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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The statistics that show how dependent rural dwellers are on their cars, and how long their journeys are
Thu, 23 Jan, 2020
Credit unions have again come top as the Irish firms who look after their customers the best, a number of retailers have also excelled, but the banks continue to lag, according to an annual survey of consumers and shoppers.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2019
Migraine Awareness Week gets underway today, to increase public knowledge of the condition.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
The drinks industry is calling on the Government to reduce the excise tax on alcohol by 15% over the next two years in a bid to prevent the closure of pubs and off-licences.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
The private operators of Eircode will receive a payment of €150,000 this year following the results of a survey that found that over 70% of the public know their code.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
The Defence Forces are facing a mounting crisis in their officer ranks after a survey revealed 79% of those inducted since 2013 are planning to quit ahead of mandatory retirement, because they are on reduced pension terms compared to other public servants.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019
Irish people are doing more and more business online and want to be able to conduct more transactions with public bodies on various platforms, according to a new survey.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2018
While most people support the banning of single-use cups for the hot drinks they buy, a fifth don’t think they will change their behaviour if the Government stops at only introducing a levy on the cups.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2018
You will hear about International Women’s Day all day today, writes.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2018
A new organisation which includes the Irish Hotels Federation and the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has demanded an end to what it calls “crippling insurance premiums”.
Thu, 25 Jan, 2018
Satisfaction among victims who report their crimes to gardaí has dropped dramatically in the last year, from almost two-thirds’ satisfaction to just half.
Sat, 02 Dec, 2017
A survey carried out for Science Week has revealed interesting attitudes towards science in Ireland.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
Less than a third of people trust charities, and six out of 10 feel wages in the sector are too high, it has emerged.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
Irish Credit Unions have topped the list for customer experience for the third year in a row.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
The public’s faith in the management of An Garda Síochána has taken a battering, with the succession of controversies since the start of the year.
Sat, 09 Sep, 2017
The public's opinion of Gardaí and their work declined in the first half of this year, according to the latest Garda Public Attitudes Survey.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
A new survey has found that 43% of Irish consumers will avoid shops that do not accept card payments.
Wed, 06 Sep, 2017
Over €700,000 was spent last year on external consultants by the Department of Health.
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017
Study done before breath test and college funds scandals broke
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016
A third of Irish marketing professionals believe Britain leaving the EU will have a negative impact on their company’s turnover this year.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
More than half of consumers in Ireland are now making contactless payments — with time-saving deemed the system’s biggest advantage.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016
€500m a year less is being spent on universities and colleges, though there are more students, and nobody wants to foot the bill, says
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
People with an intellectual disability are in many cases now outliving their carers, typically their parents.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2016
Just 8% of people are directly involved with political parties at a grassroots level, it has emerged.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2016
The battle to get consumers to pay their water charges is set to intensify after a poll found 49% intend not to fork out for their next water bill.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
New research has again found wide-scale dissatisfaction with the Government’s support of small businesses as political parties continue to argue the merits of their business policies ahead of the upcoming election.
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016
Mon, 11 Jan, 2016
Tue, 15 Dec, 2015
Credit unions, the National Concert Hall, one of the German retail discounters, a savings bank, An Post, and Penneys are the among the companies and brands that score best in delivering satisfaction to Irish customers, a major survey has found.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
Enda Kenny’s Cabinet was good at doing what the Troika told them, but they were unable to produce a credible scheme for delivering and disposing of water. Instead, they managed to create the most powerful mass anti-governmental popular movement since the ’20s, 1918 and even the Land League.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has brushed aside a poll showing nine out of 10 people do not believe him when he says he was never in the IRA.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
The reported upturn in the economy may have led to a rise in the amount of donations to charities by individuals and businesses.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2015
Significantly fewer Irish people believe that a couple who have a child ought to be married — but more consider marriage to be a life-long commitment.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015
The Catholic counseling service Accord has released results of a survey on marriage that found that fewer than one in three people think that "couples who have children ought to be married".
Tue, 10 Feb, 2015
More than 30% of Irish firms are having difficulty finding staff with requisite skill levels, according to a survey.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Lack of interest may be a bigger factor than financial barriers in low third-level attendance in some areas, a study on college awareness suggests.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2014
More than a third of Irish people believe that learning computer coding is ‘more important’ than learning Irish, a new survey has found.
Fri, 17 Oct, 2014
Breaking up is hard to do — when it comes to love and practical matters.
Thu, 18 Sep, 2014
Consumers are missing out on an average of €2,000 in savings on household bills by failing to shop around for the likes of health insurance, broadband and banking provider.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
Judging on the coffee we drink, Irish people are social animals full of life, energy, and positivity.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014
Three out of four people in the country would support changes in the law to allow for online purchasing of medicines.
Wed, 09 Jul, 2014
Consumers can save up to €1,640 annually by switching household bills, according to new research.
Tue, 06 May, 2014