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# claire-byrne - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'It would have been easier to take a punch than admit she let someone treat her like that'
# Anna Finnegan
# Anna Finnegan

'It would have been easier to take a punch than admit she let someone treat her like that'

May 9th 2017, 8:57 AM 14,589 Views 34 Comments

Anna Finnegan’s sister has urged other victims of domestic violence to seek help.

# claire-byrne - Monday 8 May, 2017

Most people would vote to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Most people would vote to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution

May 8th 2017, 11:35 PM 9,478 Views 62 Comments

A Claire Byrne Live poll found that 52% of people believe there should be a referendum on the issue.

# claire-byrne - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Poll backs Citizens' Assembly on abortion but rejects minister's maternity hospital promises
# Vox Pop
# Vox Pop

Poll backs Citizens' Assembly on abortion but rejects minister's maternity hospital promises

Apr 25th 2017, 7:41 AM 15,122 Views 82 Comments

The polls were published last night.

# claire-byrne - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Half of the population believes drivers shouldn't be banned for having alcohol in their system
# Irish Roads
# Irish Roads

Half of the population believes drivers shouldn't be banned for having alcohol in their system

Apr 16th 2017, 6:35 AM 16,492 Views 61 Comments

There is little appetite for stricter rules around driving and alcohol among the Irish population.

# claire-byrne - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Over half of people don't support the Bus Éireann strike
# Dispute
# Dispute

Over half of people don't support the Bus Éireann strike

Mar 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 23,302 Views 148 Comments

A new poll found that the majority of people do not support the striking workers.

# claire-byrne - Monday 27 March, 2017

Most people don't have confidence in Nóirín O'Sullivan and think the government shouldn't either
# Claire Byrne
# Claire Byrne

Most people don't have confidence in Nóirín O'Sullivan and think the government shouldn't either

Mar 27th 2017, 11:35 PM 8,853 Views 27 Comments

Some 62% of people think Enda Kenny’s government should not continue to express confidence in O’Sullivan.

# claire-byrne - Monday 27 February, 2017

Irish people have one overwhelming favourite for the next Taoiseach
# Frontrunner
# Frontrunner

Irish people have one overwhelming favourite for the next Taoiseach

Feb 27th 2017, 11:35 PM 27,124 Views 87 Comments

That’s according to a new poll from Claire Byrne Live.

# claire-byrne - Monday 13 February, 2017

Three out of five people think those convicted of drink driving should get automatic ban
# Claire Byrne
# Claire Byrne

Three out of five people think those convicted of drink driving should get automatic ban

Feb 13th 2017, 11:35 PM 7,435 Views 32 Comments

The poll was carried out for Claire Byrne Live earlier today.

# claire-byrne - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt

Jan 14th 2017, 5:49 PM 30,730 Views 135 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa’s sister says they were remembering those who had been killed in a massacre.

# claire-byrne - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Most Irish people don't want free speech restrictions - even if it offends some
# Alt Right
# Alt Right

Most Irish people don't want free speech restrictions - even if it offends some

Jan 10th 2017, 9:50 AM 32,048 Views 250 Comments

People are worried about the rise of extreme right-wing views – but 65% of Irish people don’t want restrictions on free speech.

# claire-byrne - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Half of Irish people want to see public sector pay restored
# Restoration Project
# Restoration Project

Half of Irish people want to see public sector pay restored

Nov 8th 2016, 7:56 AM 13,623 Views 105 Comments

The poll comes as gardaí suspended three further strike days planned for this month.

# claire-byrne - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

"We're losing the battle against drugs": GAA star calls for decriminalisation after brother's death
# Philly McMahon
# Philly McMahon

"We're losing the battle against drugs": GAA star calls for decriminalisation after brother's death

Oct 25th 2016, 8:37 AM 23,466 Views 51 Comments

A new poll says that 44% of Irish people support decriminalisation of small amounts of drugs for personal use.

# claire-byrne - Monday 24 October, 2016

Eight out of ten people think lower paid gardaí, teachers and nurses should have their pay increased
# Poll
# Poll

Eight out of ten people think lower paid gardaí, teachers and nurses should have their pay increased

Oct 24th 2016, 11:35 PM 18,013 Views 76 Comments

It comes as up to 500 schools are set to close on Thursday unless progress is made on the issue of pay scales for teachers who qualified after 2011.

# claire-byrne - Monday 17 October, 2016

Almost 90% of people think politicians should forgo their pay increase
# Poll
# Poll

Almost 90% of people think politicians should forgo their pay increase

Oct 17th 2016, 11:35 PM 9,956 Views 56 Comments

TDs are set to see their wages restored by €2,700 in April and another €2,700 in January.

