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# tgip - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

'A preposterous waste of money': Irish MEPs raise concerns over Strasbourg parliament sittings
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

'A preposterous waste of money': Irish MEPs raise concerns over Strasbourg parliament sittings

Tue 12:10 AM 21,704 Views 19 Comments

Independent studies showed that a total of €109 million a year could be saved if all parliament activity was moved to Brussels.

# tgip - Monday 27 June, 2022

WATCH: Open Newsroom - Ireland and the EU after 50 years together
# How It Started
# How It Started

WATCH: Open Newsroom - Ireland and the EU after 50 years together

Mon 8:30 PM 4,268 Views 0 Comments

Watch our webinar on how Ireland found itself at the heart of the EU 50 years ago – and how it’s working for us now.

# tgip - Friday 10 June, 2022

Opinion: The four big challenges facing Ireland in its future with the EU
# European Union
# European Union

Opinion: The four big challenges facing Ireland in its future with the EU

Jun 10th 2022, 6:30 AM 14,248 Views 16 Comments

Alexander Conway looks at how Ireland can be involved in the criticial discussions which will shape the next 50 years of the EU.

# tgip - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Poll: Do you vote in European elections?
# Voting
# Voting

Poll: Do you vote in European elections?

Jun 7th 2022, 10:00 AM 20,250 Views 36 Comments

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

# tgip - 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 22,141 Views 68 Comments

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

Ireland + the EU: 50 years after Ireland voted to join, how is the relationship between the two?
# Special Relationship
# Special Relationship

Ireland + the EU: 50 years after Ireland voted to join, how is the relationship between the two?

Jun 6th 2022, 7:00 AM 19,006 Views 42 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at the EU.

# tgip - Sunday 5 June, 2022

More work to be done: The complexities, wins and major problems of the Irish healthcare system
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

More work to be done: The complexities, wins and major problems of the Irish healthcare system

Jun 5th 2022, 6:00 PM 11,066 Views 17 Comments

The Good Information Project turned its focus to Ireland’s healthcare system over the past month.

Menopause in Ireland: "One of the things people say after treatment is, ‘Oh my God, I got myself back”
# The Change
# The Change

Menopause in Ireland: "One of the things people say after treatment is, ‘Oh my God, I got myself back”

Jun 5th 2022, 7:30 AM 35,531 Views 19 Comments

After decades in the shadows, the menopause is finally starting to get the attention it merits.

# tgip - Saturday 4 June, 2022

Is Stephen Donnelly's €350m plan to tackle waiting lists this year actually working?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Is Stephen Donnelly's €350m plan to tackle waiting lists this year actually working?

Jun 4th 2022, 6:30 AM 13,896 Views 28 Comments

“The whole point of waiting lists is that you can’t fix them in a year.”

# tgip - Friday 3 June, 2022

The good, the bad and the alright: Ireland's healthcare system compared to the rest of the EU
# Comparison
# Comparison

The good, the bad and the alright: Ireland's healthcare system compared to the rest of the EU

Jun 3rd 2022, 9:00 PM 31,742 Views 43 Comments

Our interactive graphs showing where Ireland ranks compared to other EU countries.

'At this stage, it is a crisis': Children still left waiting for public disability services
# Delayed Delivery
# Delayed Delivery

'At this stage, it is a crisis': Children still left waiting for public disability services

Jun 3rd 2022, 12:05 AM 10,675 Views 10 Comments
  • Staff vacancies in Child Disability Network Teams as high as 88% in one locality, reports Orla Dwyer.
  • "Everything is a fight," say parents who report poor communication from teams.
  • Therapist vacancies are highest, leaving children without services.

# tgip - Sunday 29 May, 2022

'Filling a gap': Does Ireland rely too much on mental health charities?
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Filling a gap': Does Ireland rely too much on mental health charities?

May 29th 2022, 7:00 PM 9,059 Views 15 Comments

What role do charities play in providing mental health supports in Ireland?

# tgip - Friday 27 May, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: Ireland's housing crisis - will it ever end?
# Tgip-housing
# Tgip-housing

The Good Information Podcast: Ireland's housing crisis - will it ever end?

