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# opinion-polls - Today’s News

Ireland's eventing team in 13th place following dressage phase
# Eventing
From The42
# Eventing

Ireland's eventing team in 13th place following dressage phase

1 hour ago 153 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Ennis scored 38.10 with her horse Woodcourt Garrison on Saturday morning,

Ledecky beats Titmus for 800m free hat-trick, Dressel shatters WR to win 100m fly gold
# Pool Party
From The42
# Pool Party

Ledecky beats Titmus for 800m free hat-trick, Dressel shatters WR to win 100m fly gold

1 hour ago 430 Views 0 Comments

US swim star Ledecky signs off with her fourth medal in Tokyo.

Simone Biles withdraws from two of her four individual Olympic finals
# Gymnastics
From The42
# Gymnastics

Simone Biles withdraws from two of her four individual Olympic finals

2 hours ago 489 Views 0 Comments

The 24-year-old has not competed since she pulled out of the women’s team final on Wednesday.

Sarah Lavin exits 100m hurdles despite second-fastest time of career
# Final Hurdle
From The42
# Final Hurdle

Sarah Lavin exits 100m hurdles despite second-fastest time of career

2 hours ago 804 Views 0 Comments

Lavin finished seventh in her heat behind world record holder Kendra Harrison.

Disappointment as Mark English misses out on 800m semi-finals
# Marked Out
From The42
# Marked Out

Disappointment as Mark English misses out on 800m semi-finals

3 hours ago 964 Views 0 Comments

English’s time of 1:46.75 wasn’t enough to see him progress.

Nigerian sprinter Okagbare fails drug test, out of Olympics
# Positive Test
From The42
# Positive Test

Nigerian sprinter Okagbare fails drug test, out of Olympics

4 hours ago 1,709 Views 2 Comments

Blessing Okagbare tested positive for human growth hormone in an out-of-competition test conducted earlier this month.

The Irishwoman who took a bold decision to pursue a cricket career Down Under
# Howzat?
From The42
# Howzat?

The Irishwoman who took a bold decision to pursue a cricket career Down Under

5 hours ago 1,430 Views 1 Comment

Kim Garth is making a career and a life for herself in Australia.

Woman's signature forged on letter saying nuns from Mother and Baby Home 'deserve a medal'
# Forced Adoption
# Forced Adoption

Woman's signature forged on letter saying nuns from Mother and Baby Home 'deserve a medal'

5 hours ago 10,047 Views 0 Comments
  • The survivor saw the letter, written in 1980, for the first time last month, Órla Ryan reports
  • "I think ye should all be presented with a medal for your fantastic work," the letter states
  • The woman believes her late mother wrote the letter praising the nuns, pretending to be her
Henshaw the pride of Athlone as he readies himself for Boks backlash
# Buccaneer
From The42
# Buccaneer

Henshaw the pride of Athlone as he readies himself for Boks backlash

5 hours ago 1,295 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old was cheered on by a big crowd back home last weekend.

# opinion-polls - Yesterday’s News

Man (20s) dies in single vehicle crash in Roscommon
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man (20s) dies in single vehicle crash in Roscommon

6 hours ago 15,870 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

# opinion-polls - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Leo Varadkar says FG paid students to pretend to be pollsters, DPC to ask SF about its practices
# Door To Door Polling
# Door To Door Polling

Leo Varadkar says FG paid students to pretend to be pollsters, DPC to ask SF about its practices

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 7:02 PM 55,952 Views 150 Comments

Varadkar says the practice was “discontinued” in the past seven years.

# opinion-polls - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far
# Election Polls
# Election Polls

Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far

Nov 5th 2020, 8:34 PM 17,622 Views 10 Comments

It’s still too soon to judge the total accuracy of US pollsters, but let’s take a look at current knowledge.

# opinion-polls - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

The numbers are looking good for Boris Johnson - but can we trust the opinion polls?
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

The numbers are looking good for Boris Johnson - but can we trust the opinion polls?

Nov 20th 2019, 6:00 PM 18,845 Views 13 Comments

Love them or hate them it’s impossible to escape them.

# opinion-polls - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls
# Way Ahead
# Way Ahead

Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls

Oct 21st 2018, 7:35 AM 36,608 Views 115 Comments

Although Higgins has a huge lead, the polls may not reflect the recent furore surrounding Peter Casey.

# opinion-polls - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Poll: Who would you vote for if an election was today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would you vote for if an election was today?

Feb 25th 2018, 9:47 AM 49,018 Views 241 Comments

Two years on, who would you vote for?

# opinion-polls - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Leo effect helps Fine Gael to six-year opinion polling high
# Poll Positions
# Poll Positions

Leo effect helps Fine Gael to six-year opinion polling high

Nov 12th 2017, 12:44 PM 16,256 Views 180 Comments

The poll surveyed over 1,000 voters between 26 October and 7 November.

# opinion-polls - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Poll: Who would you support if an election was held tomorrow?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would you support if an election was held tomorrow?

Feb 12th 2017, 8:52 AM 46,495 Views 205 Comments

Latest opinion polls have suggested Fianna Fáil has taken a commanding lead on Fine Gael.

