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# tgip - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Poll: Do you feel safe on public transport?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel safe on public transport?

Jul 28th 2021, 10:00 AM 33,353 Views 47 Comments

Security officers on the Luas are temporarily increasing after a report found many women feel unsafe on public transport.

Number of security officers on Luas temporarily increases by 30% after report on women’s safety
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# Safety

Number of security officers on Luas temporarily increases by 30% after report on women’s safety

Jul 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,047 Views 23 Comments
  • The number of Luas security officers has increased by 30% after a report found that women have serious safety concerns on public transport, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Activists say better infrastructure, like lighting at bus stops, and including women in planning are crucial to making public transport safer.
  • Negative experiences have a "lasting effect" on women's transport choices, according to Transport Infrastructure Ireland.

# tgip - Saturday 24 July, 2021

From active travel to the Western Railway Corridor: An A-Z(ish) of public transport in Ireland
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# Up To Speed

From active travel to the Western Railway Corridor: An A-Z(ish) of public transport in Ireland

Jul 24th 2021, 8:30 AM 13,116 Views 8 Comments

Here’s your glossary of public transport terms to keep you up to speed.

# tgip - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Five big ideas to improve public transport in Ireland
# Fixer Upper
# Fixer Upper

Five big ideas to improve public transport in Ireland

Jul 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 15,604 Views 23 Comments

We asked five experts for their solutions to fix public transport problems, including sustainability and accessibility.

Can I tap? Contactless and smartphone payments planned for public transport in next three years
# That's The Ticket
# That's The Ticket

Can I tap? Contactless and smartphone payments planned for public transport in next three years

Jul 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 57,347 Views 56 Comments
  • New ways to buy tickets and pay fares on public transport could be rolled out by 2023 or 2024.
  • A revised fare system includes the scrapping of Dublin Bus' 'stages'.
  • Cash will continue to be accepted while alternative options are developed.

# tgip - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Poll: Should Ireland make all public transport free for everyone?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland make all public transport free for everyone?

Jul 20th 2021, 9:00 AM 40,162 Views 63 Comments

There are arguments for and against free public transport.

# tgip - 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 14,620 Views 87 Comments

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

# tgip - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Are we there yet? The problems and possibilities of Ireland's public transport
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Are we there yet? The problems and possibilities of Ireland's public transport

Jul 18th 2021, 7:00 PM 20,921 Views 23 Comments

The next cycle of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at public transport in Ireland.

# tgip - Friday 16 July, 2021

Could it work here? Sacramento announces radical new plan to tackle homelessness
# Obligatory Housing
# Obligatory Housing

Could it work here? Sacramento announces radical new plan to tackle homelessness

Jul 16th 2021, 6:00 PM 27,300 Views 38 Comments

Californians “are becoming homeless faster than we can get people the help they need,” says mayor Darrell Steinberg. Here, Seána Glennon examines his proposal.

# tgip - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Gentrification: the view from Dublin’s inner city
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# The Good Information Project

Gentrification: the view from Dublin’s inner city

Jul 13th 2021, 5:24 PM 18,148 Views 0 Comments

Hosts of the Talking Bollox Podcast, Calvin O’Brien and Terence Power, say Dublin’s inner-city communities are being left behind.

# tgip - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Watch: Politicians discuss solutions to Ireland's housing crisis
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# The Good Information Project

Watch: Politicians discuss solutions to Ireland's housing crisis

Jul 7th 2021, 3:49 PM 6,523 Views 11 Comments

Representatives from every major party joined us to discuss real solutions and answer your questions.

# tgip - Monday 5 July, 2021

Ireland's planning system to go digital within 18 months
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# The Good Information Project

Ireland's planning system to go digital within 18 months

Jul 5th 2021, 6:10 AM 14,162 Views 4 Comments

“It is hoped that planning authorities will have the ability to accept planning applications online by end 2022.”

Should Ireland's planning system take some of the blame for the housing crisis?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Should Ireland's planning system take some of the blame for the housing crisis?

Jul 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 19,667 Views 48 Comments
  • CJ McKinney examines whether the country's planning laws need reform.
  • A European Commission report shows a 96% correlation between the number of planning permission grants and the number of homes completed two years later.
  • But, there's a different outcome for so-called strategic housing developments.

# tgip - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Dáil to discuss making homes at Poolbeg site 'genuinely affordable'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dáil to discuss making homes at Poolbeg site 'genuinely affordable'

Jun 29th 2021, 2:00 PM 9,403 Views 13 Comments

Sinn Féin’s housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin said Nama should transfer its stake in the site to the council.

# tgip - Monday 28 June, 2021

What is an 'affordable home'? Most people put the price at between €200,000 and €299,000
# Ireland Thinks Poll
# Ireland Thinks Poll

What is an 'affordable home'? Most people put the price at between €200,000 and €299,000

Jun 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 28,542 Views 54 Comments
  • In an Ireland Thinks/Good Information Project poll, the Irish public mostly disagree with the government's assessment of 'affordable'.
  • Overall, 50% of the public suggested that a price between €200,000 and €299,000 was 'affordable'.
  • About 3% of respondents believed a property priced at over €600,000 was affordable.

# tgip - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Covid-19, Ireland and China: Why aren't we using the Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19, Ireland and China: Why aren't we using the Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines?

Jun 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 62,225 Views 22 Comments

Priscilla Lynch looks at Chinese-Irish relations during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# tgip - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

'China makes more noise': What the EU can learn from Australia's relationship with China
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'China makes more noise': What the EU can learn from Australia's relationship with China

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:00 PM 15,033 Views 20 Comments

It may be that the hype around Chinese trade and the Communist Party’s fearsome reputation can exaggerate fears about the consequences of offending its leadership, writes CJ McKinney.

