Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Given the Results of GE2020, 57% of Adults in Ireland would like Sinn Féin directly involved in a new coalition for Government, however 63% want Fianna Fail Involvement and only 40% want Fine Gael involvement in a Coalition.


Given the Results of GE2020, 57% of Adults in Ireland would like Sinn Féin directly involved in a new coalition for Government, however 63% want Fianna Fail Involvement and only 40% want Fine Gael involvement in a new Government Coalition.



Government with Sinn Féin involvement in Coalition
  • 22% prefer the option of a Sinn Féin led Government with all the smaller parties and independents but excluding Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael
  •  20% of all adults would like Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party to form the new coalition. An additional 9% want a Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil led coalition but supported by smaller parties and/or independents but excluding the Green Party.
  • Only 6% of respondents would like Sinn Féin and Fine Gael to form any form of coalition together.



Government with Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael involvement in Coalition
  • 23% say they prefer a coalition of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party.
  • With a mix of left and right, 11% would like Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to lead a coalition of smaller parties or Independents but excluding the Green Party.


What voters expect
  • 53% of adults in Ireland believe Sinn Féin will be directly involved in a new coalition for Government, however 60% believe Fianna Fail will be directly involved and only 30% believe Fine Gael will be directly involved in a new Government Coalition. 
  • Almost one in four of us (23%) believe there will be another general election held

Voters expect Government with Sinn Féin involvement in Coalition
  •        29% believe a Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil coalition Government will be formed.
  •   Only 11% believe a Sinn Féin led Government with all the smaller parties and independents but excluding Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael is most likely to be formed.
  •     Only 6% of respondents would think Sinn Féin and Fine Gael will form any form of coalition together.



Voters expect Government with Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael involvement in Coalition

  •        18% believe a coalition of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party will be formed.
  •        With a mix of left and right, 6% believe Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil will lead a coalition of smaller parties or Independents but excluding the Green Party.



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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 13th and the XXth of February 2020 and has a 3% Confidence Interval and 95% Confidence Level.


Questions asked of participants:

·       Following the results of the recent general election, who would you like to see form Ireland’s next coalition government?
·        Following the results of the recent general election, who do you think will end up forming Ireland’s next coalition government?

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Tuesday, 4 February 2020

73 % of Love Island Viewers prefer the Summer series to Winter Love Island with 61% saying it sets impossible physical goals.

 4th February 2020

  • New iReach survey reveals that just over one third of viewers (36%) believe the contestants in Winter Love Island are genuine.

  • 61% agree Winter Love Island sets impossible physical goals for viewers.

  • Almost half (48%) of Winter Love Island viewers have questioned their own physical appearance after watching the show.


The majority (68%) of Love Island viewers are currently tuning into Winter Love Island. However, 73% of viewers prefer the Summer to the Winter series. Winter Love island is significantly more popular with those aged between 18-24 with 39% of that entire population tuning in (in comparison to the 16% of the overall population who tune in).

40% of viewers believe that the contestants in Winter Love Island are neither likeable nor relatable.
22% believe the winter series lacks authenticity and 20% prefer the location of Love Island in the Summer.
Just over a third (36%) of viewers agree the Winter Love Island contestants are genuine.
Less than a third of viewers (30%) agree Winter Love Island reflects real situations.
Over half (54%) of viewers disagree that Winter Love Island reflects real people.
76% of viewers agree that reality TV shows, such as Winter Love Island dramatize events for ratings.

61% of viewers agreed (35% strongly) that the show sets impossible physical goals. Over half of male viewers (53%) strongly agreed with this statement, in comparison to just over a quarter (27%) of female viewers who strongly agreed. Due to these impossible physical goals, almost half (48%) of viewers were left questioning their own physical appearance after watching Love Island. This figure was significantly higher (60%) among 25-29 year-olds.

Furthermore, from those that had questioned their appearance from watching Love Island, 77% were influenced to make a change to their physical appearance.
Men were influenced slightly more (86% of men) than women (72% of women) to make this change in their appearance.
50% of viewers were influenced to make a change by naturally changing their body (eg. weight loss/ gain, toning etc.), in comparison to the 7% who chose to undergo cosmetic procedures to change their appearance.


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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 24th and the 29th of January 2020 and has a 3% Confidence Interval and 95% Confidence Level.


Questions asked of participants:

Did you tune into reality TV show Love Island in 2019?
Are you currently watching the new Winter Love Island series?
Which series of Love Island do you prefer?
Can you tell us why you do not like Winter Love Island as much.
Thinking specifically about Winter Love Island, please state how much you agree/disagree with the following statements: (Strongly Disagree – Strongly Agree)
Has watching Love Island/ Winter Love Island ever made you question your own physical appearance?
(If yes) Has watching Love Island/Winter Love Island ever influenced you to action to make a change in your physical appearance?  Eg. Cosmetic procedures (lip fillers, breast augmentation etc.) and/or other methods (weight loss/gain, hairstyle etc.)



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Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Gangland Crime Activities in Ireland.
21/01/20

In January 2020, iReach conducted a survey on adults in Ireland to understand their awareness surrounding recent gangland activity and to recognise the impact these crimes have on the lives of the respondents.

93% of respondents had heard about recent gangland violence in Ireland.

76% agreed that gangland violence has gotten out of control in Ireland. In Ulster (ROI), a greater number (83%) of respondents agreed that gangland violence has gotten out of control in Ireland.

84% agreed that violent crime will spill over into the lives of innocent people, however, 91% of respondents in the rest of Leinster agreed that violent crime will spill over into the lives of innocent people. 

3 in 10 adults feared for their safety due to gangland violence, however this figure was significantly higher among those aged between 18-24, with 52% agreeing they feared for their safety due to gangland violence.

44% of respondents agreed that Ireland is no longer a safe place to live. 

9 in 10 adults agreed that punishment for gangland crime should be more severe. Furthermore, 85% of those surveyed agreed that laws should be passed to make crime gang membership illegal.





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 17th – 21st January and has a 3% Confidence Interval and 95% Confidence Level.

Questions asked of participants:
Have you heard about recent gang violence in Ireland? (Yes/No/Unsure)

To what extent do you agree/ disagree with the following?
•             Ireland is no longer a safe place to live
•             Violent crime will spill over into the lives of innocent people
•             Gangland violence is out of control in Ireland
•             I fear for my safety because of gangland violence
•             Laws should be passed to make crime gang membership illegal
•             Punishment for gangland crime


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iReach Managing Director: Oisin Byrne
T: 01-214 3740 or email: PR@ireachhq.com