The survey results showed that 94% of Irish respondents were satisfied with the quality of life in their area (EU average 85%).
Accommodation: 95% of Irish respondents were satisfied with their house or flat (EU average 89%).
Health : 92% of the Irish surveyed were satisfied with their state of health (EU average 82%).
Irish respondents were also more positive about their personal job situation (60%) than the EU average (56%), and also more positive about the quality of life in Ireland (68%) than the EU average (56%).
43% of Irish respondents thought that the economic situation in Ireland will be better twelve months from now compared to just 24% of people across the EU as a whole (when asked about the country they lived in) ;
The survey was called the Eurobarometer and was carried out in May / June 2014