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# claire-byrne-live - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Most people think it's time for Joan Burton to go

The beleaguered Labour leader is facing an uncertain future as a new poll finds strong support for her resignation.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 29 February, 2016

The next Taoiseach: The people want Micheál over Enda - but a lot want neither

A new poll conducted in the aftermath of the election, has some fascinating findings.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 22 February, 2016

Most people would give up tax cuts for greater spending on health services

Over half of people would forgo tax cuts for greater investment in health.

# claire-byrne-live - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Leo would make a better leader of Fine Gael - poll

Nearly half of people think the Health Minister would make a better leader of Fine Gael than Enda Kenny.

# claire-byrne-live - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Overweight people should pay more tax. Others can't pay for our folly

Operation Transformation is not fat-shaming. We can’t mollycoddle to spare people’s feelings, writes Aaron McKenna.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 1 February, 2016

Nearly everyone wants the election held on a Friday

A new poll shows strong support for Friday over Thursday.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 25 January, 2016

Half the country thinks Enda should steer clear of Michael Lowry

A new poll shows the electorate isn’t happy with the idea of the controversial Tipperary TD doing a deal with the government.

# claire-byrne-live - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Has Enda been better than Bertie and Brian Cowen? We have the answer...

A new poll has found that over half of people in Ireland believe the current Taoiseach has been better than his two predecessors.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 18 January, 2016

80% of Irish people think they can't control their privacy on social media

1,000 people were asked whether or not they trusted the privacy of their images online.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 11 January, 2016

Two thirds of the country are against paying higher insurance premiums in order to help flood victims

The latest Claire Byrne Live / Amárach poll suggests that a levy on premiums would not be a popular move with the electorate.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 7 December, 2015

Only two in ten people trust Irish politicians - do you? Poll This post contains a poll

Only two in ten people trust Irish politicians - do you?

The breakdowns are broadly similar across regions and genders.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 30 November, 2015

A surprising 22 per cent of people in Ireland DON'T agree climate change is man-made

Meanwhile, only half of those polled agree with the criminalisation of those who pay for sex.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 23 November, 2015

Only one in four people want Enda Kenny to keep his job

And a Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil coalition doesn’t fare much better.

# claire-byrne-live - Saturday 14 November, 2015

The majority of men are against gender quotas

As political parties try to ensure a third of their Dáil hopefuls are female, a new poll has some interesting findings.

# claire-byrne-live - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Most men think decriminalising drugs is a good idea - but women aren't so sure

The government is considering decriminalising the possession of a small amount of drugs like heroin, cannabis and cocaine.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 2 November, 2015

Alan Kelly's big idea to solve the rental crisis could be dead in the water

It comes as a new poll finds strong support for the minister’s rent certainty proposal.

# claire-byrne-live - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed

A new poll finds most people do not favour an all-out ban on parents smacking their children.

# claire-byrne-live - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

If Budget 2016 was a giveaway, it hasn't convinced voters

Most people are no more likely to vote for Fine Gael and Labour next year.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 19 October, 2015

Most people don't want Travellers living in their community

The latest Claire Byrne Live/Amárach Research poll also finds that most people agree with residents opposing a temporary halting site in south Dublin.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 12 October, 2015

After killing of Garda Tony Golden, majority of people think laws on bail are too soft

Adrian Crevan Mackin was free on bail when he shot his girlfriend and killed an on-duty garda.

# claire-byrne-live - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

An awful lot of people don't trust Fianna Fáil to manage the economy again

A new poll will make uncomfortable reading for Micheál Martin.

# claire-byrne-live - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Voters are having none of Micheál Martin's denials about possible coalition partners

A new poll shows that six out of 10 people don’t believe the Fianna Fáil leader.

# claire-byrne-live - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Most people think the government has NOT done a good job

A poll finds the majority of people think the coalition hasn’t done a good job over the last four years.

# claire-byrne-live - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Most people think Labour HASN'T protected the least well-off

A new poll shows 65% of people think the party has failed to protect the poorest in Ireland.

# claire-byrne-live - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

More than a quarter of people say abortion will sway their vote

The 8th Amendment looks set to be a big issue at the next general election.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 14 September, 2015

The vast majority of people don't believe Gerry Adams

A new poll finds that nine out of ten people don’t believe the Sinn Féin president’s claim that he was never in the IRA.

# claire-byrne-live - Thursday 10 September, 2015

A lot of people don't want a general election until NEXT year

A new poll shows that many Irish people don’t want an election before the end of this year despite speculation it will happen.

# claire-byrne-live - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Most Irish people don't believe Enda but no one in government wants to talk about it

Just 12 per cent of people believe the Taoiseach’s version of the events which led to Martin Callinan’s departure last year.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 7 September, 2015

More than half the population wants Ireland to take in 5,000 refugees

The Claire Byrne Live poll has thrown up some interesting results.

# claire-byrne-live - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge What was Rod Stewart doing at Claire Byrne Live last night? Hot Rod
From The Daily Edge 7 perfectly rational reactions to last night's Claire Byrne Live debate Deep Breaths

Simon Coveney impressed a lot of people talking about the marriage referendum last night

The programme also heard from Special Rapporteur for Children, Geoffrey Shannon.

# claire-byrne-live - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

New law will make it illegal to pay for surrogate mothers

Leo Varadkar has also promised a register of donor conceived children.

# claire-byrne-live - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Simon Harris v Eamon Dunphy last night was VERY entertaining Claire Byrne Live

Simon Harris v Eamon Dunphy last night was VERY entertaining

Claire Byrne Live was the setting for an unlikely showdown…

A junior minister took on Eamon Dunphy last night, and it was VERY entertaining Dunphy V Harris This post contains videos

A junior minister took on Eamon Dunphy last night, and it was VERY entertaining

Claire Byrne Live was the setting for an unlikely showdown…

# claire-byrne-live - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Micheál Martin wants a live TV showdown with Enda Kenny... but will the Taoiseach do it?

Fianna Fáil has approached Claire Byrne Live about facilitating a debate between the two party leaders.

# claire-byrne-live - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Gerry Adams just got the better of Joan Burton on last night's Claire Byrne Live

Analysis: While the Tánaiste was better on the economy, there’s no doubt that Adams has improved his debating.

# claire-byrne-live - Monday 19 January, 2015

Claire Byrne on sexism, competition from UTV and being 'as stubborn as an ass'

The broadcaster said she wanted to stick her two fingers up at people saying she should ‘go back to reading from an auto-cue with her blond hair’.