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Saturday 20 July 2019



Poll

POLL: Family Values

Which TV show has the best family role models?

  • The Kardashians 18%
  • The Simpsons 38%
  • The Waltons 10%
  • The Flinstones 33%

POLL: Parenting

Which of these elements is the most important thing that parents can give children to help them thrive?

  • A good education 0%
  • Plenty of love and support 83%
  • Financial security 0%
  • Strict boundaries 17%
  • Religious faith 0%

POLL: Childhood

Are today’s children over-protected?

  • No, the world is a dangerous place 6%
  • Yes, it’s better to let them learn from their own mistakes 94%

Pregnancy and fertility

Should anonymous sperm and egg donation be permitted in Ireland?

  • Yes 64%
  • No 36%

The family

What are the biggest challenges facing the modern family?

  • Financial pressures 3%
  • Family breakdown, separation or divorce 93%
  • Work/life balance 1%
  • Depression and mental health problems 1%
  • Alcohol abuse 1%

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