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#open thread

# open-thread - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

From The42 Open thread: Pick your Lions team for Saturday's first Test against the All Blacks Big Calls

Open thread: Pick your Lions team for Saturday's first Test against the All Blacks

Warren Gatland names his starting XV later.

# open-thread - Thursday 8 June, 2017

From The42 Open thread: Who would you like to see get their chance when Ireland face USA? Opportunity Knocks

Open thread: Who would you like to see get their chance when Ireland face USA?

Joe Schmidt will name his team for Saturday’s Test in New York later today.

# open-thread - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Open Thread: How is the Bus Éireann strike affecting you?

Tell us in the comments.

# open-thread - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Open thread: What's the most inspiring book you've ever read?

We’ll tell you ours…

# open-thread - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From The42 Open Thread: Pick your Ireland team to face Italy on Saturday You're The Boss

Open Thread: Pick your Ireland team to face Italy on Saturday

How would you like to see Joe Schmidt’s side line out in Rome?

# open-thread - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From The42 Which Premier League sides will finish in the top 4 this season? Open Thread

Which Premier League sides will finish in the top 4 this season?

The identity of the teams likely to secure a Champions League spot remains difficult to predict.

# open-thread - Thursday 2 February, 2017

What will Ireland look like in 2040? The government wants your thoughts

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Housing Minister Simon Coveney are today launching the National Planning Framework.

# open-thread - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From The42 Open Thread: Pick your Ireland team to face Scotland on Saturday You're The Boss

Open Thread: Pick your Ireland team to face Scotland on Saturday

What way would you like to see Joe Schmidt’s side line out at Murrayfield?

# open-thread - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Open thread: What are the best and worst presents you got this year?

An umbrella? A trip to Paris? Socks?

# open-thread - Saturday 24 December, 2016

What message would you like to give your family this Christmas?

If someone is on your mind, let them know.

# open-thread - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Open thread: How do you feel about Donald Trump winning the election?

A lot of people expected the race to be close, with most polls predicting Hillary Clinton would win.

# open-thread - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Open thread: What did you make of yesterday's budget?

As expected, there has been a mixed reaction to the hikes, cuts and handouts.

# open-thread - Saturday 1 October, 2016

From The42 Michael Fitzsimons named All-Ireland SFC final man of the match Open Thread

Michael Fitzsimons named All-Ireland SFC final man of the match

Do you agree with the RTE panel’s selection?

# open-thread - Friday 30 September, 2016

Punctuality, responsibility, find something that you love: What did you learn on your first job?

Some famous names share their experiences – and yes, first impressions count.

# open-thread - Monday 6 June, 2016

From The42 Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer? Cheval Noir

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?

Because you’re too good to go tipping one of the big boys.

# open-thread - Thursday 2 June, 2016

From The42 Cards on the table - who do you think is going to win Euro 2016? Open Thread

Cards on the table - who do you think is going to win Euro 2016?

It’s prediction time.

# open-thread - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Open thread: Rent rises, housing lists, homelessness - what's the number one issue for you?

NAMA, the mortgage crisis and rents – it’s all up for discussion at the housing and homeless committee.

# open-thread - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Open thread: Have you ever experienced sleep paralysis?

The School of Psychology at NUI Galway is starting to research the topic. But have you ever experienced it?

# open-thread - Friday 1 April, 2016

From The42 Do you agree with the 4 Ireland midfielders John Giles thinks should start at Euro 2016? Have Your Say

Do you agree with the 4 Ireland midfielders John Giles thinks should start at Euro 2016?

The veteran pundit gave his selections on Newstalk’s Off the Ball last night.

# open-thread - Friday 4 March, 2016

From The42 Where are the best places to watch McGregor v Diaz at UFC 196 in Ireland? Open Thread

Where are the best places to watch McGregor v Diaz at UFC 196 in Ireland?

There are several viewing parties taking place if you’re looking to go out for this weekend’s big MMA event.

