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# powers - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Cork, Limerick, and Waterford mayors will get new powers, but they can also be impeached
# Directly-elected Mayor
# Directly-elected Mayor

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

Mar 20th 2019, 5:59 PM 13,804 Views 44 Comments

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?
# Presidential Powers
# Presidential Powers

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

Apr 16th 2017, 9:15 AM 13,731 Views 28 Comments

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
# Booze Control
# Booze Control

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

Jun 8th 2015, 4:28 PM 9,598 Views 14 Comments

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
# New Powers
# New Powers

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

Jul 1st 2014, 6:30 PM 9,560 Views 30 Comments

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
# Rob Ford
# Rob Ford

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

Jun 17th 2014, 6:33 PM 11,242 Views 11 Comments

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
# Terms Of Reference
# Terms Of Reference

PAC "not serving public fully" and needs more powers

May 4th 2014, 1:42 PM 6,226 Views 21 Comments

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
# TV Wars
# TV Wars

Sony is working on original TV shows for the Playstation 4

Mar 20th 2014, 11:08 AM 5,422 Views 18 Comments

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
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

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

Mar 12th 2014, 8:31 PM 4,921 Views 36 Comments

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
# Crisis
# Crisis

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

Feb 4th 2014, 4:52 PM 3,020 Views 5 Comments

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
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt: Protests rage as Morsi promises democracy

Nov 23rd 2012, 9:33 PM 4,678 Views 26 Comments

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
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egyptian president branded 'new pharaoh' after assuming new powers

Nov 23rd 2012, 8:31 AM 4,500 Views 14 Comments

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
# Referenda
# Referenda

Poll shows support for passing two referendums

Oct 8th 2011, 2:34 PM 701 Views 12 Comments

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