Sinn Féin remains most popular party as Fine Gael support drops

Despite support falling for a third successive month, Sinn Féin remains the country’s most popular party, according to a new poll.

The Sunday Independent/Ireland Thinks poll shows Sinn Féin’s support stands at 31 per cent.

Support for Mary Lou McDonald’s party reached as high as 37 per cent last October.

Meanwhile, Fine Gael has dropped support by three points and stands at 22 per cent.

In better news for the coalition, Fianna Fáil has seen its support rise by two points to 18 per cent, while the Greens remain unchanged on 4 per cent.

Elsewhere, Labour has risen by one point to 4 per cent, while the Social Democrats are also up one point to 4 per cent.

Aontú has risen by a point to 4 per cent, with Solidarity-People Before Profit on 3 per cent, down one, and support for Independents and Others unchanged on 10 per cent.