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#open thread

# open-thread - Monday 6 June, 2022

Open thread: What are the best things Ireland has gotten out of being in the EU? And the worst?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open thread: What are the best things Ireland has gotten out of being in the EU? And the worst?

Jun 6th 2022, 7:00 PM 22,298 Views 68 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at the EU and we want to hear from you.

# open-thread - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Open Thread:  What one change would you like to see in the Irish healthcare system?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Open Thread: What one change would you like to see in the Irish healthcare system?

May 10th 2022, 8:00 PM 14,965 Views 78 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at healthcare in Ireland and we want to hear from you.

# open-thread - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Open Thread: How have you been affected by false information?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open Thread: How have you been affected by false information?

Apr 7th 2022, 8:00 PM 8,070 Views 55 Comments

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?

# open-thread - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Open thread: What will you write in the 'time capsule' section of the census?
# Let Us Know
# Let Us Know

Open thread: What will you write in the 'time capsule' section of the census?

Apr 3rd 2022, 6:30 AM 45,036 Views 58 Comments

This year’s census is taking place tonight.

# open-thread - Monday 7 February, 2022

Open Thread: How would you 'fix' the internet?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Thread: How would you 'fix' the internet?

Feb 7th 2022, 8:00 PM 7,433 Views 29 Comments

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.

# open-thread - 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 12,191 Views 81 Comments

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

# open-thread - Monday 19 July, 2021

Open Thread: How would you change public transport in your county?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open Thread: How would you change public transport in your county?

Jul 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 14,868 Views 88 Comments

We want to hear how you’d change or redesign public transport in your local area.

# open-thread - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?

Apr 14th 2021, 9:00 AM 13,989 Views 30 Comments

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 - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

What should happen with the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

What should happen with the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour?

Jan 13th 2021, 11:19 AM 8,599 Views 24 Comments

There appear to be three options as Lions bosses meet in the next month.

# open-thread - Monday 29 June, 2020

Open thread: What are you most looking forward to doing from today?
# Phase Three
# Phase Three

Open thread: What are you most looking forward to doing from today?

Jun 29th 2020, 12:00 PM 16,974 Views 45 Comments

Ireland today enters Phase Three of its exit from lockdown. Let us know what you’re excited about doing.

# open-thread - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Open thread: Which four footballers have meant most to you in your life?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Open thread: Which four footballers have meant most to you in your life?

Mar 24th 2020, 12:06 PM 7,479 Views 68 Comments

The question has been doing the rounds on social media.

# open-thread - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Open thread: What are your comfort reads?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

Open thread: What are your comfort reads?

Mar 21st 2020, 7:00 PM 22,298 Views 81 Comments

What do you turn to when you need to be cheered up or comforted?

# open-thread - Friday 13 March, 2020

Open thread: Your tips for handling kids while working from home
# Tell Us
# Tell Us

Open thread: Your tips for handling kids while working from home

Mar 13th 2020, 11:54 AM 29,225 Views 67 Comments

Keeping kids occupied when schools are closed can be a challenge, not least when you’re also working from home.

# open-thread - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Open thread: Your favourite films from the past decade...
# Tell Us
# Tell Us

Open thread: Your favourite films from the past decade...

Dec 29th 2019, 8:00 PM 15,608 Views 49 Comments

We will never all agree on these things, but let’s talk about it anyway.

# open-thread - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received? Let us know
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received? Let us know

Dec 25th 2019, 5:00 PM 30,352 Views 59 Comments

“My dad bought me a sandwich toaster … so that I could make him toasted sandwiches.”

# open-thread - Monday 4 November, 2019

Open thread: Share your favourite memories of the late Gay Byrne
# RIP
# RIP

Open thread: Share your favourite memories of the late Gay Byrne

Nov 4th 2019, 5:30 PM 31,225 Views 83 Comments

Alongside the Late Late, the veteran broadcaster also presented the weekday Gay Byrne Show on RTÉ radio for almost three decades.

# open-thread - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Open thread: Who should Schmidt pick in the Ireland team for France?
# Pick Your Team
From The42
# Pick Your Team

Open thread: Who should Schmidt pick in the Ireland team for France?

Mar 7th 2019, 11:49 AM 14,820 Views 71 Comments

We want to hear who you would select for Sunday’s Six Nations clash in Dublin.

# open-thread - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Who should start for Ireland at the Rugby World Cup?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Who should start for Ireland at the Rugby World Cup?

Jan 3rd 2019, 7:30 PM 20,817 Views 61 Comments

Sure, it’s nine months away, but no harm having a plan in place.

# open-thread - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?

Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?

Dec 25th 2018, 6:00 PM 18,624 Views 44 Comments

Re-gifted pyjamas, anyone?

# open-thread - Monday 28 May, 2018

We want to hear your absolute worst first date stories
# Open Thread
From The Daily Edge
# Open Thread

We want to hear your absolute worst first date stories

May 28th 2018, 10:59 AM 4,643 Views 1 Comment

Tell us how you stayed as cool as a cucumber on a really terrible date.

# open-thread - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Open thread: What random acts of kindness did you see during the awful weather this week?
# A Helping Hand
# A Helping Hand

Open thread: What random acts of kindness did you see during the awful weather this week?

Mar 3rd 2018, 10:30 AM 24,882 Views 92 Comments

In this wintry weather, even the smallest helping hand could have made a difference.

# open-thread - Monday 5 February, 2018

Ireland 2040: What are the key things you would prioritise?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

Ireland 2040: What are the key things you would prioritise?

