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From TheJournal.ie Report: Ireland will soon have fewer charities Recession

Report: Ireland will soon have fewer charities

The survey found that the future outlook for many non-profits is questionable…and boards may have to decide to cease operations altogether.

From TheJournal.ie Survey: More people cycling and taking Luas to work in Dublin Transport

Survey: More people cycling and taking Luas to work in Dublin

A survey by the Dublin Transport Authority showed that while public transport is still the preferred option, more people are travelling by bicycle and Luas across the ‘canal cordon’ area in Dublin than before.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Half of SME applications for bank loans refused in last quarter – report Lending

Half of SME applications for bank loans refused in last quarter – report

A new ISME survey says that although more companies are seeking credit, lenders are still reluctant to put up their cash.

From TheJournal.ie Dramatic surge in number of smartphones and tablets in Ireland Technology

Dramatic surge in number of smartphones and tablets in Ireland

New research carried out by Red C found that 49 per cent of Irish people own a smartphone while 16 per cent own a tablet.

From TheJournal.ie Less than half think property prices reflect good value Research

Less than half think property prices reflect good value

A new study by Daft.ie found the vast majority of respondents believe property prices will continue to drop over the next 12 months.

Strange quango press release of the day I ♥ Ham This post contains videos

Strange quango press release of the day

Bord Bia has issued a missive heralding the humble ham sandwich – and detailing the different ways in which people eat them.

From TheJournal.ie Breakfast cereals "too high in sugar", says report Cereals

Breakfast cereals "too high in sugar", says report

Cereals targeted at children are particularly high in sugar, a new report by Which? researchers says, adding that Lidl Crownfield Conflakes have as much salt as a packet of crisps.

From TheJournal.ie Kildare drivers least likely to be 'good samaritans' Drivers

Kildare drivers least likely to be 'good samaritans'

Drivers in Donegal and Kerry are most likely to stop and help a stranded motorist – but Kildare and Meath drivers are least likely to intervene.

From TheJournal.ie Two in five Irish people have been unfaithful Heartbreakers

Two in five Irish people have been unfaithful

New RTÉ gameshow tonight will expose Irish attitudes on everything from breaking up by text to ‘stealing’ from the Trócaire box…

From TheJournal.ie Euro jitters and Budget 2012 dull consumers' moods Consumer Sentiment

Euro jitters and Budget 2012 dull consumers' moods

The KBC/ESRI index has shown that Irish consumer sentiment fell considerably in December.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s fix: Irish people’s biggest worry for 2012, a rise in the number of tourists visiting Ireland (finally!) – and time travel exists. Kind of.

From TheJournal.ie Women (slightly) more likely to "neglect" their cars, says AA Cars

Women (slightly) more likely to "neglect" their cars, says AA

That is according a new AA Rescue survey which showed that more women neglect “simple yet important” tasks like checking tyre pressure than men – but both genders fare badly overall.

From The42 Cluxton's kick the 'moment of the year' Blue Tide

Cluxton's kick the 'moment of the year'

Our survey says: the dramatic, late winner from Dublin goalkeeper in this year’s All-Ireland final is the most memorable moment of the past 12 months.

From TheJournal.ie One-third of Irish businesses prevented from growing by credit shortage Lending

One-third of Irish businesses prevented from growing by credit shortage

Almost half of businesses in the InterTradeIreland study were either shrinking, struggling or winding up entirely.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael and Labour support plunges in new poll Poll

Fine Gael and Labour support plunges in new poll

Satisfaction with the Government has nosedived by ten points in the wake of the Budget, the Sunday Times/Behaviour and Attitudes poll shows.

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment is the world's fastest growing concern - survey Unemployment

Unemployment is the world's fastest growing concern - survey

Concerns about unemployment have increased six-fold since 2009 – while corruption and poverty remain the highest-ranking worries, according to a survey by the BBC World Service.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 80 per cent of Irish households have internet access Internet Access

Nearly 80 per cent of Irish households have internet access

Seventy-seven per cent of 16 to 29-year-olds access the internet almost every day according to figures from the CSO.

From TheJournal.ie What recession? Irish shoppers will be the highest spenders in Europe this Christmas Spend Spend Spend

What recession? Irish shoppers will be the highest spenders in Europe this Christmas

A Deloitte survey shows the average household spend over the festive season will be €943. How much are you planning to spend?

