More money in people’s pockets are among the concerns raised by respondents to the poll. Photograph: The Irish Times

Creating jobs, putting more money in people’s pockets and growing the economy are the issues that will decide which party people vote for at the next (...)

Best off AB voters much more strongly in favour of sale than other categories while poorest DE category most opposed. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A decisive majority of voters are opposed to the sale of the state’s shareholding in Aer Lingus, according to the latest Irish Times Ipsos MRBI poll. (...)

Ireland captain Paul O’Connell with the Six Nations trophy after the recent win in Murrayfield. Photograph: Inpho

Minister for Communications Alex White has said there is a strong case for keeping the Six Nations rugby championship free for Irish television viewer(...)

‘If Aylward fails to be elected, Micheál Martin’s leadership of Fianna Fáil will come under serious scrutiny.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

The general election is now less than a year away and while there will inevitably be further twists and turns in the popularity stakes between now and(...)

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton. Seven  per cent of voters say they find Renua very appealing, while 28 per cent say they find it fairly appealing, according to the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A significant number of voters believe Ireland needs a new political party and a large majority have heard of Renua, according to the latest Irish T(...)

Voting trend: the decline in support for the Yes side since the last poll shows the Government has no grounds for complacency. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The Yes side retains a commanding lead in the campaign to amend the constitution to permit same-sex marriage but the decline in support revealed in th(...)

Same-sex statuettes atop  a wedding cake.  Support for the introduction of same-sex marriage has declined since the beginning of the year but the Yes side still retains a strong lead, the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll has found.  File photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Support for the introduction of same-sex marriage has declined since the beginning of the year but the Yes side still retains a strong lead, the lates(...)

A nine-point jump in the satisfaction rating for Taoiseach Enda Kenny is a positive for Fine Gael, with 73 per cent of the party’s own supporters expressing satisfaction with his performance. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The rise in support for Fine Gael in the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll is no great surprise, given that it did so badly in the last one, but it w(...)

The survey was undertaken on Monday and Tuesday among a representative sample of 1,200 voters aged 18 and over, in face-to-face interviews at 100 sampling points in all constituencies. The margin of error is plus or minus 2.8 per cent

Support for Fine Gael has recovered, according to the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll, which also shows a significant rise in satisfaction with Tao(...)

Last autumn there were 1,300 asylum-related cases on the High Court list, and it was estimated that it would take four-and-a-half years to hear them. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Sweeping reform of the system for dealing with asylum applications has been approved by the Government.Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald got th(...)