May 27th 2022, 1:36 PM 4,775 Views 11 Comments

The housing crisis is perhaps the most severe problem facing Ireland today. Is there any end in sight?

'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?
# Health In Ireland
# Health In Ireland

'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?

May 27th 2022, 12:05 AM 19,031 Views 25 Comments
  • The Irish healthcare system is frequently hit with criticism and suggestions for how it can be improved.
  • Progress on the overhaul of the system is continuing but has been slow.
  • We asked workers and those familiar with the sector what one change they would like to see put into place.

# tgip - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?

May 24th 2022, 10:57 AM 8,754 Views 2 Comments

Covid transformed Ireland’s working culture. The Good Information Podcast can tell you what that means for you.

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis

May 24th 2022, 12:04 AM 12,370 Views 14 Comments
  • Inpatient bed numbers among lowest in EU and nowhere near demand predicted by capacity reviews
  • Maria Delaney of investigative platform Noteworthy examines why despite overcrowding constantly being reported, hundreds of people continue to die
  • Full capacity protocol activated weekly at University Hospital Limerick, often resulting in cancelled ops

# tgip - Sunday 22 May, 2022

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'
# Obesity
# Obesity

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'

May 22nd 2022, 7:00 AM 27,675 Views 68 Comments

There is frustration over the lack of resources for obesity treatment in Ireland.

# tgip - Saturday 21 May, 2022

The Good Information Project is launching The Good Information Podcast
# TGIP
# TGIP

The Good Information Project is launching The Good Information Podcast

May 21st 2022, 6:00 AM 3,352 Views 0 Comments

Catch up with all of the in-depth, original reporting from The Good Information Project.

# tgip - Friday 20 May, 2022

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?
# Health System
# Health System

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?

May 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 21,553 Views 31 Comments

Electronic healthcare records are already in place in several European countries.

The Good Information Podcast: How close are we to a United Ireland?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: How close are we to a United Ireland?

May 20th 2022, 11:30 AM 9,206 Views 20 Comments

What conditions must be met before a United Ireland comes about?

# tgip - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

'We needed more beds, we still need more beds': Will lessons be learned from the pandemic?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'We needed more beds, we still need more beds': Will lessons be learned from the pandemic?

May 17th 2022, 12:05 AM 8,634 Views 11 Comments

With Ireland now in a different phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, will lessons be learned from the crisis gone by?

# tgip - Monday 16 May, 2022

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave

May 16th 2022, 12:05 AM 36,682 Views 25 Comments
  • The problem is not unique to Ireland but there are a lot of push factors in the Irish healthcare system, according to staff
  • The situation is radically different in other countries, say nurses, doctors and physios who have left Ireland
  • " I was in a theatre all day with one surgeon and I worked every day with him for a year and he didn’t know my name."

# tgip - Sunday 15 May, 2022

More than half of people in Ireland think that healthcare is getting worse
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

More than half of people in Ireland think that healthcare is getting worse

May 15th 2022, 12:05 AM 15,915 Views 36 Comments
  • People on lower incomes and without health insurance were most likely to say that Ireland's healthcare system is worsening
  • People earning over €80,000 were most likely to say that the system has stayed the same
  • However, responses were split when it came to people's individual experiences of the system, reports Jack White

# tgip - 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 14,933 Views 79 Comments

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

# tgip - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Can Ireland's health system be fixed, or is it beyond repair?
# Health In Ireland
# Health In Ireland

Can Ireland's health system be fixed, or is it beyond repair?

May 8th 2022, 8:30 AM 16,998 Views 33 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project will take a look at healthcare in Ireland.

# tgip - Thursday 5 May, 2022

The Explainer: In the age of disinformation and misinformation, how does factchecking work?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: In the age of disinformation and misinformation, how does factchecking work?

May 5th 2022, 6:00 PM 3,087 Views 0 Comments

The Good Information Project has been looking at the fight against misinfo and disinfo, and this week on the podcast we’re taking a look at how factchecking and how it works.

# tgip - 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 8,052 Views 58 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?

The Explainer: Is there a significant revival of the Irish language underway?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

The Explainer: Is there a significant revival of the Irish language underway?