# open-thread - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

COMPETITION: Tell us the best thing that happened to you last year - and win €200

From big sporting wins for Ireland right down to the best personal moments. Warning: warm fuzzies ahead.

# open-thread - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From The42 Open Thread: Who should Joe Schmidt pick to start against Wales? Team Talk

Open Thread: Who should Joe Schmidt pick to start against Wales?

What do you think the starting XV should look like.

# open-thread - Monday 25 January, 2016

From The42 Who would you like to see in Ireland’s starting XV for the Six Nations? Open Thread

Who would you like to see in Ireland’s starting XV for the Six Nations?

Who will play if Jonathan Sexton isn’t fit and more selection dilemmas facing Joe Schmidt.

# open-thread - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Christmas Message Board: Send your thoughts to loved ones

Tis the season, after all.

What are the best - and worst - Christmas presents you've ever received?

Ours include a much-coveted Furby, a shower curtain … and a cemetery plot.

# open-thread - Thursday 10 December, 2015

From The42 Where are the best places to watch McGregor’s title fight at UFC 194 in Ireland? Open Thread

Where are the best places to watch McGregor’s title fight at UFC 194 in Ireland?

There are a number of viewing parties being held if you’re looking to stay out until the early hours of Sunday morning.

# open-thread - Friday 6 November, 2015

The Euromillions Jackpot will be €100 million tonight... How would you spend it?

Let’s all buy ourselves solid gold hats.

# open-thread - Monday 31 August, 2015

From The42 Open thread: Pick the 31 man squad you want to see go to the World Cup Open Thread

Open thread: Pick the 31 man squad you want to see go to the World Cup

Put yourself into Joe Schmidt’s shoes

# open-thread - Thursday 6 August, 2015

From The42 Open thread: What Ireland team would you like Joe Schmidt to name for Wales? Name Your XV

Open thread: What Ireland team would you like Joe Schmidt to name for Wales?

Ireland’s World Cup warm-up schedule begins in Cardiff on Saturday.

# open-thread - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Open thread: Where is your favourite place in Ireland to go on holidays?

More people are choosing to stay in Ireland for their main holiday. Where should they go?

# open-thread - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Open thread: What’s your one festival secret weapon?

Go on. Share that wealth.

# open-thread - Monday 27 July, 2015

Open thread: Go on, tell us about your first time…

All the cool kids are doing it.

# open-thread - Thursday 9 July, 2015

From The42 Where are the best places to watch McGregor v Mendes in Ireland? Countdown Is On

Where are the best places to watch McGregor v Mendes in Ireland?

A small number of pubs and nightclubs are staying open into the early hours of Sunday morning for UFC 189.

# open-thread - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From The42 8 front rows or 9? Which props and hookers will make Schmidt's final World Cup squad? Prop Life

8 front rows or 9? Which props and hookers will make Schmidt's final World Cup squad?

Who gets the nod at loosehead and hooker?

# open-thread - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Has your home been burgled?

Tell us about it.

# open-thread - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

It’s World Pothole Day – are your local roads in sh**e?

We’ve seen some pretty big potholes in our time…

# open-thread - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Everyone is giving advice to their younger self, do you have any wise words?

The YouTube campaign is to mark International Women’s Day.

# open-thread - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Open Thread: Are you celebrating Nollaig na mBan*? Little Christmas This post contains a poll

Open Thread: Are you celebrating Nollaig na mBan*?

*Or Women’s Christmas. Or Little Christmas. Or Women’s Little Christmas.

# open-thread - Monday 5 January, 2015

Open thread: How are you coping with the first day back to work?

Just a couple more hours and you’re home free…

# open-thread - Friday 2 January, 2015

From The42 Where does Gerrard rank in the pantheon of great Premier League midfielders? Open Thread

Where does Gerrard rank in the pantheon of great Premier League midfielders?

How does he rank when compared with the likes of Keane and Vieira?

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