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Dublin: 7 °C Tuesday 22 October, 2019


# polling - Friday 9 August, 2019

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

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

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

The matter is also being investigated by gardaí.

# polling - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

At least 30 killed in suicide blast on Pakistan polling station

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

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

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

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

Fianna Fáil remain the most popular party in the state.

# polling - Friday 24 June, 2016

Did opinion polls get it wrong - again?

Not really.

# polling - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

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’.

# polling - Saturday 16 May, 2015

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

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

# polling - Friday 8 May, 2015

# polling - Friday 13 March, 2015

More than a quarter of the country now supports Fine Gael

And a third supports the government parties.

# polling - Saturday 27 September, 2014

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

Very good. If you’re a Republican.

# polling - Sunday 17 August, 2014

The Burton Bounce: Labour double support in latest polls

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?

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

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

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

# polling - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Sinn Féin leads in Dublin, but Hayes faces a fight

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

# polling - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

# polling - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Government takes a beating in new opinion polls

But it is good news for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil.

# polling - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Sinn Féin gain in the polls following collapse in Government support

The Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent sees a drop in support for Fine Gael and Labour.

# polling - Friday 4 October, 2013

Poll: Will you be voting today? Decision Time This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be voting today?

Both sides have given their opinions, the polls are open, but will you be visiting one today?

# polling - Thursday 3 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s pretty horrible outside folks, but here are the nine things you want to know as you start your day.

TD publishes bill to set 7am to 10pm polling hours in stone

Andrew Doyle said the variation in polling hours in some elections is causing confusion and resulting in potential lower turnouts.

# polling - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# polling - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Polling begins in the Meath East by-election

There are 11 candidates in the running for the Meath East seat following the death of Shane McEntee TD.

# polling - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Children's Referendum count begins

Results are expected by noon.

# polling - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

TV guide: the US Presidential Election on the box

RTÉ, TV3, BBC or Sky – the choice is yours. Here’s what they are offering.

# polling - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Egypt's presidential election results due tomorrow

Tensions are high as the country awaits confirmation of its first new president in three decades.

# polling - Friday 1 June, 2012

Poll: How did you vote yesterday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How did you vote yesterday?

Or did you vote at all? Let us know in today’s poll.

# polling - Thursday 31 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Polling stations quiet with low turnout so far Referendum This post contains images

Polling stations quiet with low turnout so far

As they head to the booths, voters have been telling us how turnout figures are looking pretty dismal…

Where’s my polling station? Do I need ID? How to cast your vote today

Ireland’s 3.13 million registered voters have the opportunity to cast their votes in hundreds of polling stations across Ireland’s 43 constituencies today.

# polling - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Polls open across the country for Áras and referendums

Over 3million people are registered to vote today, and polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm.

# polling - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Tunisia set to vote in first free elections

Tunisian men and women go to the polls today in the first free elections since the country gained independence from France in 1956.

# polling - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Higgins says age comparisons with Gallagher are 'insulting'

The presidential candidates are now topping the polls, and Higgins says that suggestions that he’s too old are ‘crude’.

# polling - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Davis calls on fellow candidates to distance themselves from 'dirty tricks'

Mary Davis is calling on all of the presidential campaigns to reject negative polling techniques which have come to light.

# polling - Friday 16 September, 2011

Irish voters trust Gardaí and RTÉ most, banks and political parties least

Results of a comprehensive survey of Irish voters also show that people want fewer TDs, value local interaction highly, and don’t want the electoral system to change.

# polling - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Presidential election set for a Thursday, despite objections in the past Voting This post contains videos

Presidential election set for a Thursday, despite objections in the past

The presidential election, along with three referenda, will be held on Thursday 27 October. There have been calls for weekend votes in the past, to facilitate voters returning to their constituencies.

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