An Irish Times commissioned opinion poll finds that just over one third of respondents favour further 'European integration', with 61% opposed, either saying the process has gone far enough (45%) or too far already (16%). Two per cent say they have no opinion on this.
Enda Kenny and Michael Noonan have said they see further integration either as a good thing (EK) or inevitable (MN). That position is at odds with public opinion based on these findings.
74% are content to see Ireland remain in the EU, 14% are not and 12% say they have no opinion.
That makes the headline - Vast majority happy that Ireland is in EU - The Irish Times - Tue, Nov 27, 2012
No previous polls are presented for comparison in the online article.
As banking union looks capable of splitting the EU, there may be a question over how meaningful the term 'European integration' is in this survey.