It’s good news for the coalition, but the electorate is still volatile
With the election fast approaching and a recovering economy, Fine Gael and Labour will hope to see voters return
The recent marriage referendum proved that traditional methods and blunt analysis used by most pollsters are outdated and ineffective
Any past misdeeds may be water under the bridge for Sinn Féin, but the government parties are not so easily forgiven – especially for water charges
The new divide is not one between rich and poor, but between those with, and those without, debt and financial commitments, writes Richard Colwell.
Gains for Sinn Fein, but Fianna Fail seem unable to move above the low twenties in terms of share of the first preference vote, writes Richard Colwell.
At a topline level, it appears that the same sex marriage referendum should pass relatively easily.
Independents are popular, but there is no real appetite for a new party, writes Richard Colwell.