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Almost 250 years after the last native wolf was killed, is Ireland ready for the debate about bringing them back?
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

Almost 250 years after the last native wolf was killed, is Ireland ready for the debate about bringing them back?

Updated Oct 1st 2019, 2:54 PM 82,382 Views 97 Comments

The Green Party has tabled a Dáil motion calling for wolves to be reintroduced in a bid to help rewild parts of the countryside.

'The returns are huge if we can do this': The need for a world-class public transport system in Ireland
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# Ireland 2029

'The returns are huge if we can do this': The need for a world-class public transport system in Ireland

Aug 28th 2019, 8:30 PM 24,739 Views 43 Comments

What needs to happen in Ireland to drastically improve our public transport?

Ear surgery, Oscar Wilde and 'smart pebbles': Inside Enterprise Ireland's 'Big Ideas'
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Ear surgery, Oscar Wilde and 'smart pebbles': Inside Enterprise Ireland's 'Big Ideas'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:10 AM 2,736 Views 0 Comments

The startup showcase, which took place earlier this month, is in its 11th year.

The firm behind First Dates Ireland: 'You're only as good as your last job and next idea'
# Media And Arts
# Media And Arts

The firm behind First Dates Ireland: 'You're only as good as your last job and next idea'

May 14th 2017, 8:30 PM 21,503 Views 14 Comments

For Coco Television and other independent TV outfits, a lot hinges on the whims of RTÉ.

Could these 9 ideas change Ireland for the better?
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# Good News

Could these 9 ideas change Ireland for the better?

Oct 23rd 2016, 11:00 AM 933 Views 18 Comments

We often think that we have to wait for the system to change things – but we don’t, argues SEI’s Darren Ryan.

Michel Platini has a scheme to improve football and it involves taking a rule from rugby
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Michel Platini has a scheme to improve football and it involves taking a rule from rugby

Dec 28th 2014, 4:52 PM 7,038 Views 12 Comments

Platini is in favour of a sin-bin in football.

What would you do to improve Ireland?
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# BIG IDEAS

What would you do to improve Ireland?

Jul 27th 2013, 9:15 AM 15,441 Views 360 Comments

‘Citizen parliament’ to brainstorm at festival on ways to shake up our society, culture, government and economy. What ideas would you have?

Dublin to host TEDx talks aimed solely at young people
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# BIG IDEAS

Dublin to host TEDx talks aimed solely at young people

Nov 2nd 2012, 7:15 AM 7,900 Views 12 Comments

Cystic Fibrosis campaigner and journalist Orla Tinsley and exonerated former Death Row inmate Peter Pringle are among the speakers at the TEDxYouth event which is being held to coincide with Universal Children’s Day.