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# goodinformation - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Where the crisis is 'catastrophic': How is Ireland helping countries facing climate threats?
# Means The World
# Means The World

Where the crisis is 'catastrophic': How is Ireland helping countries facing climate threats?

Thu 8:00 PM 7,935 Views 11 Comments

“Covid has created a global awareness of the interaction of everybody together on one planet.”

# goodinformation - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

The people trying to rewild Ireland, bit by bit, after years of neat, cut grass
# Rewilding Ireland
# Rewilding Ireland

The people trying to rewild Ireland, bit by bit, after years of neat, cut grass

Wed 8:00 PM 25,082 Views 13 Comments

“Everyone used to have neat cut borders and straight edges on everything, now people are much more relaxed about how they’re letting their garden grow.”

# goodinformation - Monday 11 October, 2021

Open Thread: What actions do you think the government should take on the climate crisis?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open Thread: What actions do you think the government should take on the climate crisis?

Mon 7:00 PM 7,214 Views 57 Comments

Ahead of the government’s new climate action plan, we want to hear what you think it needs to prioritise.

The Good Information Project is turning its attention to the climate crisis
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

The Good Information Project is turning its attention to the climate crisis

Oct 11th 2021, 12:10 AM 5,386 Views 17 Comments

The next cycle of The Good Information Project will take a more in-depth look at the climate crisis.

# goodinformation - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Why The Telegraph's 2014 front page on Labour, UKIP and immigration was my worst nightmare
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Why The Telegraph's 2014 front page on Labour, UKIP and immigration was my worst nightmare

Oct 9th 2021, 6:00 PM 19,281 Views 7 Comments

Looking back at his time with the Labour Party in the UK as UKIP was emerging, Kevin Cunningham analyses how and why anti-immigration politics have almost uniquely failed to take hold in Ireland.

# goodinformation - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

'We are not meant to be doing this, we need to do this because people are crossing and dying'
# Migration
# Migration

'We are not meant to be doing this, we need to do this because people are crossing and dying'

Oct 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 17,628 Views 3 Comments

Unless the EU changes its policy approach, migrants will continue “to die and end up in a watery grave in the Mediterranean”, charities have warned.

# goodinformation - Monday 4 October, 2021

What can we learn about how Britain has treated migrant workers post-Brexit?
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

What can we learn about how Britain has treated migrant workers post-Brexit?

Oct 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 20,462 Views 7 Comments

The first shockwaves of Brexit are beginning to emerge following the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# goodinformation - Sunday 3 October, 2021

What has happened with migration between the UK and the EU since Brexit?
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

What has happened with migration between the UK and the EU since Brexit?

Oct 3rd 2021, 9:00 PM 32,876 Views 10 Comments

“We just don’t know at the moment,” says one expert on emigration.

Opinion: Asylum seekers with disabilities are largely invisible in an already difficult system
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Opinion: Asylum seekers with disabilities are largely invisible in an already difficult system

Oct 3rd 2021, 1:00 PM 9,259 Views 4 Comments

Asylum seekers with disabilities in Direct Provision must be afforded equal rights when compared to people with disabilities outside Direct Provision, Keelin Barry writes.

# goodinformation - Saturday 2 October, 2021

How Gardaí and the State have lessons to learn about how migrants are treated in Ireland
# GoodInformation
# GoodInformation

How Gardaí and the State have lessons to learn about how migrants are treated in Ireland

Oct 2nd 2021, 10:00 AM 10,578 Views 14 Comments

Ireland has a relatively high non-enforcement rate of deportation orders but campaigners say there are plenty of lessons to learn in terms of how migrants are treated by the State.

# goodinformation - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Open Newsroom: How migration works in Ireland and across the EU
# Open Newsroom
# Open Newsroom

Open Newsroom: How migration works in Ireland and across the EU

Sep 29th 2021, 10:27 AM 8,267 Views 1 Comment

The Good Information Project looks at how migration is changing across the EU and what that means for Ireland.

# goodinformation - Monday 27 September, 2021

Undocumented in Ireland fear being excluded from imminent regularisation scheme
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Undocumented in Ireland fear being excluded from imminent regularisation scheme

Sep 27th 2021, 8:00 PM 20,000 Views 10 Comments

An open letter was sent to Justice Minister Heather Humphries today calling for the scope of the scheme to be widened.

# goodinformation - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Brazilian migration into Ireland: 'There's a mutual compatibility with the Irish'
# Brazilians In Ireland
# Brazilians In Ireland

Brazilian migration into Ireland: 'There's a mutual compatibility with the Irish'

Sep 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 60,534 Views 32 Comments

What is it about Ireland that has attracted a big Brazilian population?

