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Connaught Telegraph Polls

Please see below for all current polls on the Connaught Telegraph website. If you have already voted on any of our polls you may not be able to vote again.

Castlebar Chamber of Commerce is planning to have a temporary ice rink installed in the town for the 2017 Christmas season. Please vote on your preferred location.

Poll ended on the 4th May, 2017 and the results were:

Military Barracks

17.5%

Castle Street car park

1.5%

Hoban's car park

1.9%

The Mall

75.2%

An Sportlann car park

2.9%

Other

1.0%

Mayo to beat Dublin in the replay?

Poll ended on the 1st October, 2016 and the results were:

Yes, Mayo to lift Sam

79.0%

No, we missed our chance

17.3%

I'm going for another draw

3.7%

Will Mayo beat Dublin in the All-Ireland final?

Poll ended on the 18th September, 2016 and the results were:

Yes - this is our year

78.4%

Dublin to win

21.6%

Mayo to beat Galway on June 18?

Poll ended on the 18th June, 2016 and the results were:

Yes - and by some margin

35.2%

They will but closer than you think

45.1%

I'm going for a shock Galway win

19.7%

Sun shines in early May - is that our summer?

Poll ended on the 23rd May, 2016 and the results were:

Probably only bit of summer we'll see

0.0%

Don't be miserable - lots more to come

50.0%

Ever hopeful for a hot summer 2016

50.0%

What should be the new government's main priority?

Poll ended on the 9th May, 2016 and the results were:

Address hospital overcrowding once and for all

34.6%

Provide more jobs in counties like Mayo

15.4%

Deal with the issue of rural decline

26.9%

Kick-start the building sector

3.8%

Boost spending power by ending austerity

19.2%

What form should the new government take?

Poll ended on the 9th April, 2016 and the results were:

A FG-led minority government

21.8%

A FG/FF coalition

40.0%

To hell with it, call another election

38.2%

Will Castlebar Mitchels win the All-Ireland senior club football final?

Poll ended on the 17th March, 2016 and the results were:

Yes - odds on favourites

22.2%

They will but it will be close

59.3%

Dublin champions will be too strong

18.5%

What will be the outcome of the general election in Mayo?

Poll ended on the 25th February, 2016 and the results were:

FG (3), FF (1)

30.9%

FG (2), FF (1), SF (1)

19.1%

FG (2), FF (2)

35.1%

FG (2), FF (1), Ind. (1)

14.9%

Mayo to beat Dublin this weekend?

Poll ended on the 5th February, 2016 and the results were:

After Cork display - not a hope

60.9%

Yes, we'll bounce back

17.4%

I'd be delighted with a draw

21.7%

Mayo to open NFL with a win over Cork this Sunday?

Poll ended on the 31st January, 2016 and the results were:

I think they will win

28.6%

Hope so but not that confident

14.3%

Think it'll be Cork's day

57.1%

Would you welcome snow?

Poll ended on the 19th January, 2016 and the results were:

No - stay away

88.9%

Sure would - let it snow

11.1%

Will you be making a New Year's resolution?

Poll ended on the 10th January, 2016 and the results were:

I will, and I'm sticking to it this year

15.2%

Yes, but give it 2 weeks...

3.0%

No - don't believe in them

81.8%

Have you got your Christmas shopping done?

Poll ended on the 23rd December, 2015 and the results were:

Done and dusted with weeks

28.6%

Starting mid December

19.0%

It'll be last minute as always

52.4%

Sick of the rain - fancy a white Christmas?

Poll ended on the 30th November, 2015 and the results were:

Yes - bring it on

34.8%

No way - disaster

34.8%

A little sprinkling would be nice

30.4%

Are you using the new postcode (Eircode) introduced three months ago?

Poll ended on the 25th October, 2015 and the results were:

Yes - It's a great system

18.8%

No - I could not be bothered

81.3%

Should Taoiseach Enda Kenny call an early general election?

Poll ended on the 14th October, 2015 and the results were:

Yes - It would be a wise move tactically

54.5%

No - It is too much of a gamble

45.5%

Were the Mayo players right to pass a vote of no-confidence in the management set-up?

Poll ended on the 8th October, 2015 and the results were:

Yes - It was time for another change

26.8%

No - It was an over-reaction and unfair on management team

67.6%

So is it time to headhunt JIm McGuinness?

