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# the-good-information-project - 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 28,839 Views 57 Comments

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

# the-good-information-project - Thursday 27 January, 2022

FactFind: Women are just over 50% of the population. Do they have 50% of jobs and economic power?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

FactFind: Women are just over 50% of the population. Do they have 50% of jobs and economic power?

Jan 27th 2022, 8:00 PM 16,223 Views 61 Comments

The short answer: No.

Open Newsroom: Gender equality, Ireland, the EU and you
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom: Gender equality, Ireland, the EU and you

Jan 27th 2022, 5:50 PM 6,626 Views 16 Comments

The Good Information Project’s lunchtime webinar looks at a challenges and solutions to issues such as childcare systems, representation of women in politics, and tackling gendered violence.

# the-good-information-project - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Why are we more likely to send a woman to the European Parliament than the Dáil?
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Why are we more likely to send a woman to the European Parliament than the Dáil?

Jan 26th 2022, 6:20 AM 8,324 Views 17 Comments

Parties will have ensure 40% of their candidates in the next general election are women if they want to avoid a funding cut.

# the-good-information-project - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Women in academia: 'What women get is endless mentoring, instead of a focus on changing the structures'
# Third Level
# Third Level

Women in academia: 'What women get is endless mentoring, instead of a focus on changing the structures'

Jan 25th 2022, 8:00 PM 15,525 Views 17 Comments

Academia is no longer dominated by men, with women making up more than half of lecturers. But problems remain across third-level in Ireland.

# the-good-information-project - Monday 24 January, 2022

Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?
# Lot Done More To Do
# Lot Done More To Do

Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?

Jan 24th 2022, 8:00 PM 15,062 Views 73 Comments

“I think there’s [still] a lot of confusion. A lot of people make reference to equal pay, and that’s been enshrined in legislation since the mid-70s.”

# the-good-information-project - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Clodagh Finn: Let's look at what women did in history, not what they weren't allowed to do
# Opinion
# Opinion

Clodagh Finn: Let's look at what women did in history, not what they weren't allowed to do

Jan 23rd 2022, 9:30 AM 15,378 Views 14 Comments

Author Clodagh Finn on the women who are too often relegated to the footnotes of history.

'I wasn't prepared for this': Experts say online abuse against women increased during pandemic
# Good Information
# Good Information

'I wasn't prepared for this': Experts say online abuse against women increased during pandemic

Jan 23rd 2022, 12:05 AM 27,101 Views 40 Comments
  • Recent research pointed to higher levels of abuse towards female politicians in Ireland compared to their male counterparts, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • One local councillor shared her experience of receiving inappropriate messages from a man on Facebook.
  • Research shows these types of negative online experiences lead to self-censoring by women.

# the-good-information-project - Saturday 22 January, 2022

From Article 41.2 to the X Case: An A-Z of pivotal policy moments in Irish women's history
# History Books
# History Books

From Article 41.2 to the X Case: An A-Z of pivotal policy moments in Irish women's history

Jan 22nd 2022, 10:00 AM 7,945 Views 9 Comments

We’ve catalogued some of the landmark moments and milestones in Irish women’s history as part of this month’s Good Information Project cycle.

# the-good-information-project - Friday 21 January, 2022

What kind of difficulties have you faced with childcare? We want to hear your story
# Get In Touch
# Get In Touch

What kind of difficulties have you faced with childcare? We want to hear your story

Jan 21st 2022, 9:57 AM 8,087 Views 0 Comments

Whatever your situation is, we want to hear what change you’d like to see to the current childcare system.

# the-good-information-project - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Just one in five people in Ireland believe women are treated equally in the home
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

Just one in five people in Ireland believe women are treated equally in the home

Jan 20th 2022, 12:05 AM 27,608 Views 62 Comments
  • Just 13% of women polled think women are treated equally in the home, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • One in five people believe women and men are treated equally in Irish society.
  • Universal State-funded childcare and increased penalties for violence and abuse of women were cited as the top priorities for achieving gender equality.

# the-good-information-project - Monday 10 January, 2022

Open Thread: Have you experienced gendered abuse or harassment online?
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Open Thread: Have you experienced gendered abuse or harassment online?

Jan 10th 2022, 7:00 PM 10,650 Views 14 Comments

We want to hear your stories.

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality
# TGIP
# TGIP

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality

Jan 10th 2022, 8:00 AM 8,440 Views 12 Comments

We want you to join the discussion.

# the-good-information-project - Saturday 18 December, 2021

More than half of people in Ireland think less of Britain since Brexit
# Polling
# Polling

More than half of people in Ireland think less of Britain since Brexit

Dec 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 29,222 Views 73 Comments
  • 63% of people say their view of Britain has changed since it left the EU, new polling has found.
  • Of those, 95% say it has changed for the worse, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Green Party and Social Democrat voters are especially likely to say their views on Britain have changed since Brexit.

