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Lawyer, writer, and former first lady of the US, Michelle Obama.

Irish people admire Michelle Obama and David Attenborough the most, according to a new poll. World lightweight title holder Katie Taylor. (...)

Some 59 per cent said Irish media helped them understand the news of the day, which was well above the EU average of 48 per cent

More than a quarter of Irish news consumers decided not to share a news story in the last year because they doubted its accuracy, according to a digit(...)

A culture of picture-perfect parenting causes more than half of Irish parents to feel like they are failing, research has found. The online survey re(...)

Both sides: Women protest against abortion (left) and in favour of choice (right) in Belfast. File photographs: Getty Images

New opinion polls have found that the majority of people across the United Kingdom want to see abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland. Unlike in(...)

Only 15 per cent of Irish people questioned feel confident now about their financial position in retirement.

Only one in six Irish workers is confident about their financial security in retirement, according to a new study. But that it is still higher than th(...)

Sixty-three percent of those surveyed said they had had stopped illegally downloading music from sites like The Pirate Bay

If our music consumption patterns are anything like our UK counterparts then online music piracy may be on the decline in Ireland. A new report from(...)

Changes to Facebook’s algorithms that saw the platform give lower priority to news content in its users’ news feeds is a main reason for the decline, the Reuters Institute says.

The use of social media to consume news has started to fall, a report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism suggests. Changes to Faceb(...)

UK polling stations close at 10 pm on Thursday June 23rd as Britain decides whether to stay or remain in the European Union.   Photograph: EPA

The UK is poised to decide on its future in the European Union in a referendum on June 23rd. Voting will take place all day, with polling stations c(...)

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll on water charges.

In 2001, there was a byelection in Tipperary South which Fianna Fáil was expected to win. The party lost the vote, and afterwards blamed it on an opi(...)

The study found 46% of Irish teenagers prefer not to reveal their identity online. Photographer: Bloomberg

Irish teenagers are more likely to hide their social media activity from their parents than their counterparts from the US and UK, according to a stud(...)

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