Politics in Ireland seems on the brink of a momentous shift.

In its general election, Sinn Fein has won a surge in support.

Exit polls have the left-wing nationalist party matching the vote share of the two main parties.

It would bring a party previously on the fringes to prominence as Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports.

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