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More people support Fine Gael to lead a minority government - but with a new leader
Bad news for Enda.
Most people now think water charges should be scrapped
A new poll finds strong support for abolition after the general election result.
Nearly half of people don’t intend paying their next Irish Water bill
A new poll comes in the wake of the general election result and the uncertainty over the future of charges.
Most people think it's time for Joan Burton to go
The beleaguered Labour leader is facing an uncertain future as a new poll finds strong support for her resignation.
The next Taoiseach: The people want Micheál over Enda - but a lot want neither
A new poll conducted in the aftermath of the election, has some fascinating findings.
Most people would give up tax cuts for greater spending on health services
Over half of people would forgo tax cuts for greater investment in health.
Leo would make a better leader of Fine Gael - poll
Nearly half of people think the Health Minister would make a better leader of Fine Gael than Enda Kenny.
Overweight people should pay more tax. Others can't pay for our folly
Operation Transformation is not fat-shaming. We can’t mollycoddle to spare people’s feelings, writes Aaron McKenna.
Nearly everyone wants the election held on a Friday
A new poll shows strong support for Friday over Thursday.
Half the country thinks Enda should steer clear of Michael Lowry
A new poll shows the electorate isn’t happy with the idea of the controversial Tipperary TD doing a deal with the government.
Has Enda been better than Bertie and Brian Cowen? We have the answer...
A new poll has found that over half of people in Ireland believe the current Taoiseach has been better than his two predecessors.
80% of Irish people think they can't control their privacy on social media
1,000 people were asked whether or not they trusted the privacy of their images online.
Two thirds of the country are against paying higher insurance premiums in order to help flood victims
The latest Claire Byrne Live / Amárach poll suggests that a levy on premiums would not be a popular move with the electorate.
Only two in ten people trust Irish politicians - do you?
The breakdowns are broadly similar across regions and genders.
A surprising 22 per cent of people in Ireland DON'T agree climate change is man-made
Meanwhile, only half of those polled agree with the criminalisation of those who pay for sex.
Only one in four people want Enda Kenny to keep his job
And a Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil coalition doesn’t fare much better.
The majority of men are against gender quotas
As political parties try to ensure a third of their Dáil hopefuls are female, a new poll has some interesting findings.
Most men think decriminalising drugs is a good idea - but women aren't so sure
The government is considering decriminalising the possession of a small amount of drugs like heroin, cannabis and cocaine.
Alan Kelly's big idea to solve the rental crisis could be dead in the water
It comes as a new poll finds strong support for the minister’s rent certainty proposal.
The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed
A new poll finds most people do not favour an all-out ban on parents smacking their children.
If Budget 2016 was a giveaway, it hasn't convinced voters
Most people are no more likely to vote for Fine Gael and Labour next year.
Most people don't want Travellers living in their community
The latest Claire Byrne Live/Amárach Research poll also finds that most people agree with residents opposing a temporary halting site in south Dublin.
After killing of Garda Tony Golden, majority of people think laws on bail are too soft
Adrian Crevan Mackin was free on bail when he shot his girlfriend and killed an on-duty garda.
An awful lot of people don't trust Fianna Fáil to manage the economy again
A new poll will make uncomfortable reading for Micheál Martin.
Voters are having none of Micheál Martin's denials about possible coalition partners
A new poll shows that six out of 10 people don’t believe the Fianna Fáil leader.
Most people think the government has NOT done a good job
A poll finds the majority of people think the coalition hasn’t done a good job over the last four years.
Most people think Labour HASN'T protected the least well-off
A new poll shows 65% of people think the party has failed to protect the poorest in Ireland.
More than a quarter of people say abortion will sway their vote
The 8th Amendment looks set to be a big issue at the next general election.
The vast majority of people don't believe Gerry Adams
A new poll finds that nine out of ten people don’t believe the Sinn Féin president’s claim that he was never in the IRA.
A lot of people don't want a general election until NEXT year
A new poll shows that many Irish people don’t want an election before the end of this year despite speculation it will happen.
Most Irish people don't believe Enda but no one in government wants to talk about it
Just 12 per cent of people believe the Taoiseach’s version of the events which led to Martin Callinan’s departure last year.
More than half the population wants Ireland to take in 5,000 refugees
The Claire Byrne Live poll has thrown up some interesting results.
What was Rod Stewart doing at Claire Byrne Live last night?
7 perfectly rational reactions to last night's Claire Byrne Live debate
Deep breaths, everyone.
Simon Coveney impressed a lot of people talking about the marriage referendum last night
The programme also heard from Special Rapporteur for Children, Geoffrey Shannon.
New law will make it illegal to pay for surrogate mothers
Leo Varadkar has also promised a register of donor conceived children.
Simon Harris v Eamon Dunphy last night was VERY entertaining
Claire Byrne Live was the setting for an unlikely showdown…
A junior minister took on Eamon Dunphy last night, and it was VERY entertaining
Claire Byrne Live was the setting for an unlikely showdown…
Micheál Martin wants a live TV showdown with Enda Kenny... but will the Taoiseach do it?
Fianna Fáil has approached Claire Byrne Live about facilitating a debate between the two party leaders.
Gerry Adams just got the better of Joan Burton on last night's Claire Byrne Live
Analysis: While the Tánaiste was better on the economy, there’s no doubt that Adams has improved his debating.