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#Opinion Polls

# opinion-polls - Last year 2021

Two opinion polls find Sinn Féin is the most popular party in the country
# Opinion Polls
# Opinion Polls

Two opinion polls find Sinn Féin is the most popular party in the country

Sep 12th 2021, 9:43 AM 39,166 Views 104 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar’s personal satisfaction rating has fallen by nine points in one of the polls.

Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South
# Opinion Polls
# Opinion Polls

Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South

Jul 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,169 Views 7 Comments

While elected representatives in Ireland have previously sought to censor public opinion polls, they do so under a paternalistic presumption that the public is incapable of adequately deciphering the information, writes Dr Kevin Cunningham.

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 56,068 Views 150 Comments

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

# opinion-polls - All time

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 17,665 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.

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 18,885 Views 13 Comments

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

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 36,682 Views 114 Comments

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

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 49,061 Views 222 Comments

Two years on, who would you vote for?

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 16,324 Views 180 Comments

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

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 46,952 Views 205 Comments

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

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 13,452 Views 80 Comments

Fianna Fáil remain the most popular party in the state.

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 19,583 Views 67 Comments

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

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 32,057 Views 289 Comments

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

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 16,560 Views 69 Comments

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

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 16,836 Views 187 Comments

They’re all up.

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 20,432 Views 172 Comments

A good news/bad news situation for the coalition.

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 8,136 Views 46 Comments

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

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 16,525 Views 238 Comments

They’re still not very popular though.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Dec 20th 2014, 7:59 PM 13,478 Views 2 Comments

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

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 13,900 Views 136 Comments

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

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 11,745 Views 82 Comments

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

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 181 Views 236 Comments

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

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 7,821 Views 143 Comments

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

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 11,438 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 12,627 Views 91 Comments

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

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 10,638 Views 117 Comments

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

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 27th 2014, 8:00 PM 23,585 Views 16 Comments

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

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 19,888 Views 182 Comments

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

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Feb 22nd 2014, 8:00 PM 13,847 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 9,991 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.

'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 6,938 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.

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 14,389 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.

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 9,483 Views 122 Comments

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

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 5,479 Views 258 Comments

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

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 17,758 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 6,456 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.

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 66 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.

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 187 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.

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 22,216 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.

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