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# open-thread - Thursday 24 December, 2015

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

What are the best - and worst - Christmas presents you've ever received?

Dec 24th 2015, 10:00 AM 19,630 Views 70 Comments

Ours include a much-coveted Furby, a shower curtain … and a cemetery plot.

# open-thread - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Where are the best places to watch McGregor's title fight at UFC 194 in Ireland?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Where are the best places to watch McGregor's title fight at UFC 194 in Ireland?

Dec 10th 2015, 6:00 PM 39,409 Views 67 Comments

There are a number of viewing parties being held if you’re looking to stay out until the early hours of Sunday morning.

# open-thread - Friday 6 November, 2015

The Euromillions Jackpot will be €100 million tonight... How would you spend it?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

The Euromillions Jackpot will be €100 million tonight... How would you spend it?

Nov 6th 2015, 6:19 PM 16,119 Views 97 Comments

Let’s all buy ourselves solid gold hats.

# open-thread - Monday 31 August, 2015

Open thread: Pick the 31 man squad you want to see go to the World Cup
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Open thread: Pick the 31 man squad you want to see go to the World Cup

Aug 31st 2015, 6:30 AM 9,343 Views 52 Comments

Put yourself into Joe Schmidt’s shoes

# open-thread - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Open thread: What Ireland team would you like Joe Schmidt to name for Wales?
# Name Your XV
From The42
# Name Your XV

Open thread: What Ireland team would you like Joe Schmidt to name for Wales?

Aug 6th 2015, 9:40 AM 11,955 Views 44 Comments

Ireland’s World Cup warm-up schedule begins in Cardiff on Saturday.

# open-thread - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Open thread: Where is your favourite place in Ireland to go on holidays?
# Staycation
# Staycation

Open thread: Where is your favourite place in Ireland to go on holidays?

Aug 4th 2015, 8:00 PM 32,123 Views 137 Comments

More people are choosing to stay in Ireland for their main holiday. Where should they go?

# open-thread - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Open thread: What's your one festival secret weapon?
# Sponsored
# Sponsored

Open thread: What's your one festival secret weapon?

Aug 1st 2015, 7:15 AM 736 Views 0 Comments

Go on. Share that wealth.

# open-thread - Monday 27 July, 2015

Open thread: Go on, tell us about your first time...
# Virginity
# Virginity

Open thread: Go on, tell us about your first time...

Jul 27th 2015, 10:48 PM 32,791 Views 78 Comments

All the cool kids are doing it.

# open-thread - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Where are the best places to watch McGregor v Mendes in Ireland?
# Countdown Is On
From The42
# Countdown Is On

Where are the best places to watch McGregor v Mendes in Ireland?

Jul 9th 2015, 1:36 PM 25,139 Views 18 Comments

A small number of pubs and nightclubs are staying open into the early hours of Sunday morning for UFC 189.

# open-thread - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

8 front rows or 9? Which props and hookers will make Schmidt's final World Cup squad?
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

8 front rows or 9? Which props and hookers will make Schmidt's final World Cup squad?

Jun 30th 2015, 6:00 AM 6,151 Views 28 Comments

Who gets the nod at loosehead and hooker?

# open-thread - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Has your home been burgled?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

Has your home been burgled?

Apr 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 17,933 Views 70 Comments

Tell us about it.

# open-thread - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

It's World Pothole Day - are your local roads in sh**e?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

It's World Pothole Day - are your local roads in sh**e?

Mar 25th 2015, 3:00 PM 12,713 Views 45 Comments

We’ve seen some pretty big potholes in our time…

# open-thread - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Everyone is giving advice to their younger self, do you have any wise words?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

Everyone is giving advice to their younger self, do you have any wise words?

Mar 4th 2015, 10:07 PM 15,462 Views 90 Comments

The YouTube campaign is to mark International Women’s Day.

# open-thread - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Open Thread: Are you celebrating Nollaig na mBan*?
# Little Christmas
# Little Christmas

Open Thread: Are you celebrating Nollaig na mBan*?

