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The Good Information Podcast: Ireland's housing crisis - will it ever end?
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# Tgip-housing

The Good Information Podcast: Ireland's housing crisis - will it ever end?

2 hours ago 1,611 Views 4 Comments

The housing crisis is perhaps the most severe problem facing Ireland today. Is there any end in sight?

'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?
# Health In Ireland
# Health In Ireland

'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?

16 hours ago 16,196 Views 24 Comments
  • The Irish healthcare system is frequently hit with criticism and suggestions for how it can be improved.
  • Progress on the overhaul of the system is continuing but has been slow.
  • We asked workers and those familiar with the sector what one change they would like to see put into place.

# tgip - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?
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# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?

Tue 10:57 AM 8,670 Views 2 Comments

Covid transformed Ireland’s working culture. The Good Information Podcast can tell you what that means for you.

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis

Tue 12:04 AM 11,933 Views 14 Comments
  • Inpatient bed numbers among lowest in EU and nowhere near demand predicted by capacity reviews
  • Maria Delaney of investigative platform Noteworthy examines why despite overcrowding constantly being reported, hundreds of people continue to die
  • Full capacity protocol activated weekly at University Hospital Limerick, often resulting in cancelled ops

# tgip - Sunday 22 May, 2022

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'
# Obesity
# Obesity

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'

Sun 7:00 AM 27,139 Views 68 Comments

There is frustration over the lack of resources for obesity treatment in Ireland.

# tgip - Saturday 21 May, 2022

The Good Information Project is launching The Good Information Podcast
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# TGIP

The Good Information Project is launching The Good Information Podcast

May 21st 2022, 6:00 AM 3,306 Views 0 Comments

Catch up with all of the in-depth, original reporting from The Good Information Project.

# tgip - Friday 20 May, 2022

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?
# Health System
# Health System

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?

May 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 21,354 Views 31 Comments

Electronic healthcare records are already in place in several European countries.

The Good Information Podcast: How close are we to a United Ireland?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: How close are we to a United Ireland?

May 20th 2022, 11:30 AM 8,810 Views 20 Comments

What conditions must be met before a United Ireland comes about?

# tgip - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

'We needed more beds, we still need more beds': Will lessons be learned from the pandemic?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'We needed more beds, we still need more beds': Will lessons be learned from the pandemic?

May 17th 2022, 12:05 AM 8,553 Views 11 Comments

With Ireland now in a different phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, will lessons be learned from the crisis gone by?

# tgip - Monday 16 May, 2022

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave

May 16th 2022, 12:05 AM 36,285 Views 25 Comments
  • The problem is not unique to Ireland but there are a lot of push factors in the Irish healthcare system, according to staff
  • The situation is radically different in other countries, say nurses, doctors and physios who have left Ireland
  • " I was in a theatre all day with one surgeon and I worked every day with him for a year and he didn’t know my name."

# tgip - Sunday 15 May, 2022

More than half of people in Ireland think that healthcare is getting worse
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

More than half of people in Ireland think that healthcare is getting worse

May 15th 2022, 12:05 AM 15,845 Views 36 Comments
  • People on lower incomes and without health insurance were most likely to say that Ireland's healthcare system is worsening
  • People earning over €80,000 were most likely to say that the system has stayed the same
  • However, responses were split when it came to people's individual experiences of the system, reports Jack White

# tgip - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Open Thread:  What one change would you like to see in the Irish healthcare system?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Open Thread: What one change would you like to see in the Irish healthcare system?

May 10th 2022, 8:00 PM 14,787 Views 79 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at healthcare in Ireland and we want to hear from you.

# tgip - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Can Ireland's health system be fixed, or is it beyond repair?
# Health In Ireland
# Health In Ireland

Can Ireland's health system be fixed, or is it beyond repair?

May 8th 2022, 8:30 AM 16,853 Views 33 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project will take a look at healthcare in Ireland.

# tgip - Thursday 5 May, 2022

The Explainer: In the age of disinformation and misinformation, how does factchecking work?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: In the age of disinformation and misinformation, how does factchecking work?

May 5th 2022, 6:00 PM 3,068 Views 0 Comments

The Good Information Project has been looking at the fight against misinfo and disinfo, and this week on the podcast we’re taking a look at how factchecking and how it works.

# tgip - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Open Thread: How have you been affected by false information?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open Thread: How have you been affected by false information?

Apr 7th 2022, 8:00 PM 8,039 Views 58 Comments

We want to hear about how disinformation and misinformation have popped up in your life. What effect has dodgy information had on you and your loved ones?

