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# amarach-research - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Nearly 70% of people would take a Covid-19 vaccine, according to new poll

The poll surveyed 2,000 people in July.

# amarach-research - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

A third of Irish people don't want any of the party leaders to become next Taoiseach, poll finds

A further 20% said they’d like to see Leo Varadkar remain Taoiseach.

# amarach-research - Sunday 17 November, 2019

35% of people would pay water charges if they were brought in now

The results are based on an opinion poll carried out by Amarách Research for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live/

# amarach-research - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Over 70% of people believe gardaí should wear body-cams

According to a survey carried out by Amarach Research for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live/

# amarach-research - Saturday 28 September, 2019

70% of Irish people support climate strikes, but one in five oppose them

According to a survey carried out by Amarach Research for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live/

# amarach-research - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Majority of people believe that electric scooters should not be legalised for use on Irish roads

A public consultation into the legalisation of Powered Personal Transporters is currently underway.

# amarach-research - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Over 80% of Irish people would rather stay in summer time if the clocks stop changing twice a year

The European Parliament voted last week in favour of abolishing seasonal time changes.

# amarach-research - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Majority of people think construction contract for Children's Hospital should be re-tendered

Health Minister Simon Harris said at the weekend that the Government will not re-tender the project.

# amarach-research - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Majority of Irish people would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime

There has been speculation that Brexit could lead to the unification Ireland.

# amarach-research - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Vast majority of Irish people want a second referendum on Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn says he’s open to holding another vote; while PM Theresa May has dismissed it as “a politicians’ vote”.

# amarach-research - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Most of those living in Ireland think the Irish language should be legally protected in the North

An Irish language act has become one of the main stumbling blocks in talks aimed at relaunching the Stormont government.

# amarach-research - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Government minister Halligan says Ireland needs to call in Spanish ambassador to condemn police violence

A new poll, meanwhile, suggests that most Irish people think that Catalans should be allowed to pursue independence from Spain.

# amarach-research - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Should drugs be decriminalised for personal use? Voters are split on the issue

A new poll found that a large proportion of voters would back the idea – but not everyone is convinced.

# amarach-research - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Pictures: How drones, turbines and virtual reality are changing Ireland

The Future Ireland report takes a look at Irish society by different themes each year.

# amarach-research - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Most Irish people don't want free speech restrictions - even if it offends some

People are worried about the rise of extreme right-wing views – but 65% of Irish people don’t want restrictions on free speech.

# amarach-research - Monday 9 January, 2017

Most people want drink drivers to be publicly named and shamed

Meanwhile, just over half of people want drink driving alcohol limits to remain unchanged.

# amarach-research - Monday 3 October, 2016

Almost 80% of Irish people think the old age pension needs to be increased

The findings result from a new poll conducted by Amárach Research for Claire Byrne Live.

# amarach-research - Monday 5 September, 2016

66% of people want a referendum on abortion in Ireland

The findings result from a new poll conducted by Amárach Research for Claire Byrne Live.

# amarach-research - Monday 30 May, 2016

Most Irish people would support emergency internment for gangland suspects to combat gun violence

The findings result from a new poll conducted for by Claire Byrne Live and Amárach Research.

# amarach-research - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Most people now think water charges should be scrapped

A new poll finds strong support for abolition after the general election result.

# amarach-research - Monday 7 March, 2016

Nearly half of people don’t intend paying their next Irish Water bill

A new poll comes in the wake of the general election result and the uncertainty over the future of charges.

# amarach-research - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Most people think it's time for Joan Burton to go

The beleaguered Labour leader is facing an uncertain future as a new poll finds strong support for her resignation.

# amarach-research - Monday 29 February, 2016

The next Taoiseach: The people want Micheál over Enda - but a lot want neither

A new poll conducted in the aftermath of the election, has some fascinating findings.

# amarach-research - Monday 22 February, 2016

Most people would give up tax cuts for greater spending on health services

Over half of people would forgo tax cuts for greater investment in health.

# amarach-research - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Leo would make a better leader of Fine Gael - poll

Nearly half of people think the Health Minister would make a better leader of Fine Gael than Enda Kenny.

# amarach-research - Monday 1 February, 2016

Nearly everyone wants the election held on a Friday

A new poll shows strong support for Friday over Thursday.

# amarach-research - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Has Enda been better than Bertie and Brian Cowen? We have the answer...

A new poll has found that over half of people in Ireland believe the current Taoiseach has been better than his two predecessors.

# amarach-research - Monday 18 January, 2016

80% of Irish people think they can't control their privacy on social media

1,000 people were asked whether or not they trusted the privacy of their images online.

# amarach-research - Saturday 14 November, 2015

The majority of men are against gender quotas

As political parties try to ensure a third of their Dáil hopefuls are female, a new poll has some interesting findings.

# amarach-research - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Most men think decriminalising drugs is a good idea - but women aren't so sure

The government is considering decriminalising the possession of a small amount of drugs like heroin, cannabis and cocaine.

# amarach-research - Monday 2 November, 2015

Alan Kelly's big idea to solve the rental crisis could be dead in the water

It comes as a new poll finds strong support for the minister’s rent certainty proposal.

# amarach-research - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed

A new poll finds most people do not favour an all-out ban on parents smacking their children.

# amarach-research - Monday 19 October, 2015

Most people don't want Travellers living in their community

The latest Claire Byrne Live/Amárach Research poll also finds that most people agree with residents opposing a temporary halting site in south Dublin.

# amarach-research - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

An awful lot of people don't trust Fianna Fáil to manage the economy again

A new poll will make uncomfortable reading for Micheál Martin.

# amarach-research - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Most people think the government has NOT done a good job

A poll finds the majority of people think the coalition hasn’t done a good job over the last four years.

# amarach-research - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Most people think Labour HASN'T protected the least well-off

A new poll shows 65% of people think the party has failed to protect the poorest in Ireland.

# amarach-research - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

More than a quarter of people say abortion will sway their vote

The 8th Amendment looks set to be a big issue at the next general election.

# amarach-research - Monday 14 September, 2015

The vast majority of people don't believe Gerry Adams

A new poll finds that nine out of ten people don’t believe the Sinn Féin president’s claim that he was never in the IRA.

# amarach-research - Thursday 10 September, 2015

A lot of people don't want a general election until NEXT year

A new poll shows that many Irish people don’t want an election before the end of this year despite speculation it will happen.

# amarach-research - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Most Irish people don't believe Enda but no one in government wants to talk about it

Just 12 per cent of people believe the Taoiseach’s version of the events which led to Martin Callinan’s departure last year.

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