Jan 6th 2015, 2:52 PM 12,843 Views 35 Comments

*Or Women’s Christmas. Or Little Christmas. Or Women’s Little Christmas.

# open-thread - Monday 5 January, 2015

Open thread: How are you coping with the first day back to work?
# Monday Blues
# Monday Blues

Open thread: How are you coping with the first day back to work?

Jan 5th 2015, 3:28 PM 11,532 Views 30 Comments

Just a couple more hours and you’re home free…

# open-thread - Friday 2 January, 2015

Where does Gerrard rank in the pantheon of great Premier League midfielders?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Where does Gerrard rank in the pantheon of great Premier League midfielders?

Jan 2nd 2015, 6:00 PM 11,221 Views 86 Comments

How does he rank when compared with the likes of Keane and Vieira?

# open-thread - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Open Thread: Pick your Ireland line-up to face the Wallabies
# You're The Boss
From The42
# You're The Boss

Open Thread: Pick your Ireland line-up to face the Wallabies

Nov 18th 2014, 8:15 PM 9,770 Views 49 Comments

The centre pairing is again the big call in the starting XV.

# open-thread - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Have you a ticket for Scotland v Ireland? Where are you sitting?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Have you a ticket for Scotland v Ireland? Where are you sitting?

Nov 12th 2014, 2:48 PM 4,427 Views 29 Comments

Thousands of Irish fans are expected to make the short trip across the water this week.

# open-thread - Monday 3 November, 2014

Do you agree with our LOI Team of the Year?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Do you agree with our LOI Team of the Year?

Nov 3rd 2014, 3:52 PM 4,976 Views 14 Comments

Now that the season has finished, we pick our best XI of 2014 from the Premier Division.

# open-thread - Sunday 2 November, 2014

What book would you leave on the Luas for someone else to read?
# Dublin Book Festival
# Dublin Book Festival

What book would you leave on the Luas for someone else to read?

Nov 2nd 2014, 10:30 AM 13,679 Views 100 Comments

Joyce or Rowling?

# open-thread - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Open thread: What's your favourite Halloween memory?
# Oíche Shamhna!
From The Daily Edge
# Oíche Shamhna!

Open thread: What's your favourite Halloween memory?

Oct 30th 2014, 9:30 PM 15,613 Views 50 Comments

Share your stories in here.

Open Thread: What's your perfect day?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open Thread: What's your perfect day?

Oct 30th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,917 Views 20 Comments

Time with the family? Time AWAY from the family? Or something else? You tell us.

# open-thread - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

We've been called sluts and bitches on the streets. Have you?
# Street Harassment
# Street Harassment

We've been called sluts and bitches on the streets. Have you?

Oct 29th 2014, 2:07 PM 46,138 Views 252 Comments

We’ve shared our stories – and would love to hear yours.

# open-thread - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Open thread: Where does last night rank in terms of Ireland's greatest results ever?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Open thread: Where does last night rank in terms of Ireland's greatest results ever?

Oct 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,904 Views 12 Comments

The Boys in Green have pulled off several similarly incredible results in the past.

# open-thread - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Open thread: What are your memories of THAT Robbie Keane goal in 2002
# Magic Moments
From The42
# Magic Moments

Open thread: What are your memories of THAT Robbie Keane goal in 2002

Oct 14th 2014, 5:49 PM 2,670 Views 19 Comments

The Irish side earned a famous draw at the Korea & Japan World Cup.

# open-thread - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Open thread: What do you think should be done about Ireland's drug problem?
# Addiction
# Addiction

Open thread: What do you think should be done about Ireland's drug problem?

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:20 PM 21,885 Views 211 Comments

RTÉ’s Prime Time tonight focused on the drug problem in Dublin – what do you think the solution is?

# open-thread - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

These are the words you used to describe homelessness
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

These are the words you used to describe homelessness

Oct 1st 2014, 9:00 PM 43,386 Views 14 Comments

We asked readers earlier in the week and here’s the result.

