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# good-information-project - March March 2022

"A boiling pot": Growing pains of the Irish language in Northern Ireland
# Identity
# Identity

"A boiling pot": Growing pains of the Irish language in Northern Ireland

Updated Mar 27th 2022, 11:00 AM 15,030 Views 14 Comments
  • 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
'I’ve never had such a long waiting list': Irish colleges ready for long awaited return
# The West's Awake
# The West's Awake

'I’ve never had such a long waiting list': Irish colleges ready for long awaited return

Mar 26th 2022, 7:00 AM 21,290 Views 4 Comments

It’s been a long couple of years for Gaeltacht areas without the annual influx of students.

‘Déanann an Stát infheistíocht i rud a chailltear sa mheánscoil ansin’: Na dúshláin do Ghaelscoileanna
# Gaelscoileanna
# Gaelscoileanna

‘Déanann an Stát infheistíocht i rud a chailltear sa mheánscoil ansin’: Na dúshláin do Ghaelscoileanna

Mar 17th 2022, 8:00 PM 8,605 Views 5 Comments

“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’.”

Poll: Would you like to speak more Irish in your daily life?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Poll: Would you like to speak more Irish in your daily life?

Mar 16th 2022, 10:00 AM 33,650 Views 49 Comments

An bhfuil Gaeilge agat?

Two-thirds support more Irish in daily life as young people increasingly link language and identity
# CUPLA FOCAL
# CUPLA FOCAL

Two-thirds support more Irish in daily life as young people increasingly link language and identity

Mar 16th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,844 Views 43 Comments
  • 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.
Open Thread: How has your relationship with the Irish language evolved?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Thread: How has your relationship with the Irish language evolved?

Mar 14th 2022, 7:00 PM 9,356 Views 42 Comments

Are you a born-again Gaeilgeoir or just not interested after your time in school? We want to hear from you.

Beatha teanga í a labhairt: Is the Irish language thriving or merely surviving?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Beatha teanga í a labhairt: Is the Irish language thriving or merely surviving?

Mar 14th 2022, 8:30 AM 10,561 Views 22 Comments

The Good Information Project wants you to join the discussion.

# good-information-project - This year 2022

Open Newsroom: Are we ready for the New Digital Age?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Open Newsroom: Are we ready for the New Digital Age?

Feb 17th 2022, 11:51 AM 6,063 Views 4 Comments

This month’s Open Newsroom looks at Ireland’s digital strategy, and what needs to be done to avoid leaving certain demographics behind.

Poll: Do you trust social media platforms with your data?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you trust social media platforms with your data?

Feb 9th 2022, 10:20 AM 19,440 Views 28 Comments

User data is central to the ad business of Facebook and other social media platforms alike.

Jan O'Sullivan: Decisions in the Dáil affect us all, which is why it needs more women
# Opinion
# Opinion

Jan O'Sullivan: Decisions in the Dáil affect us all, which is why it needs more women

Jan 29th 2022, 7:00 PM 10,827 Views 15 Comments

Quotas alone will not bring about equality of representation writes former Labour TD Jan O’Sullivan.

# good-information-project - Last year 2021

Open Newsroom: Everything you want to know about space with Leo Enright
# Lunchtime Live
# Lunchtime Live

Open Newsroom: Everything you want to know about space with Leo Enright

Updated Sep 3rd 2021, 4:00 PM 7,257 Views 0 Comments

Space commentator Leo Enright joins us to answer your questions and to discuss Ireland’s place in space.

'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?

Jul 29th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,428 Views 2 Comments

With fewer people commuting to work, how will public transport finances and services look in future?

From Affordable Housing to Vulture Funds: An A-Z(ish) of Ireland's housing crisis
# Glossary
# Glossary

From Affordable Housing to Vulture Funds: An A-Z(ish) of Ireland's housing crisis

Jul 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 12,473 Views 15 Comments

As part of The Good Information Project we’ve demystified some of the commonly-used terms about housing in Ireland.

'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands

Jun 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 22,842 Views 8 Comments

Councillors have accused the Housing Department of stalling tactics over new proposals.

Join us tonight for a panel discussion on solutions to the housing crisis
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Join us tonight for a panel discussion on solutions to the housing crisis

Updated Jun 17th 2021, 5:30 PM 13,058 Views 27 Comments

The panel will be hosted by reporter Cónal Thomas and kicks off at 7pm.

House prices continue to rise with 4.5% annual increase in April - CSO
# CSO
# CSO

House prices continue to rise with 4.5% annual increase in April - CSO

Jun 16th 2021, 5:11 PM 12,259 Views 15 Comments

As demand in the housing market continues to grow prices rose in Dublin by 3.5% and by 5.4% outside of Dublin.

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August

Jun 16th 2021, 11:49 AM 11,347 Views 14 Comments

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin O’Broin said the gradual increase in termination notices since January is “worrying”.

Poll: Which political party do you trust most to deliver on housing?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Poll: Which political party do you trust most to deliver on housing?

Jun 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 54,643 Views 116 Comments

As the country emerges from the pandemic, housing is once again the core issue facing the electorate.

'It's not affordable if they cost €600,000': questions over house prices at 'new suburb' in Poolbeg
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

'It's not affordable if they cost €600,000': questions over house prices at 'new suburb' in Poolbeg

Jun 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,435 Views 34 Comments
A constitutional right to housing has expressive value but would it force government to act?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

A constitutional right to housing has expressive value but would it force government to act?

Jun 8th 2021, 8:00 AM 17,599 Views 45 Comments
  • 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?
Ireland's housing crisis: The problems, the solutions and the human cost
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Ireland's housing crisis: The problems, the solutions and the human cost

Jun 8th 2021, 12:10 AM 31,750 Views 68 Comments

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.

Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?

May 11th 2021, 9:00 PM 17,235 Views 45 Comments

The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at Ireland’s relationship with China.

A tale of two lockdowns: how working life changed during the pandemic
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

A tale of two lockdowns: how working life changed during the pandemic

May 8th 2021, 7:30 AM 9,390 Views 2 Comments

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 way we work has changed dramatically in the last year - but what will it look like after Covid?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

The way we work has changed dramatically in the last year - but what will it look like after Covid?

Apr 12th 2021, 9:00 PM 12,720 Views 12 Comments

The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at the working week after Covid-19.