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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C
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# Your Say
Poll: What do you call your mother?
Mother’s Day is this Sunday.

IT’S MOTHER’S DAY this Sunday. 

A survey commissioned by Beko, ran by iReach, this week showed a wide range of variations for what Irish people call their mothers.

It found one third of adults call their mother ‘Mam’ when they’re speaking to her. 23% prefer ‘Mum’, 12% say ‘Mom’ and a further 12% use ‘Mammy’. 

Ahead of Sunday, we want to know… What do you call your mother? 


Poll Results:

Mam (6067)
Mum (3255)
Mammy (1690)
Ma  (1589)
Mom (1475)
Something else (840)
Their actual name (693)







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