(Graph shows opinion poll from 2011-2016. Points represent results of individual polls. Trend lines represent twenty-poll moving averages.)
In the current frenzy of opinion polls, its interesting see them in the context of the previous 5 years of polling.
Some things that stand out:
- Fine Gael have steadily increased over the last year
- Sinn Fein have steadily decreased over the last year
- Social Dems and AAA-PBP are on the rise
- Fianna Fail and Labour have plateaued in the last 12 months
Graph: (CC BY-SA 4.0 thanks to Impru20 – Wikipedia)