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# powers - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Cork, Limerick, and Waterford mayors will get new powers, but they can also be impeached

The idea of directly-elected mayors for these regions will be voted on in a plebiscite on 24 May.

# powers - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Turkey is at a crossroads as millions turn out at referendum vote - but what is actually happening?

Over 55.3 million Turks are able to vote in the referendum on sweeping changes to the president’s role.

# powers - Monday 8 June, 2015

A €17 million expansion is set to create 30 new whiskey bottling jobs

A serious expansion of a bottling facility in Clondalkin is set to create 30 new jobs.

# powers - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

GSOC will be allowed to investigate the Garda Commissioner under new reforms

The government has announced a series of reforms to strengthen the Garda Ombudsman.

# powers - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Toronto mayor heads back to work after rehab... but wants his office's locks changed

The mayor’s drug abuse was first revealed last year when an alleged drug dealer tried to sell another video of him smoking crack to the media.

# powers - Sunday 4 May, 2014

PAC "not serving public fully" and needs more powers

Simon Harris says that the terms governing who the PAC can examine are “too rigid”.

# powers - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Sony is working on original TV shows for the Playstation 4

The company plans to offer original TV content through its Playstation Network service.

# powers - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Referendum on directly-elected Dublin mayor could be held in May

Dublin’s four councils most vote on the issue by 31 March.

# powers - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Ukraine MPs fail to strike deal to weaken president's powers

In parliament, protest leader Vitali Klitschko – a former world champion boxer – called for an end to the ‘dictatorship”.

# powers - Friday 23 November, 2012

Egypt: Protests rage as Morsi promises democracy

Morsi opponents began a one-week sit-in in Tahrir Square and called for a mass protest on Tuesday.

Egyptian president branded 'new pharaoh' after assuming new powers

Nationwide protests are expected across the country today as Mohamed Morsi gave himself sweeping new powers yesterday.

# powers - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Poll shows support for passing two referendums

Meanwhile, Fianna Fáil is urging the Government to publish the text of the referenda as a matter of urgency.