# the-good-information-project - Thursday 16 December, 2021

The Explainer: Is Euroscepticism stronger or weaker after Brexit?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Is Euroscepticism stronger or weaker after Brexit?

Dec 16th 2021, 6:00 PM 4,204 Views 2 Comments

Has Britain’s experience been a motivating force – or turned people off?

# the-good-information-project - Sunday 12 December, 2021

Irish trade and politics are being transformed by Brexit - but how? What can we expect in 2022?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Irish trade and politics are being transformed by Brexit - but how? What can we expect in 2022?

Dec 12th 2021, 7:00 PM 17,662 Views 10 Comments

We’ve spent the last six weeks attempting to answer these questions at The Good Information Project.

'There are good and bad days': Are Anglo-Irish relations worse now than during Brexit negotiations?
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

'There are good and bad days': Are Anglo-Irish relations worse now than during Brexit negotiations?

Dec 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 13,807 Views 16 Comments

More direct links with Wales and north England are planned to improve Anglo-Irish ties post-Brexit.

# the-good-information-project - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about Brexit?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Brexit?

Dec 11th 2021, 10:00 PM 35,315 Views 20 Comments

You should know it all by now.

'A lot of people feel they’re not being listened to': What do NI's unionists want after Brexit?
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

'A lot of people feel they’re not being listened to': What do NI's unionists want after Brexit?

Dec 11th 2021, 9:00 PM 34,123 Views 43 Comments

Not all unionists are opposed to the Protocol – so how will their politics change in the years ahead?

'It won't resolve anything': How likely is a post-Brexit trade war between the UK and the EU?
# Brexit
# Brexit

'It won't resolve anything': How likely is a post-Brexit trade war between the UK and the EU?

Dec 11th 2021, 1:00 PM 17,615 Views 11 Comments

There has been talk of a trade war over Article 16 – but could it actually happen?

# the-good-information-project - Saturday 4 December, 2021

Wielding a gun with no ammunition: The UK, the EU and the battle over the Northern Ireland Protocol
# Article 16
# Article 16

Wielding a gun with no ammunition: The UK, the EU and the battle over the Northern Ireland Protocol

Dec 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 29,219 Views 17 Comments

It hasn’t gone away, you know.

Opinion: We know how little Ireland counts in Westminster - but UK relations still matter
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Opinion: We know how little Ireland counts in Westminster - but UK relations still matter

Dec 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,276 Views 3 Comments

The Fianna Fáil MEP for Dublin argues that despite current Conservative Party ideologies being bad for Ireland, relations must be maintained.

# the-good-information-project - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Post-Brexit, who are Ireland's biggest allies in Europe?
# Mes Amis
# Mes Amis

Post-Brexit, who are Ireland's biggest allies in Europe?

Dec 2nd 2021, 8:00 PM 44,736 Views 23 Comments
  • Ireland is taking a 'pragmatic' approach to align with countries on a policy level rather than a nation state level.
  • Tax and big tech issues are a major concern for Ireland and some of its EU allies.
  • The loss of the UK will be a blow in some ways but not in others, writes Rónán Duffy.

# the-good-information-project - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

What does euroscepticism in the EU look like now that Brexit has happened?
# Future Of Europe
# Future Of Europe

What does euroscepticism in the EU look like now that Brexit has happened?

Dec 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 44,505 Views 50 Comments
  • The tumultuous nature of the UK's exit may have changed what euroscepticism means.
  • Is there a difference between 'hard eurosceptics' and soft eurosceptics'?
  • The next 12 months may tell us a lot about the EU's stability, writes Rónán Duffy.

# the-good-information-project - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Poll: Will Brexit bring Northern Ireland and the Republic closer together or further apart?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will Brexit bring Northern Ireland and the Republic closer together or further apart?

Nov 30th 2021, 10:00 AM 47,020 Views 53 Comments

Do you think the boom in cross-border trade will lead to improved relations?

# the-good-information-project - Sunday 28 November, 2021

Rosslare Europort had one of the busiest days in its history this month - thanks to Brexit
# Trade Winds
# Trade Winds

Rosslare Europort had one of the busiest days in its history this month - thanks to Brexit

Nov 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 57,448 Views 27 Comments
  • The volume of cargo going through the Wexford port has ballooned by 55% this year
  • A big increase in direct trade with Europe is driving the change, writes Ian Curran
  • Irish businesses are finding new customers and new suppliers in Europe as an alternative to Britain

# the-good-information-project - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Open Newsroom: Ireland's post-Brexit relationship with Britain
# Open Newsroom
# Open Newsroom

Open Newsroom: Ireland's post-Brexit relationship with Britain

Nov 25th 2021, 8:15 PM 7,062 Views 1 Comment

Our Open Newsroom looks at the post-Brexit landscape – discussing trade between Ireland and Northern Ireland. and how talks between the EU and UK are progressing.

