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#Amárach Research

# amarach-research - This year 2022

More than half of households couldn’t afford an unexpected €1,000 expense, poll finds
# Amárach Research
# Amárach Research

More than half of households couldn’t afford an unexpected €1,000 expense, poll finds

Sep 1st 2022, 8:04 PM 28,855 Views 31 Comments

Nearly two-thirds of people also said they would not be able to comfortably afford energy bills if they rise again in the coming months.

A rise in 'enjoyment' and less boredom: How Ireland feels about the reopening
# Covid Measures
# Covid Measures

A rise in 'enjoyment' and less boredom: How Ireland feels about the reopening

Jan 29th 2022, 8:30 AM 14,177 Views 9 Comments

According to a survey held on Monday, a lot more people are enjoying themselves again – but there is a sense of unease, too.

# amarach-research - Last year 2021

Irish people are happier and reporting higher levels of enjoyment than at any other point in 2021
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Irish people are happier and reporting higher levels of enjoyment than at any other point in 2021

Mar 9th 2021, 12:51 PM 21,594 Views 50 Comments

The findings were contained in an opinion poll carried out yesterday.

More Covid restrictions or a faster return to normal? How the Irish public feels about public health rules
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

More Covid restrictions or a faster return to normal? How the Irish public feels about public health rules

Mar 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 62,870 Views 69 Comments

Amárach Research gives a glimpse into how people currently feel about restrictions.

Irish people are angrier and more frustrated than at any stage during the Covid-19 pandemic
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Irish people are angrier and more frustrated than at any stage during the Covid-19 pandemic

Feb 23rd 2021, 3:50 PM 80,236 Views 110 Comments

An increasing proportion of people believe Ireland is returning to normal too slowly.

Here's what government's weekly survey of the public's mood tells us about how we've handled the pandemic
# The Year Of Covid
# The Year Of Covid

Here's what government's weekly survey of the public's mood tells us about how we've handled the pandemic

Jan 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 20,664 Views 10 Comments

# amarach-research - All time

Increasingly worried, supportive of restrictions: What opinion poll findings tell us about Ireland's perception of the pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Increasingly worried, supportive of restrictions: What opinion poll findings tell us about Ireland's perception of the pandemic

Oct 6th 2020, 4:27 PM 21,050 Views 46 Comments

The latest public opinion survey shows that more people are worried about Covid-19.

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

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

Aug 4th 2020, 11:50 AM 23,865 Views 87 Comments

The poll surveyed 2,000 people in July.

A third of Irish people don't want any of the party leaders to become next Taoiseach, poll finds
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

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

Jan 15th 2020, 6:15 AM 29,366 Views 98 Comments

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

35% of people would pay water charges if they were brought in now
# Claire Byrne Poll
# Claire Byrne Poll

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

Nov 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 19,417 Views 113 Comments

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

Over 70% of people believe gardaí should wear body-cams
# Claire Byrne Live Poll
# Claire Byrne Live Poll

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

Nov 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 15,115 Views 41 Comments

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

70% of Irish people support climate strikes, but one in five oppose them
# Fridays For Future
# Fridays For Future

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

Sep 28th 2019, 6:30 AM 12,799 Views 64 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 22,038 Views 55 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 3rd 2019, 6:10 AM 17,892 Views 64 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 20th 2019, 6:05 AM 12,556 Views 44 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 19th 2019, 7:18 AM 42,541 Views 103 Comments

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

Vast majority of Irish people want a second referendum on Brexit
# Ah Go On
# Ah Go On

Vast majority of Irish people want a second referendum on Brexit

Oct 7th 2018, 10:00 PM 34,231 Views 114 Comments

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

Most of those living in Ireland think the Irish language should be legally protected in the North
# Ceart Go Leor
# Ceart Go Leor

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

Feb 20th 2018, 7:21 AM 47,244 Views 94 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 3rd 2017, 7:07 AM 8,305 Views 51 Comments

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

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

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

May 13th 2017, 9:00 AM 15,695 Views 91 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 12th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,563 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 10th 2017, 9:50 AM 32,292 Views 250 Comments

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

Most people want drink drivers to be publicly named and shamed
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Most people want drink drivers to be publicly named and shamed

Jan 9th 2017, 11:35 PM 10,154 Views 35 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 3rd 2016, 11:35 PM 11,035 Views 52 Comments

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

66% of people want a referendum on abortion in Ireland
# Poll
# Poll

66% of people want a referendum on abortion in Ireland

Sep 5th 2016, 11:35 PM 17,753 Views 129 Comments

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

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

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

May 30th 2016, 11:35 PM 14,478 Views 101 Comments

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

Most people now think water charges should be scrapped
# Get Rid
# Get Rid

Most people now think water charges should be scrapped

Mar 9th 2016, 6:01 AM 20,195 Views 149 Comments

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

Nearly half of people don’t intend paying their next Irish Water bill
# Final Flush?
# Final Flush?

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

Mar 7th 2016, 11:35 PM 23,310 Views 124 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 2nd 2016, 6:14 PM 23,955 Views 95 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 29th 2016, 10:35 PM 49,919 Views 155 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 22nd 2016, 11:00 PM 11,921 Views 76 Comments

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

Leo would make a better leader of Fine Gael - poll
# Leo The Leader
# Leo The Leader

Leo would make a better leader of Fine Gael - poll

Feb 21st 2016, 8:45 AM 32,097 Views 184 Comments

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

Nearly everyone wants the election held on a Friday
# Call It Already Enda
# Call It Already Enda

Nearly everyone wants the election held on a Friday

Feb 1st 2016, 11:00 PM 11,605 Views 44 Comments

A new poll shows strong support for Friday over Thursday.

Has Enda been better than Bertie and Brian Cowen? We have the answer...
# Best Taoiseach In Class
# Best Taoiseach In Class

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

Jan 23rd 2016, 8:00 AM 24,346 Views 138 Comments

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

80% of Irish people think they can't control their privacy on social media
# Who's Watching You
# Who's Watching You

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

Jan 18th 2016, 11:02 PM 11,653 Views 28 Comments

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

The majority of men are against gender quotas
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

The majority of men are against gender quotas

Nov 14th 2015, 6:30 AM 8,289 Views 46 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 5th 2015, 6:00 AM 12,144 Views 67 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 2nd 2015, 11:16 PM 23,854 Views 109 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 21st 2015, 3:05 PM 19,724 Views 72 Comments

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

Most people don't want Travellers living in their community
# Poll
# Poll

Most people don't want Travellers living in their community

Oct 19th 2015, 11:00 PM 34,741 Views 54 Comments

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

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