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# polling - Monday 9 May, 2022

Nearly nine in ten back Ireland's EU membership, but support for joint defence less certain
# EU-reka
# EU-reka

Nearly nine in ten back Ireland's EU membership, but support for joint defence less certain

May 9th 2022, 6:00 AM 17,874 Views 40 Comments

Support for EU membership is highest in Dublin and lowest in Connacht, but relatively high everywhere in the country.

# polling - Saturday 9 April, 2022

France prepares for first round of tight Macron re-election bid
# French Presidential Election
# French Presidential Election

France prepares for first round of tight Macron re-election bid

Apr 9th 2022, 1:37 PM 8,505 Views 12 Comments

The stakes of the election are high for Macron, who came to power aged 39 as France’s youngest president.

# polling - Sunday 27 March, 2022

Support for Fine Gael continues to fall in latest polling
# Politics
# Politics

Support for Fine Gael continues to fall in latest polling

Mar 27th 2022, 8:24 AM 47,326 Views 115 Comments

Sinn Féin remains the most popular party in the Republic of Ireland.

# polling - Saturday 18 December, 2021

More than half of people in Ireland think less of Britain since Brexit
# Polling
# Polling

More than half of people in Ireland think less of Britain since Brexit

Dec 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 29,170 Views 73 Comments
  • 63% of people say their view of Britain has changed since it left the EU, new polling has found.
  • Of those, 95% say it has changed for the worse, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Green Party and Social Democrat voters are especially likely to say their views on Britain have changed since Brexit.

# polling - Monday 15 November, 2021

74% of young car owners plan to cut down on trips or switch to electric, poll finds
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

74% of young car owners plan to cut down on trips or switch to electric, poll finds

Nov 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,374 Views 38 Comments

However, 32% of car owners overall do not plan on making any change to the number of journeys they take.

# polling - Monday 1 November, 2021

Ireland split on whether to build a nuclear power station for clean energy
# Splitting The Atom
# Splitting The Atom

Ireland split on whether to build a nuclear power station for clean energy

Nov 1st 2021, 7:15 PM 32,615 Views 180 Comments

In a trade-off between tackling climate change and economic growth, more people would prioritise solving the climate crisis.

Majority of us have made personal changes for the climate, but not as many are confident it's enough
# ALL IN THIS TOGETHER
# ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

Majority of us have made personal changes for the climate, but not as many are confident it's enough

Nov 1st 2021, 7:15 AM 7,641 Views 41 Comments

Across the political spectrum, only Fine Gael voters place more responsibility on individuals than on governments to tackle the climate crisis.

# polling - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

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

Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South

Jul 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,097 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.

# polling - Monday 12 July, 2021

Vast majority of people have received a scam call from an Irish number in the past month
# Red C The Journal Poll
# Red C The Journal Poll

Vast majority of people have received a scam call from an Irish number in the past month

Jul 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 90,654 Views 68 Comments
  • Almost three-quarters of Irish adults said they received a scam call from an Irish number at some point over the past month.
  • A new survey from Red C/The Journal shows half of adults received a call in the last week, Orla Dwyer reports.
  • Recent common scam calls consist of a pre-recorded message purporting to be from the Department of Social Protection.

# polling - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Larry Donnelly: It's down to the wire in Dublin Bay South
# By-election
# By-election

Larry Donnelly: It's down to the wire in Dublin Bay South

Jul 3rd 2021, 8:15 PM 40,064 Views 47 Comments

Our columnist looks at the ‘could have beens’ and the ‘just mights’ ahead of next week’s vote.

# polling - Sunday 27 June, 2021

69% of people believe past governments are to blame for the current housing crises
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

69% of people believe past governments are to blame for the current housing crises

Jun 27th 2021, 9:30 PM 16,460 Views 53 Comments

Meanwhile, the Ireland Thinks/The Good Information Project poll shows majority support for a right to housing to be enshrined in the constitution.

