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# identity
"A boiling pot": Growing pains of the Irish language in Northern Ireland
The Irish language faces intense obstacles in Northern Ireland, but many are prepared to stand up for it.
Irish language is growing in popularity in Northern Ireland, especially at primary level and in adult further education
Some educationalists face online sectarian campaigns when promoting the language
Failure to introduce Irish Language Act creating a political flashpoint
# The West's awake
'I’ve never had such a long waiting list': Irish colleges ready for long awaited return
It’s been a long couple of years for Gaeltacht areas without the annual influx of students.
# gaelscoileanna
‘Déanann an Stát infheistíocht i rud a chailltear sa mheánscoil ansin’: Na dúshláin do Ghaelscoileanna
“Níl mé ábalta coinneáil suas le cá mhéad uair a bhí orm a rá le tuismitheoirí, ‘Tá an ceart agat chun oideachas a fháil do do leanbh, ach ní ceart agat oideachas a fháil trí mheán na Gaeilge’.”
# good information project
Poll: Would you like to speak more Irish in your daily life?
An bhfuil Gaeilge agat?
# CUPLA FOCAL
Two-thirds support more Irish in daily life as young people increasingly link language and identity
New polling indicates a desire for Irish to be used more in this country.
Over half of people speak some Irish but are not confident enough to try TG4 or RnaG.
Two-thirds of 18-24 year-olds feel the language is 'important' or 'very important' to identity compared to just over half of 55-64 year olds.
The highest language fluency at 27% was people aged 18-24, dropping to 20% among 35-44 year-olds.
# the good information project
Open Thread: How has your relationship with the Irish language evolved?
Are you a born-again Gaeilgeoir or just not interested after your time in school? We want to hear from you.
# good information project
Beatha teanga í a labhairt: Is the Irish language thriving or merely surviving?
The Good Information Project wants you to join the discussion.
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Open Newsroom: Are we ready for the New Digital Age?
This month’s Open Newsroom looks at Ireland’s digital strategy, and what needs to be done to avoid leaving certain demographics behind.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you trust social media platforms with your data?
User data is central to the ad business of Facebook and other social media platforms alike.
Voices
Jan O'Sullivan: Decisions in the Dáil affect us all, which is why it needs more women
Quotas alone will not bring about equality of representation writes former Labour TD Jan O’Sullivan.
All time
# lunchtime live
Open Newsroom: Everything you want to know about space with Leo Enright
Space commentator Leo Enright joins us to answer your questions and to discuss Ireland’s place in space.
# Public Transport
'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?
With fewer people commuting to work, how will public transport finances and services look in future?
# Glossary
From Affordable Housing to Vulture Funds: An A-Z(ish) of Ireland's housing crisis
As part of The Good Information Project we’ve demystified some of the commonly-used terms about housing in Ireland.
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'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands
Councillors have accused the Housing Department of stalling tactics over new proposals.
# good information project
Join us tonight for a panel discussion on solutions to the housing crisis
The panel will be hosted by reporter Cónal Thomas and kicks off at 7pm.
# CSO
House prices continue to rise with 4.5% annual increase in April - CSO
As demand in the housing market continues to grow prices rose in Dublin by 3.5% and by 5.4% outside of Dublin.
# the good information project
'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August
Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin O’Broin said the gradual increase in termination notices since January is “worrying”.
# the good information project
Poll: Which political party do you trust most to deliver on housing?
As the country emerges from the pandemic, housing is once again the core issue facing the electorate.
# good information project
'It's not affordable if they cost €600,000': questions over house prices at 'new suburb' in Poolbeg
The 37-acre Poolbeg site in Ringsend is one of the last large-scale pieces of development land left in Dublin city.
# good information project
A constitutional right to housing has expressive value but would it force government to act?
More than six out of 10 Irish people believe the right to housing should be enshrined in the Constitution.
On Friday Fianna Fáil senators brought forward a private members’ motion to amend the constitution "to ensure that every citizen has the right to housing."
More than six out of 10 Irish people believe the right to housing should be enshrined in the Constitution.
But is it a replacement for aggressive legislative action?
# good information project
Ireland's housing crisis: The problems, the solutions and the human cost
The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at the core issues at the heart of Ireland’s housing crisis.
# good information project
Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?
The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at Ireland’s relationship with China.
# the good information project
A tale of two lockdowns: how working life changed during the pandemic
We spoke to two people with very different experiences of the pandemic. A delivery rider who has had a long winter on the streets of Dublin city centre, and a businessman who has changed his priorities.
# the good information project
The way we work has changed dramatically in the last year - but what will it look like after Covid?
The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at the working week after Covid-19.