5.6%

Could Luke 'Ming' Flanagan win Dáil seat in Mayo in next general election?

Poll ended on the 30th September, 2015 and the results were:

Yes - he'd have my vote

50.0%

No - not a hope

35.2%

He should stay in Europe

14.8%

Will Ireland win the Rugby World Cup?

Poll ended on the 22nd September, 2015 and the results were:

Yes

58.3%

Maybe

25.0%

Not a hope

16.7%

Mayo to defeat Dublin in semi-final replay?

Poll ended on the 7th September, 2015 and the results were:

Yes - the wind is in our sail

22.9%

Mayo win - but it'll be close

35.4%

Dublin will prevail in the end

41.7%

Mayo to beat Dublin in All-Ireland semi-final?

Poll ended on the 30th August, 2015 and the results were:

Quitely confident

20.0%

Mayo will do it but it'll be close

48.0%

Strong possibility of a replay

8.0%

Dublin to win

24.0%

Are you planning a staycation in Ireland?

Poll ended on the 18th August, 2015 and the results were:

Yes, no place like home

23.5%

With this rain - I'm out of here

50.0%

Probably take a short break

26.5%

Mayo to win Sam?

Poll ended on the 28th July, 2015 and the results were:

Yes, it'll be our year

25.0%

After Connaught final, feeling confident

4.2%

Too early to say

43.8%

Not this year

27.1%

Have you paid your water charges?

Poll ended on the 20th July, 2015 and the results were:

Yes

53.6%

I paid but I'm sorry I did

10.7%

No, and I won't be paying

35.7%

So it's Sligo in Connaught final. Feeling confident of Mayo win?

Poll ended on the 15th July, 2015 and the results were:

Mayo to make it 5 on the trot!

54.5%

Confident but Sligo no pushover

31.8%

Sligo could spring another surprise

13.6%

Will Mayo beat Galway on Sunday?

Poll ended on the 14th June, 2015 and the results were:

Done deal - Mayo by 4 points or more

44.2%

Will do, but it'll be tight - one-point win

23.3%

It's going to be Galway's day

32.6%

Are you planning a holiday abroad this year?

Poll ended on the 26th May, 2015 and the results were:

Yes - because I'm sick of Irish weather

54.2%

Yes - never miss my sunshine holiday

12.5%

Staying put - rain or shine

33.3%

Castlebar-Turlough greenway has opened - is Mayo gone greenway mad?

Poll ended on the 12th May, 2015 and the results were:

Greenways best thing to ever happen in the county

29.4%

They should be everywhere

29.4%

Invest more in our roads

41.2%

How do you feel about the same-sex marriage referendum?

Poll ended on the 22nd April, 2015 and the results were:

I'll be voting in favour

67.5%

It's a no from me

27.5%

No opinion

5.0%

10 million Easter eggs will be bought in Ireland this month. Is this too much?

Poll ended on the 5th April, 2015 and the results were:

Only about 9 million too many

48.0%

Averaged out it's not that much per person

4.0%

There's no such thing as too much chocolate

48.0%

Do you look forward to gardening when the weather gets warmer?

Poll ended on the 24th March, 2015 and the results were:

No, never - not on my 'to do' list.

5.6%

Absolutely. Really love my garden.

50.0%

Have tried but don't have green fingers at all.

0%

Not obsessed but like to do a little bit.

44.4%

Should our politicans stay at home this St. Patrick's Day?

Poll ended on the 17th March, 2015 and the results were:

No - it's a great opportunity to promote Ireland

45.8%

Yes - timing is wrong for such expenditure

28.8%

Perhaps some should go, but not as many as do

25.4%

Are you confident of a return to winning ways for Mayo on Sunday?

Poll ended on the 1st March, 2015 and the results were:

Yes - Mayo to beat Monaghan by 5 points or more

27.3%

We'll win but margin will be tighter - 2 points

36.4%

Every chance Monaghan will beat us

36.4%

What are you giving up for Lent?

Poll ended on the 24th February, 2015 and the results were:

The booze

18.2%

Sweets and treats

18.2%

Absolutely nothing

63.6%

Will you be feeling the love this Valentine's?

Poll ended on the 16th February, 2015 and the results were:

Totally feeling the love!

