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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

RISING POPULARITY: Gerry Adams and SF are growing
RISING POPULARITY: Gerry Adams and SF are growing

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.

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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.

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