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# poll - Saturday 26 June, 2021

FactCheck: Could the government actually bend EU spending rules to build more homes?

FactCheck: Could the government actually bend EU spending rules to build more homes?

Jun 26th 2021, 12:05 AM 16,238 Views 25 Comments

The Housing Minister suggested it could be a runner – but is Ireland actually allowed to do this?

# poll - Friday 25 June, 2021

Poll: Should the reopening of indoor services in pubs and restaurants be delayed beyond 5 July?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the reopening of indoor services in pubs and restaurants be delayed beyond 5 July?

Jun 25th 2021, 8:02 AM 66,145 Views 179 Comments

NPHET will next week issue advice to government on the planned 5 July reopening measures.

Who do you think will be crowned 2021 All-Ireland SHC champions?
# Lovely Hurling
From The42
# Lovely Hurling

Who do you think will be crowned 2021 All-Ireland SHC champions?

Jun 25th 2021, 7:50 AM 9,466 Views 19 Comments

Limerick are defending champions.

# poll - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Poll: Have you received a scam call from an Irish number?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you received a scam call from an Irish number?

Jun 24th 2021, 9:13 AM 176,366 Views 115 Comments

Members of the public continue to report receiving hoax phone calls,

Who do you think will be crowned 2021 All-Ireland SFC champions?
# Pick A Side
From The42
# Pick A Side

Who do you think will be crowned 2021 All-Ireland SFC champions?

Jun 24th 2021, 7:35 AM 9,663 Views 5 Comments

Seven in-a-row for Dublin, or will we see new champions?

# poll - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Poll: How often do you eat fish?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you eat fish?

Jun 23rd 2021, 9:44 AM 44,777 Views 51 Comments

Irish fishing boats are protesting today over the challenges their industry faces.

# poll - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Poll: Would you pay more taxes to help reduce Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you pay more taxes to help reduce Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions?

Jun 22nd 2021, 8:53 AM 37,034 Views 143 Comments

Green house gas targets will not be met but the EPA said there is a chance if we can reduce our emissions by 2%.

# poll - Monday 21 June, 2021

Poll: Have you had any outdoor pints this summer?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you had any outdoor pints this summer?

Jun 21st 2021, 9:26 AM 38,375 Views 47 Comments

Gardaí warned yesterday that alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants.

# poll - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day?

Jun 20th 2021, 10:46 AM 35,921 Views 69 Comments

Today is Father’s Day but does it matter to you?

# poll - Saturday 19 June, 2021

FactCheck: No, these claims in an anti-mask leaflet delivered to homes aren't true
# Debunked
# Debunked

FactCheck: No, these claims in an anti-mask leaflet delivered to homes aren't true

Jun 19th 2021, 6:30 AM 20,272 Views 0 Comments

A leaflet by Anti-Corruption Ireland contains a list of false statements about masks and their effectiveness.

# poll - Friday 18 June, 2021

Poll: Would you go to a music festival this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go to a music festival this year?

Jun 18th 2021, 9:12 AM 32,408 Views 36 Comments

Electric Picnic is scheduled to take place in September.

Debunked: Yes, coronavirus antibodies protect against 'infection of the lung'
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: Yes, coronavirus antibodies protect against 'infection of the lung'

Jun 18th 2021, 6:00 AM 30,074 Views 14 Comments

A video shared online claimed that because antibodies produced as a result of the vaccine are in the blood, they don’t protect against Covid infection. This is false.

# poll - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Poll: Have you socialised with other people yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you socialised with other people yet?

Jun 17th 2021, 10:03 AM 27,088 Views 41 Comments

New polling shows that 32% of people are feeling nervous about meeting people indoors again.

Debunked: No, the army hasn't been drafted in to 'forcibly' vaccinate prisoners
# Debunk
# Debunk

Debunked: No, the army hasn't been drafted in to 'forcibly' vaccinate prisoners

Jun 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 8,176 Views 0 Comments

Vaccines are being rolled out on a prison-by-prison basis and jabs are administered by National Ambulance Service staff.

One-third of nation feels nervous about being able to meet up with people indoors again
# Red C
# Red C

One-third of nation feels nervous about being able to meet up with people indoors again

Jun 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,491 Views 15 Comments

That’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.

# poll - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll
# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI
# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll

Jun 16th 2021, 9:45 PM 38,137 Views 136 Comments

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll has put Sinn Fein on 31%, followed by Fine Gael on 27% and Fianna Fail on 20%.

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?

Jun 16th 2021, 11:00 AM 20,769 Views 39 Comments

This year’s Bloomsday Festival will run all week with most events accessible online.

# poll - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Poll: Do you know how to perform CPR?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you know how to perform CPR?

Jun 15th 2021, 10:34 AM 29,230 Views 65 Comments

Some 70% of cardiac arrests happen in the home.

# poll - Monday 14 June, 2021

Poll: Should it be an offence to refuse to give gardaí a password?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should it be an offence to refuse to give gardaí a password?

Jun 14th 2021, 10:03 AM 58,233 Views 107 Comments

A new power would allow gardaí to request passwords or encryption keys for electronic devices.

# poll - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Poll: Who do you think will win Euro 2020?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win Euro 2020?

Jun 12th 2021, 9:55 AM 48,988 Views 76 Comments

The competition got underway last night with Italy defeating Turkey 3-0.

