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The gay rights campaigner and Joycean scholar is favoured by 27 per cent of voters, while Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness comes second, on 13 per cent, according to a Red C survey commissioned by Paddy Power.
It shows former taoiseach Bertie Ahern is third on 12 per cent.
The survey was based on a telephone poll of a 1,000 adults, aged over 18 conducted between January 4th and 6th.
Potential Labour candidates Michael D Higgins and Fergus Finlay split the vote between them, with the poll suggesting one of the candidates could take close to 20 per cent support.