# goodinformation - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Most Irish people want the State to take in more than 230 Afghan refugees
# TGIP
# TGIP

Most Irish people want the State to take in more than 230 Afghan refugees

Sep 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 16,339 Views 31 Comments

An Ireland Thinks poll indicates that younger people, educated people and non-religious people are the most likely to want to take in more than 230 refugees.

# goodinformation - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Explainer: What are the current rules around migration in Europe?
# Migration
# Migration

Explainer: What are the current rules around migration in Europe?

Sep 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 13,227 Views 10 Comments

A unified migration and asylum plan for all EU member states has yet to be implemented.

# goodinformation - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Explainer: How does family reunification work in Ireland? And what are the problems with it?
# Migration
# Migration

Explainer: How does family reunification work in Ireland? And what are the problems with it?

Sep 19th 2021, 7:00 PM 12,684 Views 0 Comments

The rules have been brought into sharp focus since the wave of migration from Afghanistan began last month.

# goodinformation - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Irish citizens' assemblies part of inspiration for EU-wide panels starting this weekend
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Irish citizens' assemblies part of inspiration for EU-wide panels starting this weekend

Sep 18th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,372 Views 3 Comments

A series of four EU citizens’ panels will run over the next few months – with one taking place in Dublin.

# goodinformation - Thursday 16 September, 2021

'A question of trust': What exactly is the EU's proposed pact on migration?
# Migration
# Migration

'A question of trust': What exactly is the EU's proposed pact on migration?

Sep 16th 2021, 6:30 AM 7,314 Views 7 Comments

The pact has yet to be adopted and there is currently no unified migration and asylum plan for all member states.

# goodinformation - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Open Thread: Tell us about your experience of migration
# GoodInformation
# GoodInformation

Open Thread: Tell us about your experience of migration

Updated Sep 14th 2021, 10:14 AM 15,292 Views 27 Comments

The Good Information Project wants to hear your experience of migration, living abroad for work or study – or coming to Ireland to build a new life.

# goodinformation - Monday 13 September, 2021

Explainer: What is the European Union Agency for the Space Programme?
# EUSPA
# EUSPA

Explainer: What is the European Union Agency for the Space Programme?

Sep 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 5,243 Views 3 Comments

EUSPA was officially launched this year as part of the EU’s €14.8 billion space programme.

# goodinformation - Saturday 11 September, 2021

FactFind: What are the migration trends into Europe?
# The New Silk Roads
# The New Silk Roads

FactFind: What are the migration trends into Europe?

Sep 11th 2021, 7:00 PM 16,570 Views 2 Comments

Applications for refugee status increased dramatically after the Syrian humanitarian crisis in 2015, and dipped at the beginning of the pandemic.

# goodinformation - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Irish MEPs criticise Poland for pushing migrants back at new border wall with Belarus
# TGIP
# TGIP

Irish MEPs criticise Poland for pushing migrants back at new border wall with Belarus

Sep 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,248 Views 52 Comments
  • Gráinne Ní Aodha asked all 13 Irish MEPs for their thoughts on the EU's response to the border wall in Poland.
  • One Irish MEP said that what Poland was doing was "no better than what Trump was trying to do along the US-Mexico border", and that the EU should condemn it.
  • This month, The Good Information Project will focus on migration and the EU.

# goodinformation - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

What is the best solution for the EU's migration crisis, and is Ireland doing enough?
# TGIP
# TGIP

What is the best solution for the EU's migration crisis, and is Ireland doing enough?

Sep 8th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,419 Views 41 Comments

The next cycle of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at migration and the EU.

# goodinformation - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Less than a third of people in Ireland would take a trip to space - even if it was free
# Earth Bound
# Earth Bound

Less than a third of people in Ireland would take a trip to space - even if it was free

Sep 7th 2021, 11:44 AM 6,674 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland Thinks/Good Information Project poll turned up some interesting answers.

# goodinformation - Monday 30 August, 2021

Ireland has at least 34 companies working in the space industry - so what is our role in the space race?
# The Irish Frontier
# The Irish Frontier

Ireland has at least 34 companies working in the space industry - so what is our role in the space race?

Aug 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,959 Views 13 Comments
  • Experts say space exploration isn't a government priority - but that it could be as space travel intensifies
  • Ireland's current focus is more about Earth than exploring the universe, writes CJ McKinney

# goodinformation - Sunday 29 August, 2021

An A-Z of everything you need to know about the space race, from astronauts to zero gravity
# Glossary
# Glossary

An A-Z of everything you need to know about the space race, from astronauts to zero gravity

Aug 29th 2021, 8:00 AM 5,784 Views 1 Comment

As part of The Good Information Project we’ve demystified some of the commonly-used terms about the 21st century space race.

