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Election 2016: Battleground for power

Election 2016: Battleground for power

As polling begins across the country, Political Correspondent Michael Brennan breaks down Ireland's 40 constituencies

Is the rise of the independents sustainable?

Is the rise of the independents sustainable?

A poll shows that the independents are the largest grouping in Irish politics but how far can they go?

Labour’s support falls as FG ponders early election

Labour’s support falls as FG ponders early election

RedC poll: It’s time for pollsters to think outside the box

RedC poll: It’s time for pollsters to think outside the box

The recent marriage referendum proved that traditional methods and blunt analysis used by most pollsters are outdated and ineffective

RedC poll: Referendum proved that campaigns count

RedC poll: Referendum proved that campaigns count

The same-sex marriage referendum delivered a high turnout of well-informed voters – a watershed in Irish politics.

‘Gay bounce’ signals modest progress for the coalition

‘Gay bounce’ signals modest progress for the coalition

Could the fillip that the government has gained from the referendum result open the door to an early general election?

RedC Poll: End  of  the  Affair

RedC Poll: End of the Affair

Averil Power’s split with Fianna Fáil led to bitterness on both sides

Don’t count your votes before they’re dispatched

Don’t count your votes before they’re dispatched

Support for a Yes vote may not be as strong as we all think.

Dismay for government as support falls away again

Dismay for government as support falls away again

The marriage referendum is tightening, but the Yes side still enjoys a big lead. Meanwhile, Sinn Féin remains the coming force in Irish politics

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold

Today’s Red C poll shows an electorate willing to throw away ‘traditional’ parties in favour of those on the sidelines

Has the coalition’s recovery sunk beneath the waves?

Has the coalition’s recovery sunk beneath the waves?

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