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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# open thread

Last year
2022
# over to you
Open thread: What are the best things Ireland has gotten out of being in the EU? And the worst?
This month, The Good Information Project is looking at the EU and we want to hear from you.
# Healthcare
Open Thread: What one change would you like to see in the Irish healthcare system?
This month, The Good Information Project is looking at healthcare in Ireland and we want to hear from you.
# over to you
Open Thread: How have you been affected by false information?
We want to hear about how disinformation and misinformation have popped up in your life. What effect has dodgy information had on you and your loved ones?
# let us know
Open thread: What will you write in the 'time capsule' section of the census?
This year’s census is taking place tonight.
# the good information project
Open Thread: How would you 'fix' the internet?
This month The Good Information Project looks at tech and the new digital age. We want to know how the internet could be ‘fixed’ to improve quality of life in Ireland.
All time
# join the conversation
Open thread: What should be a priority in space exploration?
We want to hear your hopes, dreams, and fears for the future of space exploration.
# over to you
Open Thread: How would you change public transport in your county?
We want to hear how you’d change or redesign public transport in your local area.
# the good information project
Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?
We want to know how work has changed for you because of the pandemic and what you think should change in the aftermath of Covid-19.
# open thread
What should happen with the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour?
There appear to be three options as Lions bosses meet in the next month.
# Phase Three
Open thread: What are you most looking forward to doing from today?
Ireland today enters Phase Three of its exit from lockdown. Let us know what you’re excited about doing.
# Have your say
Open thread: Which four footballers have meant most to you in your life?
The question has been doing the rounds on social media.
# open thread
Open thread: What are your comfort reads?
What do you turn to when you need to be cheered up or comforted?
# tell us
Open thread: Your tips for handling kids while working from home
Keeping kids occupied when schools are closed can be a challenge, not least when you’re also working from home.
# tell us
Open thread: Your favourite films from the past decade...
We will never all agree on these things, but let’s talk about it anyway.
# open thread
What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received? Let us know
“My dad bought me a sandwich toaster … so that I could make him toasted sandwiches.”
# RIP
Open thread: Share your favourite memories of the late Gay Byrne
Alongside the Late Late, the veteran broadcaster also presented the weekday Gay Byrne Show on RTÉ radio for almost three decades.
# Pick Your Team
Open thread: Who should Schmidt pick in the Ireland team for France?
We want to hear who you would select for Sunday’s Six Nations clash in Dublin.
# open thread
Who should start for Ireland at the Rugby World Cup?
Sure, it’s nine months away, but no harm having a plan in place.
Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?
Re-gifted pyjamas, anyone?
# open thread
We want to hear your absolute worst first date stories
Tell us how you stayed as cool as a cucumber on a really terrible date.
# A helping hand
Open thread: What random acts of kindness did you see during the awful weather this week?
In this wintry weather, even the smallest helping hand could have made a difference.
# open thread
Ireland 2040: What are the key things you would prioritise?
More roads, more schools, more houses? What would you like to see in Ireland in twenty years time?
# secret santa
Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?
Sometimes we get (and give) brilliant gifts and sometimes they fall wide of the mark.
# big calls
Open thread: Pick your Lions team for Saturday's first Test against the All Blacks
Warren Gatland names his starting XV later.
# opportunity knocks
Open thread: Who would you like to see get their chance when Ireland face USA?
Joe Schmidt will name his team for Saturday’s Test in New York later today.
# your views
Open Thread: How is the Bus Éireann strike affecting you?
Tell us in the comments.
# world book day
Open thread: What's the most inspiring book you've ever read?
We’ll tell you ours…
# you're the boss
Open Thread: Pick your Ireland team to face Italy on Saturday
How would you like to see Joe Schmidt’s side line out in Rome?
# open thread
Which Premier League sides will finish in the top 4 this season?
The identity of the teams likely to secure a Champions League spot remains difficult to predict.
# open thread
What will Ireland look like in 2040? The government wants your thoughts
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Housing Minister Simon Coveney are today launching the National Planning Framework.
# you're the boss
Open Thread: Pick your Ireland team to face Scotland on Saturday
What way would you like to see Joe Schmidt’s side line out at Murrayfield?
# Bah Humbug
Open thread: What are the best and worst presents you got this year?
An umbrella? A trip to Paris? Socks?
# open thread
What message would you like to give your family this Christmas?
If someone is on your mind, let them know.
# shock result
Open thread: How do you feel about Donald Trump winning the election?
A lot of people expected the race to be close, with most polls predicting Hillary Clinton would win.
# Have your say
Open thread: What did you make of yesterday's budget?
As expected, there has been a mixed reaction to the hikes, cuts and handouts.
# open thread
Michael Fitzsimons named All-Ireland SFC final man of the match
Do you agree with the RTE panel’s selection?
# Change generation
Punctuality, responsibility, find something that you love: What did you learn on your first job?
Some famous names share their experiences – and yes, first impressions count.
# cheval noir
Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?
Because you’re too good to go tipping one of the big boys.
# open thread
Cards on the table - who do you think is going to win Euro 2016?
It’s prediction time.
# Housing Crisis
Open thread: Rent rises, housing lists, homelessness - what's the number one issue for you?
NAMA, the mortgage crisis and rents – it’s all up for discussion at the housing and homeless committee.