From TheJournal.ie Seven out of ten Irish employees satisfied at work - survey Job Satisfaction

Seven out of ten Irish employees satisfied at work - survey

Employee survey by Peninsula Ireland finds that the number of people who are happy with their work has risen by almost 50 per cent since last year.

From TheJournal.ie 23 per cent of Irish children live in a single-parent household Single Parents

23 per cent of Irish children live in a single-parent household

The figures from a European survey show that 23.2 per cent of Irish children lived with one parent, while 67.8 per cent lived with married parents.

From The42 Family affair: How Daddy decides what sports team we support Decisions Decisions

Family affair: How Daddy decides what sports team we support

Researchers in America have found that almost 40% of men cite their fathers as the main influence in picking a team.

From TheJournal.ie One in three Irish employees is looking to leave their job - survey Job Satisfaction

One in three Irish employees is looking to leave their job - survey

More than 1,000 Irish workers took part in a survey and described their feelings about their working life, pay, and job satisfaction.

From TheJournal.ie BlackBerry users consider switching brands Blackberry Crumble

BlackBerry users consider switching brands

The smartphone company experienced a number of outages this week, which frustrated many customers. Now a survey says some have already bought new phones – and others are thinking of moving from BlackBerry.

From TheJournal.ie Macra's young farmers give their verdict on Irish celebs Macra

Macra's young farmers give their verdict on Irish celebs

Ear to the Ground presenter Ella McSweeney was voted agriculture’s number one sex symbol – but 16 per cent of Macra members didn’t know who Paul Galvin was…

One-in-three Americans prefer their smartphone to sex America This post contains a poll

One-in-three Americans prefer their smartphone to sex

The survey showed that one third of people would go without sex for week rather than go without their smartphone.

From TheJournal.ie Europeans feeling more optimistic than they were last year Optimism

Europeans feeling more optimistic than they were last year

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.

From TheJournal.ie Have your say on Dublin's social scene Dublin

Have your say on Dublin's social scene

Your Dublin Your Voice are looking for your views on everything from pubs to shopping to your favourite things to do…

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half of all households paying bills late each month Bills Bills Bills

Nearly half of all households paying bills late each month

Disposable income index shows that half of Irish people don’t feel able to save regularly – and increasing numbers of working adults are left without spare cash after essentials paid for.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should all legal highs be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all legal highs be banned?

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

Half of Irish people think it's OK to make phone calls from the toilet Doing Business This post contains a poll

Half of Irish people think it's OK to make phone calls from the toilet

53 per cent of people say it’s alright – with nearly three-in-five Dubliners say they’ve no problem calling from the loo.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teens have high online literacy level Survey

Irish teens have high online literacy level

A previous OECD survey showed that non-digital literacy levels among 15 year olds had dropped in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie We 'Like' this: Irish are fourth biggest users of social networks Social Animals

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

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

From TheJournal.ie People under 50 'more positive towards saving' Good News

People under 50 'more positive towards saving'

People saving money for eduction and unexpected expenses, a new survey has found.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised over shortage of junior hospital doctors Doctor Shortage

Concerns raised over shortage of junior hospital doctors

The Irish Association of Emergency Medicine has said that shortages may lead to “potential avoidable harm” to patients.

From TheJournal.ie Three-quarters of professionals 'would leave Ireland within three years' Emigration This post contains a poll

Three-quarters of professionals 'would leave Ireland within three years'

Only five per cent of workers are sure the economy will improve by 2014 – with two-thirds believing it will continue to flag.

From TheJournal.ie New research shows that nine in 10 of us know our neighbours Neighbours

New research shows that nine in 10 of us know our neighbours

A much smaller proportion regularly interact with their neighbours while 81 per cent of us would rather not have more interaction with our neighbours according to the survey.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco, Ryanair and UPC come bottom of the social networking table Social Media

Tesco, Ryanair and UPC come bottom of the social networking table

A new study has found that some big brands have no social media features on their eCommerce sites at all, while others, like HMV, Amazon and Irish site Elverys are making the most of the likes of Facebook and Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie Over half of people positive after jobs initiative, survey finds Positivity

Over half of people positive after jobs initiative, survey finds

55 per cent of respondents are positive about the jobs initiative itself, while 85 per cent can handle prospective bad news.

From TheJournal.ie Around 190 million work days lost every year in EU because of migraine Headaches

Around 190 million work days lost every year in EU because of migraine

First global study on migraine and headache disorders finds that more women than men suffer from headaches.