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Dublin: 8 °C Saturday 19 October, 2019

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From TheJournal.ie Small and medium businesses aren't impressed with the government Small Confidence

Small and medium businesses aren't impressed with the government

In fact, they’re less than impressed.

From TheJournal.ie Homeowners opposed to flood levy to help others get insurance Flooding

Homeowners opposed to flood levy to help others get insurance

The idea of a 1 per cent levy was mooted by Minister Phil Hogan last month – but a recent survey shows little desire among the public.

From TheJournal.ie Estate agents report "mini-boom" as price increases spread outside Dublin Roar

Estate agents report "mini-boom" as price increases spread outside Dublin

A survey by the Real Estate Alliance reveals an average rise in prices across the country of 6 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Majority believe minimum pricing of alcohol won't curb consumption levels Survey Says This post contains a poll

Majority believe minimum pricing of alcohol won't curb consumption levels

Only 22 per cent of those surveyed for Checkout Magazine believe minimum pricing of alcohol will impact on the level of those drinking.

From TheJournal.ie The Rehab/CRC effect? 9 in 10 donors less trusting of charities Wary

The Rehab/CRC effect? 9 in 10 donors less trusting of charities

Online survey conducted over last month shows direct impact of recent high-profile charities scandals.

From TheJournal.ie What do Irish people watch most on YouTube? Music videos and comedy Web Habits

What do Irish people watch most on YouTube? Music videos and comedy

The survey, the first to look at Irish YouTube users, found that entertainment is at the top of our priorities whenever we visit the site.

From TheJournal.ie One quarter of primary school children overweight (and 12 per cent saying 'no' to fruit) Primary Concern

One quarter of primary school children overweight (and 12 per cent saying 'no' to fruit)

Over 1,000 children were surveyed as part of a wide-ranging study carried out by UCC. Clear lifestyle differences were observed amongst children in the ‘overweight’ category.

From TheJournal.ie One-in-ten young teenagers have received sexual messages online Net Safety

One-in-ten young teenagers have received sexual messages online

Additionally, it’s been found that one in five children surveyed said they’d had contact online with people they had never met in person.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you be watching the Winter Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be watching the Winter Olympics?

One out of ten Americans say they’ll be boycotting the games because of Russia’s political policies. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Irish workplaces among worst in Europe for bullying Big Bullies

Irish workplaces among worst in Europe for bullying

Trade union SIPTU deals with a ‘substantial’ number of bullying cases but said a legal definition of it is needed in Ireland if victims are to get any justice.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you still 'like' Facebook? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you still 'like' Facebook?

The social media giant celebrates its tenth birthday today. But are you still posting, sharing and liking as much as ever?

From TheJournal.ie Trust in this government is as low as trust in the last government Survey

Trust in this government is as low as trust in the last government

Banks are trusted 2 points less, at 19 per cent, according to the Edelman Trust Barometer.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you know where your passport is? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you know where your passport is?

120 passports are lost in Ireland every day. Might be time to check the sideboard…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do we need a crackdown on cheap drinks promotions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we need a crackdown on cheap drinks promotions?

Are nights with names like ‘Messy Mondays’ a bad idea?

From TheJournal.ie Dublin city centre achieves clean rating for the first time in 18 years Rubbish

Dublin city centre achieves clean rating for the first time in 18 years

A national litter survey has found that many Irish towns and cities are cleaner than our European counterparts.

From The42 Almost 50% of Irish rugby players have hidden a concussion Player Welfare

Almost 50% of Irish rugby players have hidden a concussion

A survey carried out by IRUPA also revealed that one in five players have been concussed between four and five times.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people optimistic about the economy...but not their own lives Survey

Irish people optimistic about the economy...but not their own lives

The AA carried out a major survey of 26,000 Irish people before Christmas.

Is opening presents on Christmas Eve a scandalous notion? Irish Christmas This post contains a poll

Is opening presents on Christmas Eve a scandalous notion?

Irish family Christmasses have changed quite a bit over the years.

From TheJournal.ie Forestry Inventory finds 10.5% of Ireland’s total land area is forest Forestry

Forestry Inventory finds 10.5% of Ireland’s total land area is forest

There has been an increase in the private forestry estate of 4 per cent in the last six years.

From TheJournal.ie Good news for Labour in new opinion poll, FF and SF both down Happy Gilmore

Good news for Labour in new opinion poll, FF and SF both down

More than half of those questioned said they approved of the Government’s actions in leading the country out of the EU/IMF bailout.

