Behaviour and Attitudes: And then there were two..

Cedar Lounge have the figures for tomorrow’s Behaviours and Attitudes poll in the Sunday Times: Fine Gael 27 (+1); Fianna Fail 23 (-1); Lab 7 (-4); Sinn Fein 15 (-4); Ind 25 (+7) So much for the grand political photon then? These figures are more like the truth of the matter. FG holding a narrow lead over FF, and SF holding a very clear lead over Labour whose world, just now, is truly falling apart. That independent figure is high, …

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Polls: Is Sinn Fein becoming a first stop for government disaffection?

It’s rare you get two polls out in Ireland on the same weekend. Since they both suggest slightly different dramas the net effect seems to have been each to cancel the other out. Let’s take the Sunday Times poll first, from Stephen O’Brien on Twitter, who’ve gone with the FF FG neck and neck narrative: Sunday Times/B&A pollFG 26 -4 FF 24 +2Lab 11 -1SF 19 +5Ind 18 -1Green 3 nc — Stephen O’Brien (@sob999) January 26, 2013 Gav Reilly …

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Fianna Fail slowly clamber back into the southern game…

I missed the latest Behaviours and Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times at the weekend, but to compensate, here’s Adrian Cavanagh’s tracking post which shows a clear movement in FF’s poll rating: Fine Gael 30% (down 1%), Labour 12% (down 2%), Fianna Fail 22% (up 6%), Sinn Fein 14% (down 4%), Green Party 3% (up 1%), United Left Alliance, Independents and Others 19% (NC). Mick FealtyMick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the …

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Sunday Times poll suggests Sinn Fein leading in the battle of the opposition parties…

So, this is pretty good news for Sinn Fein: Sunday Times Poll, State of Parties: FG 32 (+2) LAB 10 (-1) FF 16 (-4) SF 25 (+4) IND (No change) Sunday Times Poll Satisfaction: Gerry Adams 46% (-2) Ends Kenny 41% (-3) Eamon Gilmore 34% (-1) Micheál Martin 33% (-7) Eamon Ryan 25% The last few of the ST’s Behaviour and Attitudes Poll has been out of sync with other recent polls, notably the last Red C poll a few …

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Latest poll good news for the new opposition (and perhaps next government)?

No surprise that after a fairly punishing budget for the public sector (not least in education where targeted help for low achieving schools in inner city areas seeing substantial job cuts), that the government rating fell in yesterday’s Behaviours and Attitude poll by ten points to 26%. For the record, that’s the lowest rating for a government in its first year since polling began. The party ratings are no more encouraging for the government either: Fine Gael support is down …

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