Due to a glitch in the old vBulletin software, some users were "banned" when they tried to change their passwords at the end of February. This does not apply after the site was converted to Xenforo. If you were affected by this, please contact us.
Chat is envisaged as the main off-topic forum where Politics.ie users can discuss anything not directly related to politics. We'd courage users to be particularly relaxed and informal and use "Chat" as a forum to get to know other users in an informal manner.