Poll shows rise in support for Fianna FáilSunday 18 November 2012 14.49
A new opinion poll has confirmed an increase in support for Fianna Fáil at the expense of Sinn Féin.
The Behaviour and Attitudes poll for tomorrow's Sunday Times also shows a big increase in satisfaction with Micheál Martin.
951 voters were surveyed for the poll over the first 13 days of this month.
Compared to a similar survey in The Sunday Times two months ago, support for Fine Gael is down one to 30%, Labour down two to 12%, while Fianna Fáil gains six to 22%.
Sinn Féin is down four to 14%, while Independents and others are up one to 22%.
There was also good news for Fianna Fáil in the satisfaction ratings for party leaders.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is up three points to 41%, while Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore drops five to 29%.
However, satisfaction with Mr Martin is up eight to 42%, while Gerry Adams gains one to 40%.
Satisfaction with the Government, meanwhile, is up two points to 26%.