# poll - Friday 11 June, 2021

Poll: Would you go to a pilot live concert?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go to a pilot live concert?

Jun 11th 2021, 10:06 AM 22,102 Views 65 Comments

James Vincent McMorrow played a pilot live gig in Iveagh Gardens in Dublin last night.

# poll - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Poll: Are you finding it affordable to holiday at home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you finding it affordable to holiday at home?

Jun 10th 2021, 10:55 AM 37,086 Views 58 Comments

The south-west region of the country is the most popular holiday destination.

# poll - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Poll: Which political party do you trust most to deliver on housing?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Poll: Which political party do you trust most to deliver on housing?

Jun 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 54,453 Views 116 Comments

As the country emerges from the pandemic, housing is once again the core issue facing the electorate.

Poll: What's the largest deposit you've been asked to pay while renting?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What's the largest deposit you've been asked to pay while renting?

Jun 9th 2021, 9:32 AM 23,719 Views 35 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien is bringing a memo to Cabinet today to restrict upfront payment demands made by landlords.

# poll - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Poll: Do you still have the 'Leaving Cert nightmare'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you still have the 'Leaving Cert nightmare'?

Jun 8th 2021, 10:35 AM 23,676 Views 39 Comments

This year’s exams kick off tomorrow.

'A distorted perspective': How anti-lockdown groups are using data to downplay the impact of Covid-19
# Mortality Misinfo
# Mortality Misinfo

'A distorted perspective': How anti-lockdown groups are using data to downplay the impact of Covid-19

Jun 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 25,653 Views 0 Comments
  • Anti-lockdown accounts on social media often leave out important context or misconstrue data to argue that the pandemic is not real.
  • A disinformation professor at DCU says online misinformation often draws on "a grain of truth" - and then distorts it.
  • Lauren Boland breaks down the official statistics and how you can find the facts.

# poll - Monday 7 June, 2021

Poll: Do you plan on dining outdoors this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan on dining outdoors this week?

Jun 7th 2021, 10:45 AM 41,357 Views 51 Comments

Pubs and restaurants can reopen to customers for outdoor services from today.

# poll - Friday 4 June, 2021

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?

Jun 4th 2021, 12:45 PM 28,024 Views 24 Comments

Hotels and other tourist accommodation reopened their doors this week.

# poll - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Poll: What kind of dining are you most looking forward to?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What kind of dining are you most looking forward to?

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:00 PM 20,557 Views 16 Comments

With restrictions easing from next week, we’re wondering what kind of bread-breaking you can’t wait to do.

# poll - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Poll: Do you think the lifting of the Covid measures is going at the right pace?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the lifting of the Covid measures is going at the right pace?

May 29th 2021, 10:14 AM 58,553 Views 67 Comments

The Government will gradually reopen the indoor hospitality and foreign travel sectors.

# poll - Friday 28 May, 2021

Poll: have you struggled with a smoking habit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: have you struggled with a smoking habit?

May 28th 2021, 10:01 AM 26,144 Views 59 Comments

A new study found that the numbers of smokers globally increased to 1.1 billion in 2019.

# poll - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Poll: Will you be tuning in to watch the Friends Reunion tonight?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be tuning in to watch the Friends Reunion tonight?

May 27th 2021, 9:27 AM 29,668 Views 40 Comments

The cast will all net €2.05m each for taking part in the reunion which will be broadcast tonight on Sky at 8pm.

# poll - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Poll: Is fresh fish part of your diet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is fresh fish part of your diet?

May 26th 2021, 11:52 AM 31,860 Views 49 Comments

The Irish Fishing fleet is protesting today and they believe that their industry is under threat from Brexit.

# poll - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Poll: Would you attend a test live event in June?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you attend a test live event in June?

May 25th 2021, 9:59 AM 39,907 Views 42 Comments

Concerts, comedy and theatre might start a phased return next month.

# poll - Monday 24 May, 2021

Poll: Should indoor hospitality reopen in July?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should indoor hospitality reopen in July?

May 24th 2021, 10:05 AM 47,592 Views 74 Comments

The government is expected to make an announcement on Friday about easing more Covid-19 restrictions.

# poll - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Poll: Should the possession of drugs for personal use be decriminalised?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the possession of drugs for personal use be decriminalised?

May 23rd 2021, 9:32 AM 60,906 Views 130 Comments

Many groups have long called for drug use to be addressed as a social and health issue, rather than as a criminal justice issue.

# poll - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision final tonight?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision final tonight?

May 22nd 2021, 9:51 AM 43,641 Views 93 Comments

What’s Another Year?

New poll shows deep distrust of Chinese government among Irish public
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

New poll shows deep distrust of Chinese government among Irish public

May 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 28,403 Views 107 Comments
  • The Ireland Thinks poll also found that 65% of respondents said they either distrust or strongly distrust the British government.

# poll - Friday 21 May, 2021

Poll: Have you made an outdoor pub/restaurant booking?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you made an outdoor pub/restaurant booking?

May 21st 2021, 10:17 AM 40,218 Views 47 Comments

Outdoor dining is due to recommence from 7 June.

# poll - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Poll: Have you ever bought cryptocurrency?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever bought cryptocurrency?

May 20th 2021, 10:47 AM 32,551 Views 76 Comments

Scams involving the currency are on the rise.