From TheJournal.ie Over 45 per cent of men are unaware of the impact of violence on women Domestic Violence

Over 45 per cent of men are unaware of the impact of violence on women

A survey on men’s attitudes towards domestic violence revealed that just one in eight men knew a woman experiencing violence.

From The42 85% of Irish fans happy with O'Neill/Keane appointment Survey

85% of Irish fans happy with O'Neill/Keane appointment

Meanwhile 31.2% of fans say they’ve forgiven the Man United legend for Saipan.

From The42 People who play sports are more employed and better paid Fitness

People who play sports are more employed and better paid

Playing with a team or keeping fit is good for your career too, according to this research.

From TheJournal.ie Two in five Dublin dog-owners aren't cleaning up after their pet Dirty Old Town

Two in five Dublin dog-owners aren't cleaning up after their pet

Dubliners consider the issue a worse problem than cigarette buts, chewing gum or graffiti.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has reduced the number of early school leavers, Eurostat finds Targets

Ireland has reduced the number of early school leavers, Eurostat finds

Ireland is on its way to meeting its targets in some areas, but more work is needed to tackle poverty and social inclusion.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland really is the garden of Europe, survey finds Grassland

Ireland really is the garden of Europe, survey finds

Ireland is covered in the highest proportion of grassland in Europe, says Eurostat survey.

From TheJournal.ie Children are 12 times more distracting to a driver than a mobile phone Count To Ten

Children are 12 times more distracting to a driver than a mobile phone

A new survey finds that the average parent takes their eyes off the road for three minutes and 22 seconds during a 16-minute trip.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you consider a 'no frills' wedding?* Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you consider a 'no frills' wedding?*

A priest North Clare is offering low-key ceremonies free-of-charge in the hope of encouraging hard-pressed young couples to set a date.

From TheJournal.ie Survey finds 63 per cent of farmers agree with abortion legislation Abortion

Survey finds 63 per cent of farmers agree with abortion legislation

More female farmers surveyed were opposed to the legislation than the men surveyed.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair hits back at survey that says it has the worst customer service COULDN'T CARE LESS

Ryanair hits back at survey that says it has the worst customer service

The low-cost airline tweeted a tongue in cheek response, saying Which magazine ‘hasn’t got a clue’.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out there are savings of up to €362 to be had in the home insurance market Shop Around

Turns out there are savings of up to €362 to be had in the home insurance market

Huge differences have been found in quotes offered by insurance companies, in a survey carried out by the National Consumer Agency.

From TheJournal.ie Two thirds of Irish householders have seen their income reduced in past year Survey

Two thirds of Irish householders have seen their income reduced in past year

A new survey from Friends Firsts shows 67 per cent have seen a reduction in income. Elsewhere, there’s an increase in the number of people in work investing in a pension.

From TheJournal.ie Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs Fat Facts

Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs

New stats on eating habits are being highlighted as part of a drive to reduce the number of heart disease and stroke victims. 10,000 people die annually as a result of the illnesses.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has been voted the number four 'dream destination' for US tourists Tourism

Ireland has been voted the number four 'dream destination' for US tourists

We moved up five places since last year in a luxury travel magazine survey, beating France, South Africa and England.

From TheJournal.ie People spent more money than they usually would during the heatwave Hot Stuff

People spent more money than they usually would during the heatwave

Barbecues, trips to the beach, paddling pools… it all added up.

From TheJournal.ie 37.5 per cent of students believe in God (and 3 per cent are Jedi) Religion

37.5 per cent of students believe in God (and 3 per cent are Jedi)

A new survey shows that 83.5 per cent of students asked said they believe abortion should be allowed in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Infographic: The cost of sending a child to school in Ireland School Costs Survey

Infographic: The cost of sending a child to school in Ireland

Children’s charity Barnardos has laid out the results of its annual School Costs Survey in this very handy and informative graphic

From TheJournal.ie Hotels in Dublin made €10,000 in profit per room last year Hotels

Hotels in Dublin made €10,000 in profit per room last year

Sales levels are slowly getting back to peak levels but Dublin is significantly outpacing the rest of the country.

From TheJournal.ie 40 per cent of students say abortion should be freely available in Ireland Survey

40 per cent of students say abortion should be freely available in Ireland

Meanwhile, 48 per cent said it should be allowed but only under medical guidance.