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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# what do you think

Last year
2022
# Your Say
Poll: Do you speak French?
Bain marie, mon ami. Bain marie.
# Your Say
Poll: Should €400 a month be paid to people who host Ukrainian refugees?
The measure is expected to be announced next week, and is also being considered by the UK.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you like Ed Sheeran's music?
Sheeran will be performing in Dublin this weekend, and in Cork, Limerick and Belfast in the coming weeks.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you have a Netflix subscription?
Netflix reckons it is being slowed from growing more users because of accounts being shared between households.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you watch the soaps?
Fun fact: the term ‘soap opera’ comes from radio dramas that were sponsored by soap manufacturers.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you wear an Easter lily?
The State is commemorating the significance of the Easter Rising today, with an Air Corps flyover the GPO.
# Your Say
Poll: Which brand makes the best chocolate?
What chocolate edges ahead of the rest for you?
# Peat
Poll: Should there be a ban on the sale of turf?
Leo Varadkar has said that a blanket ban on the sale and distribution of turf locally would be “a sledgehammer to crack a nut”.
# Chocolate
Poll: Are you still doing Lent?
Easter is within our sights.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you be returning to the office this week?
Have you prepped some water-cooler chat?
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think there should be a 'hybrid' Leaving Cert this year?
Current plans will see a pre-pandemic Leaving Cert carried out this summer.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you noticed a grand auld stretch in the evening?
Is the stretch here yet?
All time
# Your Say
Poll: What's the best bit of Christmas dinner?
Warning: don’t read this if you’re hungry.
# Your Say
Poll: What's your preferred approach to buying Christmas presents?
Do you like to buy friends something similar to what they have, or something completely different?
# Your Say
Poll: Are you volunteering or donating to charity this Christmas?
Will you be giving the gift of giving this year?
# Your Say
Poll: Do you send out Christmas cards?
Do you have a Christmas-card list, and are you checking it twice?
# Your Say
Poll: Are you taking part in a swim or run on Christmas Day?
What way will you celebrate the day – moving, or not moving?
# the gift of giving
Poll: Have you finished your Christmas shopping?
There are just 10 days left…
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think British PM Boris Johnson will survive the latest political crisis?
Do you think Bojo will survive the Number 10 Christmas parties controversy?
# Your Say
Poll: How are you feeling about the Covid situation?
The Taoiseach says he’s feeling “concerned but hopeful” about it – do you agree with him?
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think schools should close earlier for Christmas due to Covid?
Denmark is adding four extra days to the school Christmas holidays to counter its Covid surge.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you doing your Christmas shopping online or in person?
Of course, Christmas is about more than just shopping and presents – nudge nudge, wink wink.
# Reality TV
Poll: Did you watch the Love Island final last night?
Featuring odd declarations of love, dodgy dancing, recap clips, and a predictable end result.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you travel to the North to buy cheaper drink?
If minimum pricing of 10c per gram of alcohol is introduced, would you travel North to buy drink?
# remote working
Poll: Should closed bank branches in Ireland be converted to digital hubs?
In order to facilitate remote working, should Ulster Bank and Bank of Ireland turn closed branches into digital hubs?
# Your Say
Poll: Should the minimum wage for 16- and 17-year-olds be increased?
Young workers have been hardest hit by the pandemic: with 59% of people aged 15-24 unemployed in March.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you approve of the summer reopening plan?
Has the Government got the balance between the public health and the economy right?
# Your Say
Poll: Did you use the Stay and Spend scheme at all?
The Stay and Spend scheme aimed to help you save while you spent and stayed in Ireland.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you drink less if a minimum unit pricing for alcohol is brought in?
The main drinks that will increase in price are cheap drinks with a high alcohol content.
# Your Say
Poll: Can couples go on dates?
Is a ‘date’ reserved for singletons, or can people in a relationship go on a date?
# Your Say
Poll: Do you want it to snow?
Would you like a big snow this week?
# Your Say
Poll: Were you planning a foreign holiday this year?
Had you thought about going on a holiday abroad this year, and what’s your plan now?
# Your Say
Poll: Should St Brigid's Day be a public holiday?
Do you think Lá Fhéile Bríde should be a bank holiday?
# Your Say
Poll: Have you been negatively affected by Brexit?
Are you paying more for something, or don’t have access to it anymore?
# right to disconnect
Poll: Have you been switching off properly outside work hours?
I hate to bring work up on a Saturday, but…
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think RTÉ should stop playing the Angelus?
The Angelus is a Catholic reflection aired twice a day on RTÉ.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Leaving Cert students be vaccinated so they can sit their exams?
There are 61,000 Leaving Cert students, and they would need to be vaccinated before June to sit their State exams.
# Poll
Poll: Should the written Leaving Cert go ahead as normal this year?
Calculated Grades replaced traditional exams last year, and didn’t go smoothly.
# big snow energy
Poll: Would you like a big snow event?
It’s already really cold out – but in for a penny in for a pound, right?
# what do you think
Poll: Do you agree with having Leaving Cert students back in school three days a week?
Teachers have expressed concern that they were not consulted about having Leaving Cert students return to the schools.