Richard Colwell

Richard Colwell

Poll analysis points to a narrow Yes victory

Poll analysis points to a narrow Yes victory

Taking into account the fact that the majority of undecided voters are likely to vote No in the upcoming referendum, but may be unwilling to say so, we asked voters what they thought the outcome would be. The result: a narrow 56 per cent vote for Yes

Poll: Fine Gael likely to have to slug it out with Fianna Fáil in next election

Poll: Fine Gael likely to have to slug it out with Fianna Fáil in next election

The current state of the parties is quite stable, so what does this poll tell us about the political landscape within which any election will be run?

Repeal campaign now has a serious fight on its hands

Repeal campaign now has a serious fight on its hands

As ever, the fight will be won or lost in the centre - and today’s poll shows undecided voters edging towards the No side

Poll shows swing back to centre right parties

Poll shows swing back to centre right parties

The current polling suggests that voters have somewhat left behind their anger with the establishment

Opinion Poll: Beware the ‘shy’ and undecided voters

Opinion Poll: Beware the ‘shy’ and undecided voters

Based on past referendums, the gap between the sides is likely to be far closer than the figures suggest

Changing of the guard could pay off handsomely for SF

Changing of the guard could pay off handsomely for SF

At Sinn Féin’s recent ard fheis, Gerry Adams announced that he would be standing down as leade...

As you were: the budget with little impact

As you were: the budget with little impact

Following a very vanilla budget, the verdict is in on how people perceive the government and opposition parties - and there are no obvious winners

The centre holds as both of the largest parties make gains

The centre holds as both of the largest parties make gains

Only time will tell if this is part of a trend back to a largely two-party system

FG: more of a nudge than a bounce

FG: more of a nudge than a bounce

If there was an election tomorrow, the next Dáil would look more or less the same as the current one

Poll Analysis: Coveney appeals, but Varadkar draws new voters

Poll Analysis: Coveney appeals, but Varadkar draws new voters

The indications are that the
 change in leader will bring about
 a significant bounce for Fine Gael


Enda Kenny – a great leader or just a lucky general?

Enda Kenny – a great leader or just a lucky general?

His achievements are significant, but perhaps chief among them has been the ability to fall on his feet, in boom or bust

Can Varadkar or Coveney stir up political status quo?

Can Varadkar or Coveney stir up political status quo?

Despite these gains, movements have on the whole been within the margin of error

General election looks unlikely for the time being

General election looks unlikely for the time being

Another election may end up with Fianna Fáil holding power and Fine Gael supporting supply and confidence

Richard Colwell: Is FG leadership battle all over or all to play for?

Richard Colwell: Is FG leadership battle all over or all to play for?

Signs things may not be as straightforward begin to emerge in today’s poll

Another turn of the screw for Fine Gael

Another turn of the screw for Fine Gael

Fianna Fáil has spent the winter sapping the popularity of Sinn Féin and the government