by...

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