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Dublin: 10 °C Thursday 25 April, 2019

The Burning Question*: Air con or window down in the car?

It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

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WE KNOW HOW you feel. It’s Monday, you have the whole week looming ahead, and you have a lot on your plate.

So do like we do here in HQ and get stuck into a serious debate on one of life’s most pressing issues.


This week: It’s a bit overcast in some places today but temperatures are still pretty high if you happen to be in a moving vehicle.

So what to you do to cool down in the car? Whether you drive or you’re just a passenger, where do you fall on the air-con vs window-down debate?

Poll Results:

I have air con, but it's windows down all the way (2545)
I don't have air conditioning as a feature in my car. What am I - made of money? (1824)
I have air con - and I prefer to use it (1178)
I don't ever sit in a car (718)

Got a burning question that has divided your household/work colleagues/friends? Let us know in the comments section or email us at

See previous entries in The Burning Question >

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