23.1%

No - biggest load of nonsense ever

61.5%

Everyday is Valentine's Day

7.7%

Scrap it I say

7.7%

Should the pubs be open on Good Friday?

Poll ended on the 11th February, 2015 and the results were:

Yes - there's no reason to close them

38.1%

No - leave it as it is

52.4%

yes - but only so it'd mean less binge drinking at home

9.5%

Sports sponsorship and alcohol - what's your view?

Poll ended on the 4th February, 2015 and the results were:

All fine. Sports events need money.

37.5%

Not good. Alcohol abuse is a problem.

37.5%

Ok for now but should be phased out.

12.5%

I don't see what the fuss is about at all.

12.5%

How are the new year resolutions going?

Poll ended on the 28th January, 2015 and the results were:

I gave up on giving up after 3 days

50.0%

Trying, but it's hard

30.0%

Going great

20.0%

Snow and ice or wind and rain - which do you prefer?

Poll ended on the 21st January, 2015 and the results were:

Snow and ice - real winter weather.

38.1%

Wind and rain - it's what we're used to.

38.1%

Hate all types of wintry weather.

4.8%

Don't mind - I take each day as it comes.

19.0%

Mayo's new managers have had first win. Are you confident for future?

Poll ended on the 13th January, 2015 and the results were:

Yes, but give them time - no All-Ireland talk

45.0%

Confident but not too excited

10.0%

I've given up on football!

25.0%

Go on so - we'll win the All-Ireland

20.0%

What's your new year's resolution?

Poll ended on the 7th January, 2015 and the results were:

Lose weight

27.8%

Get fit

33.3%

Change the car

5.6%

Leave well enough alone

33.3%

Do we spend too much at Christmas?

Poll ended on the 27th December, 2014 and the results were:

Yes, it's totally over the top

60.7%

No, only chance we get to splurge

25.0%

Probably, but it's hard not to

14.3%

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?

Poll ended on the 15th December, 2014 and the results were:

Yes - 'let it snow, let it snow, let it snow'

35.7%

Noooooo

42.9%

A small sprinkling would be lovely

21.4%

Lotto jackpot won in Mayo this week. Would you go public?

Poll ended on the 7th December, 2014 and the results were:

Not a hope

91.7%

Yes - how could you keep quiet

8.3%

Is your work place holding a Christmas party this year?

Poll ended on the 30th November, 2014 and the results were:

Yes - time to party

50.0%

No - God be with the days

25.0%

Did you say party? Recession must be over

25.0%

Can Ballintubber win Sunday's Connaught SFC final against Corofin?

Poll ended on the 23rd November, 2014 and the results were:

Yes - but it'll be tight

66.7%

No - favourites Corofin to win

16.7%

Could well be a draw

16.7%

Should Jacobs put the Jelly Stars back in their Afternoon Tea biscuits?

Poll ended on the 21st November, 2014 and the results were:

Yes – it’s like fig rolls without figs

88.9%

No - prefer the replacement 'chocolate wheel’

0.0%

Can we not have the two

11.1%

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?

Poll ended on the 16th November, 2014 and the results were:

Yes - finished or almost done

27.3%

No - but I'm planning to start any day now

45.5%

December 24 is the only day for shopping

27.3%

Will Ballintubber win or lose against St. Brigid's on Sunday?

Poll ended on the 9th November, 2014 and the results were:

Win

70.4%

Lose

25.9%

Neither - it'll be a draw

3.7%

Is it necessary to change the time each winter and spring?

Poll ended on the 3rd November, 2014 and the results were:

Yes

33.3%

No

53.3%

Waste of time!

13.3%

Are Westport United's achievements undervalued?

Poll ended on the 25th October, 2014 and the results were:

Yes

50.0%

No

50.0%

Castlebar Mitchels or Ballintubber to win the county final?

Poll ended on the 19th October, 2014 and the results were:

Ballintubber

33.3%

Mitchels

61.1%

A draw

5.6%

Are you happy with Budget 2015?

Poll ended on the 18th October, 2014 and the results were:

Yes

38.5%

No

53.8%

Not sure

7.7%

James Horan for the Donegal manager's job - was he right not to take it?