Feb 5th 2018, 8:00 PM 16,248 Views 125 Comments

More roads, more schools, more houses? What would you like to see in Ireland in twenty years time?

# open-thread - Monday 25 December, 2017

Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?
# Secret Santa
# Secret Santa

Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?

Dec 25th 2017, 8:15 AM 10,492 Views 42 Comments

Sometimes we get (and give) brilliant gifts and sometimes they fall wide of the mark.

# open-thread - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Open thread: Pick your Lions team for Saturday's first Test against the All Blacks
# Big Calls
From The42
# Big Calls

Open thread: Pick your Lions team for Saturday's first Test against the All Blacks

Jun 21st 2017, 9:30 AM 10,605 Views 30 Comments

Warren Gatland names his starting XV later.

# open-thread - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Open thread: Who would you like to see get their chance when Ireland face USA?
# Opportunity Knocks
From The42
# Opportunity Knocks

Open thread: Who would you like to see get their chance when Ireland face USA?

Jun 8th 2017, 9:40 AM 5,581 Views 27 Comments

Joe Schmidt will name his team for Saturday’s Test in New York later today.

# open-thread - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Open Thread: How is the Bus Éireann strike affecting you?
# Your Views
# Your Views

Open Thread: How is the Bus Éireann strike affecting you?

Mar 29th 2017, 3:15 PM 16,093 Views 131 Comments

Tell us in the comments.

# open-thread - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Open thread: What's the most inspiring book you've ever read?
# World Book Day
# World Book Day

Open thread: What's the most inspiring book you've ever read?

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:20 AM 14,789 Views 135 Comments

We’ll tell you ours…

# open-thread - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Open Thread: Pick your Ireland team to face Italy on Saturday
# You're The Boss
From The42
# You're The Boss

Open Thread: Pick your Ireland team to face Italy on Saturday

Feb 7th 2017, 2:43 PM 9,107 Views 115 Comments

How would you like to see Joe Schmidt’s side line out in Rome?

# open-thread - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Which Premier League sides will finish in the top 4 this season?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Which Premier League sides will finish in the top 4 this season?

Feb 4th 2017, 6:00 AM 4,779 Views 9 Comments

The identity of the teams likely to secure a Champions League spot remains difficult to predict.

# open-thread - Thursday 2 February, 2017

What will Ireland look like in 2040? The government wants your thoughts
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

What will Ireland look like in 2040? The government wants your thoughts

Feb 2nd 2017, 6:45 AM 21,512 Views 100 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Housing Minister Simon Coveney are today launching the National Planning Framework.

# open-thread - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Open Thread: Pick your Ireland team to face Scotland on Saturday
# You're The Boss
From The42
# You're The Boss

Open Thread: Pick your Ireland team to face Scotland on Saturday

Jan 31st 2017, 2:39 PM 7,199 Views 54 Comments

What way would you like to see Joe Schmidt’s side line out at Murrayfield?

# open-thread - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Open thread: What are the best and worst presents you got this year?
# Bah Humbug
# Bah Humbug

Open thread: What are the best and worst presents you got this year?

Dec 25th 2016, 6:00 PM 18,652 Views 47 Comments

An umbrella? A trip to Paris? Socks?

# open-thread - Saturday 24 December, 2016

What message would you like to give your family this Christmas?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

What message would you like to give your family this Christmas?

Dec 24th 2016, 7:30 PM 9,531 Views 48 Comments

If someone is on your mind, let them know.

# open-thread - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Open thread: How do you feel about Donald Trump winning the election?
# Shock Result
# Shock Result

Open thread: How do you feel about Donald Trump winning the election?

Nov 9th 2016, 10:54 AM 17,749 Views 129 Comments

A lot of people expected the race to be close, with most polls predicting Hillary Clinton would win.

# open-thread - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Open thread: What did you make of yesterday's budget?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Open thread: What did you make of yesterday's budget?

Oct 12th 2016, 6:01 AM 4,977 Views 20 Comments

As expected, there has been a mixed reaction to the hikes, cuts and handouts.

# open-thread - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Michael Fitzsimons named All-Ireland SFC final man of the match
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Michael Fitzsimons named All-Ireland SFC final man of the match

Oct 1st 2016, 7:08 PM 14,972 Views 28 Comments

Do you agree with the RTE panel’s selection?

# open-thread - Friday 30 September, 2016

Punctuality, responsibility, find something that you love: What did you learn on your first job?
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

Punctuality, responsibility, find something that you love: What did you learn on your first job?

Sep 30th 2016, 9:52 AM 17,740 Views 29 Comments

Some famous names share their experiences – and yes, first impressions count.

# open-thread - Monday 6 June, 2016

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?
# Cheval Noir
From The42
# Cheval Noir

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?

Jun 6th 2016, 9:00 PM 10,150 Views 42 Comments

Because you’re too good to go tipping one of the big boys.

# open-thread - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Cards on the table - who do you think is going to win Euro 2016?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Cards on the table - who do you think is going to win Euro 2016?

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:00 PM 11,337 Views 64 Comments

It’s prediction time.

# open-thread - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Open thread: Rent rises, housing lists, homelessness - what's the number one issue for you?
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Open thread: Rent rises, housing lists, homelessness - what's the number one issue for you?

Apr 20th 2016, 8:30 PM 13,024 Views 67 Comments

NAMA, the mortgage crisis and rents – it’s all up for discussion at the housing and homeless committee.

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