Saturday June 6, 2020

Comment: Sinn Féin’s poll slide raises questions for Gerry Adams

Adams will probably outlast Enda Kenny as a party leader but for how long? asks Hugh O'Connell

19th July, 2016
Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams Pic:

The party stands at 13 per cent, a two-point drop from the last Red C poll in May, and one point down on the 14 per cent it achieved in last February’s general election.

Sinn Féin is struggling to be relevant in the 32nd Dáil. The party had a strong case for making itself the real party of opposition given Fianna Fáil’s cosy deal to facilitate the Fine Gael-led minority government....

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