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# 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 12,117 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 14,555 Views 87 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 13,920 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 8,538 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 16,934 Views 44 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 7,440 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 22,272 Views 78 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 29,200 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 15,596 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 30,248 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 31,190 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 14,779 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 20,800 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 18,576 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 4,636 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 24,860 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 16,233 Views 118 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 10,384 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 10,576 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 5,558 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 16,060 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 14,764 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 9,075 Views 87 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 4,754 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 21,421 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 7,161 Views 53 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 18,559 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 9,344 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 17,504 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 4,899 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 14,893 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 17,638 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 10,130 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 11,311 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 12,940 Views 64 Comments

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

# open-thread - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Open thread: Have you ever experienced sleep paralysis?
# Study
# Study

Open thread: Have you ever experienced sleep paralysis?

Apr 13th 2016, 7:03 PM 35,702 Views 82 Comments

The School of Psychology at NUI Galway is starting to research the topic. But have you ever experienced it?

# open-thread - Friday 1 April, 2016

Do you agree with the 4 Ireland midfielders John Giles thinks should start at Euro 2016?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Do you agree with the 4 Ireland midfielders John Giles thinks should start at Euro 2016?

Apr 1st 2016, 12:33 PM 12,804 Views 20 Comments

The veteran pundit gave his selections on Newstalk’s Off the Ball last night.

# open-thread - Friday 4 March, 2016

Where are the best places to watch McGregor v Diaz at UFC 196 in Ireland?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Where are the best places to watch McGregor v Diaz at UFC 196 in Ireland?

Mar 4th 2016, 1:34 PM 10,850 Views 6 Comments

There are several viewing parties taking place if you’re looking to go out for this weekend’s big MMA event.

# open-thread - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

COMPETITION: Tell us the best thing that happened to you last year - and win €200
# Sponsored By Mcdonalds
# Sponsored By Mcdonalds

COMPETITION: Tell us the best thing that happened to you last year - and win €200

Feb 17th 2016, 12:39 PM 17,101 Views 143 Comments

From big sporting wins for Ireland right down to the best personal moments. Warning: warm fuzzies ahead.

# open-thread - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Open Thread: Who should Joe Schmidt pick to start against Wales?
# Team Talk
From The42
# Team Talk

Open Thread: Who should Joe Schmidt pick to start against Wales?

Feb 4th 2016, 5:00 PM 9,612 Views 66 Comments

What do you think the starting XV should look like.

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