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# public-services - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Unions agree deal to give 1% pay rise to public servants this year and another in 2022
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Unions agree deal to give 1% pay rise to public servants this year and another in 2022

Feb 23rd 2021, 1:27 PM 50,584 Views 67 Comments

The package was ratified at a meeting this morning.

# public-services - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Complaint to Ombudsman after man 'distressed' over hearing instrument noise during surgery
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Complaint to Ombudsman after man 'distressed' over hearing instrument noise during surgery

May 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,804 Views 12 Comments

The Ombudsman received more than 3,300 complaints about public services last year.

# public-services - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Woman who stole €140k worth of fraudulent benefits caught after picture taken for Public Services Card
# Maria Redmond
# Maria Redmond

Woman who stole €140k worth of fraudulent benefits caught after picture taken for Public Services Card

Jan 23rd 2018, 5:55 PM 53,328 Views 0 Comments

Maria Redmond (60) claimed an invalidity pension for 13 years while she was working as a cleaner in Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children.

# public-services - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Hospitals, schools, jobs? Why the government's 'end goal' is for every adult to have a Public Services Card
# Identity
# Identity

Hospitals, schools, jobs? Why the government's 'end goal' is for every adult to have a Public Services Card

Aug 30th 2017, 12:05 AM 27,148 Views 116 Comments

Stories of people denied services for not having the Public Services Card have made the news. Here’s what you need to know about it.

# public-services - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes?
# Make It Rain
# Make It Rain

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes?

Jun 27th 2017, 9:13 AM 22,234 Views 122 Comments

Many economists believe that tax cuts are a bad idea.

# public-services - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Should the minimum wage be raised to €11.50 an hour?
# Enough To Live On
# Enough To Live On

Should the minimum wage be raised to €11.50 an hour?

Jul 14th 2015, 12:18 PM 19,365 Views 112 Comments

The support to increase the minimum wage has been described as “overwhelming”.

# public-services - Thursday 16 May, 2013

IBEC wants the law changed so strikes won't disrupt key services
# Labour
# Labour

IBEC wants the law changed so strikes won't disrupt key services

May 16th 2013, 6:50 AM 4,003 Views 42 Comments

IBEC wants the government to increase the notice period that needs to be served on companies.

# public-services - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

President won't say if he would take further pay cut under Croke Park II
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

President won't say if he would take further pay cut under Croke Park II

Feb 26th 2013, 10:33 AM 8,808 Views 62 Comments

Michael D Higgins already voluntarily cut his pay by 23.5 per cent to just under €250,000 in 2011 but Áras an Uachtaráin will not say whether he would take a further pay cut.

# public-services - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Government unveils 'master plan' to move public services online
# EGovernment
# EGovernment

Government unveils 'master plan' to move public services online

Apr 12th 2012, 9:22 PM 6,272 Views 50 Comments

The eGovernment plan hopes to allow adults renew passports, apply for driving licences, and file company documents online by 2013.

# public-services - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Column: The public sector isn’t there to provide jobs, it’s there to work for us
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The public sector isn’t there to provide jobs, it’s there to work for us

Feb 28th 2012, 7:30 AM 116 Views 38 Comments

Truly intelligent efficiencies would deliver more fulfilled workers as well as better services, writes Aaron McKenna.

# public-services - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

'Streaming' in schools is bad for students - ESRI
# Education
# Education

'Streaming' in schools is bad for students - ESRI

Dec 14th 2011, 7:15 AM 16,291 Views 24 Comments

Grouping students according to their ability leads to a fall in average student performance, according to new research from the Economic and Social Research Institute.

Poorest have the worst experience of public services in Ireland
# ESRI
# ESRI

Poorest have the worst experience of public services in Ireland

Dec 14th 2011, 7:00 AM 1,960 Views 12 Comments

A new ESRI study on public services has found that Irish people give the health system a lower rating than that of almost every other system in western Europe.