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Irish People Are More Optimistic Than Ever According To New Survey

By James Fenton

April 30, 2017 at 1:02pm


Gone are the days of Irish pessimism and begrudgery. Feck sake. 

According to a new survey undertaken by the Sunday Independent and Kantar Millward Brown, 77% of people reckon their current mood living in Ireland is positive. 

A total of 972 people were asked a series of questions about life in Ireland and the outlook is looking pretty good for most. 

38% of respondents reckon the current economic situation will get better while 19% think it will get worse. 

36% think they will be better off this time next year while 15% think they will be worse off. 

Finally, 40% of respondents said that banks are not doing enough to help potential buyers get mortgages while 45% believe that now is a good time to buy a house.

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