Damian Loscher

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Poll shows Sinn Féin has the support of almost a third of voters at 32 per cent. The poll totals 101% due to rounding up

Good morning. Last month when Sinn Féin put down a motion of no confidence in Simon Coveney over his handling of the Zapponegate affair, it raised so(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has seen a jump in his satisfaction rating. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Sinn Féin is on top again, with its highest-ever rating in an Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll of support for the parties. Our latest such poll sho(...)

A Fine Gael spokesperson said on Thursday evening that all polling from 2016 onwards had been carried out by research companies and independent contractors. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fine Gael members used business cards from a non-existent company when carrying out polling for the party prior to 2016, The Irish Times has learned. (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin says he does not known if his party’s polling activity had been against the law.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said that the practice of political party volunteers posing as pollsters should not have happened. It was not right, it (...)

FM dominates the Irish radio market, in contrast to the experience of some other European countries. Photograph: iStock

Irish radio remains an FM affair despite the advent of multiple digital devices and apps, with the time spent listening through the FM band clocking i(...)

US president Donald Trump, with British prime minister Theresa May at a joint press conference. Journalists and politicians are among the least trusted professionals, according to a new survey. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Just 21 per cent of the Irish public say they trust politicians, the lowest ranked of all professions measured in the 2017 Ipsos MRBI Trust In The Pro(...)

The effect of general election debates on the final outcome is often contested.

Tonight sees the crescendo of the limp 2016 general election campaign as Miriam O’Callaghan hosts the four main party leaders for their final broadcas(...)

David Farrell Professor of Politics at University College Dublin said voters are leaving it very late to make up their minds. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

This article is part of The Irish Times Meet the Voters series, profiling ten sample voters in a bid to track the impact of the 2016 General Election(...)

Veteran broadcaster Gay Byrne presents his show on Lyric FM. Some 43 radio stations will become available on a single Irish Radio Player   app. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A new “Irish Radio Player” app featuring all 43 stations in the Republic will be unveiled shortly in a bid by the industry to recruit younger listener(...)

Bob Collins, chairperson of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, addressing a discussion on programme standards in the broadcasting media. Photograph: Alan Betson

Four-fifths of viewers and listeners have been offended by scenes or descriptions of rape, sexual assault or cruelty in Irish broadcasting, while h(...)

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