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#Opinion Poll

# opinion-poll - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Poll open in Venezuela in tough election for Chavez

Hugo Chavez has been in power for almost 14 years – but his opponent in the presidential election is in a statistical dead heat with the president in opinion polls.

# opinion-poll - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Still got it: Bill Clinton viewed favourably by 66pc of Americans - poll

Latest Gallup poll suggests Clinton could be a key player in Obama’s push for a second presidential term.

# opinion-poll - Saturday 23 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the main news from today, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

Sinn Féin down, Fine Gael up in new opinion poll

The Sunday Business Post/Red C poll found that support for Sinn Féin had fallen by three percentage points – but no change for Labour or Fianna Fáil.

# opinion-poll - Monday 28 May, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Every morning, brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

New poll finds Gerry Adams is the most popular leader in the country

The Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll found Sinn Féin has continued to surge with the party now twice as popular as Labour.

# opinion-poll - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Referendum: First of three polls shows Yes campaign continue to lead

The number of undecideds has fallen but they will be crucial to deciding the outcome of the Fiscal Compact referendum next week, according to the latest poll.

# opinion-poll - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Large majority of voters in favour of referendum on ESM treaty

A Red C poll commissioned by the pan-European ‘EU Democrats’ shows 72 per cent of voters would like a referendum.

# opinion-poll - Friday 18 May, 2012

Yes side remains clear - but lead narrows - in latest referendum poll

Red C’s poll for Paddy Power shows the No vote remaining on 31 per cent, but Yes has lost three points to ‘Don’t Know’.

# opinion-poll - Saturday 12 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In the Fix: Latest referendum poll, what’s going on in Greece, and surviving a robot uprising (video).

Latest opinion poll shows rise in referendum support

The latest Red C poll shows 6 per cent more people plan to vote ‘yes’ in the Fiscal Compact referendum on 31 May.

# opinion-poll - Sunday 29 April, 2012

New poll shows voters set to back EU fiscal treaty

However the opinion poll in today’s Sunday Business Post shows that the gap between the Yes and No votes is narrowing.

# opinion-poll - Sunday 22 April, 2012

New opinion poll shows dip in Sinn Féin's popularity

And growing satisfaction with the government…

# opinion-poll - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Four out of ten voters still undecided on May referendum

Latest Ipsos/MRBI poll shows 30 per cent support a ‘yes’ vote, while 23 per cent say ‘no’.

# opinion-poll - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Poll: Should a statue of Che Guevara be erected in Galway? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a statue of Che Guevara be erected in Galway?

A US politician has written to the Taoiseach urging him to stop the statue being built – but supporters of the project say the statue will commemorate Che’s Irish heritage. What do you think?

# opinion-poll - Friday 17 February, 2012

Ronald Reagan voted best recent US president

But who do you think ranked last in the poll of how favourably presidents from Nixon to Obama would be remembered?

# opinion-poll - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Opinion polls, lucky punts, expenses, unemployment and more – our numerical guide to the last 604,800 seconds in Ireland.

# opinion-poll - Thursday 12 January, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s fix: A bad day for jobs, a good day for the government – and for some primary teachers, and which important group want help from JobBridge interns?

# opinion-poll - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

It's official: Irish ranks last for happiness in western Europe

Global happiness levels remain high, despite the economic turmoil – just not in Ireland.

# opinion-poll - Sunday 18 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# opinion-poll - Saturday 17 December, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: Government support nosedives in new poll; the truth about Christmas shopping; and the year’s most annoying words…

# opinion-poll - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Irish remain generally positive towards the euro - CNN poll

The poll carried out this week found that over half of Irish people believed it had been a good move for Ireland to join the euro.

# opinion-poll - Sunday 23 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: Dozens killed in Turkish earthquake, more campaigning in the Áras race, and ten ways in which the future has already arrived…

# opinion-poll - Friday 7 October, 2011

Sinn Féin rises to second in latest party polling

Sinn Féin has overtaken Labour and Fianna Fáil – making it the second most popular political part in Ireland, according to today’s poll.

# opinion-poll - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Higgins and Gallagher bolster leads in latest Áras opinion poll

Red C’s poll for Paddy Power affirms Higgins’ lead, with Sean Gallagher moving into second place ahead of Martin McGuinness.

# opinion-poll - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Norris stays out in front in latest Red C poll

The latest opinion poll indicates 21 per cent support for Norris, while Michael D Higgins is in the lead among the confirmed candidates.

# opinion-poll - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Mark your Card: Your best bets for the weekend's racing

We take a look at the runners and riders for today’s feature, the Group 2 Lonsdale Cup at York.

# opinion-poll - Friday 12 August, 2011

Mitchell defends letter seeking clemency for Death Row inmate

Gay Mitchell tells RTÉ that he sought clemency for Paul Hill simply because he thinks the death penalty “is barbaric”.

# opinion-poll - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

# opinion-poll - Thursday 21 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning: A make-or-break day for the Euro, the end of the shuttle era, and a practical tip to avoid getting attacked by a lion…

# opinion-poll - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Fine Gael popularity surges in latest opinion poll

A poll in tomorrow’s Irish Independent gives Fine Gael 42 per cent of support, and Kenny 65 per cent approval.

# opinion-poll - Sunday 29 May, 2011

Government gets boost in latest opinion poll as support rises

Poll taken earlier this week, in the wake of the state visits by Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth, show support for the coalition partners is up slightly.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning, including: Qatar official pulls out of FIFA presidential race; Serbia braces for Mladic protests; and government gets boost in latest opinion poll.

# opinion-poll - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Support for Fine Gael growing: poll

The latest Red C poll has shown that Fine Gael has gained more support in the final days before polling on Friday.

# opinion-poll - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Labour recovers some ground in latest opinion poll

Labour returns its share of public support to 20 per cent, while Fianna Fáil drops back to 14 and Fine Gael holds at 38.

# opinion-poll - Monday 21 February, 2011

Fine Gael set to top student voting trends

A nationwide survey of over 1,200 third level students shows Fine Gael set to pick up over a third of student first preferences.

# opinion-poll - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Fianna Fáil’s approval rating hits new record low

The latest Irish Independent opinion poll keeps Fine Gael on its 38 per cent margin of support, 15 clear of Labour.

# opinion-poll - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

Five things you really should need know as you wrap up work this Tuesday evening…

Poll shows Labour ahead in Dublin constituencies

New Millward Brown/Lansdowne poll for the Evening Herald is good news for the Labour Party.

# opinion-poll - Sunday 13 February, 2011

Fine Gael pull further ahead in latest Red C poll

Poll commissioned by the Sunday Business Post puts Fine Gael well ahead of the other parties, with 38 per cent of support.