Sinn Féin appears to be reaping rewards from its campaign against the Corrib gas terminal in Mayo. A local newspaper opinion poll shows a jump in support for the party from 3 per cent to 11 per cent - though Fianna Fáil disputes the findings.
Support for the main government party has fallen from 40 per cent to 16 per cent, according to last week's Mayo Echo poll, carried out by Durkan Market Research.
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