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# Discuss

All time
Saoirse McHugh: We need to talk about capitalism
There will be no climate justice until we move to a different economic system, writes Saoirse McHugh.
# Budget Talks
Micheál Martin says there would 'need to be' a carbon tax in Budget 2020
A climate change focus in the Budget will be necessary, said Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.
# Discuss
English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert
Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?
# Controversy
Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons
The Olympic Council of Ireland will meet this weekend for the first time to discuss Rio ticket scandal
# Abortion
165 amendments to abortion bill tabled
The amendments will be discussed prior to the final vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.
# Vote
Constitutional Convention won't discuss Seanad abolition
The members of the convention voted by 57 to 41 per cent not to write to the Taoiseach seeking an opportunity to discuss the abolition of the chamber.
# Cyprus
Eurogroup ready to discuss new Cyprus proposal
The group reaffirmed the importance of fully guaranteeing deposits below €100,000 in the EU.
# Pyrite
What is the cost of repairing pyrite-damaged homes?
The subject will be discussed today when the government’s pyrite panel takes part in an Oireachtas committee meeting.
# open thread
Open thread: How will you celebrate World Book Day?
It’s World Book Day today, and people are being encouraged to rediscover the joy of reading. Will you be taking part – or have you already – and what is your chosen book? Chat about it here.
# Discuss
The Watercooler: plenty of talking points after a weekend of full-blooded football
Paul Ring rakes over the main talking points from the weekend, much like Jamie Carragher’s studs on Nani’s leg.