# claire-byrne - Monday 10 October, 2016

The majority of people aren't feeling at all positive about tomorrow's Budget
# Poll
# Poll

The majority of people aren't feeling at all positive about tomorrow's Budget

Oct 10th 2016, 6:12 PM 13,939 Views 71 Comments

A new poll shows that 53% of people are feeling pessimistic about tomorrow’s Budget.

# claire-byrne - Monday 26 September, 2016

Over half of people don't support Dublin Bus drivers' strike
# Poll
# Poll

Over half of people don't support Dublin Bus drivers' strike

Sep 26th 2016, 11:35 PM 8,339 Views 44 Comments

A poll conducted by RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live and Amárach Research has found that 54% of people don’t support the drivers.

# claire-byrne - Monday 19 September, 2016

“All we want is Amy home... If she is alive somewhere we just want her home”
# Amy Fitzpatrick
# Amy Fitzpatrick

“All we want is Amy home... If she is alive somewhere we just want her home”

Sep 19th 2016, 11:45 PM 29,540 Views 15 Comments

The father of missing Amy Fitzpatrick has spoken out about the search for his daughter.

Vast majority of people have no confidence in Nama
# Poll
# Poll

Vast majority of people have no confidence in Nama

Sep 19th 2016, 11:40 PM 10,519 Views 50 Comments

A new poll shows seven out of 10 people have no faith in the State-owned bad bank.

# claire-byrne - Monday 5 September, 2016

66% of people want a referendum on abortion in Ireland
# Poll
# Poll

66% of people want a referendum on abortion in Ireland

Sep 5th 2016, 11:35 PM 17,708 Views 129 Comments

The findings result from a new poll conducted by Amárach Research for Claire Byrne Live.

# claire-byrne - Saturday 9 July, 2016

RTÉ's political coverage went all 3am-at-an-Irish-wedding this afternoon
# How Bizarre
# How Bizarre

RTÉ's political coverage went all 3am-at-an-Irish-wedding this afternoon

Jul 9th 2016, 3:11 PM 39,697 Views 29 Comments

Saturday with Claire Byrne signed off for the season with a massive Oireachtas sing-song. Some were a little better than others…

# claire-byrne - Saturday 4 June, 2016

"Bullying the populace into submission" - TDs aren't happy about Enda's comments on water charges
# Water Wars
# Water Wars

"Bullying the populace into submission" - TDs aren't happy about Enda's comments on water charges

Jun 4th 2016, 3:20 PM 40,758 Views 253 Comments

Kenny has made comments in a newspaper interview about the controversial charges.

# claire-byrne - Monday 25 April, 2016

Majority of Irish people support suspension of water charges
# Claire Byrne Live
# Claire Byrne Live

Majority of Irish people support suspension of water charges

Apr 25th 2016, 11:35 PM 15,572 Views 81 Comments

Just 6% don’t know what they think on the issue.

# claire-byrne - Monday 11 April, 2016

More people support Fine Gael to lead a minority government - but with a new leader
# Claire Byrne Live
# Claire Byrne Live

More people support Fine Gael to lead a minority government - but with a new leader

Apr 11th 2016, 11:00 PM 22,172 Views 80 Comments

Bad news for Enda.

# claire-byrne - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

17 Irish women who are absolutely killing it
# Hon The Gals
From The Daily Edge
# Hon The Gals

17 Irish women who are absolutely killing it

Mar 8th 2016, 11:43 AM 15,389 Views 6 Comments

Just some of the many, many legends this island has produced.

# claire-byrne - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

The whole country wants Claire Byrne to be Taoiseach after last night's debate
# Claire For Taoiseach
From The Daily Edge
# Claire For Taoiseach

The whole country wants Claire Byrne to be Taoiseach after last night's debate

Feb 16th 2016, 8:26 AM 11,444 Views 1 Comment

Claire Byrne, you sassy queen!”

FactCheck: The truth and the lies from last night's RTÉ Leaders' Debate
# GE16 Fact Check
# GE16 Fact Check

FactCheck: The truth and the lies from last night's RTÉ Leaders' Debate

Feb 16th 2016, 6:59 AM 59,652 Views 123 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck had another big night, sifting through seven politicians’ statements.

# claire-byrne - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

People are angry and dismayed that whole families still have to live in hotel rooms
# My Homeless Family
# My Homeless Family

People are angry and dismayed that whole families still have to live in hotel rooms

Jan 19th 2016, 8:47 AM 17,984 Views 136 Comments

The programme let the families document their own struggle with temporary accommodation.

