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#Your Say

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you support a larger Women's National League? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support a larger Women's National League?

It was this week’s Big Idea on the Ireland 2029 podcast series. But is it a good one?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would the current social and political climate put you off visiting the US? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would the current social and political climate put you off visiting the US?

Barack Obama has said there is a ‘climate of fear’ being created in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support the government's new approach to possession of drugs for personal use? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the government's new approach to possession of drugs for personal use?

Opposition parties have argued the approach does not go far enough.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the number of vehicles entering Dublin city centre be restricted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the number of vehicles entering Dublin city centre be restricted?

Green Party MEP Ciarán Cuffe believes that we need to restrict the number of vehicles entering Dublin every morning.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you swim in the Liffey today? Liffey Swim This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you swim in the Liffey today?

The 100th Liffey Swim is due to take place today.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the TV licence fee be extended to include watching content on phones and laptops? Sign O' The Times This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the TV licence fee be extended to include watching content on phones and laptops?

The government plans to pivot to a “device independent broadcasting charge” by 2024.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics?

Awareness of how much plastic we use and throw away in Ireland has been growing in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Irish remain a compulsory Leaving Cert subject? Tuairim This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish remain a compulsory Leaving Cert subject?

A review of the Leaving Certificate has found mixed views on the subject.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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?

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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”.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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?

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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?

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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?