The Explainer: Is there a significant revival of the Irish language underway?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

The Explainer: Is there a significant revival of the Irish language underway?

Apr 7th 2022, 6:57 PM 5,462 Views 9 Comments

Listen here for a discussion on how interest sa Ghaeilge is flourishing, and how the State can harness that.

# tgip - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Are we winning the fight against misinformation?
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# The Good Information Project

Are we winning the fight against misinformation?

Apr 6th 2022, 8:00 AM 8,482 Views 26 Comments

Is it even winnable at all? Or is false information just a fact of life now?

# tgip - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Dóchas agus dúchas: Hope and history need to rhyme for the Irish language to thrive
# Beatha Teanga I A Labhairt
# Beatha Teanga I A Labhairt

Dóchas agus dúchas: Hope and history need to rhyme for the Irish language to thrive

Apr 3rd 2022, 6:01 PM 9,891 Views 15 Comments

We’ve spent the last few weeks assessing the health of the language and what it means to society.

# tgip - Friday 1 April, 2022

There are plans for an Irish Language Quarter in Dublin. How would it work?
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# Baile Atha Cliath

There are plans for an Irish Language Quarter in Dublin. How would it work?

Apr 1st 2022, 6:01 AM 22,829 Views 46 Comments

The capital has a large community of Irish speakers and there are efforts to harness this.

# tgip - Thursday 31 March, 2022

From love-bombing to Covid-19, how Irish words are made and published
# Fiontar
# Fiontar

From love-bombing to Covid-19, how Irish words are made and published

Mar 31st 2022, 8:00 PM 10,640 Views 4 Comments

And how you can suggest one yourself, too.

# tgip - Monday 28 March, 2022

'Our moonshot vision is to win an international Oscar for an Irish language film'
# Bright Lights
# Bright Lights

'Our moonshot vision is to win an international Oscar for an Irish language film'

Mar 28th 2022, 1:15 PM 7,967 Views 1 Comment

The prospect is perhaps closer than ever before.

# tgip - Saturday 26 March, 2022

'I’ve never had such a long waiting list': Irish colleges ready for long awaited return
# The West's Awake
# The West's Awake

'I’ve never had such a long waiting list': Irish colleges ready for long awaited return

Mar 26th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,241 Views 4 Comments

It’s been a long couple of years for Gaeltacht areas without the annual influx of students.

# tgip - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Like, follow, share: the social media stars making Irish shine
# Na Meáin Shóisialta
# Na Meáin Shóisialta

Like, follow, share: the social media stars making Irish shine

Mar 24th 2022, 2:45 PM 10,517 Views 6 Comments

Young Irish speakers are engaging a whole new audience with the language online.

# tgip - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Sign up to The Good Information Project newsletter
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# Engage

Sign up to The Good Information Project newsletter

Mar 16th 2022, 12:15 PM 35 Views 0 Comments

Our 18-month project dives deep into the issues that affect Irish citizens and our place in the EU.

Poll: Would you like to speak more Irish in your daily life?
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# Good Information Project

Poll: Would you like to speak more Irish in your daily life?

Mar 16th 2022, 10:00 AM 33,495 Views 49 Comments

An bhfuil Gaeilge agat?

Two-thirds support more Irish in daily life as young people increasingly link language and identity
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# CUPLA FOCAL

Two-thirds support more Irish in daily life as young people increasingly link language and identity

Mar 16th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,421 Views 43 Comments
  • Over half of people speak some Irish but are not confident enough to try TG4 or RnaG.
  • Two-thirds of 18-24 year-olds feel the language is 'important' or 'very important' to identity compared to just over half of 55-64 year olds.
  • The highest language fluency at 27% was people aged 18-24, dropping to 20% among 35-44 year-olds.

# tgip - Monday 14 March, 2022

Open Thread: How has your relationship with the Irish language evolved?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Thread: How has your relationship with the Irish language evolved?

Mar 14th 2022, 7:00 PM 9,247 Views 42 Comments

Are you a born-again Gaeilgeoir or just not interested after your time in school? We want to hear from you.

Beatha teanga í a labhairt: Is the Irish language thriving or merely surviving?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Beatha teanga í a labhairt: Is the Irish language thriving or merely surviving?

Mar 14th 2022, 8:30 AM 10,150 Views 22 Comments

The Good Information Project wants you to join the discussion.

