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# bureaucracy - Thursday 20 June, 2019

UK's porn blocking laws to be delayed again

The laws were to be introduced on 15 July, but are to be delayed because of bureaucratic, legal issues.

# bureaucracy - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

'Bureaucracy and ineptitude' leaves Irish-speaking family facing deportation

Zoe Ware is an “exemplary student” at a Gaelscoil in Kerry, and a competitive sean nós singer. But that probably won’t save her…

# bureaucracy - Monday 27 April, 2015

Young boy begs Australia not to deport him because his autism is a burden on the taxpayer

His family live in the country legally and pay tax.

# bureaucracy - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Ireland's EU ombudsman decribes the "art" of dealing with EU bureaucracy

This comes on the first anniversary of Emily O’Reilly’s time in the position.

# bureaucracy - Monday 28 July, 2014

The government wants to cut the red tape and get more people to set up cooperatives

Richard Bruton says Ireland needs more types of enterprises other than just companies.

# bureaucracy - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Aaron McKenna: It's time for a conversation about how local government spends our money

The notion that cutting local government spending wouldn’t save the country or bring justice to bankers, and therefore it shouldn’t be touched at all, is a logical fallacy, writes Aaron McKenna.

# bureaucracy - Friday 29 March, 2013

Column: EU unity is little more than fiction in the wake of Cyprus being hung out to dry

The Cypriot case demonstrates that the European authorities are now prepared to cross the rubicon into the appropriation of deposits. It seems clear that this crisis has seen the Eurozone enter a new and dangerous phase, writes John O’Brennan.

# bureaucracy - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Column: Ireland has the worst managed healthcare system in the developed world

While Ireland does not have the worst quality of healthcare, it is run by technically deficient, medically illiterate bureaucrats, says Professor John Crown. What healthcare model should we be looking to?

# bureaucracy - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Our nearest neighbour may leave the EU. Here’s why.

The bureaucracy, waste and profligacy of the EU repulses many people, writes Aaron McKenna – so is it any surprise the UK might want to exit?

# bureaucracy - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Column: My dealings with the Syrian government

Stephen Starr is an Irish journalist who lived in Syria for five years. Here he recalls his encounter with low-level government officials.

# bureaucracy - Friday 18 May, 2012

Column: Extreme poverty is right in front of us – and what are we doing?

One in five children go to bed hungry, yet State safety nets are actually being taken away, writes Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.

# bureaucracy - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Column: Emigrated? Well, good luck coming home again…

Sinead Moran came back to Ireland from Australia – and met a wall of hostile bureaucracy. She writes about her experiences.

# bureaucracy - Friday 26 August, 2011

From The42 FAI to appeal Andorra decision to UEFA Bureaucracy

FAI to appeal Andorra decision to UEFA

Unhappy with UEFA’s refusal to play Ireland’s European Championships Group B qualifier with Andorra in Barcelona, the FAI have decided to appeal the decision.

# bureaucracy - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Cuts to 'red tape' could save businesses up to €5m a year

Richard Bruton raises the income limits at which businesses need to be audited, cutting down on administration costs.

# bureaucracy - Thursday 28 July, 2011

From The42 The Bluffer's Guide to... the World Cup 2014 preliminary draw Bureaucracy

The Bluffer's Guide to... the World Cup 2014 preliminary draw

FIFA will give the World Cup 2014 monolith a starting push in Brazil on Saturday by making the draw for the qualification stage of the competition. Our easy-to-follow guide cuts the corporate gibberish into manageable, bite-size portions.