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# poll-position - Today’s News

'I was disgusted by it': Former Belvedere College pupils claim priest assaulted them
# Jesuits
# Jesuits

'I was disgusted by it': Former Belvedere College pupils claim priest assaulted them

1 hour ago 3,449 Views 0 Comments
  • An Garda Síochána determined that a crime was committed but the priest in question died prior to a complaint being made
  • Órla Ryan speaks to two men who say they were assaulted by Fr Brendan Kearney in the 1970s and 1980s
  • "He used to call the boy in question with this finger slowly - that boy would know exactly what was going on"

# poll-position - Yesterday’s News

Von der Leyen 'very concerned' over Hungary law banning LGBT 'promotion' to minors
# Hungary
# Hungary

Von der Leyen 'very concerned' over Hungary law banning LGBT 'promotion' to minors

2 hours ago 7,337 Views 27 Comments

She said the European Commission is “assessing if it breaches relevant EU legislation”.

15-year-old girl dies after being injured during exercise event at equestrian centre
# Dublin
# Dublin

15-year-old girl dies after being injured during exercise event at equestrian centre

3 hours ago 42,124 Views 6 Comments

The incident happened at an equestrian centre at Tay Lane in Dublin this afternoon.

Scientists discover first ‘murder hornet’ of the year in US
# Seattle
# Seattle

Scientists discover first ‘murder hornet’ of the year in US

3 hours ago 20,833 Views 8 Comments

The two-inch-long invasive insects, first found near the US-Canadian border in December 2019, are native to Asia.

Locatelli and Immobile fire Italy into Euro 2020 last 16
# Unbeaten
From The42
# Unbeaten

Locatelli and Immobile fire Italy into Euro 2020 last 16

Updated 3 hours ago 11,552 Views 7 Comments

Roberto Mancini’s side have six points after two games.

Gareth Bale believes Wales are in a ‘fantastic position’ after win over Turkey
# Welsh Wizard
From The42
# Welsh Wizard

Gareth Bale believes Wales are in a ‘fantastic position’ after win over Turkey

3 hours ago 2,918 Views 0 Comments

The Real Madrid forward had an eventful game, making two goals and missing a second-half penalty.

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll
# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI
# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll

3 hours ago 18,916 Views 101 Comments

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll has put Sinn Fein on 31%, followed by Fine Gael on 27% and Fianna Fail on 20%.

Man arrested after €592k worth of suspected cannabis seized during raid in Co Roscommon
# Frenchpark
# Frenchpark

Man arrested after €592k worth of suspected cannabis seized during raid in Co Roscommon

4 hours ago 11,334 Views 22 Comments

The search was carried out at 3.30pm today by the Roscommon and Longford Divisional Drugs Unit.

Dundalk confirm return of Vinny Perth to head coach position
# Look Who's Back
From The42
# Look Who's Back

Dundalk confirm return of Vinny Perth to head coach position

4 hours ago 4,232 Views 1 Comment

Perth had left the position in August 2020.

Belgium to kick ball out of play as mark of respect to Christian Eriksen
# Support
From The42
# Support

Belgium to kick ball out of play as mark of respect to Christian Eriksen

4 hours ago 9,009 Views 2 Comments

Denmark host the Belgians in Copenhagen on Thursday evening.

# poll-position - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Fianna Fáil support drops five points in latest opinion poll
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Fianna Fáil support drops five points in latest opinion poll

Mar 24th 2018, 6:00 PM 21,652 Views 150 Comments

FIne Gael’s support has risen by one point.

# poll-position - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Sinn Féin gets Mary Lou bounce in latest opinion poll
# Hello Mary Lou
# Hello Mary Lou

Sinn Féin gets Mary Lou bounce in latest opinion poll

Mar 18th 2018, 11:51 AM 19,881 Views 116 Comments

Fine Gael is less popular, but people are happier with the government.

# poll-position - 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 9,626 Views 54 Comments

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

# poll-position - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Political polling is still usually right (apart from the odd surprise), says a new study
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Political polling is still usually right (apart from the odd surprise), says a new study

Feb 5th 2017, 10:00 AM 4,535 Views 22 Comments

Polls correctly predict elections nine out of 10 times, according to new research.

# poll-position - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Hillary Clinton has taken a huge lead in the race for the White House
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Hillary Clinton has taken a huge lead in the race for the White House

Aug 25th 2016, 8:07 PM 31,451 Views 100 Comments

That is despite hitting choppy waters.

# poll-position - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Fianna Fáil is surging in the latest opinion poll
# Comeback Kids
# Comeback Kids

Fianna Fáil is surging in the latest opinion poll

Jul 7th 2016, 7:31 AM 14,997 Views 157 Comments

Micheál Martin is the most popular party leader, with 43% approval.

# poll-position - Friday 1 July, 2016

Fine Gael spent €200,000 of their state funding on polling last year
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Fine Gael spent €200,000 of their state funding on polling last year

Jul 1st 2016, 11:45 AM 6,073 Views 53 Comments

They also got donations of €98,000.

# poll-position - Monday 22 February, 2016

Fianna Fáil are surging but Sinn Féin are slipping, a new poll says
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Fianna Fáil are surging but Sinn Féin are slipping, a new poll says

Feb 22nd 2016, 7:19 AM 22,045 Views 175 Comments

Labour are down one point to 6%.

# poll-position - Saturday 14 November, 2015

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 16,811 Views 187 Comments

They’re all up.

# poll-position - Saturday 17 October, 2015

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 20,406 Views 172 Comments

A good news/bad news situation for the coalition.

# poll-position - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Fianna Fáil is more popular than Sinn Féin in a new opinion poll
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Fianna Fáil is more popular than Sinn Féin in a new opinion poll

Jun 20th 2015, 7:38 PM 16,171 Views 89 Comments

For the first time in over a year, the Soldiers of Destiny are above 20% support.

# poll-position - 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 38,571 Views 181 Comments

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

# poll-position - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Dublin City Council apologises for error that saw dead people sent Polling Cards
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Dublin City Council apologises for error that saw dead people sent Polling Cards

Oct 1st 2013, 11:06 PM 4,896 Views 34 Comments

New voters have not been sent Polling Cards, says Dublin City Council, but they are not essential.