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Poll: Who do you think will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister?

ANDREA LEADSOM’S RESIGNATION from Theresa May’s government narrows the playing field for those in the running to be the UK’s next Prime Minister. 

The latest departure from May’s cabinet has left the Prime Minister – who is expected to set out a date for her departure tomorrow ...

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Poll: Would you attend a public appearance by Donald Trump in Ireland?

THE WHITE HOUSE has confirmed that Donald Trump will arrive in Ireland on 5 June with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar set to meet the US president in Shannon.

Trump’s upcoming visit has already prompted increased security at Shannon Airport and has caused a scramble for the 600 rooms that would ...

2019-05-22 12:16 open_in_new
Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision finals this weekend?

THE EUROVISION SONG contest finals will take place this Saturday in Tel Aviv, Israel. 

The competition this year has been mired in controversy amid calls to boycott it, with critics saying it amounts to a legitimisation of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.

The ...

2019-05-17 13:28 open_in_new
Poll: Would you support sacraments becoming optional in Catholic schools?

A SURVEY CARRIED out by the Archdiocese of Dublin has found that Catholic schools want preparations for Communions and Confirmations to take place outside of school hours. 

The sacraments review group surveyed almost 2,000 parents, principals, teachers, clergy, and lay members of the ...

2019-05-15 12:07 open_in_new
Poll: Should the legal drinking age be raised to 20?

FINE GAEL SENATOR Catherine Noone said yesterday that Ireland needs to do a lot more to combat the problem of alcohol abuse, urging the country to adopt the Icelandic model in tackling the issue among young people.

She said in a statement: “In Iceland the government reduced the reducing ...

2019-05-09 10:10 open_in_new
Poll: Do you support a boycott of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel?

NEXT MONTH, THE Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Israel.

The competition is attracting controversy amid calls to boycott it, with critics saying it amounts to a legitimisation of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.

In Ireland, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity ...

2019-04-30 11:58 open_in_new