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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Bureaucracy

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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 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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.