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# ireland-thinks - Saturday 19 February, 2022

Poll: Irish people split over whether to trust State bodies with facial recognition
# Digital Age
# Digital Age

Poll: Irish people split over whether to trust State bodies with facial recognition

Feb 19th 2022, 9:00 AM 16,989 Views 26 Comments

Over 40% of people said they would not trust any of the groups or organisations listed to use the technology responsibly.

# ireland-thinks - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Just one in five people in Ireland believe women are treated equally in the home
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

Just one in five people in Ireland believe women are treated equally in the home

Jan 20th 2022, 12:05 AM 27,538 Views 62 Comments
  • Just 13% of women polled think women are treated equally in the home, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • One in five people believe women and men are treated equally in Irish society.
  • Universal State-funded childcare and increased penalties for violence and abuse of women were cited as the top priorities for achieving gender equality.

# ireland-thinks - Sunday 9 January, 2022

Sinn Féin remain most popular party, but current coalition government is the preferred option
# New Poll
# New Poll

Sinn Féin remain most popular party, but current coalition government is the preferred option

Jan 9th 2022, 12:25 PM 36,641 Views 149 Comments

Sinn Féin is in the lead with 33% support, while Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are on 23% and 19% respectively.

# ireland-thinks - Saturday 18 December, 2021

More than half of people in Ireland think less of Britain since Brexit
# Polling
# Polling

More than half of people in Ireland think less of Britain since Brexit

Dec 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 29,178 Views 73 Comments
  • 63% of people say their view of Britain has changed since it left the EU, new polling has found.
  • Of those, 95% say it has changed for the worse, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Green Party and Social Democrat voters are especially likely to say their views on Britain have changed since Brexit.

# ireland-thinks - Monday 1 November, 2021

Ireland split on whether to build a nuclear power station for clean energy
# Splitting The Atom
# Splitting The Atom

Ireland split on whether to build a nuclear power station for clean energy

Nov 1st 2021, 7:15 PM 32,650 Views 180 Comments

In a trade-off between tackling climate change and economic growth, more people would prioritise solving the climate crisis.

Majority of us have made personal changes for the climate, but not as many are confident it's enough
# ALL IN THIS TOGETHER
# ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

Majority of us have made personal changes for the climate, but not as many are confident it's enough

Nov 1st 2021, 7:15 AM 7,641 Views 41 Comments

Across the political spectrum, only Fine Gael voters place more responsibility on individuals than on governments to tackle the climate crisis.

# ireland-thinks - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Most Irish people want the State to take in more than 230 Afghan refugees
# TGIP
# TGIP

Most Irish people want the State to take in more than 230 Afghan refugees

Sep 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 16,586 Views 31 Comments

An Ireland Thinks poll indicates that younger people, educated people and non-religious people are the most likely to want to take in more than 230 refugees.

# ireland-thinks - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Less than a third of people in Ireland would take a trip to space - even if it was free
# Earth Bound
# Earth Bound

Less than a third of people in Ireland would take a trip to space - even if it was free

Sep 7th 2021, 11:44 AM 6,801 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland Thinks/Good Information Project poll turned up some interesting answers.

# ireland-thinks - Monday 6 September, 2021

European Space Agency: Majority say Ireland’s contribution should not increase beyond €20m
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

European Space Agency: Majority say Ireland’s contribution should not increase beyond €20m

Sep 6th 2021, 6:10 AM 13,060 Views 14 Comments

Polling carried out by Ireland Thinks found that just 11% of the public think the contribution should be increased.

# ireland-thinks - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Poll: Satisfaction with public transport is concentrated almost entirely within Dublin
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Poll: Satisfaction with public transport is concentrated almost entirely within Dublin

Aug 8th 2021, 7:00 PM 24,586 Views 71 Comments

77% of Dubliners feel their area is well serviced by public transport – but in the midlands, 78% feel the exact opposite.

# ireland-thinks - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South
# Opinion Polls
# Opinion Polls

Column: Lessons from Dublin Bay South

Jul 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,097 Views 7 Comments

While elected representatives in Ireland have previously sought to censor public opinion polls, they do so under a paternalistic presumption that the public is incapable of adequately deciphering the information, writes Dr Kevin Cunningham.

# ireland-thinks - Monday 28 June, 2021

What is an 'affordable home'? Most people put the price at between €200,000 and €299,000
# Ireland Thinks Poll
# Ireland Thinks Poll

What is an 'affordable home'? Most people put the price at between €200,000 and €299,000

Jun 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 28,884 Views 56 Comments
  • In an Ireland Thinks/Good Information Project poll, the Irish public mostly disagree with the government's assessment of 'affordable'.
  • Overall, 50% of the public suggested that a price between €200,000 and €299,000 was 'affordable'.
  • About 3% of respondents believed a property priced at over €600,000 was affordable.

# ireland-thinks - Sunday 27 June, 2021

69% of people believe past governments are to blame for the current housing crises
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

69% of people believe past governments are to blame for the current housing crises

Jun 27th 2021, 9:30 PM 16,461 Views 53 Comments

Meanwhile, the Ireland Thinks/The Good Information Project poll shows majority support for a right to housing to be enshrined in the constitution.

# ireland-thinks - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Sinn Féin remains most popular party in latest opinion poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin remains most popular party in latest opinion poll

Jun 20th 2021, 11:25 AM 35,374 Views 152 Comments

Irish Mail on Sunday/Ireland Thinks poll was published today.

# ireland-thinks - Saturday 22 May, 2021

New poll shows deep distrust of Chinese government among Irish public
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

New poll shows deep distrust of Chinese government among Irish public

May 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 28,609 Views 107 Comments
  • The Ireland Thinks poll also found that 65% of respondents said they either distrust or strongly distrust the British government.

# ireland-thinks - Sunday 9 May, 2021

New poll shows most office workers want to work from home 2 to 3 days per week post-pandemic
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

New poll shows most office workers want to work from home 2 to 3 days per week post-pandemic

May 9th 2021, 9:00 PM 35,609 Views 36 Comments

The Ireland Thinks poll found 20% of those working from home do so in their bedrooms.

# ireland-thinks - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Sinn Féin is the most popular party in latest opinion poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin is the most popular party in latest opinion poll

Jan 17th 2021, 10:02 AM 57,321 Views 174 Comments

Irish Mail on Sunday/Ireland Thinks poll was published today.

# ireland-thinks - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Fine Gael's popularity continues to rise as support for coalition partners falls
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fine Gael's popularity continues to rise as support for coalition partners falls

Jul 19th 2020, 10:28 AM 43,790 Views 137 Comments

The poll is the first conducted since the formation of a new government last month.

# ireland-thinks - Monday 25 September, 2017

Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president

Sep 25th 2017, 10:05 AM 16,970 Views 115 Comments

Last week, the president said he “is not ruling out” running for a second term next year.