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# Opinion Polls

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Two opinion polls find Sinn Féin is the most popular party in the country
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar’s personal satisfaction rating has fallen by nine points in one of the polls.
Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South
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
Varadkar says the practice was “discontinued” in the past seven years.
Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far
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?
Love them or hate them it’s impossible to escape them.
Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls
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?
Two years on, who would you vote for?
Leo effect helps Fine Gael to six-year opinion polling high
The poll surveyed over 1,000 voters between 26 October and 7 November.
Poll: Who would you support if an election was held tomorrow?
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
Fianna Fáil remain the most popular party in the state.
Poll: Do you put much stock in opinion polls?
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
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
They’re sick of being lumped as ‘Independent/Others’.
Good news for Kenny, Martin and Adams in the latest opinion poll
They’re all up.
The latest opinion polls are good news for Joan, but not Enda
A good news/bad news situation for the coalition.
Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her...
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
They’re still not very popular though.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
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
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
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
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
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
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
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"
He added that tax cuts need to be on table in coming months.
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s been talking about the Pope in Ireland, a TD’s son and opinion polls.
Government takes a beating in new opinion polls
But it is good news for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil.
Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
The Ipsos MRBI poll in tomorrow’s Irish Times puts FF on 26pc, with Fine Gael on 25pc and Labour down to 10pc.