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Irish people struggled more than most Europeans to cope with lockdowns - new EU survey
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Irish people struggled more than most Europeans to cope with lockdowns - new EU survey

May 4th 2021, 11:31 AM 29,878 Views 74 Comments

Overall, 41% of Irish people said lockdowns were difficult, with only 18% claiming it was easy to cope with.

Just how physically fit are the Irish?
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Just how physically fit are the Irish?

May 23rd 2015, 10:15 AM 24,494 Views 19 Comments

We have a greater proportion of people playing sport or exercising regularly than any other EU country. But 44% of us never do anything active at all…

Irish among least likely to use public transport in EU
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Irish among least likely to use public transport in EU

Dec 17th 2013, 9:37 PM 20,753 Views 112 Comments

A new EU-wide survey found Irish people are second only to Cyprus when it comes to using their cars every day.

Irish SMEs not as green as they could be...
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Irish SMEs not as green as they could be...

Dec 17th 2013, 8:15 PM 4,743 Views 5 Comments

…but neither are most European SMEs, according to a new Eurobarometer survey.

47% of Irish people are willing to pay more for groceries from developing countries
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47% of Irish people are willing to pay more for groceries from developing countries

Nov 26th 2013, 5:29 PM 4,803 Views 36 Comments

A new Eurobarometer survey shows that 52 per cent said that tackling global poverty should be one of the Government’s main priorities.

Gender pay gap in Ireland still 'unacceptably' wide
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Gender pay gap in Ireland still 'unacceptably' wide

Mar 20th 2013, 8:34 PM 10,544 Views 93 Comments

A report that was discussed in the European Parliament today found that 38 per cent of Europeans rank the pay gap as the most important inequality.

Two-thirds of Irish people want to keep the euro
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Two-thirds of Irish people want to keep the euro

Dec 22nd 2012, 10:38 AM 4,014 Views 63 Comments

That, however, is a drop in confidence in the single currency on the last Eurobarometer survey.

Government losing €1.5 million per day to illegal tobacco market
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Government losing €1.5 million per day to illegal tobacco market

Dec 2nd 2012, 4:02 PM 6,638 Views 119 Comments

The Irish Tobacco Manufacturers Advisory Committee said criminals will make over €230 million this year from illegal tobacco in Ireland.

Europeans say ethnicity and sexual orientation main reasons for discrimination - survey
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Europeans say ethnicity and sexual orientation main reasons for discrimination - survey

Nov 23rd 2012, 6:45 AM 3,820 Views 19 Comments

The latest Eurobarometer shows attitudes towards women and disabled people are getting better – and also examines perceptions of transgender persons for the first time.

Average European believes robot housework still over 20 years away
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Average European believes robot housework still over 20 years away

Sep 14th 2012, 12:45 PM 3,171 Views 18 Comments

A new EU-wide survey reveals that Irish people are also among the least interested in scientific and technological discovery.

86 per cent of Irish people believe corruption is a major problem
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86 per cent of Irish people believe corruption is a major problem

Jul 21st 2012, 6:49 PM 5,753 Views 52 Comments

Some 36 per cent of respondents said they believed they were personally affected by corruption in their daily lives, according to the latest report by the Standards in Public Office Commission.

Poll shows support for pooling EU debt
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Poll shows support for pooling EU debt

May 22nd 2012, 5:56 PM 2,676 Views 10 Comments

Latest Eurobarometer poll gauged attitudes to EU debt – and measures to tackle it.

Europeans feeling more optimistic than they were last year
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Europeans feeling more optimistic than they were last year

Aug 5th 2011, 9:52 AM 498 Views 1 Comment

Latest Eurobarometer survey shows that people are feeling more upbeat about taking control of the economic crisis – but the Irish are one of 13 nations who worry about the impact on jobs.

Poll: Should all legal highs be banned?
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Poll: Should all legal highs be banned?

Jul 12th 2011, 10:00 AM 3,915 Views 66 Comments

Sixteen per cent of Irish young people say they’ve tried legal highs, while one third think they should be banned. Have your say…

Irish youths top EU table for use of ‘legal high’ drugs
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Irish youths top EU table for use of ‘legal high’ drugs

Jul 12th 2011, 9:52 AM 1,153 Views 7 Comments

A Eurobarometer survey reveals that 16 per cent of young Irish people have taken synthetic drugs, the highest in the EU.

We 'Like' this: Irish are fourth biggest users of social networks
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We 'Like' this: Irish are fourth biggest users of social networks

Jun 18th 2011, 1:19 PM 1,720 Views 9 Comments

The European survey also finds that over 80 per cent of us believe that disclosure of personal information is now part of modern life.

Cameron: Turkey has a right to join the EU
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Cameron: Turkey has a right to join the EU

Jul 27th 2010, 12:59 PM 192 Views 0 Comments

The British PM declares himself the “strongest possible advocate” for Turkish entry to the union.