# claire-byrne - Monday 11 January, 2016

Two thirds of the country are against paying higher insurance premiums in order to help flood victims
# Flooding
# Flooding

Two thirds of the country are against paying higher insurance premiums in order to help flood victims

Jan 11th 2016, 11:00 PM 19,161 Views 88 Comments

The latest Claire Byrne Live / Amárach poll suggests that a levy on premiums would not be a popular move with the electorate.

# claire-byrne - Monday 7 December, 2015

Only two in ten people trust Irish politicians - do you?
# Poll
# Poll

Only two in ten people trust Irish politicians - do you?

Dec 7th 2015, 11:05 PM 15,509 Views 78 Comments

The breakdowns are broadly similar across regions and genders.

# claire-byrne - Monday 30 November, 2015

A surprising 22 per cent of people in Ireland DON'T agree climate change is man-made
# Not Sure
# Not Sure

A surprising 22 per cent of people in Ireland DON'T agree climate change is man-made

Nov 30th 2015, 11:59 PM 13,499 Views 193 Comments

Meanwhile, only half of those polled agree with the criminalisation of those who pay for sex.

# claire-byrne - Monday 23 November, 2015

Only one in four people want Enda Kenny to keep his job
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

Only one in four people want Enda Kenny to keep his job

Nov 23rd 2015, 11:15 PM 16,532 Views 156 Comments

And a Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil coalition doesn’t fare much better.

# claire-byrne - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Is Ireland adequately prepared to defend a terrorist attack? 91% say No
# National Security
# National Security

Is Ireland adequately prepared to defend a terrorist attack? 91% say No

Nov 17th 2015, 10:44 AM 20,084 Views 156 Comments

The government has said that such an attack on Ireland is “possible, but not likely”.

# claire-byrne - Monday 12 October, 2015

After killing of Garda Tony Golden, majority of people think laws on bail are too soft
# Claire Byrne Live
# Claire Byrne Live

After killing of Garda Tony Golden, majority of people think laws on bail are too soft

Oct 12th 2015, 11:00 PM 27,452 Views 73 Comments

Adrian Crevan Mackin was free on bail when he shot his girlfriend and killed an on-duty garda.

# claire-byrne - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Alan Dukes was 'furious' with Michael Noonan for mentioning 'criminality'
# Impression
# Impression

Alan Dukes was 'furious' with Michael Noonan for mentioning 'criminality'

Jun 6th 2015, 2:44 PM 18,088 Views 159 Comments

Alan Dukes said the Siteserv sale was put before the Central Bank and no issues were found.

# claire-byrne - Sunday 19 April, 2015

The 30 hottest young politicos in Ireland right now
# The Kids Are Alright
# The Kids Are Alright

The 30 hottest young politicos in Ireland right now

Apr 19th 2015, 8:30 PM 106,956 Views 151 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s verdict on the hottest young talents working in Irish politics right now.

# claire-byrne - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Sinn Féin are bringing in the lawyers over alleged abuse investigations
# Legal Advice
# Legal Advice

Sinn Féin are bringing in the lawyers over alleged abuse investigations

Mar 14th 2015, 8:38 PM 23,976 Views 0 Comments

Pearse Doherty says claims by Regina Doherty are “scurrilous”.

# claire-byrne - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Dublin councillors vote in favour of new busking bye-laws
# Sing For It
From The Daily Edge
# Sing For It

Dublin councillors vote in favour of new busking bye-laws

Feb 3rd 2015, 7:40 AM 3,243 Views 3 Comments

One source of relief for buskers will be the news that a proposed ban on amplifiers in Temple Bar fell flat.

# claire-byrne - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

We love a good debate: Claire Byrne's panel show gets off to a flying start
# Not #vinb
# Not #vinb

We love a good debate: Claire Byrne's panel show gets off to a flying start

Jan 20th 2015, 7:50 PM 23,662 Views 46 Comments

The current affairs discussion programme went straight for the jugular with a debate on same-sex marriage

# claire-byrne - Monday 19 January, 2015

Claire Byrne on sexism, competition from UTV and being 'as stubborn as an ass'
# Bring It On
# Bring It On

Claire Byrne on sexism, competition from UTV and being 'as stubborn as an ass'

Jan 19th 2015, 7:15 AM 14,617 Views 15 Comments

The broadcaster said she wanted to stick her two fingers up at people saying she should ‘go back to reading from an auto-cue with her blond hair’.

# claire-byrne - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Move over Pat... Claire Byrne is getting her own show on RTÉ One
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Move over Pat... Claire Byrne is getting her own show on RTÉ One

Nov 12th 2014, 6:07 PM 19,965 Views 27 Comments

An exciting development for the popular presenter.