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Dublin: 15 °C Friday 26 August, 2016

#Your Say

# your-say - Today’s News

Poll: Would you donate your body to medical science? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you donate your body to medical science?

97 people donated their bodies to medical science in Ireland last year.

# your-say - Yesterday’s News

Poll: Do you think school holidays should be shorter? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think school holidays should be shorter?

The back to school countdown is on.

# your-say - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Poll: Should Irish colleges ban spirits at student parties? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish colleges ban spirits at student parties?

Stanford University has prohibited high alcohol volume spirits over 20% for undergraduates on campus.

# your-say - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Poll: Do you think high-rise buildings would be a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think high-rise buildings would be a good idea?

Rents in Dublin city are 5.2% higher than their previous peak in early 2008, and when compared to their lowest rates in 2010, have grown by 51.3%.

# your-say - Monday 22 August, 2016

Poll: Do you think JobBridge should be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think JobBridge should be scrapped?

The scheme is being accused of contributing to the displacement of real jobs.

# your-say - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Poll: Do you think the state pension should be increased? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the state pension should be increased?

Fianna Fáil wants a €5 increase for pensioners in the next Budget.

# your-say - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Poll: Is it time for all-night public transport in Dublin? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for all-night public transport in Dublin?

The night Tube trains will run on Victoria and Central lines on Friday and Saturdays between 12.30am and 5.30am.

# your-say - Friday 19 August, 2016

Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics?

Irish stories emanating from Rio have ranged in extremes – from the truly uplifting to the downright disheartening.

# your-say - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room?

Given the scale of the rental crisis being seen in Ireland, USI is requesting that people make their homes available to students.

# your-say - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Poll: Has Michael Conlan's boxing defeat affected how you view the Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Michael Conlan's boxing defeat affected how you view the Olympics?

Conlan lost to Russian Vladimir Nikitin in the bantamweight quarter-final in controversial circumstances after appearing to dominate the bout.

# your-say - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Poll: Are Dublin hotel rooms over-priced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are Dublin hotel rooms over-priced?

Hotel room rates in the capital in July were up 19% on the previous 12 months.

# your-say - Monday 15 August, 2016

Poll: Should Ireland consider changing its position on neutrality? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland consider changing its position on neutrality?

With the news that the UK’s RAF will patrol our airspace in the event of a terror attack, can Ireland really remain a neutral country?

# your-say - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Poll: Should the members of the citizens' assembly be anonymous? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the members of the citizens' assembly be anonymous?

Their names will be published on the citizens’ assembly website.

# your-say - Friday 12 August, 2016

Poll: Should parents who impose a vegan diet on their children be sanctioned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should parents who impose a vegan diet on their children be sanctioned?

A new bill facing the Italian parliament could see such parents facing jail time for failing to provide an adequate diet for their children.

# your-say - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Poll: Do you think learning the national anthem should be part of primary school curriculum? Curriculum This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think learning the national anthem should be part of primary school curriculum?

It comes after the Irish hockey team sang the anthem acapella before playing Germany in the Rio Olympics.

Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket from a tout? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket from a tout?

Would you be willing to pay over the odds to get to the events you want to go to?

# your-say - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Poll: Would you ban US military aircraft from stopping at Shannon entirely? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you ban US military aircraft from stopping at Shannon entirely?

Independent TD and Minister of State John Halligan says that he would “absolutely” ban such aircraft if it was up to him.

# your-say - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Poll: Does Ireland need to appoint a dedicated Brexit Minister? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does Ireland need to appoint a dedicated Brexit Minister?

With the impact of the UK’s monumental decision still mostly unknown, is it time we faced the issue head-on politically?

# your-say - Monday 8 August, 2016

Poll: Is it time for Mixed Martial Arts to be recognised as a legitimate sport in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for Mixed Martial Arts to be recognised as a legitimate sport in Ireland?

An RTÉ report today suggests the Irish Martial Arts Commission is firmly against recognising MMA as a sport here.

# your-say - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Poll: Do you think doping in sports should be legal? Doping Scandal This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think doping in sports should be legal?

The Rio Olympics have been plunged into a new doping scandal today.

# your-say - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Poll: Do you trust the weather forecast? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you trust the weather forecast?

Most complaints received by Met Éireann this year were in relation to the forecast being inaccurate.

# your-say - Friday 5 August, 2016

Poll: Should Ireland leave the EU? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland leave the EU?

It has been a turbulent few weeks since the UK voted to leave to EU.

# your-say - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Poll: Should schools be forced to switch to generic uniforms? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should schools be forced to switch to generic uniforms?

A new report shows the high cost of sending children back to school.

# your-say - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Poll: Will you watch the Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the Olympics?

Billions of people are set to tune in at some stage over the next 16 days.

# your-say - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Poll: Would you go to a bar that blocked your mobile phone signal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you go to a bar that blocked your mobile phone signal?

A new bar in England has installed signal blockers.

# your-say - Monday 1 August, 2016

Poll: Should the State Pension age be dropped back to 65? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the State Pension age be dropped back to 65?

There has been a spike in those aged 65 claiming social welfare here as they are not yet eligible for the State Pension.

# your-say - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Poll: Do you think there should be a tax on e-cigarettes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there should be a tax on e-cigarettes?

The fact that e-cigarettes don’t contain tobacco or tar is one of the arguments as to why they should not be taxed as heavily as normal cigarettes.

# your-say - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Poll: Should limits on alcohol sales be brought in at Irish airports? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should limits on alcohol sales be brought in at Irish airports?

The UK government has said it plans to look at the issue, after hundreds of drink-related arrests in recent years.

# your-say - Friday 29 July, 2016

Poll: Should Ireland start using nuclear power? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland start using nuclear power?

It was announced yesterday that a new nuclear power plant would be built close to Ireland.

# your-say - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Poll: Do you get an hour's exercise every day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you get an hour's exercise every day?

A new study shows that office workers must cycle, run or walk briskly for around an hour to offset the debilitating effects of a desk job.

# your-say - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Poll: Who would you vote for as US president? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you vote for as US president?

While attention will inevitably focus on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, two other parties are running candidates.

# your-say - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Poll: Should Barack Obama be handed the Freedom of Dublin? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Barack Obama be handed the Freedom of Dublin?

Councillors were unable to agree on the proposal by Dublin’s Lord Mayor last night.

# your-say - Monday 25 July, 2016

Poll: Should the government raise the minimum wage by 10 cent? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government raise the minimum wage by 10 cent?

The Low Pay Commission have recommended raising the minimum wage from €9.15 to €9.25,

# your-say - Sunday 24 July, 2016

# your-say - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Poll: Do you think 30% of radio airtime should be dedicated to Irish acts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think 30% of radio airtime should be dedicated to Irish acts?

Labour’s Willie Penrose wants to give struggling musicians a break.

# your-say - Friday 22 July, 2016

Poll: Should the wait time for a divorce be cut to two years? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the wait time for a divorce be cut to two years?

The Dáil is likely to debate legislation on the issue when it is back in session in the autumn.

# your-say - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Poll: Is the summer break for TDs too long? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the summer break for TDs too long?

They’ll be back in the Dáil on 27 September – should their holidays be shorter?

# your-say - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Poll: Should first-time buyers get a government grant? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should first-time buyers get a government grant?

Plans to tackle the housing crisis include a scheme to help first-time buyers.

# your-say - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions?

A new workplace saving scheme may be introduced to encourage people to save for retirement.

# your-say - Monday 18 July, 2016

Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school?

That’s a suggestion coming from the education minister.

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