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Dublin: 3 °C Monday 14 October, 2019

#Your Say

# your-say - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Poll: Should moneylenders include 'tobacco-style' warnings in ads for high-cost loans? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should moneylenders include 'tobacco-style' warnings in ads for high-cost loans?

Warnings often appear in the contract, rather than the ad.

# your-say - Monday 29 July, 2019

Poll: Will you tune into the final of Love Island tonight? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you tune into the final of Love Island tonight?

The reality TV dating show – in which contestants couple up in different combinations – has been a big hit here and in the UK.

# your-say - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Poll: Have you barbecued this summer? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you barbecued this summer?

Despite recent bursts of sunshine it took time for summer to arrive this year.

# your-say - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Poll: Will Northern Ireland 'question the union' after Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Northern Ireland 'question the union' after Brexit?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he thinks that people in Northern Ireland will reconsider their role in the United Kingdom post-Brexit.

# your-say - Friday 26 July, 2019

Poll: Is it acceptable to wear shorts to work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it acceptable to wear shorts to work?

The summer weather means less clothes, but what’s appropriate for work?

# your-say - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Poll: Should every citizen in Ireland get €200 a week regardless of income? Automation This post contains a poll

Poll: Should every citizen in Ireland get €200 a week regardless of income?

The idea has been trialled in other countries, including Finland and Kenya, Brazil and Canada.

# your-say - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Poll: Should new prime ministers always be elected by a public vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should new prime ministers always be elected by a public vote?

Boris Johnson was elected by only 160,000 people.

# your-say - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Poll: Did Theresa May do a good job as UK Prime Minister? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did Theresa May do a good job as UK Prime Minister?

Theresa May is entering her final hours as Conservative Party leader.

# your-say - Monday 22 July, 2019

Poll: Should a border poll be held in the event of a no-deal Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a border poll be held in the event of a no-deal Brexit?

Fianna Fáil is still working on a plan for a United Ireland.

# your-say - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised?

A trial is happening today, but some people want the move to be permanent.

# your-say - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Poll: Will Brexit happen by 31 October? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Brexit happen by 31 October?

A new British prime minister is set to be sworn in next week.

# your-say - Friday 19 July, 2019

Poll: Are you trying to reduce your carbon footprint? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you trying to reduce your carbon footprint?

Leo Varadkar is eating less meat to reduce his carbon footprint, but Mícheál Martin said yesterday that he’s walking “a lot”.

# your-say - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Poll: Would you use a sleep pod in work or college? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you use a sleep pod in work or college?

A bad night’s sleep can cause memory and concentration issues.

# your-say - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Poll: Should Ireland oppose the EU’s proposal to end seasonal clock changes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland oppose the EU’s proposal to end seasonal clock changes?

The proposal would require the State to choose either permanent summer time or winter time.

# your-say - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on water ownership? Ireland's Water This post contains a poll

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on water ownership?

Minister Eoghan Murphy has said a referendum on the topic could be held as early as next year.

# your-say - Monday 15 July, 2019

Poll: Would you like to see Donald Trump impeached? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see Donald Trump impeached?

Trump was called “racist” and “xenophobic” after telling progressive Democratic congresswomen to “go back” where they came from.

# your-say - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Poll: Is Ireland ready for a no-deal Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Ireland ready for a no-deal Brexit?

The Irish government has put supports in place, but the latest figures show there’s been little uptake of its one-day workshops.

# your-say - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Poll: Do you think the UK will leave the EU by Christmas? Brexit This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the UK will leave the EU by Christmas?

Johnson told the BBC last night the UK would be out by 31 October, while Hunt says he “expects” Brexit by Christmas.

# your-say - Friday 12 July, 2019

Poll: Would you support an environmental tax on wet wipes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support an environmental tax on wet wipes?

Irish Water cleared more than 6,000 sewer blockages around the country last year.

# your-say - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Poll: Should it be compulsory for Irish teens to spend a year helping others? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should it be compulsory for Irish teens to spend a year helping others?

Could a State-run programme like this work in Ireland?

# your-say - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Poll: Are you happy with Phil Hogan getting a second term? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy with Phil Hogan getting a second term?

Hogan previously served as the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development.

# your-say - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Poll: Should people caught with drugs for personal use be cautioned instead of prosecuted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people caught with drugs for personal use be cautioned instead of prosecuted?

The Irish Examiner has reported that gardaí are looking at applying cautions rather than criminal prosecutions.

# your-say - Monday 8 July, 2019

Poll: Does Ireland need a new temperance movement to address alcohol and drug use? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does Ireland need a new temperance movement to address alcohol and drug use?

The temperance movement is a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic drinks.

# your-say - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Poll: Should herbicides that have been linked to cancer be banned in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should herbicides that have been linked to cancer be banned in Ireland?

A 2015 study from the World Health Organisation said the herbicide glyphosate was probably carcinogenic.

# your-say - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Poll: Was the Government right to halt the Climate Emergency Bill in the Dáil? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the Government right to halt the Climate Emergency Bill in the Dáil?

Countries, including France and Belize, have introduced similar emergency bills to reduce carbon emissions.

# your-say - Friday 5 July, 2019

Poll: How do you feel about Mike Pence's planned visit to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about Mike Pence's planned visit to Ireland?

A date in September has been floated although official details have not yet been released.

# your-say - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise?

Is it possible, and if so, is the right thing to do?

# your-say - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Poll: Should the minimum wage be increased to €12.30 per hour to reflect the living wage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the minimum wage be increased to €12.30 per hour to reflect the living wage?

The current national minimum wage is €9.80 per hour.

# your-say - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?

A new report found that the average national rent increased yet again last quarter.

# your-say - Monday 1 July, 2019

Poll: Do you agree with the Government's new short-term letting laws? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the Government's new short-term letting laws?

New laws regulating the sector come into effect from today.

# your-say - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Poll: Do you support minimum price rules for alcohol in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support minimum price rules for alcohol in Ireland?

Similar rules in Scotland have seen the sales of alcohol drop dramatically in the past year.

# your-say - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Poll: How hot is too hot? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How hot is too hot?

How much heat can you handle?

# your-say - Friday 28 June, 2019

Poll: Have the recent bathing water issues put you off swimming at Irish beaches? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have the recent bathing water issues put you off swimming at Irish beaches?

Swimming bans have been put in place at popular Dublin beaches twice in the last month.

# your-say - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?

There are pros and cons.

Poll: Should the government stop funding greyhound racing? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government stop funding greyhound racing?

An RTÉ investigation has claimed almost 6,000 greyhounds were killed for not racing fast enough in 2017.

# your-say - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Poll: Do you support the healthcare support workers' strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the healthcare support workers' strike?

10,000 healthcare support workers are beginning a 24-hour strike today.

# your-say - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit?

Boris Johnson says he doesn’t believe there will be, but is prepared for it nonetheless.

# your-say - Monday 24 June, 2019

Poll: Hunt or Johnson? Which of these would be a better Prime Minister from an Irish perspective? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Hunt or Johnson? Which of these would be a better Prime Minister from an Irish perspective?

A no-deal Brexit would be very bad for Ireland, so every step in the Tory race will be keenly watched here.

Poll: How much is appropriate to give to a child making their communion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How much is appropriate to give to a child making their communion?

A quarter of children surveyed received more than €800.

# your-say - Sunday 23 June, 2019