# open-thread - Monday 29 September, 2014

Open thread: What words do you associate with homelessness?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Open thread: What words do you associate with homelessness?

Sep 29th 2014, 10:25 PM 19,215 Views 97 Comments

How do you think about people who have no permanent home? We want to hear.

# open-thread - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Open Thread: Where is your favourite run in Ireland?
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Open Thread: Where is your favourite run in Ireland?

Sep 14th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,777 Views 20 Comments

We want to hear where you like to stretch your legs.

# open-thread - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Over to you: Here are our debs photos and stories. What about yours?
# Cringe
From The Daily Edge
# Cringe

Over to you: Here are our debs photos and stories. What about yours?

Sep 6th 2014, 5:30 PM 35,060 Views 44 Comments

Oh God.

# open-thread - Monday 11 August, 2014

Open Thread: What is acceptable jersey-wearing etiquette
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Open Thread: What is acceptable jersey-wearing etiquette

Aug 11th 2014, 2:25 PM 9,825 Views 31 Comments

At least we can all agree that full-kits are a no-no.

# open-thread - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Open thread: What advice would you give yourself on Leaving Cert results day?
# Talk To Me
# Talk To Me

Open thread: What advice would you give yourself on Leaving Cert results day?

Aug 10th 2014, 6:30 PM 21,641 Views 83 Comments

Let’s travel through the mists of time…

# open-thread - Friday 25 July, 2014

Open thread: What are you doing instead of going to the Garth Brooks concerts?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

Open thread: What are you doing instead of going to the Garth Brooks concerts?

Jul 25th 2014, 9:30 AM 14,183 Views 121 Comments

Had tickets for the ill-fated gigs? Tell us what you’re up to instead of going to them.

# open-thread - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Open Thread: What's the worst defeat your team has ever suffered?
# Hammerings
From The42
# Hammerings

Open Thread: What's the worst defeat your team has ever suffered?

Jul 9th 2014, 12:02 PM 6,226 Views 34 Comments

In the wake of Germany’s rout of Brazil, we want to know the worst defeat you can remember?

# open-thread - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Open thread: What do YOU think about the Garth Brooks concerts being cancelled?
# Mister Blue
# Mister Blue

Open thread: What do YOU think about the Garth Brooks concerts being cancelled?

Jul 8th 2014, 4:04 PM 26,965 Views 339 Comments

Have tickets for the cancelled concerts? Disappointed? Relieved? Let us know how you feel.

# open-thread - Friday 20 June, 2014

Did you stay up all night watching that awful Japan v Greece match?
# Snoozefest
From The42
# Snoozefest

Did you stay up all night watching that awful Japan v Greece match?

Jun 20th 2014, 1:19 AM 6,954 Views 9 Comments

Nobody outside of Colombia enjoyed that game. The stalemate assures them of a place in the last 16.

# open-thread - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Open thread: What's your favourite story about your dad?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open thread: What's your favourite story about your dad?

Jun 15th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,671 Views 53 Comments

Good work, dads.

# open-thread - Monday 9 June, 2014

Who would you pick to start Ireland's second Test against Argentina?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Who would you pick to start Ireland's second Test against Argentina?

Jun 9th 2014, 5:30 PM 8,944 Views 67 Comments

Would you keep the experienced heads involved or just roll in all the players who missed out on Saturday.

# open-thread - Monday 21 April, 2014

Open Thread: Who is the best player to never win an All-Ireland senior medal?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Open Thread: Who is the best player to never win an All-Ireland senior medal?

Apr 21st 2014, 11:55 AM 11,672 Views 91 Comments

We want to know your thoughts.

# open-thread - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Open thread: What kind of sex education did you get in school?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open thread: What kind of sex education did you get in school?

Apr 15th 2014, 10:59 PM 17,728 Views 101 Comments

Useful? Cringey? Non-existent?