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#Your Say

# your-say - Today’s News

Poll: Will naming and shaming really be an effective deterrent against drink drivers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will naming and shaming really be an effective deterrent against drink drivers?

Will Shane Ross’s new legislation really make a difference?

# your-say - Yesterday’s News

Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist longer than you should? Dental Plan This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist longer than you should?

A new report suggests that issues involving DIY dentistry in Ireland are on the rise.

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win this weekend's hurling quarter finals? Your Call This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win this weekend's hurling quarter finals?

Clare, Tipperary, Wexford and Waterford are all in action.

# your-say - Friday 21 July, 2017

Poll: Have you ever fallen victim to a mail fraud or email scam? Scam-a-lot This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever fallen victim to a mail fraud or email scam?

Guarding your personal and bank details is essential for modern living, but it’s possible for even the wary to be caught out occasionally.

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win tomorrow's football qualifiers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win tomorrow's football qualifiers?

Mayo, Cork, Galway and Donegal are all in action.

# your-say - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Poll: Do you think Ireland's criminal legal aid system is being abused? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland's criminal legal aid system is being abused?

Fine Gael Senator John O’Mahony argued this morning that the system in place in Ireland is in need of an overhaul.

# your-say - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Poll: Would you consider home schooling your children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you consider home schooling your children?

A report this morning suggests that the number of children home-schooled in Ireland has doubled in the past five years.

# your-say - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Poll: Do you think gardaí should wear body cameras? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gardaí should wear body cameras?

Fianna Fáil’s justice spokesperson Jim O’Callaghan said such cameras would “help restore confidence in policing in Ireland”.

# your-say - Monday 17 July, 2017

Poll: Do you think drug users should escape criminal conviction? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think drug users should escape criminal conviction?

The National Drugs Strategy, which will be published later today, looks at decriminalising possession of small quantities of drugs.

# your-say - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with the rollout of the Public Services Card? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the rollout of the Public Services Card?

Experts have accused the Government of attempting to introduce a national identity card “by stealth”.

# your-say - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Poll: Do you think internships are a good thing? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think internships are a good thing?

A recent survey from gradireland found that 76% of the 120 graduate employers surveyed run internship programmes.

# your-say - Friday 14 July, 2017

Poll: How did Leo Varadkar get on in his first month in office? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How did Leo Varadkar get on in his first month in office?

The nation’s youngest-ever Taoiseach has had his share of ups and downs.

# your-say - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Poll: Should Ireland consider hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland consider hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games?

Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan put forward the idea yesterday.

# your-say - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years? BRIDE AND DOOM This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years?

Currently, couples must wait four years before proceedings can begin.

Poll: Do you support raising the TV licence fee to €175? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support raising the TV licence fee to €175?

RTÉ has called for the fee to be raised.

# your-say - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Poll: Would you opt out of a system for organ donation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you opt out of a system for organ donation?

Health Minister Simon Harris plans to introduce an opt out system in Ireland in the near future.

Poll: Would you recycle items to get a 10-cent refund? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you recycle items to get a 10-cent refund?

The proposal is being debated before the Dáil tonight at 8.30pm.

# your-say - Monday 10 July, 2017

Poll: Should the government spend the €3 billion 'rainy day' fund? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government spend the €3 billion 'rainy day' fund?

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will announce the summer economic statement in the Dáil on Thursday.

# your-say - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Poll: Are you watching Wimbledon this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you watching Wimbledon this year?

Anyone for tennis?

# your-say - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Poll: Should Northern Ireland's politicians have their pay docked? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Northern Ireland's politicians have their pay docked?

Deadlines continue to whizz by – and still there’s no deal. Is it time to dock MLAs’ pay?

# your-say - Friday 7 July, 2017

Poll: Do you think fines work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think fines work?

Do you have any library books or rented DVDs or videos collecting dust?

# your-say - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Poll: Do you think all social welfare fraudsters should be named and shamed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think all social welfare fraudsters should be named and shamed?

The names will be published on a quarterly basis on the Department of Social Protection’s website.

# your-say - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Poll: Do you think a living wage of €11.70 is enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think a living wage of €11.70 is enough?

The current housing crisis, and associated increases in rent levels, has been the main driver of the increased wage rate.

# your-say - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Poll: Should bedsits be part of the response to the housing crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should bedsits be part of the response to the housing crisis?

The Housing Minister has refused to rule out the return of bedsits.

# your-say - Monday 3 July, 2017

Poll: Would you protest a Trump visit to Ireland? Would You Mind? This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you protest a Trump visit to Ireland?

Reports have suggested that Trump is planning a sneak visit to the UK in the next two weeks.

# your-say - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Poll: Should social media posts be held in contempt of court? Twitter This post contains a poll

Poll: Should social media posts be held in contempt of court?

There’s a debate over the role social media plays in court cases after the Jobstown trial verdict last week.

# your-say - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Poll: Do you use location settings on your phone? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use location settings on your phone?

Your phone can hold a repository of information on your movements.

# your-say - Friday 30 June, 2017

Poll: Do you think a 'no idling' policy should be enforced near schools? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think a 'no idling' policy should be enforced near schools?

Ireland is facing a multi-million euro fine from the EU each year if it doesn’t reduce its emissions.

# your-say - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with ending 'baptism barriers' in most schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with ending 'baptism barriers' in most schools?

The new measure will mostly affect primary schools with a Roman Catholic ethos.

# your-say - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Poll: If your computer was hacked, would you pay the €264 ransom? Ransomware This post contains a poll

Poll: If your computer was hacked, would you pay the €264 ransom?

This is the second worldwide cyber attack of this year – so what would you do if it happened to you?

# your-say - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Poll: Do you want town councils to be brought back? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want town councils to be brought back?

It’s estimated it will cost around €15 million to bring back town councils.

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes? Make It Rain This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes?

Many economists believe that tax cuts are a bad idea.

# your-say - Monday 26 June, 2017

Poll: Have you read the Harry Potter series? Are You Sirius? This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you read the Harry Potter series?

Still in love with the characters after 20 years or is it just a bit of a Dumblesnore?

# your-say - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced?

Under Fianna Fáil’s proposals, backbenchers from bigger parties would have more time.

# your-say - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Poll: Do you think gender balance in government is important? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gender balance in government is important?

Just 22.3% of TDs who won seats in the last election were women.

# your-say - Friday 23 June, 2017

Poll: Should alcohol advertising be banned in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should alcohol advertising be banned in Ireland?

We want to know if you think there are too many ads for drink around these days.

# your-say - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Poll: How many countries have you visited? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How many countries have you visited?

Home bird or travel addict?

# your-say - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Poll: Do you find it hard to sleep on these bright nights? Longest Day This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you find it hard to sleep on these bright nights?

The nights are very short right now.

# your-say - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Poll: Should you be fined for blocking a footpath? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should you be fined for blocking a footpath?

A new campaign was launched yesterday.

# your-say - Monday 19 June, 2017

Poll: Do you want a general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want a general election?

Are you ready to go back to the polls?

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