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Gearing up for a Green revival

Gearing up for a Green revival

The climate crisis has turned young voters’ minds to the environment, while the popularity of Fine Gael’s European candidates is not matched on the home front

Mixed messages for parties as voters look to local and Euro elections

Mixed messages for parties as voters look to local and Euro elections

The big parties may not have it all their own way, with the Greens making unexpected gains

Fine Gael on the rise despite National Children’s Hospital overspend

Fine Gael on the rise despite National Children’s Hospital overspend

Fianna Fáil, which has been critical of Fine Gael’s oversight of the project and its deferral of a review of the property tax, has seen its support drop by two points

Sinn Féin support plummets in latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll

Sinn Féin support plummets in latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll

The party had risen by five points to 18 per cent in last month’s poll after sustained media coverage of its motion of no confidence in Minister for Health Simon Harris

‘Politics of division’ paying off for SF

‘Politics of division’ paying off for SF

Sinn Féin’s spirited attacks on Fine Gael over the government’s assorted health scandals have seen it rise to 18 per cent, its best Red C poll result in two years

Support for FG can’t be taken for granted

Support for FG can’t be taken for granted

After recent scandals and the positive reaction to its Brexit stance fading, will the public give Fine Gael a wake-up call soon

FF loses ground as all roads lead to Brexit

FF loses ground as all roads lead to Brexit

Small changes in voter preference reflect both a deep concern about ‘no deal’ and a reluctance to change party allegiance until Brexit is over or an election is in view, writes Richard Colwell

Poll boost for FG/FF, but no rest ahead

Poll boost for FG/FF, but no rest ahead

Fine Gael is up by one point in our latest poll after Leo Varadkar’s talk of cutting taxes last week - but it faces plenty of challenges between now and Christmas

Economic growth speeds up as consumer confidence falls

Economic growth speeds up as consumer confidence falls

Ireland is booming, we are nearing full employment - yet consumer confidence is in decline. In today’s Sunday Business Post/Red C poll, we discover a ‘sit up and take notice’ moment for the government

No joy for FF as FG stay strong at the top

No joy for FF as FG stay strong at the top

Playing the Fine Gael leader as ‘all spin and no strategy’ isn’t working for FF, while independents are up at 13 per cent and Sinn Féin down at 14 per cent

At 67 per cent, Higgins looks a sure thing

At 67 per cent, Higgins looks a sure thing

The sitting President’s lead in our new poll today is so vast that it appears almost unassailable

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

Opinion Poll: 60 per cent favour repeal of 8th Amendment

Opinion Poll: 60 per cent favour repeal of 8th Amendment

Support for removal of constitutional abortion ban strongest in Dublin as cabinet prepares for special meeting on poll, writes Michael Brennan