# opinion-polls - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Labour support falling as latest polls see Fianna Fáil on top
# Poll Positions
# Poll Positions

Labour support falling as latest polls see Fianna Fáil on top

Nov 13th 2016, 12:18 PM 13,417 Views 80 Comments

Fianna Fáil remain the most popular party in the state.

# opinion-polls - Monday 22 February, 2016

Poll: Do you put much stock in opinion polls?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you put much stock in opinion polls?

Feb 22nd 2016, 9:41 AM 19,560 Views 67 Comments

Yes, we know it’s a bit meta to have a poll on polls…

# opinion-polls - Saturday 16 January, 2016

There's bad news for Fine Gael and Labour in the latest polls
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

There's bad news for Fine Gael and Labour in the latest polls

Jan 16th 2016, 6:07 PM 32,025 Views 289 Comments

With the election looming, the government parties have taken a hit in two separate polls out this evening.

# opinion-polls - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Now they're polling above Labour, AAA-PBP want to be grouped with the big parties
# Playing With The Big Boys
# Playing With The Big Boys

Now they're polling above Labour, AAA-PBP want to be grouped with the big parties

Nov 18th 2015, 6:17 PM 16,520 Views 69 Comments

They’re sick of being lumped as ‘Independent/Others’.

# opinion-polls - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Good news for Kenny, Martin and Adams in the latest opinion poll
# That's Like Your Opinion
# That's Like Your Opinion

Good news for Kenny, Martin and Adams in the latest opinion poll

Nov 14th 2015, 6:35 PM 16,811 Views 187 Comments

They’re all up.

# opinion-polls - Saturday 17 October, 2015

The latest opinion polls are good news for Joan, but not Enda
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

The latest opinion polls are good news for Joan, but not Enda

Oct 17th 2015, 7:50 PM 20,407 Views 172 Comments

A good news/bad news situation for the coalition.

# opinion-polls - Monday 25 May, 2015

Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her...
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her...

May 25th 2015, 6:10 AM 8,113 Views 46 Comments

The junior coalition partner is struggling in the polls. So what does the leader make of it all?

# opinion-polls - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Good news for Labour, they're more popular than they were two months ago
# Opinion Polls
# Opinion Polls

Good news for Labour, they're more popular than they were two months ago

Apr 4th 2015, 7:49 PM 16,507 Views 238 Comments

They’re still not very popular though.

# opinion-polls - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Dec 20th 2014, 7:59 PM 13,459 Views 2 Comments

Opinion polls, a Sony hack probe, and water charge protests had everyone talking today.

# opinion-polls - Monday 1 December, 2014

Micheál Martin: I think Enda Kenny is deluded and no one takes him seriously
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Micheál Martin: I think Enda Kenny is deluded and no one takes him seriously

Dec 1st 2014, 9:17 AM 13,870 Views 135 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has hit back at the Taoiseach’s comments about either a Fine Gael or Sinn Féin-led government.

# opinion-polls - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

On eve of Scottish referendum, polls suggest the pro-union vote will clinch it
# Independence
# Independence

On eve of Scottish referendum, polls suggest the pro-union vote will clinch it

Sep 17th 2014, 7:52 AM 11,717 Views 82 Comments

Both sides have one more day of campaigning before the public go to the polls tomorrow.

# opinion-polls - Friday 5 September, 2014

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency
# Equality
# Equality

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency

Sep 5th 2014, 1:00 PM 153 Views 236 Comments

Opinion polls may show increasing support for marriage equality, but I still regularly observe open, brutal and honest homophobia.

# opinion-polls - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Fine Gael and Labour face support fallout, as polls show a boost for Sinn Féin
# Cruising For A Bruising
# Cruising For A Bruising

Fine Gael and Labour face support fallout, as polls show a boost for Sinn Féin

May 20th 2014, 7:47 AM 7,803 Views 143 Comments

This poll shows a significant drop in support for the coalition parties in comparison to the 2009 election.

# opinion-polls - Monday 19 May, 2014

A tale of two parties: Here's how the Euros are shaping up, four days ahead of D-Day
# Poll Crunching Time
# Poll Crunching Time

A tale of two parties: Here's how the Euros are shaping up, four days ahead of D-Day

May 19th 2014, 1:59 PM 11,417 Views 107 Comments

Politicians will be blitzing the country this week. But after a raft of polls in the last few days, certain patterns are becoming clear….

Labour facing Euro wipeout, as latest polls show support collapse
# On The Ropes
# On The Ropes

Labour facing Euro wipeout, as latest polls show support collapse

May 19th 2014, 7:38 AM 12,592 Views 91 Comments

Three national papers are running new opinion polls this morning. None of them contain good news for Labour.

# opinion-polls - Monday 12 May, 2014

Pat Rabbitte thinks that government needs "to get a grip"
# Recovery
# Recovery

Pat Rabbitte thinks that government needs "to get a grip"

May 12th 2014, 8:44 AM 10,609 Views 117 Comments

He added that tax cuts need to be on table in coming months.