Poll ended on the 13th October, 2014 and the results were:

Yes. He needs a break

42.9%

No. Best man for the job

20.0%

They should give the job to a Donegal man

37.1%

Ballintubber or Castlebar Mitchels for the Moclair Cup this year?

Poll ended on the 6th October, 2014 and the results were:

Ballintubber - no question

69.6%

The Mitchels to retain their title

30.4%

Are you happy with how the county board has handled appointing a new Mayo manager?

Poll ended on the 29th September, 2014 and the results were:

Yes

38.1%

No

47.6%

Matters could have been handled better

14.3%

Are you leaving the wellies at home this year and going to the ploughing?

Poll ended on the 25th September, 2014 and the results were:

Wouldn't miss it

61.5%

Have no interest in farming matters

15.4%

Wouldn't be the same without the wet and the wellies

23.1%

All-Ireland final's up on Sunday - who are Mayo fans supporting?

Poll ended on the 21st September, 2014 and the results were:

Donegal all the way

75.6%

The Kingdom of Kerry

14.6%

Did you really have to ask this question?

9.8%

Sun's shining. What you all got planned?

Poll ended on the 14th September, 2014 and the results were:

Hitting for the beach

58.3%

Taking a sick day off work

0.0%

Hitting the garden

8.3%

Sun? What's sun?

33.3%

Who should succeed James Horan as Mayo manager?

Poll ended on the 7th September, 2014 and the results were:

Noel Connelly

23.1%

Kevin McStay

53.8%

Pat Holmes

3.8%

Enda Gilvarry

3.8%

Peter Forde

0%

John Maughan

15.4%

Is Limerick the correct venue for the All-Ireland semi-final replay between Mayo and Kerry?

Poll ended on the 30th August, 2014 and the results were:

Yes, I've no problem with it

3.6%

No, it should be Croke Park

71.4%

Yes, the GAA was in a no-win situation

7.1%

No, American football should not take precedence

17.9%

Mayo v Kerry on Sunday. What will the outcome be?

Poll ended on the 24th August, 2014 and the results were:

Mayo win by 2 points

50.0%

A draw

0.0%

Kerry to shade it by 3 points

23.1%

Mayo to blitz the Kingdom

26.9%

Almost back to school - are primary school summer hols too long in Ireland?

Poll ended on the 18th August, 2014 and the results were:

2 months is perfect

0.0%

Make it 3 months

66.7%

A month would be long enough

33.3%

Leaving Cert results are out. How are you feeling?

Poll ended on the 15th August, 2014 and the results were:

Over the moon

25.0%

Relieved it's all over

50.0%

Couldn't care less

12.5%

Have to do it all again next year

12.5%

Are you holidaying at home or abroad this summer?

Poll ended on the 13th August, 2014 and the results were:

Staying put in Ireland

63.6%

Wouldn't leave Mayo ever

9.1%

Definitely going abroad

27.3%

Will Mayo beat Cork in Sunday's SFC quarterfinal

Poll ended on the 3rd August, 2014 and the results were:

Yes, by 3 points or more

59.4%

Definitely, by plus 7 points

21.9%

No - Cork will edge it

15.6%

It'll be a draw

3.1%

Next Sunday is Reek Sunday - are you climbing Croagh Patrick?

Poll ended on the 26th July, 2014 and the results were:

Not a chance

64.7%

Definitely

29.4%

Depends on the weather

5.9%

What's your opinion about the new compact Connaught Telegraph?

Poll ended on the 18th July, 2014 and the results were:

It's awesome

63.6%

Loving it

22.7%

Will always prefer broadsheet

9.1%

No opinion

4.5%

What is the happiness barometer like following Mayo's double football win?

Poll ended on the 15th July, 2014 and the results were:

Don't care about football

10.5%

Mildly happy

26.3%

Totally thrilled

47.4%

Ecstatic - ready to explode

15.8%

What will the result of Sunday's Connaught SFC final be

Poll ended on the 13th July, 2014 and the results were:

a draw

9.1%

Mayo by 3 or more points

27.3%

Mayo by 5 or more

9.1%

Mayo to hammer Galway

27.3%

the unthinkable - Galway win

27.3%

Will Mayo beat Galway in the Connacht GAA Football Senior Championship 2014 Final?

Poll ended on the 10th July, 2014 and the results were:

Yes

100.0%

No

0.0%