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Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 18 July, 2019

#Your Say

# your-say - Today’s News

Poll: Would you use a sleep pod in work or college? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you use a sleep pod in work or college?

A bad night’s sleep can cause memory and concentration issues.

# your-say - Yesterday’s News

Poll: Should Ireland oppose the EU’s proposal to end seasonal clock changes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland oppose the EU’s proposal to end seasonal clock changes?

The proposal would require the State to choose either permanent summer time or winter time.

# your-say - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on water ownership? Ireland's Water This post contains a poll

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on water ownership?

Minister Eoghan Murphy has said a referendum on the topic could be held as early as next year.

# your-say - Monday 15 July, 2019

Poll: Would you like to see Donald Trump impeached? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see Donald Trump impeached?

Trump was called “racist” and “xenophobic” after telling progressive Democratic congresswomen to “go back” where they came from.

# your-say - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Poll: Is Ireland ready for a no-deal Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Ireland ready for a no-deal Brexit?

The Irish government has put supports in place, but the latest figures show there’s been little uptake of its one-day workshops.

# your-say - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Poll: Do you think the UK will leave the EU by Christmas? Brexit This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the UK will leave the EU by Christmas?

Johnson told the BBC last night the UK would be out by 31 October, while Hunt says he “expects” Brexit by Christmas.

# your-say - Friday 12 July, 2019

Poll: Would you support an environmental tax on wet wipes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support an environmental tax on wet wipes?

Irish Water cleared more than 6,000 sewer blockages around the country last year.

# your-say - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Poll: Should it be compulsory for Irish teens to spend a year helping others? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should it be compulsory for Irish teens to spend a year helping others?

Could a State-run programme like this work in Ireland?

# your-say - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Poll: Are you happy with Phil Hogan getting a second term? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy with Phil Hogan getting a second term?

Hogan previously served as the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development.

# your-say - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Poll: Should people caught with drugs for personal use be cautioned instead of prosecuted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people caught with drugs for personal use be cautioned instead of prosecuted?

The Irish Examiner has reported that gardaí are looking at applying cautions rather than criminal prosecutions.

# your-say - Monday 8 July, 2019

Poll: Does Ireland need a new temperance movement to address alcohol and drug use? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does Ireland need a new temperance movement to address alcohol and drug use?

The temperance movement is a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic drinks.

# your-say - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Poll: Should herbicides that have been linked to cancer be banned in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should herbicides that have been linked to cancer be banned in Ireland?

A 2015 study from the World Health Organisation said the herbicide glyphosate was probably carcinogenic.

# your-say - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Poll: Was the Government right to halt the Climate Emergency Bill in the Dáil? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the Government right to halt the Climate Emergency Bill in the Dáil?

Countries, including France and Belize, have introduced similar emergency bills to reduce carbon emissions.

# your-say - Friday 5 July, 2019

Poll: How do you feel about Mike Pence's planned visit to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about Mike Pence's planned visit to Ireland?

A date in September has been floated although official details have not yet been released.

# your-say - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise?

Is it possible, and if so, is the right thing to do?

# your-say - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Poll: Should the minimum wage be increased to €12.30 per hour to reflect the living wage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the minimum wage be increased to €12.30 per hour to reflect the living wage?

The current national minimum wage is €9.80 per hour.

# your-say - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?

A new report found that the average national rent increased yet again last quarter.

# your-say - Monday 1 July, 2019

Poll: Do you agree with the Government's new short-term letting laws? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the Government's new short-term letting laws?

New laws regulating the sector come into effect from today.

# your-say - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Poll: Do you support minimum price rules for alcohol in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support minimum price rules for alcohol in Ireland?

Similar rules in Scotland have seen the sales of alcohol drop dramatically in the past year.

# your-say - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Poll: How hot is too hot? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How hot is too hot?

How much heat can you handle?

# your-say - Friday 28 June, 2019

Poll: Have the recent bathing water issues put you off swimming at Irish beaches? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have the recent bathing water issues put you off swimming at Irish beaches?

Swimming bans have been put in place at popular Dublin beaches twice in the last month.

# your-say - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?

There are pros and cons.

Poll: Should the government stop funding greyhound racing? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government stop funding greyhound racing?

An RTÉ investigation has claimed almost 6,000 greyhounds were killed for not racing fast enough in 2017.

# your-say - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Poll: Do you support the healthcare support workers' strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the healthcare support workers' strike?

10,000 healthcare support workers are beginning a 24-hour strike today.

# your-say - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit?

Boris Johnson says he doesn’t believe there will be, but is prepared for it nonetheless.

# your-say - Monday 24 June, 2019

Poll: Hunt or Johnson? Which of these would be a better Prime Minister from an Irish perspective? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Hunt or Johnson? Which of these would be a better Prime Minister from an Irish perspective?

A no-deal Brexit would be very bad for Ireland, so every step in the Tory race will be keenly watched here.

Poll: How much is appropriate to give to a child making their communion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How much is appropriate to give to a child making their communion?

A quarter of children surveyed received more than €800.

# your-say - Sunday 23 June, 2019

# your-say - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes on wine, beer and spirits? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes on wine, beer and spirits?

New statistics show Ireland has the second-highest alcohol prices in the EU.

# your-say - Friday 21 June, 2019

Poll: Should fur farming be banned in Ireland? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should fur farming be banned in Ireland?

The Dáil is set to hear a Bill proposing a ban on fur farming next month.

# your-say - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Poll: Should the Government send Irish troops to Mali for peacekeeping duties? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Government send Irish troops to Mali for peacekeeping duties?

The proposal has been debated in the Dáil this week.

# your-say - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

# your-say - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Poll: Is banning the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in 2030 a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is banning the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in 2030 a good idea?

It’s being proposed along with an outright ban in 2045.

# your-say - Monday 17 June, 2019

Poll: Are you in favour of a levy on single-use plastics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of a levy on single-use plastics?

The government will launch its Climate Action Plan today

# your-say - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day? ár N-aithreacha This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day?

Is it a day where we can collectively appreciate our fathers, or is it too commercial for you?

# your-say - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson should take part in the Channel4 live debate? Tory Leadership This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson should take part in the Channel4 live debate?

It’s been reported that there will be an empty lectern at tomorrow’s debate if Johnson doesn’t take part.

# your-say - Friday 14 June, 2019

Poll: Should the Leinster House lawn be let grow into a wild meadow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Leinster House lawn be let grow into a wild meadow?

Insert ‘put politicians out to pasture’ joke here.

# your-say - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Poll: Do you think e-scooter users should need tax and insurance? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think e-scooter users should need tax and insurance?

The government is due to announce regulations around e-scooters.

# your-say - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics by 2021? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics by 2021?

The Canadian Prime Minister has promised to ban single-use plastics “where supported by scientific evidence and warranted.”

# your-say - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Poll: Should pensioners in Ireland have to pay for their TV licence? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should pensioners in Ireland have to pay for their TV licence?

Free TV licences for up to 3.7m pensioners are being scrapped in the UK.

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