# polling - Monday 14 June, 2021

Opinion: The pollster controversy should alert us to possible issues with political campaigning online
# Irish Politics
# Irish Politics

Opinion: The pollster controversy should alert us to possible issues with political campaigning online

Jun 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 6,176 Views 12 Comments

Ethan Shattock says the incoming Electoral Commission must address fake polling and inauthentic campaign behaviour by all parties.

# polling - Friday 11 June, 2021

'As far as we know' Labour members did not engage in fake polling, says Ó Ríordain
# Door To Door
# Door To Door

'As far as we know' Labour members did not engage in fake polling, says Ó Ríordain

Jun 11th 2021, 2:23 PM 5,417 Views 21 Comments

The TD says no such polling was ever “sanctioned” by the party leadership.

# polling - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?
# Controversy
# Controversy

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 3:10 PM 12,338 Views 48 Comments
  • It was reported yesterday that Sinn Féin party members had pretended to be pollsters carrying fake marketing research company IDs.
  • SF TD Eoin Ó Broin described the practice as "widespread and common".
  • Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party have also engaged in similar polling in the past.
Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers
# Door To Door Polling
# Door To Door Polling

Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 9:15 AM 18,556 Views 63 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have all said that party members posed as pollsters.

# polling - Sunday 9 May, 2021

New poll shows most office workers want to work from home 2 to 3 days per week post-pandemic
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

New poll shows most office workers want to work from home 2 to 3 days per week post-pandemic

May 9th 2021, 9:00 PM 35,607 Views 36 Comments

The Ireland Thinks poll found 20% of those working from home do so in their bedrooms.

# polling - Monday 10 February, 2020

Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections?

Feb 10th 2020, 11:16 AM 36,395 Views 60 Comments

Turnout for the election was the fourth-lowest ever in the history of the State.

# polling - Saturday 8 February, 2020

How do people get those jobs at polling stations (and how much do they pay)?
# General Election
# General Election

How do people get those jobs at polling stations (and how much do they pay)?

Feb 8th 2020, 9:30 AM 127,916 Views 96 Comments

Staff are required for both polling stations on Election Day and count centres throughout Ireland.

# polling - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday?

Jan 15th 2020, 8:29 AM 41,078 Views 69 Comments

Next month’s election will be the first Saturday election since 1918.

# polling - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections
# Democracy
# Democracy

Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections

Nov 24th 2019, 7:42 AM 7,601 Views 4 Comments

One-third of registered voters had cast their ballot in the first five hours.

# polling - Friday 9 August, 2019

Amid talk of a snap general election last year, some Independent TDs were spending thousands on polling
# Voter Polling
# Voter Polling

Amid talk of a snap general election last year, some Independent TDs were spending thousands on polling

Aug 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,256 Views 13 Comments

Throughout 2018, speculation was rife that a snap general election could be on the cards.

# polling - Monday 17 June, 2019

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll
# Presidential Campaign
# Presidential Campaign

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll

Jun 17th 2019, 8:19 AM 28,368 Views 65 Comments

The Fox News poll showed Biden leading Trump by 49% to 39% among all registered voters nationwide.

# polling - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Gsoc launches public interest probe into voter registration irregularities in Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gsoc launches public interest probe into voter registration irregularities in Kerry

May 23rd 2019, 6:12 PM 14,811 Views 0 Comments

The matter is also being investigated by gardaí.

# polling - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

At least 30 killed in suicide blast on Pakistan polling station
# Suicide Attack
# Suicide Attack

At least 30 killed in suicide blast on Pakistan polling station

Jul 25th 2018, 12:28 PM 6,025 Views 18 Comments

The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group through its official Amaq news agency.

# polling - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Atheist Ireland calls for bibles to be removed from referendum polling stations
# Losing My Religion
# Losing My Religion

Atheist Ireland calls for bibles to be removed from referendum polling stations

Jan 13th 2018, 7:30 AM 28,377 Views 234 Comments

The group calls the current system “discriminatory”.