# the-good-information-project - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Open thread: Has Brexit changed how you think of Britain?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open thread: Has Brexit changed how you think of Britain?

Nov 24th 2021, 8:00 PM 22,633 Views 53 Comments

We want to hear if the past five years have had an impact on how you see Ireland’s nearest neighbours.

# the-good-information-project - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Brexit is fuelling a boom in cross-border trade. But why? And what does it mean for the island?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit is fuelling a boom in cross-border trade. But why? And what does it mean for the island?

Nov 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 36,980 Views 15 Comments
  • In the year to September, the value of imports to the Republic from the North grew by 60% to almost €2.6 billion.
  • The value of goods going the opposite direction rose by almost 50% over the same period last year to €2.8 billion.
  • The changes have been born of necessity rather than politics or questions of identity, Ian Curran writes.

# the-good-information-project - Sunday 21 November, 2021

A year into Ireland's post-Brexit relationship with Britain, what can we expect in 2022?
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

A year into Ireland's post-Brexit relationship with Britain, what can we expect in 2022?

Nov 21st 2021, 9:00 PM 20,366 Views 11 Comments

The next cycle of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at the post-Brexit relationships between Ireland, the UK and the EU.

# the-good-information-project - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Weathering the storm: Where does Ireland go from here on climate change?
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Weathering the storm: Where does Ireland go from here on climate change?

Nov 14th 2021, 7:00 PM 12,575 Views 22 Comments

We’ve spent the last six weeks diving into the climate crisis at The Good Information Project.

'We've made tough decisions': How Bord na Móna became worth €1.25 billion in less than two years
# Bogs
# Bogs

'We've made tough decisions': How Bord na Móna became worth €1.25 billion in less than two years

Nov 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 45,307 Views 26 Comments

The company has radically changed in a short amount of time. But how did they do it? And at what cost?

# the-good-information-project - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Factfind: Which countries produce the most CO2 emissions?
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Factfind: Which countries produce the most CO2 emissions?

Nov 13th 2021, 8:00 PM 26,497 Views 26 Comments

China tops the list based purely on the number of tonnes of CO2 produced. But there are other things to consider too.

What is the Common Agricultural Policy, and how is it being changed to tackle climate change?
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

What is the Common Agricultural Policy, and how is it being changed to tackle climate change?

Nov 13th 2021, 10:00 AM 8,711 Views 13 Comments

The farming subsidy is undergoing a major reform ahead of the 2023-2027 period.

# the-good-information-project - Thursday 11 November, 2021

How do you solve a problem like Ireland's cows?
# Greenhouse Gas
# Greenhouse Gas

How do you solve a problem like Ireland's cows?

Nov 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,421 Views 25 Comments

“A farmer will ask himself the question: If it’s expected of me to reduce, how can I sustain an income as a result of me reducing my numbers?”

'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?
# Red Light
# Red Light

'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 2:47 PM 29,705 Views 62 Comments
  • Wales has paused most new road projects pending a review of whether they are consistent with the country's climate targets.
  • Transport experts say focusing investment on public transport instead of roads would be a positive if done right in Ireland, Lauren Boland reports.
  • But in rural areas, there are concerns that a stop to road-building could cut isolated communities off even further.

# the-good-information-project - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

'This COP cannot save the world': Will this year's UN climate summit have a dramatic outcome?
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

'This COP cannot save the world': Will this year's UN climate summit have a dramatic outcome?

Nov 9th 2021, 7:30 PM 7,684 Views 11 Comments

Any deals or agreements reached at COP26 will be very technical and require a lot of scrutiny, experts say.

# the-good-information-project - Saturday 6 November, 2021

Analysis: The argument that Ireland is too small to take climate action doesn’t hold up
# Green Jersey
# Green Jersey

Analysis: The argument that Ireland is too small to take climate action doesn’t hold up

Nov 6th 2021, 1:00 PM 15,939 Views 58 Comments

Despite our small size, we have a significant carbon footprint in global rankings

# the-good-information-project - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

‘A cold lesson for farmers’: Panelists say agriculture must lower emissions but sector needs support
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

‘A cold lesson for farmers’: Panelists say agriculture must lower emissions but sector needs support

Nov 2nd 2021, 9:16 PM 14,039 Views 31 Comments

The Journal hosted a panel in Athlone this evening to discuss COP26 and Ireland’s role in climate action.

Watch our LIVE event: What must Ireland and Europe do to tackle climate change?
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Watch our LIVE event: What must Ireland and Europe do to tackle climate change?

Nov 2nd 2021, 6:23 PM 6,902 Views 19 Comments

The Good Information Project’s sold-out public event in Athlone on climate change & COP26 kicks off at 7pm.