# tgip - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Privacy, decentralisation and regulation - what we can expect to change on the internet?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Privacy, decentralisation and regulation - what we can expect to change on the internet?

Mar 6th 2022, 6:00 PM 9,777 Views 3 Comments

We’ve spent the last few weeks attempting to answer if Ireland and Europe are ready for the new digital age.

# tgip - Saturday 5 March, 2022

'We don't want to leave anybody behind': How ready is Ireland for the digital transition?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'We don't want to leave anybody behind': How ready is Ireland for the digital transition?

Mar 5th 2022, 1:00 PM 19,832 Views 9 Comments

Ireland has some big targets to hit in the next eight years when it comes to getting people and workforces online. Will it happen?

# tgip - Monday 21 February, 2022

Is the metaverse the internet of the future? Or 'an old idea that's never worked'?
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# Good Information

Is the metaverse the internet of the future? Or 'an old idea that's never worked'?

Feb 21st 2022, 8:00 PM 18,694 Views 24 Comments

“The world will see the metaverse for what it is: mostly lame,” says one critic.

# tgip - Saturday 19 February, 2022

Poll: Irish people split over whether to trust State bodies with facial recognition
# Digital Age
# Digital Age

Poll: Irish people split over whether to trust State bodies with facial recognition

Feb 19th 2022, 9:00 AM 16,994 Views 26 Comments

Over 40% of people said they would not trust any of the groups or organisations listed to use the technology responsibly.

# tgip - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Quotas, campaigns and new legislation - what's next for gender equality in Ireland?
# TGIP
# TGIP

Quotas, campaigns and new legislation - what's next for gender equality in Ireland?

Feb 6th 2022, 7:00 PM 11,392 Views 25 Comments

The Good Information Project has spent the last four weeks focusing on work in Ireland and the EU to bring us closer to gender equality.

Elizabeth, Julia, Rosie: Rewriting the women erased from Irish history
# Herstory
# Herstory

Elizabeth, Julia, Rosie: Rewriting the women erased from Irish history

Feb 6th 2022, 5:26 PM 15,916 Views 5 Comments

The Good Information Project finds we have to look back in order to move forward in gender equality.

# tgip - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Explainer: What would Fine Gael's proposed gender quotas on boards actually do for business?
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Explainer: What would Fine Gael's proposed gender quotas on boards actually do for business?

Feb 5th 2022, 8:00 PM 13,916 Views 39 Comments

Some experts say that its success in addressing wider gender imbalances in business may be limited.

# tgip - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Would it work here? The countries finding success in key aspects of childcare
# Childcare Crossroads
# Childcare Crossroads

Would it work here? The countries finding success in key aspects of childcare

Feb 3rd 2022, 1:00 PM 8,441 Views 9 Comments

As part of a Noteworthy and The Good Information Project deep-dive into childcare, we look to how other countries are managing the sector.

Increased State spend on childcare 'not enough' to solve crisis for parents and providers
# Childcare Crossroads
# Childcare Crossroads

Increased State spend on childcare 'not enough' to solve crisis for parents and providers

Feb 3rd 2022, 12:01 AM 14,611 Views 11 Comments
  • Cost of childcare in Ireland is among the highest in the EU and parental leave entitlements among the worst, writes Peter McGuire.
  • This Noteworthy and The Good Information Project deep-dive finds that planned State investment will not deliver a sustainable, universal, model of care.
  • While the ECCE preschool scheme deemed a success, care for under-3s and primary school children is inconsistent.

# tgip - Monday 31 January, 2022

'It's put me off having more kids': Your stories of childcare in Ireland during the pandemic
# Broken
# Broken

'It's put me off having more kids': Your stories of childcare in Ireland during the pandemic

Jan 31st 2022, 6:30 AM 30,617 Views 24 Comments

We asked parents to share their stories. Here’s what they told us.

# tgip - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Jan O'Sullivan: Decisions in the Dáil affect us all, which is why it needs more women
# Opinion
# Opinion

Jan O'Sullivan: Decisions in the Dáil affect us all, which is why it needs more women

Jan 29th 2022, 7:00 PM 10,708 Views 15 Comments

Quotas alone will not bring about equality of representation writes former Labour TD Jan O’Sullivan.

# tgip - Friday 28 January, 2022

Poll: Should there be a network of State-run childcare centres?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a network of State-run childcare centres?

Jan 28th 2022, 9:30 AM 28,813 Views 57 Comments

The need for affordable childcare has consistently been highlighted as an issue for working parents.

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