Daniel McConnell: Tanaiste Adams? It's closer to reality than you think . . .
Despite their murderous past still looming large, Sinn Fein is a party still growing in popularity
Published 01/09/2013 | 05:00
DO we really want Tanaiste Gerry Adams? Well, according to the latest Sunday Independent/Millward Brown opinion poll, published today, that would likely be the case if an an election took place tomorrow.
At 21 per cent in the polls, Sinn Fein since 2011 has more than doubled its popular support and the public has said that the most favoured coalition is a combination of Fianna Fail and Sinn Fein.
Last weekend, Labour Party chief whip Emmet Stagg said he could see himself joining forces with the IRA's former political wing.