# tgip - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?
# Tgip Round Up
# Tgip Round Up

Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?

May 11th 2021, 6:00 PM 9,661 Views 4 Comments

For the past few weeks, The Good Information Project has been looking at the future of work after Covid-19.

# tgip - Sunday 9 May, 2021

New poll shows most office workers want to work from home 2 to 3 days per week post-pandemic
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

New poll shows most office workers want to work from home 2 to 3 days per week post-pandemic

May 9th 2021, 9:00 PM 35,392 Views 36 Comments

The Ireland Thinks poll found 20% of those working from home do so in their bedrooms.

Are people actually leaving Dublin now that they can work remotely?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Are people actually leaving Dublin now that they can work remotely?

May 9th 2021, 6:30 PM 61,883 Views 40 Comments

Estate agents are reporting an increased interest from Dublin dwellers looking to move out of the capital.

# tgip - Saturday 8 May, 2021

A tale of two lockdowns: how working life changed during the pandemic
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# The Good Information Project

A tale of two lockdowns: how working life changed during the pandemic

May 8th 2021, 7:30 AM 9,294 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to two people with very different experiences of the pandemic. A delivery rider who has had a long winter on the streets of Dublin city centre, and a businessman who has changed his priorities.

# tgip - Thursday 6 May, 2021

The burnout generation: Anne Helen Petersen on the future of work
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

The burnout generation: Anne Helen Petersen on the future of work

May 6th 2021, 2:34 PM 12,768 Views 4 Comments

Here, we tease out some of the issues that will need to be tackled as we face into the “new” normal of working after Covid-19.

# tgip - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

They made the biggest sacrifices - but what will work be like for people whose jobs never stopped during the pandemic?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

They made the biggest sacrifices - but what will work be like for people whose jobs never stopped during the pandemic?

May 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 49,549 Views 24 Comments
  • Covid-19 changed how many of us work - but a great many still had to go to their jobs right throughout the pandemic.
  • Some feel they've been given little reward for putting themselves at risk to keep the country going.
  • There are fears that in the new "flexible" world of work, it'll be harder to retain people in some key industries.

# tgip - Thursday 22 April, 2021

'None of us ever thought this would happen': How managers will have to re-learn how to do their jobs post-Covid
# Work After Covid
# Work After Covid

'None of us ever thought this would happen': How managers will have to re-learn how to do their jobs post-Covid

Apr 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 30,827 Views 13 Comments

“That Industrial Revolution idea of being in the same place for eight hours should be put aside now. That time is over.”

# tgip - Monday 19 April, 2021

'We are not at that point yet' - but when is a return to the office likely to happen?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'We are not at that point yet' - but when is a return to the office likely to happen?

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 6:45 AM 38,972 Views 30 Comments

Whether or not you’ll be asked to return to the office – and how often – will likely vary from company to company.

# tgip - Monday 12 April, 2021

The way we work has changed dramatically in the last year - but what will it look like after Covid?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

The way we work has changed dramatically in the last year - but what will it look like after Covid?

Apr 12th 2021, 9:00 PM 12,590 Views 12 Comments

The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at the working week after Covid-19.

# tgip - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Quiz: Can you identify these Irish towns with shared placenames?
# Shared Ireland
# Shared Ireland

Quiz: Can you identify these Irish towns with shared placenames?

Apr 11th 2021, 10:00 PM 76,294 Views 19 Comments

For the eagle-eyed amongst you.

# tgip - Monday 5 April, 2021

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate

Apr 5th 2021, 9:00 PM 42,515 Views 40 Comments

“Our young people are fierce and brave and they’re coming for us. And we should let them.”

# tgip - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland
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# The Good Information Project

Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland

Apr 4th 2021, 8:30 AM 42,375 Views 69 Comments

Northern Ireland’s place in the Union could be decided for it, if Scotland decides its future is better in the EU, rather than the UK.

# tgip - Saturday 27 March, 2021

How two different, expensive healthcare systems on this island have managed to (occasionally) work well together
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

How two different, expensive healthcare systems on this island have managed to (occasionally) work well together

Mar 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 15,673 Views 4 Comments

An all-island milk bank, children’s heart care, and cancer treatments has brought benefits – but research is needed for further health collaborations.

# tgip - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Explainer: What is the Taoiseach's Shared Island Unit up to?
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# TGIP

Explainer: What is the Taoiseach's Shared Island Unit up to?

Mar 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,931 Views 18 Comments

Cross-border transport, Ulster University’s Magee campus, and an all-island research hub are some of the concrete proposals the Unit are looking at.

The myriad ways Brexit has permanently shifted the course of Northern Ireland's future
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# TGIP

The myriad ways Brexit has permanently shifted the course of Northern Ireland's future

Mar 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 35,866 Views 34 Comments

Northern Ireland’s elected reps weren’t at the Brexit talks, where very detailed aspects of NI trade were regularly discussed.

# tgip - Friday 12 March, 2021

Ireland's big question: What could a shared island look like?
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# TGIP

Ireland's big question: What could a shared island look like?

Mar 12th 2021, 6:00 PM 20,011 Views 55 Comments

The first topic as part of The Journal’s Good Information Project.

# tgip - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

The Journal launches The Good Information Project
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# TGIP

The Journal launches The Good Information Project

Mar 10th 2021, 9:00 AM 13,040 Views 12 Comments

Special 18-month series will enlist readers to join forces with the project team to take a deep dive into key issues impacting Ireland right now.