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O'Neill as NI's First Minister? Nothing is implausible now

Jon Tonge


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Looking up: Michelle O’Neill could soon be leading Northern Ireland’s biggest party

Looking up: Michelle O’Neill could soon be leading Northern Ireland’s biggest party

Looking up: Michelle O’Neill could soon be leading Northern Ireland’s biggest party

Sinn Fein First Minister Michelle O'Neill next year?

With O'Neill's party almost 5% ahead of the DUP in this latest LucidTalk poll, republicans are entitled to be excited. Sinn Fein is on course to become the most popular party in both jurisdictions on the island.

The party starts the 2022 Assembly election only one seat behind the DUP. It is not a huge ask to overhaul Arlene Foster's party.


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