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The Daily Poll

Poll: Have you experienced anti-social behaviour in your area?

New data from local authorities around the country has revealed that almost 1,500 complaints about anti-social behaviour have been logged. We want to know if you’ve witnessed anything in your neighbourhood…

A REPORT IN today’s Irish Examiner reveals that a growing number of people who live in local authority housing are asking to be transferred to alternative accommodation because of their neighbours’ anti-social behaviour.

In Cork City, Galway City, Dublin City and South Dublin and Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown 200 residents have asked for transfers while almost 1,500 new cases of alleged anti-social behaviour within local authority housing schemes have been logged, writes Noel Baker in the paper.

In today’s poll we’re asking if you, regardless of where you live, have experienced anti-social behaviour or public disorder in your area.. from vandalism to public drinking to threatening behaviour to loitering.

You can tell us more about your experiences in the comments section below. This explainer on ASBOs offers some background on what constitutes anti-social behaviour.

Have your say: have you experienced anti-social behaviour in your area or near your home?

Poll Results:

Yes, regularly (993)
Yes, but only occasionally (529)
Yes, once (354)
No (307)

Column: Why are the Irish so apathetic about anti-social behaviour?

Read more: Three-quarters of Luas public disorder cases occur on Red Line>

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