Thursday, 26 September 2019

50% of adults in Ireland are worried about Brexit with expected Price Increases

iReach Insights Press Release


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26th September 2019

50% of adults in Ireland are worried about Brexit with expected Price Increases


62% believe that there will be an increase in the price of food and  drink in ROI

57% think that there will be a decline in the economy in Northern Ireland following Brexit.

47% are in favour of a united Ireland

The Economic and Social Research Institute has said the Government should consider a supplementary Budget in the New Year to respond to Brexit. With this in mind, iReach Insights conducted a survey of over 1,000 Irish adults on Brexit and attitudes towards Brexit as the deadline approaches.

50% of people in Ireland are worried about the Brexit process and the outcome of it and 40% state that Brexit is getting on their nerves.

People in Ireland think that Brexit will have the following consequences for the Republic of Ireland; Increase in the price of food and drink (62%), Economic Decline (44%), More foreign companies setting up in ROI (30%), English companies returning to the UK (26%) and Higher rent prices (24%).

People in Ireland think that Brexit will have the following consequences for Northern Ireland; Economic Decline (57%), Increase in the price of food and drink (49%),  Increased violence/ crime (45%), Companies leaving Northern Ireland (44%) and citizens moving to the Republic of Ireland (30%).

Almost half (47%) of those interviewed would be in favour of a united Ireland. 69% believe that it would create tension between the North and the South and 64% believe it would bring new ‘troubles’ to Northern Ireland.



About iReach Insights

iReach Insights provides a range of research and market intelligence services in Ireland and Europe. iReach has built a Consumer Decisions Research Panel of 40,000 members in Ireland, delivering robust research insights. The survey questions were included in the Nationally Representative iReach Consumer Decisions Omnibus run between the 19th - 26th September and has a 3% Confidence Interval and 95% Confidence Level.


Questions asked of participants:

What do you feel about Brexit?
What do you think would be the consequences of Brexit for the Republic of Ireland (RoI)?
What do you think would be the consequences of Brexit for Northern Ireland?
Would you be in favour of a united Ireland?
What do you think would be the consequences?


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iReach Managing Director: Oisin Byrne
T: 01-214 3740 or email: 
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