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# Survey

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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.
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.
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.
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%).
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.
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.
Vast majority of organisations asked about the PSC said they don't benefit from using it
The Irish Council of Civil Liberties said that there was some confusion and inconsistency from local authorities and other bodies.
Brexit and wage increase lead to drop in confidence for Ireland's small businesses
The Small Firms Association is calling for a national Small Business Strategy to improve small business performance.
Landlords selling a private rental property one of the main drivers of family homelessness in Dublin
The research from homeless charity Focus Ireland examines family homelessness in Dublin.
10% of Irish people reported witnessing adult abuse last year, research shows
Only 3% of those who witnessed abuse reported it to an authority such as the HSE or gardaí
Increase in number of people who think united Ireland more likely due to Brexit
It also showed a large majority of people were in favour of Ireland remaining in the EU.
Controversial Hell Fire Club redevelopment put on hold due to potential effect on local bird of prey
ABP has given the council until February of next year to address this and other concerns.
Over three-quarters of students want continuous assessment for the Leaving Certificate
Despite this, just under 80% of principals, deputy principals and teachers do not believe that a teacher should correct their own students’ exams.
45% of international rugby players felt pressure to train or play when not fully fit
The International Rugby Players survey covers injury rates, concussion and club versus country demands.
Leatherback turtle and beluga whale spotted in Irish waters
Over the course of two years the obSERVE Programme, a government initiative, collected data through two projects.
Moral objection or no time: Majority of GPs say they can't provide abortion services
Legislation on the provision of abortion has been debated by the Oireachtas health committee this week.
Growing up in Ireland: Just one in four 9-year-olds get recommended level of physical activity
One quarter reported being physically active for at least 60 minutes every day.
Majority of Northern Irish leave voters put Brexit above peace process
With regards to the 2016 Brexit referendum vote, 44.2% of people in Northern Ireland voted to leave the EU.
Lynn Ruane on sexual assault: 'I carried a shame that wasn’t mine for years before I told anyone'
It’s been 16 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, and it’s high time Ireland has another one, writes Lynn Ruane.
Just 40% of millennials believe they will be happier than their parents
Those in the developed market were the more pessimistic group of millennials with only 31% of respondents believing they would be happier.
15,000 people to take part in largest ever study of youth mental health
The research will help influence youth mental health policy and practice in Ireland.
74% of people say gardaí in their area can be relied upon to be there when they need them
That’s according to the Garda Public Attitudes Survey for Q2 2018.
Cork, Dublin and Galway voted friendliest cities in the world
That’s according to Condé Nast Traveler’s annual reader survey.
Vienna topples Melbourne in 'most liveable city' ranking
It is the first time a European metropolis has topped the annual chart compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
'Fatal' level of alcohol can be bought in Ireland for €10
Alcohol Action Ireland has said that the price of alcohol in Ireland “demonstrates the remarkable affordability of alcohol to everyday shoppers”.
Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography
A new survey finds that 53% of boys in Ireland first watched porn under the age of 13.
Three-quarters of people still think national crime is a serious problem
That’s according to the Garda Public Attitudes Survey for Q1 2018.
Ireland has the highest rates of some hate crimes in the EU, but no proper laws to address it
A new report identifies “serious gaps” in Ireland’s hate crime laws.
Dublin is now more expensive to live in than both Abu Dhabi and Silicon Valley
It’s the first time Dublin has been in the top 100 most expensive cities to live list since 2014.
Dentists claim rise in tooth extractions caused by structure of medical card scheme
The Irish Dental Association has found that 90% of dentists say they are dissatisfied with the level of care they can provide under the scheme.
Dublin is the best city to live in across Ireland and UK
Dublin ranked higher than London, Belfast, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Dáil women's caucus calls for audit of harassment and bullying in the Oireachtas
The group has called for a survey of the working conditions of elected officials in Leinster House.
Just 28% of Irish people actually know what sepsis is - do you?
The deadly illness can cause tissue damage, organ failure and death.
Would you like to attend a mass by Pope Francis during his Irish visit? Here's what people said...
Just under half of people said they would in a poll for Claire Byrne Live.
Do you want a united Ireland? Only slightly under half of people say they do
Over one in five people aren’t sure if they want it or not.
'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women
Women in eight different countries reported feeling anxious, less confident and unable to sleep after receiving abuse online.
'If you're transparent you'll survive, if you're not you won't': The Charities Regulator wants to hear from the public
The Charities Regulator is seeking the general public’s opinion on how Irish charities should be governed going forward.
Have you ever had sex in a public place? 55% of Irish millennials have
A new show based on a massive international survey of millenials will air tonight.
Healthy Ireland? Over 20% of us smoke, 30% binge drink and 60% are overweight
A new report also gives an account on many of the lifestyle behaviours of the nation.
About a fifth of us aged 35 today will be physically disabled in 30 years
New research suggests that roughly one in four European women and one in six men are expected to be living with a physical disability by 2047.