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# Survey

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Survey finds that businesses aren't that crazy about the new Eircode system
Half of business owners asked did not feel the new post code system would impact on their business.
One in five children think Jesus Christ plays for Chelsea - survey
They were given several options, including ‘X Factor contestant’ and ‘astronaut’.
How many of these party season sins have you committed?
Are you guilty of pulling a sickie?
Almost a quarter of people across Europe live on the brink of poverty
This comes in a new study released today by EU’s statistical information office, Eurostat.
We asked every TD and Senator if they're paying their water charges. Here's what they said...
Most elected representatives intend to pay their water bills, but some won’t and some are undecided….
Irish people 'spend more than two weeks a year shopping'
Ireland makes the top 10 in global study on gender gap
Iceland came out on top while Yemen was listed last.
Leo wants to find out just how healthy Ireland is
A new nationwide survey will ask households about a range of health indicators.
How will 'unprecedented' levels of oil and gas exploration affect wildlife?
The Government has announced a new plan to carry out surveys of areas of potential exploration.
Primary school pupils are being prepared to work in the 21st century
A survey of 300 Irish primary schools said access to high speed broadband is an obstacle.
Three quarters of Irish people want to die at home
Most people would like their condition managed by pain medication though almost three-quarters have not written any kind of care directive or given an indication of what they want to family members.
Irish donations to charity are up, but we're less generous than the UK
Irish people donated over €800 million to charitable organisations in 2012.
Over 45% of farmers' family members treated for mental health, with half impacted by suicide
More than a third said suicide had been experienced in their wider community.
Dublin City Council to consider cutting property tax with residents calling for 15% reduction
Dublin City Council will tonight consider a reduction at a special meeting.
Most directors think a who-you-know culture remains for getting on a company's board
As many as 19% believe this it is mainly the case in State-owned companies.
Poll: Do you ever call directory enquiries?
The most expensive service can cost over a fiver for a one second call. But when was the last time you needed to use one?
Almost 4 out of 5 students are checking social media sites at school
There has also been a big increase in social media related projects at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.
Are you THAT person? Almost half of Irish people regularly post photos online while on holiday
A new study also shows that over half of us are partial to a selfie while abroad.
Irish people have no idea how much we spend on foreign aid
A new Ipsos MRBI poll also found that Irish people are mostly in favour of overseas aid, even in an economic downturn.
Thanks a bunch boss... Apparently 8 out of 10 of us have been contacted by work while on holidays
Modern life is rubbish, etc.
Parents are saving for 8 years to put their kids through college
Some people are even having to start saving when their kids are babies.
Dislike: The more time you spend on Facebook, the worse you will feel
A new study shows that going on Facebook can only have a negative impact on your mood, regardless of what you look at.
A third of ads for financial services 'do not meet guidelines'
A Central Bank survey assessed almost 300 advertisements from 23 different firms.
Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently
Marijuana is the most popular drug among the college’s students.
AIB announces €200m fund to support Irish SME exports
The bank’s latest Exports Outlook Report for SMEs shows positive mood among Irish companies for expanding their export market in 2014.
Calling all harpers: The Arts Council wants you
A major survey is being carried out to “help shape the future of the harp in Ireland”.
Most people in Ireland think hospitals are dangerous places
In a massive Europe-wide study, more than half of Irish people said it was likely that patients could be harmed by hospital care in Ireland.
Portrait of an Irish holidaymaker: Bald, generous and drinking on the plane
How much do we spend on drink, clothes and personal grooming when heading on holidays, compared to other nations?
Eight in ten priests want to scrap the changes made to Eucharistic prayers
The Association of Catholic Priests said that Pope Francis may be open to updating the New Missal, but noted that a u-turn would be “embarrassing” for his predecessor Pope Benedict.
Only 47% of Irish people plan to watch the World Cup, according to this survey
Will you be watching?
Have you ever seen a friend drive under the influence of drugs? 1 in 6 have
A new survey from eFlow also reveals a high number of people speed regularly.
Half of house hunters are willing to spend up to €350k on a home
Three out of four property buyers want to buy within the next six months.
30% of Irish people 'think Jews talk too much about the Holocaust'
That’s one of the findings from a worldwide survey on anti-Semitism.
3 in 4 of voters don't believe water charges will be "fair and equitable"
There’s a raft of opinion polls around today on various topics — including the upcoming Euro elections, where Sinn Féin look on course to take three seats.
Drinking two glasses of fruit juice a day is actually pretty bad for you
A survey by the UK’s health body found that breakfast cereals are pushing children’s sugar levels over the recommended limits.
Rehab and CRC scandals still driving down donations for 61% of charities
More than half of charities surveyed last month said their overall income has fallen in the last year though demand for their services is still rising.
Despite being more confident about the economy, Dubliners are wary of setting up a business
The Your Dublin, Your Voice survey is the fifth of of its kind and set out to find how Dubliners are feeling about their current financial situation.
Which countries do Irish people wish Ireland was more like?
Ipsos MRBI asked 500 Irish people which European countries they fancied.
There's a new ladybird in town and it's eating the other ladybirds' eggs
The Irish Wildlife Trust are calling on people to submit sightings.
Seven out of ten Irish women prefer hot chocolate over sex
A Cadbury Ireland survey found Irish women prefer hot chocolate over hot loving, but is that true? YOU DECIDE.