Almost half of Tipperary adults may not be getting enough protein – national survey reveals

Almost half of County Tipperary adults believe they either do not eat enough protein, or are unaware if they are consuming the required amount in their diet, a new national survey has found. The research, conducted among 1,000 people over-18 by iReach, paid particular attention to protein in adult diets. It found that in Tipperary, […]

Mobile Phones, Children, Tooth Flossing and Make-Up Application – AA Ireland survey highlights sources of distraction for Irish motorists

12% use a handheld phone, 9% send a text and 6% use a smartphone to look up the internet while driving 3% have reported brushing their hair and 2% reported putting on make-up. 52% find children distracting when driving 54% admit to eating or drinking a non-alcoholic beverage while driving 32% say they are a […]

EPA survey shows climate change remains the most pressing environmental issue facing Ireland

For the 4th year in a row, climate change is seen as the most pressing environmental issue facing Ireland. 86 per cent of adults agree that the environment is a valuable asset to the people of Ireland. Four in five adults found that having a clean, unpolluted environment and access to nature or the environment […]

A third of people ‘not at all worried’ about skin cancer heading into summer, new survey reveals

A third of Irish people are ‘not at all worried’ about skin cancer, worrying new research has revealed. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Ireland and claims over 230 lives each year. Meanwhile, a survey of 1,000 adults conducted by Core Research on behalf of the Irish Cancer Society during Skin […]

Survey reveals home workers sitting for almost three hours longer per day

Employers are being asked to shorten video conference meeting times as a new survey reveals more than half of those working from home estimate they are sitting down for an average of two hours and 40 minutes longer per day. The Ipsos MRBI survey was commissioned by the Irish Heart Foundation which is warning of […]

60% of entrepreneurs anticipate a return to normal trading within 12 months

Despite serious challenges entrepreneurs remain positive on outlook for 2021 Half of entrepreneurs expect to increase headcount in 2021 70% of entrepreneurs say Government has been supportive Revenues fall for 76% of entrepreneurs since start of crisis   In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, entrepreneurs across the island remain positive, with 60% anticipating a […]

Under 40% Very Likely to Offer Assistance to a Broken Down Motorist

Less than 40% of motorists would stop and offer assistance to a driver who has experienced a car breakdown according to a recent survey. In response to a survey of over 5,000 motorists undertaken by AA Rescue, the breakdown assistance wing of AA Ireland, 37.28% of respondents indicated that in the event of encountering a […]

Kids in the car: 9% of drivers have near misses or collisions

9% of drivers admit to being involved in or narrowly avoiding a collision while attempting to assist a child sitting behind them. Almost 2% of drivers involved in multiple incidents as a result of attending to a child in the car. Drivers in Ulster most likely to be distracted by a child in the car, […]

60% of Parents Get into Debt Funding Third Level Education

The Irish League of Credit Unions has launched the results of the 2016 Cost of Third Level Education Study which surveyed 1,000 Irish adults over the age of 18 with Marketing Research Company iReach. The research found that 60% of parents get into debt funding third level education; 73% of parents really struggle tocover the […]

91% of Students concerned about their future and 80% intend to emigrate

The Union of Students in Ireland said the government risks losing a generation at the forefront of tech, medicine and scientific growth if it doesn’t prioritise the future of young people in Ireland. 91% of students are concerned about their future in Ireland and over two thirds of college students are considering emigrating after completing […]

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