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# pollsters - 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 12,310 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 18,528 Views 63 Comments

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

# pollsters - 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.

# pollsters - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll
# Pollsters
# Pollsters

Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll

Oct 8th 2020, 7:25 AM 27,609 Views 67 Comments

Approval with the government has plummeted since June according to the latest opinion poll.

# pollsters - 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 22,045 Views 77 Comments

Whoops.

# pollsters - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Big drop in number of Irish people who describe themselves as religious
# Well Holy God
# Well Holy God

Big drop in number of Irish people who describe themselves as religious

Aug 8th 2012, 10:55 AM 9,202 Views 221 Comments

Less than half of the Irish population say that they are religious.

# pollsters - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Irish remain generally positive towards the euro - CNN poll
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Irish remain generally positive towards the euro - CNN poll

Dec 10th 2011, 12:16 PM 2,347 Views 27 Comments

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.