Sinn Fein seeks political dividend

Today's Sunday Business Post/Red C opinion poll shows potential political gains for Sinn Féin in the Republic, if the commitments in the recent IRA statement are met.

6th August, 2005

When questioned, 45 per cent of people said they would be happy to see Sinn Féin in coalition government in the Republic, a figure well ahead of indications from any other recent poll.

Not surprisingly, there is also a substantial group - 37 per cent - which does not want to see Sinn Féin in power. The pollwas taken early thisweek, after the ceasefire announcement but before this weekend's news that the Colombia Three...

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