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# Survey
Meat processing workers subject to 'difficult and dangerous' conditions with regular injuries at work
The findings are contained in a new report by the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland.
# price survey
Pricing survey finds weekly alcohol limit can be reached for under €8
Alcohol Action Ireland has called on the government to introduce minimum unit pricing.
# counting the cost
Back to school costs rising at secondary and primary level as 27% of parents find themselves in debt
The average debt for parents to cover back-to-school costs is €397.
# Survey
Nearly 70% of people would take a Covid-19 vaccine, according to new poll
The poll surveyed 2,000 people in July.
# Back To School
'I have no clue what it will be like when she goes back': Parents share their fears about their children returning to school
Children also told of their worries about the new layout of classes.
# remote working
80% of people want a change from working in the office, survey finds
Almost a quarter of people favour working two to three days a week from home and the rest in the office.
# Survey
Nearly three-quarters of Irish people say they would 'likely' get Covid-19 vaccine
That’s according to a new survey carried out for the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association.
# Coronavirus
Hotels expect occupancy levels to fall by 40% this year - with room rates also taking a hit
Dublin hotels expect to be worse hit and nationally, many hoteliers say the hit to the sector will last for 18 months.
# Growing up in Ireland
Smoking, alcohol and poor diet: Over half of Irish 17-year-olds categorised as having 'unhealthy' lifestyles
The findings formed part of a study by the Economic and Social Research Institute.
# Students
3 in 10 female third-level students have experienced non-consensual penetration, survey finds
That’s according to a new national survey published by NUI Galway’s Active Consent Programme.
# How are you coping
Has Covid-19 changed your relationship with alcohol or drugs? Take part in a special edition Global Drugs Survey is a partner of the GDS Special Edition – you can participate here.
# Wellbeing
Nationwide survey will ask people how they are coping as Covid-19 restrictions ease
It will also ask people about how well they feel the government is balancing the lifting of restrictions with that of economic and social wellbeing.
# property ladder
Majority of potential homebuyers believe next year will be a good time to buy property
Over a third of respondents believe prices will drop by over 10% in the next 12 months.
# How are you coping
Has Covid-19 changed your relationship with alcohol or drugs? Global Drugs Survey launches special edition is a partner of the GDS Special Edition – you can participate here.
# Survey
Four in five Ryanair passengers in UK still waiting on refunds on flights cancelled since March, survey finds
Ryanair said that customers “will be refunded in due course, once this unprecedented crisis is over”.
# Psychology
Take a survey: How has the news affected your reaction to Covid-19?
A psychology study is kicking off in UCD and UCC.
# problems
Footballers' survey reveals 22% are depressed or considered self-harm
The PFA spoke to 262 members between mid-April and mid-May to assess the impact of the crisis.
# Ladies Football
Inter-county training advised to stop 'for now' while 95% of players back behind closed door games
The LGFA has conducted a survey about return-to-play protocols following the Covid-19 pandemic.
# social distancing
Most Irish people don't expect a 'return to normality' until 2021
Seven in 10 people think we’ll have some form of social distancing in place until at least June 2021.
# Discrimination
'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public
Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.
# Survey
57% of GAA club players willing to return to action before Covid-19 vaccine in place
The CPA have surveyed players as a debate over a return to action in 2020 continues.
# How are you coping
Has Covid-19 changed your relationship with alcohol or drugs? Global Drugs Survey launches special edition is a partner of the GDS Special Edition – you can participate here.
# Survey
One-third of Irish people believe there'll be a united Ireland in the EU in the next ten years
Just 26% of respondents in a survey said they believe there will be a UK-EU trade deal agreed by 31 December.
# trade talks
Vast majority of business leaders think Brexit will have short-term negative impact on Irish economy
That’s according to the latest quarterly survey carried out by the Institute of Directors in Ireland.
# Covid-19
Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis
More than 700 university students answered a new survey about the Covid-19 pandemic.
# Coronavirus
Younger people more likely than other groups to meet people face-to-face during Covid-19 restrictions
Half of people who reported flu-like symptoms within the last 14 days believed they had symptoms of the coronavirus.
# Coronavirus
Nine in 10 Irish adults expect economy to be in worse state this time next year, survey finds
That’s according to a survey commissioned by Behaviour and Attitudes and produced for RTÉ.
# Mental Health
Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds
More than 22,000 trans men and women were surveyed for the study.
# new report
4 in 5 bosses think employees have flexibility in their work - most employees don't agree
A new report from Accenture highlights a gap between what managers think and what their employees think about their wellbeing.
# Simon Harris
'The tobacco industry targeting e-cigarettes at young people is cynical, sickening and dangerous'
A survey of over 15,500 schoolchildren in Ireland explored their relationship with alcohol, smoking, sex, food and exercise.
# The Morning After
Avoid driving if you still feel hungover the morning after a night out, AA Ireland advises
It takes most people between one and two hours to process one standard drink.
# Survey
Four out of five people who experience sexual harassment at work don't report it
The Christmas party has long been identified as the most common off-site location of workplace sexual harassment, the survey said.
# Growing up in Ireland
Ireland's 20-year-olds are stressed, living with their parents and worried about housing
Financial security and a good job were their priorities for the next 10 years, according to the Growing Up In Ireland report.
# healthy ireland
Three in every five Irish adults are overweight or obese
The number of smokers in Ireland has fallen again, with 17% of the nation smoking according to the latest Healthy Ireland survey.
# My World Survey
Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds
That’s according to My World Survey 2, the largest ever study of Ireland’s youth mental health.
# Northern Ireland
Majority of Remainers and Leavers willing to see NI leave Union for preferred Brexit outcome
Four in 10 Britons said they cared little or not at all about the region, according to new YouGov research.
# hidden homelessness
One-third of Irish adults know someone who has recently experienced housing exclusion
That’s according to a new survey published by the Simon Communities of Ireland today.
# Education
Third-level students are suffering from extreme anxiety and depression, study shows
Those without stable student accommodation were likely to suffer from anxiety (50.0%) and depression (77.8%).
# College Fees
Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles
The survey finds that 55% of students say they are missing their lectures in favour of paid work.
# Survey
It costs less than €8 to reach the recommended weekly limit of alcohol in Ireland
That’s according to a survey conducted by Alcohol Action Ireland.