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#Reform

# reform - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry

Putin suggested raising the state pension age by five years to 60 years for women, instead of the earlier proposed eight years to 63.

# reform - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Dublin City Council issues €500k tender for homeless accommodation booking system

The contract also includes the provision of training for staff who will be using the system.

# reform - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'They have suffered long enough': Pressure mounts on Theresa May to legislate for change to Northern Ireland abortion law

May has responded to those calls by saying that the issue is for the North to decide.

# reform - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Scenes of joy and celebration as Malaysian politician jailed for sodomy is freed Kuala Lumpur This post contains videos

Scenes of joy and celebration as Malaysian politician jailed for sodomy is freed

The 70-year-old is expected to become Prime Minister.

# reform - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'Elitist', 'not sure it's worth saving': Slow progress of Seanad reform criticised

It’s been five years since Ireland voted to keep the Seanad in a referendum, but not much has changed since.

# reform - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From 2022, workers will be 'auto enrolled' on pension savings schemes

The government has also announced a new “total contributions approach” to pensions from 2020.

# reform - Monday 22 January, 2018

'Mistrust', 'frustration': Dubliners have their say on the future of policing in Ireland

The chair of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland said she and her colleagues had heard some heart wrenching stories from members of the public.

# reform - Thursday 28 December, 2017

We should have a new Garda Commissioner by summer 2018

Nóirín O’Sullivan announced her retirement from the Gardaí in September following months of calls for her resignation.

# reform - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

From The42 Premier League clubs set to vote on closing transfer window before season starts Change Is Good

Premier League clubs set to vote on closing transfer window before season starts

Part of the reason is to avoid internal discord affecting certain clubs once the season is off and running.

# reform - Sunday 9 July, 2017

'Prisoners have a very basic human need for contact'

A change in prison rules looks at the “meaningful human contact” prisoners get when out of their cells.

# reform - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The42 'The idea of a proper championship is a farce': Colm O'Rourke calls for championship shake-up Reform

'The idea of a proper championship is a farce': Colm O'Rourke calls for championship shake-up

Dublin inflicted a 31-point hammering on Westmeath to revive talk of second tier championships.

# reform - Monday 22 May, 2017

Tusla inquiries are a 'major distraction' according to chief executive

McBride was speaking at the launch of Tusla’s new child protection and welfare strategy for 2017-2022.

# reform - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Not happy - Fine Gael senators have been giving out about All Ireland tickets... again

The Seanad was today discussing a bill concerning its own reform, and ended up covering some well-trodden ground.

# reform - Monday 29 August, 2016

From The42 Celtic and Rangers could join revamped English Football League Reform

Celtic and Rangers could join revamped English Football League

The changes would take effect from 2019.

# reform - Sunday 28 August, 2016

From The42 Gianni Infantino has Sepp Blatter's wine cellar removed as part of Fifa reform commitment Reform

Gianni Infantino has Sepp Blatter's wine cellar removed as part of Fifa reform commitment

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has explained some of his efforts towards championing reform, including the removal of a wine cellar.

# reform - Thursday 21 July, 2016

This is how the government could get rid of USC over the next four years

The proposed measure has been outlined in the Income Tax Reform Plan released by the Department of Finance today.

# reform - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Child benefit tied to school attendance in draft programme for government

The clause says the measure is to “address poor attendance within some families”.

# reform - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

New religion curriculum to shake up classes at Catholic schools

Religious education in denominational schools has traditionally been developed by school patrons.

# reform - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

From The42 Scrapping U21 football championship among new proposals as GAA addresses player burnout Reform

Scrapping U21 football championship among new proposals as GAA addresses player burnout

‘The time has come to take decisive action,’ said GAA director general Paraic Duffy today.

Watch out civil servants - Renua are gunning for you

The party launched the first of two policy documents (relating to public service rewards and a ‘right to know’ public data law) this afternoon.

# reform - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget speech

“Today we reap the benefits of the hard work and resilience of the Irish people.”

# reform - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From The42 The man who helped change cycling has set his sights on real Fifa reform Reform

The man who helped change cycling has set his sights on real Fifa reform

Sports ethics campaigner Jaimie Fuller believes real change is possible.

# reform - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Jan O'Sullivan is 'absolutely determined' to continue Junior Cert reform despite union opposition

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the classroom…

# reform - Friday 7 August, 2015

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues

A new investigation by the Ombudsman for Children has shed light on the situation.

# reform - Friday 10 July, 2015

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# reform - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration

Barack Obama said Ann Dermody had “worked hard” and “played by the rules”.

# reform - Thursday 23 April, 2015

If the Catholic church doesn't urgently signal a change in attitude, I fear for its future

Representative of the church must meaningfully alter responses toward women, LGBT people, and those in second relationships, writes Fr Tony Flannery.

# reform - Monday 13 April, 2015

Check out these VERY radical proposals to reform the Seanad

The Seanad Working Group on Reform has published a report calling for overhaul of the upper house.

# reform - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Pictures: This prison riot lasted for 25 days and started 25 years ago today

The Strangeways Prison riot had a huge fallout and saw more than 1,600 prisoners revolt.

# reform - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Here's what Greece is going to do in return for a bailout extension

The country effectively runs out of money in five days and has agreed a plan with the Troika to receive a four-month extension to its bailout programme.

# reform - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Is it true that Fianna Fáil has no policies? Well, not really...

It’s a constant claim thrown at the party, but it turns out it has more than a few ideas.

# reform - Friday 6 February, 2015

Teacher unions to consider new proposals on junior cycle reform

Will it mean peace in our time?

# reform - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Column: So, you've made it into government? Here's how to avoid a democratic revolution

Congratulations, you’ve been elected! Luckily you can avoid living up to any promises you’ve made – just follow this guide.

# reform - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Minister: Keeping data on students until they're 30 is 'reasonable'

The minister said she is satisfied the time limit doesn’t need to be changed – for now, at least.

# reform - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

How an electoral commission can stop another e-voting fiasco

A new electoral commission can streamline the way we run elections and referenda in this country, writes the Labour TD Michael McCarthy.

# reform - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Opinion: Government is making a mockery of democratic reform – so we're taking matters into our own hands

It’s shameful to think that a raggle-taggle group like ours, with day jobs and no money, are making a better go of inviting public opinion than the Government itself.

# reform - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Opinion: The Government's pretence about reform fell away at the first genuine challenge

The response to the recommendations of the Constitutional Convention on political reform reveals the truth about the Government’s attitude to democracy.

# reform - Friday 5 December, 2014

Is An Garda Síochana broken beyond repair? 'No, it can be fixed'

The Minister for Justice has stressed that reforms will be put in place.

# reform - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Government: Fianna Fáil is wrong, new state board rules WILL apply to Irish Water

The Department of Public Expenditure denied there was a loophole in the new guidelines.

# reform - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Terminally ill patients will no longer have their medical cards reviewed

An array of changes to the medical card system were announced today.

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