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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Solutions

This year
Removing pre-season competitions 'would make space for Sigerson to breathe'
Éamonn Fitzmaurice made the suggestion in the wake of comments made by Meath manager Colm O’Rourke.
Last year
'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?
We asked health workers and others familiar with the sector what they want to see happen to improve healthcare in Ireland.
The Irish healthcare system is frequently hit with criticism and suggestions for how it can be improved.
Progress on the overhaul of the system is continuing but has been slow.
We asked workers and those familiar with the sector what one change they would like to see put into place.
'The belief that being a doctor is a vocation and all else must be sacrificed… that mentality is waning'
'We needed more beds, we still need more beds': Will lessons be learned from the pandemic?
All time
The government could help solve the housing crisis if it borrowed several billion euro, says ESRI
Ireland faces another decade of rising prices and rents unless the government spends money building homes, the ESRI says.
Event today will show people how European co-housing models can work here
The event will hear from a number of groups who are working to regularise the model here as well as experts on how to manage the financial and legal issues.
'The Elton Jantjies thing didn't make sense. We still hope there's an Irish option'
The IRFU expect Dan McFarland to be in charge at Ulster ahead of the new season.
'Maths won't combat the obesity crisis, PE will'
PE teacher David O’Brien on what parents and schools can do to help.
Over 198,000 empty homes in Ireland: UK officers turn them into housing - would that work here?
Empty homes officers have been appointed in the UK since the early 90s.
Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home
Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.
"It's not something that should be up for vote" - can the problem with religion in Irish schools be solved?
96% of Ireland’s national schools are still run by religious orders with the divestment of education proceeding at a snail’s pace.
This is Sinn Féin's radical plan to solve the housing crisis
Rents linked to inflation and the abolition of the property tax are on the party’s agenda.
Irish people in debt are still looking to the UK to fix their money problems
Only 311 insolvency applications have been approved to date in Ireland.
Why the founder of Hailo is betting on drones and robotics
Jay Bregman left his role as co-CEO of Hailo to start focusing on robotics and drones
'I’m scared I'll be arrested and held somewhere - that’s why I almost never leave my house'
A national conference on Statelessness is being held in Dublin today.
Possible solutions for homelessness - and the ones that got it wrong
From homes made of trash to communities banding together to help their neighbours.
Dublin's homeless could be housed in prefabs
It’s one proposal being looked at by Dublin City Council.
Pope promises "solutions" to celibacy in the priesthood
Francis also condemned child sex abuse as a “leprosy” in the Church.
Interview: 'People have had enough, debt write-down is the only solution now' - Nick Webb
Do our politicians have it in them to say no more, asks writer and journalist, Nick Webb, who gives his ideas on what should be top of the politician’s to-do list.
9 things to do while Twitter is down
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