Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Survey

This year
# Coronavirus
HSE to launch survey to measure prevalence of long Covid in Ireland
People in Longford, Westmeath, Laois, Offaly, Kildare, West Wicklow and south Dublin will be invited to take part in the survey.
# Online Safety
30% of children told they can go online 'whenever they want', survey finds
One school who spoke to the charity had an incident where an older child sent sexual images into a snapchat group with younger kids in it.
Last year
# Survey
Half of women experiencing menopause view it as a negative experience
The survey found that the average woman in menopause experiences up to seven symptoms at any given time.
# Survey
Pauw's Ireland named Team of the Year and Katie Taylor voted most admired athlete again
The first series win in New Zealand is also widely captured in the findings of the annual Teneo Sport survey.
# irish farmers journal
Fine Gael remains the most popular political party among Irish farmers, poll shows
That’s according to a poll commissioned by the Irish Farmers Journal.
# Housing
Rise in cost-of-living impacting property market sentiment, survey finds
49% of homebuyers and 63% of renters said the crisis has affected their ability to buy or rent a property.
# Public Transport
Fianna Fáil calls for more public transport policing as it launches survey on commuter safety
The survey aims to gather more detail on anecdotal reports of assault and harassment on public transport.
# Road Safety
Almost one in four motorists check their phone notifications while driving
New research by the Road Safety Authority also found that 13% of drivers write messages or emails while behind the wheel.
# Safety
Safety concerns given as reason by women for not walking more, survey finds
The survey is the first on travel behaviour carried out by the CSO since the coronavirus pandemic.
# latte levy
Majority of Irish people don't support a ban on recyclable coffee cups, survey finds
A so-called latte levy is being considered by the Government.
# Analysis
Irish people largely support staying in EU - but many unsure how it works
Extensive survey by The Good Information Project / Ireland Thinks shows Fine Gael supporters most likely to be uncritical of EU.
Major survey finds older Irish people much more supportive of EU than those in other European states.
Number of Eurosceptics is small but many in general population worry about sovereignty and fisheries.
Generational gap on issues is wide as 65+ cohort worries about immigration and young about climate action.
# Survey
Irish businesses divided on going cashless within a decade
The counties most confident of this transition are Dublin (55%) and Galway (51%).
# remote working
Almost one-third of workers would change jobs to guarantee working remotely, survey finds
The third annual National Remote Working Survey found that 95% of respondents believe working remotely makes life easier.
# Northern Ireland
Majority in North think Brexit has increased likelihood of united Ireland – survey
The poll also found that 48% support for Northern Ireland remaining part of the UK.
Growing number of Irish people willing to take part in clinical trials
According to a nationwide survey, 60% of people would be willing to take part in a clinical trial – up from 48% in 2020.
# Redress
'People are dying before they get justice': Another member leaves Mother and Baby Home forum
Conrad Bryan said survivors are not being listened to when it comes to redress, so he’s taking matters into his own hands
# Survey
One in four Irish people said they have tested positive to Covid-19
Public health officials announced 11,741 new Covid-19 infections today.
# Survey
Quarter of parents worry whether they can provide food for their family - Barnardos report
Parents who are concerned about food described themselves as feeling “stressed”, “worried about the future”, and “guilty”.
# Survey
Half of third-level students intervened in an incident of sexual violence or harassment - survey
Three in ten students said they did not feel well informed about intervening as a bystander.
# Survey
Littering in Irish urban centres increased during 2021 - here are the cleanest towns and cities
PPE litter has also increased in the past year, according to the survey by a business group.
All time
# Christmas Songs
Fairytale of New York is Ireland's favourite Christmas song by landslide, new poll shows
It’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.
Irish people 'overwhelmingly recognise' climate change threat as 90% say we must act on emissions
A report by
Lauren Boland
Only 9% of people think Ireland is too small to make a difference on the climate, a new EPA report has found.
Only 9% of people think Ireland is too small to make a difference on the climate, Lauren Boland reports.
Nine in tene believe that it has a responsibility to act and reduce greenhouse emissions, a new report has found.
The same number of people believe politicians need to be doing "more" or "much more" to address climate change.
'Critical gaps' between government's climate plans and what it's actually doing - report
People under 60 likely to face ‘less liveable’ world, Mary Robinson says
# Survey
Six in 10 people have reduced social contacts over the last week, new poll shows
44% of people said that they had cancelled plans for the pre-Christmas period within the last week.
# Survey
Over a third of pre-teens are gaming online with people they don't know
It represents a 16% increase on the previous year’s figure.
# glug glug
Irish people drank almost an extra litre of water a day during pandemic, survey finds
Women are drinking more water than men, the research found.
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland
Irish teenagers facing high levels of sexual harassment, report finds
Four out of five teenagers surveyed said they had been subjected to sexual harassment in the last 12 months.
# New Survey
One in five people in Ireland are renting 'because they can't afford a mortgage'
The RTB survey founds that the profile of landlords is changing, with large landlords looking to expand their portfolios.
# Survey
Half of parents living with an adult child would like them to move out
90% of adults who live with their parents agree.
# Red C
One-third of nation feels nervous about being able to meet up with people indoors again
That’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.
# global research
Almost half of Irish people are concerned about sharing personal information online
This is a decline of 8% from 2019 to 2020, placing Ireland close to the global average of 45%.
# Survey
Majority of nurses considered leaving profession due to mental health impact of Covid-19
91% of nurses said they experienced mental exhaustion because of the pandemic.
# Stars and their fries
Majority of Irish people want celebrities banned from promoting junk food
The finding was part of a study carried out on behalf of the Irish Heart Foundation.
# charities regulator
Two in five Irish people have donated more than €100 to charities in the past year
Of those donating, 52% are donating to charity at least every two months.
# Coronavirus
Almost half of Irish people don't have confidence in the EU's Covid-19 vaccines strategy
That’s according to a Red C poll commissioned by European Movement Ireland published today.
# Irish Coast Guard
Coast Guard warns members about unofficial survey which claims over half don't have confidence in management
The survey was circulated the same week management shared results of its own official survey.
# Survey
Half of fifth and sixth year pupils experiencing 'major negative' impact on learning due to Covid-19
The findings are contained in the CSO’s latest ‘Social Impact of Covid-19 Survey’.
# Survey
Majority of Irish adults believe social media influencers are inauthentic and misrepresent real life
The finding was contained in a survey carried out by the ASAI.
# Coronavirus
Three-quarters of people say they will take Covid-19 vaccine
Almost one-fifth of people are unsure and 7% will not take a vaccine, according to a new survey.
# Brexit
'There is a real risk of delays': Survey shows over half of Irish firms have not made Brexit customs plans
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has appealed to businesses to step up their planning.
# Survey
Bullying and harassment survey to be carried out at higher education institutions
Colleges will be required to report annual bullying and sexual harassment statistics.