Apr 7th 2022, 6:57 PM 5,493 Views 9 Comments

Listen here for a discussion on how interest sa Ghaeilge is flourishing, and how the State can harness that.

# tgip - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Are we winning the fight against misinformation?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Are we winning the fight against misinformation?

Apr 6th 2022, 8:00 AM 8,513 Views 26 Comments

Is it even winnable at all? Or is false information just a fact of life now?

# tgip - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Dóchas agus dúchas: Hope and history need to rhyme for the Irish language to thrive
# Beatha Teanga I A Labhairt
# Beatha Teanga I A Labhairt

Dóchas agus dúchas: Hope and history need to rhyme for the Irish language to thrive

Apr 3rd 2022, 6:01 PM 9,907 Views 15 Comments

We’ve spent the last few weeks assessing the health of the language and what it means to society.

# tgip - Friday 1 April, 2022

There are plans for an Irish Language Quarter in Dublin. How would it work?
# Baile Atha Cliath
# Baile Atha Cliath

There are plans for an Irish Language Quarter in Dublin. How would it work?

Apr 1st 2022, 6:01 AM 22,887 Views 46 Comments

The capital has a large community of Irish speakers and there are efforts to harness this.

# tgip - Thursday 31 March, 2022

From love-bombing to Covid-19, how Irish words are made and published
# Fiontar
# Fiontar

From love-bombing to Covid-19, how Irish words are made and published

Mar 31st 2022, 8:00 PM 10,678 Views 4 Comments

And how you can suggest one yourself, too.

# tgip - Monday 28 March, 2022

'Our moonshot vision is to win an international Oscar for an Irish language film'
# Bright Lights
# Bright Lights

'Our moonshot vision is to win an international Oscar for an Irish language film'

Mar 28th 2022, 1:15 PM 7,983 Views 1 Comment

The prospect is perhaps closer than ever before.

# tgip - Saturday 26 March, 2022

'I’ve never had such a long waiting list': Irish colleges ready for long awaited return
# The West's Awake
# The West's Awake

'I’ve never had such a long waiting list': Irish colleges ready for long awaited return

Mar 26th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,484 Views 4 Comments

It’s been a long couple of years for Gaeltacht areas without the annual influx of students.

# tgip - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Like, follow, share: the social media stars making Irish shine
# Na Meáin Shóisialta
# Na Meáin Shóisialta

Like, follow, share: the social media stars making Irish shine

Mar 24th 2022, 2:45 PM 10,562 Views 6 Comments

Young Irish speakers are engaging a whole new audience with the language online.

# tgip - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Sign up to The Good Information Project newsletter
# Engage
# Engage

Sign up to The Good Information Project newsletter

Mar 16th 2022, 12:15 PM 41 Views 0 Comments

Our 18-month project dives deep into the issues that affect Irish citizens and our place in the EU.

Poll: Would you like to speak more Irish in your daily life?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Poll: Would you like to speak more Irish in your daily life?

Mar 16th 2022, 10:00 AM 33,513 Views 49 Comments

An bhfuil Gaeilge agat?

Two-thirds support more Irish in daily life as young people increasingly link language and identity
# CUPLA FOCAL
# CUPLA FOCAL

Two-thirds support more Irish in daily life as young people increasingly link language and identity

Mar 16th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,487 Views 43 Comments
  • Over half of people speak some Irish but are not confident enough to try TG4 or RnaG.
  • Two-thirds of 18-24 year-olds feel the language is 'important' or 'very important' to identity compared to just over half of 55-64 year olds.
  • The highest language fluency at 27% was people aged 18-24, dropping to 20% among 35-44 year-olds.

# tgip - Monday 14 March, 2022

Open Thread: How has your relationship with the Irish language evolved?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Thread: How has your relationship with the Irish language evolved?

Mar 14th 2022, 7:00 PM 9,253 Views 42 Comments

Are you a born-again Gaeilgeoir or just not interested after your time in school? We want to hear from you.

Beatha teanga í a labhairt: Is the Irish language thriving or merely surviving?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Beatha teanga í a labhairt: Is the Irish language thriving or merely surviving?

Mar 14th 2022, 8:30 AM 10,243 Views 22 Comments

The Good Information Project wants you to join the discussion.

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