# opinion-polls - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 27th 2014, 8:00 PM 23,573 Views 16 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about the Pope in Ireland, a TD’s son and opinion polls.

# opinion-polls - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Government takes a beating in new opinion polls
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Government takes a beating in new opinion polls

Apr 19th 2014, 7:55 PM 19,870 Views 182 Comments

But it is good news for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil.

# opinion-polls - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Feb 22nd 2014, 8:00 PM 13,819 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the latest on the situation in Ukraine, a new government opinion poll, and a fatal road collision.

Coalition approval rating remains steady in latest polls
# Government
# Government

Coalition approval rating remains steady in latest polls

Feb 22nd 2014, 7:59 PM 9,974 Views 119 Comments

While both parties gained in the the Sunday Business Post/Red C survey, Sinn Féin were the only party to gain points in the Sunday Times/Behaviour and Attitudes poll.

# opinion-polls - Thursday 12 December, 2013

'We just don't seem to be going anywhere': Ó Cuív worried by FF's 'becalmed' poll status
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

'We just don't seem to be going anywhere': Ó Cuív worried by FF's 'becalmed' poll status

Dec 12th 2013, 8:59 AM 6,916 Views 101 Comments

The veteran Fianna Fáil deputy has denied that his concern about the party’s stagnation in the polls is a criticism of the leadership, but said some members may not share his level of ambition.

# opinion-polls - Monday 18 November, 2013

Crack-smoking Toronto mayor is more liked than any Irish leader
# Opinion Polls
# Opinion Polls

Crack-smoking Toronto mayor is more liked than any Irish leader

Nov 18th 2013, 4:01 PM 14,368 Views 42 Comments

Crack-smoking, drink-driving and being accused of a plethora of offences aren’t enough to give Rob Ford as low an approval rating as our Taoiseach.

# opinion-polls - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Labour support hits five-year low in opinion polls
# Opinion Polls
# Opinion Polls

Labour support hits five-year low in opinion polls

Sep 14th 2013, 9:00 PM 9,464 Views 122 Comments

As the Dáil resumes this week, Labour party members will be viewing the latest opinion polls with some nerves.

# opinion-polls - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Majority support abortion where mother's life is at risk of suicide
# Abortion
# Abortion

Majority support abortion where mother's life is at risk of suicide

May 19th 2013, 3:03 PM 5,452 Views 258 Comments

The Sunday Independent/Millward Brown poll shows, however, that the numbers opposing the clause are increasing.

# opinion-polls - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Poll: Which party leader should be Taoiseach after the next election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Which party leader should be Taoiseach after the next election?

Mar 3rd 2013, 10:20 AM 17,734 Views 214 Comments

The latest opinion poll shows three parties close together in the polls… but who should be Taoiseach after the next election?

Tight at the top: Only 3pc separates three parties in latest poll
# Opinion Polls
# Opinion Polls

Tight at the top: Only 3pc separates three parties in latest poll

Mar 3rd 2013, 10:00 AM 6,434 Views 86 Comments

The Millward Brown poll in the Sunday Independent has Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin all within the margin of error.

# opinion-polls - Monday 25 February, 2013

Column: Political parties rarely become extinct - which is why Fianna Fáil is back in business
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Political parties rarely become extinct - which is why Fianna Fáil is back in business

Feb 25th 2013, 7:00 PM 60 Views 104 Comments

Voters tend to place more emphasis on current events than previous ones, so it’s no surprise Fianna Fáil has returned, writes Theresa Reidy.

# opinion-polls - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Column: Kenny is dragging Fine Gael into a kamikaze mission on abortion
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Kenny is dragging Fine Gael into a kamikaze mission on abortion

Feb 21st 2013, 7:00 AM 158 Views 329 Comments

Voters remember Fine Gael’s pre-election promises on the issue of abortion – and the party will permanently lose support if it decides to legislate for it, writes Niamh Ui Bhriain.

# opinion-polls - Friday 8 February, 2013

New opinion poll shows Fianna Fáil is Ireland's most popular party
# Opinion Polls
# Opinion Polls

New opinion poll shows Fianna Fáil is Ireland's most popular party

Feb 8th 2013, 9:09 PM 22,156 Views 358 Comments

The Ipsos MRBI poll in tomorrow’s Irish Times puts FF on 26pc, with Fine Gael on 25pc and Labour down to 10pc.

# opinion-polls - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Nearly four-fifths of NI voters would choose to stay in UK
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Nearly four-fifths of NI voters would choose to stay in UK

Feb 6th 2013, 2:58 PM 12,706 Views 105 Comments

A poll commissioned by the BBC shows that when undecideds are excluded, the North would vote 79-21 to stay in the Union.

# opinion-polls - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Barack Obama's approval rating hits three-year high
# Tús Maith...
# Tús Maith...

Barack Obama's approval rating hits three-year high

Jan 30th 2013, 8:55 PM 5,542 Views 17 Comments

The inauguration seems to have given Obama a bit of a bounce – he is seen as ‘favourable’ by 60 per cent of voters.

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