# goodinformation - Saturday 28 August, 2021

270 Irish people have applied to be an astronaut - so will we see an Irish person in space?
# Spásaire
# Spásaire

270 Irish people have applied to be an astronaut - so will we see an Irish person in space?

Aug 28th 2021, 8:00 AM 14,881 Views 18 Comments

“That is what speaks to me about being an astronaut – it gives me the opportunity to make the world better and to inspire other people to do the same.”

# goodinformation - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Open thread: What should be a priority in space exploration?
# Join The Conversation
# Join The Conversation

Open thread: What should be a priority in space exploration?

Aug 21st 2021, 9:00 PM 12,123 Views 81 Comments

We want to hear your hopes, dreams, and fears for the future of space exploration.

# goodinformation - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Poll: Who do you think is leading the modern space race?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think is leading the modern space race?

Aug 19th 2021, 8:30 AM 18,194 Views 57 Comments

Technological advancements have made space more accessible and affordable to private enterprises.

# goodinformation - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

The Good Information Project: We're launching our 'space module'
# Tgip Space
# Tgip Space

The Good Information Project: We're launching our 'space module'

Aug 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 7,404 Views 6 Comments

The next cycle of TGIP will look at Ireland and the EU’s role in the current space race.

# goodinformation - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

From A to B and back again: Where do we go from here with Ireland's public transport?
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

From A to B and back again: Where do we go from here with Ireland's public transport?

Aug 17th 2021, 10:00 PM 18,391 Views 26 Comments

We’ve spent the last month diving into public transport at The Good Information Project.

Quiz: How much do you know about public transport?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about public transport?

Aug 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 40,782 Views 25 Comments

The Good Information Project spent this month looking at public transport – so what did you learn?

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil voters among least likely to support a congestion charge
# Driving The Price
# Driving The Price

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil voters among least likely to support a congestion charge

Aug 17th 2021, 6:03 PM 17,866 Views 53 Comments

Polling by Ireland Thinks and TGIP found that Green Party voters are the highest supporters of a congestion charge in Irish cities.

‘A significant challenge’: Unclear when public transport will be fully accessible
# No Target
# No Target

‘A significant challenge’: Unclear when public transport will be fully accessible

Aug 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 13,128 Views 5 Comments
  • Despite improvements in recent years, ongoing obstacles to accessibility are leading to isolation and anxiety, reports Maria Delaney of Noteworthy, our investigative platform.
  • The NTA and Department of Transport could not give a date for a fully accessible public transport system.
  • Inaccessible infrastructure is preventing disabled people from travelling on accessible trains and buses.

# goodinformation - Sunday 15 August, 2021

'We basically can’t walk safely into town': The state of Ireland's footpaths and walkways
# TGIP Transport
# TGIP Transport

'We basically can’t walk safely into town': The state of Ireland's footpaths and walkways

Aug 15th 2021, 7:30 AM 26,156 Views 37 Comments

Investment in cycling and walking is increasing – but campaigners say change isn’t happening quick enough.

# goodinformation - Monday 9 August, 2021

Railway, greenway, or disused line? The tangled, uncertain future of the Western Rail Corridor
# The Beaten Track
# The Beaten Track

Railway, greenway, or disused line? The tangled, uncertain future of the Western Rail Corridor

Aug 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 39,313 Views 68 Comments
  • The Western Rail Corridor track stretches from Limerick up to Sligo - but most of it has been out of use for decades.
  • Many want to see trains return, while others call for a new greenway on the line - but a report said a "do nothing" approach was the most viable.
  • The government is now at a crossroads on the future of the track.

# goodinformation - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Poll: Satisfaction with public transport is concentrated almost entirely within Dublin
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Poll: Satisfaction with public transport is concentrated almost entirely within Dublin

Aug 8th 2021, 7:00 PM 24,294 Views 71 Comments

77% of Dubliners feel their area is well serviced by public transport – but in the midlands, 78% feel the exact opposite.

'We would be lost without it': The responsive bus service that has become a lifeline in rural Ireland
# Local Link
# Local Link

'We would be lost without it': The responsive bus service that has become a lifeline in rural Ireland

Aug 8th 2021, 8:00 AM 24,978 Views 6 Comments

“When everything is done, he takes us home again and we’re left to the door with our shopping. It’s absolutely brilliant.”

# goodinformation - Saturday 7 August, 2021

'No plans to reinstate' transport schemes for disabled people that activists say are 'vital'
# Costly Cut
# Costly Cut

'No plans to reinstate' transport schemes for disabled people that activists say are 'vital'

Aug 7th 2021, 8:01 PM 17,744 Views 16 Comments

The Motorised Transport Grant and Mobility Allowance schemes remain closed after a review was recommended over eight years ago.

Opinion: We need public transport that feels safe for women
# Voices
# Voices

Opinion: We need public transport that feels safe for women

Aug 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,237 Views 78 Comments

Perceptions of safety are a significant factor in women’s travel choices, so we need to create a better environment, writes Rachel Cahill.

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