Two new opinion polls suggest support for Sinn Féin and satisfaction with party leader Gerry Adams have fallen.

The two polls also suggest support for the Government parties has not increased significantly after tax cuts and increases in some Social Protection Payments were announced in the Budget.

These polls were taken after an extraordinary week  in Leinster House, where the Government and biggest opposition party turned on Sinn Féin.

The Red C Sunday Business Post Poll shows a slight drop in support for Fine Gael, down two points to 26%. Labour remains unchanged on 8%.

Fianna Fáil too are static on 18%.

However, Sinn Féin is down three points to 20%, while Independents and Others are up five points.

A Sunday Times Behaviour and Attitudes poll shows a slight rise in Fine Gael support.

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are unchanged, but Labour is on 9%, down five points since August.

There were also gains for Independents and Others, bringing them up to 28%.

Voter Satisfaction with Taoiseach Enda Kenny dropped six points to 29%.

The poll also shows a fall of seven points in Gerry Adams’ rating, now at 40%.