# polling - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Fine Gael's lead in the polls over Fianna Fáil is down - but people are pretty happy with Leo
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Fine Gael's lead in the polls over Fianna Fáil is down - but people are pretty happy with Leo

Oct 15th 2017, 7:37 AM 9,630 Views 54 Comments

The party remains the most popular in the country, but now commands a four point lead over its main opposition.

# polling - Sunday 24 September, 2017

How Germany's complex electoral system could cause problems for Angela Merkel
# Winner Takes Some
# Winner Takes Some

How Germany's complex electoral system could cause problems for Angela Merkel

Sep 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 9,475 Views 33 Comments

Germany has a few unique quirks to its electoral system that could force Merkel into a difficult coalition.

# polling - 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 13,436 Views 80 Comments

Fianna Fáil remain the most popular party in the state.

# polling - Friday 24 June, 2016

Did opinion polls get it wrong - again?
# Polls Apart
# Polls Apart

Did opinion polls get it wrong - again?

Jun 24th 2016, 12:23 PM 11,916 Views 28 Comments

Not really.

# polling - 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 16,542 Views 69 Comments

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

# polling - Saturday 16 May, 2015

How did the polls change in the run up to other recent referendums?
# It Could Be Close
# It Could Be Close

How did the polls change in the run up to other recent referendums?

May 16th 2015, 8:30 AM 22,704 Views 94 Comments

History has shown us they’re not exactly a perfect science.

# polling - Friday 8 May, 2015

The polls got it wrong in the UK. Here's why...
# Shy Voters
# Shy Voters

The polls got it wrong in the UK. Here's why...

May 8th 2015, 7:30 PM 22,056 Views 77 Comments

Whoops.

# polling - Friday 13 March, 2015

More than a quarter of the country now supports Fine Gael
# Blues And Reds
# Blues And Reds

More than a quarter of the country now supports Fine Gael

Mar 13th 2015, 10:44 AM 17,000 Views 252 Comments

And a third supports the government parties.

# polling - Saturday 27 September, 2014

State of Play: How are the US Senate mid-terms looking?
# Midterms
# Midterms

State of Play: How are the US Senate mid-terms looking?

Sep 27th 2014, 8:30 PM 6,863 Views 34 Comments

Very good. If you’re a Republican.

# polling - Sunday 17 August, 2014

The Burton Bounce: Labour double support in latest polls
# Burton Bounce
# Burton Bounce

The Burton Bounce: Labour double support in latest polls

Aug 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 19,118 Views 208 Comments

The party is set to enjoy a 7% bounce according to polls published tomorrow.

# polling - Friday 23 May, 2014

Why are schools used as polling places?
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Why are schools used as polling places?

May 23rd 2014, 9:00 AM 38,602 Views 181 Comments

There are some very sensible reasons why hundreds of primary schools will close today to facilitate voting.

Countdown's over (finally), here's what you need to vote today
# Mark Your Card
# Mark Your Card

Countdown's over (finally), here's what you need to vote today

May 23rd 2014, 6:30 AM 11,701 Views 96 Comments

You don’t need a polling card, but might need some ID.

# polling - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department
# Selfless Acts
# Selfless Acts

Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department

May 22nd 2014, 11:40 AM 15,001 Views 20 Comments

Consider yourselves warned… Yes, that includes you, Taoiseach.

# polling - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Sinn Féin leads in Dublin, but Hayes faces a fight
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Sinn Féin leads in Dublin, but Hayes faces a fight

Apr 27th 2014, 7:57 PM 21,716 Views 126 Comments

Another good result for Sinn Féin means a bad result for the junior Finance Minister.

# polling - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

ESB warns candidates: Don't put your posters on electrical poles or you may die
# Topping The Poles
# Topping The Poles

ESB warns candidates: Don't put your posters on electrical poles or you may die

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 10,549 Views 52 Comments

Or be pretty badly injured.

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