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# Uniform

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# uniformity
Poll: Should students have to wear uniforms to school?
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# Your Say
Poll: Should students wear school uniforms?
Business owner Louisa Meehan says the arguments in favour of school uniforms don’t stack up anymore.
Opinion: Forget the school uniform - it's outdated and out of touch with the real world
Business owner Louisa Meehan says the arguments in favour of school uniforms don’t stack up anymore.
# Uniform
Garda management feared Sikh members could win discrimination cases over turban ban
Earlier this year the force announced a change to rules in relation to uniforms to allow the wearing of turbans and hijabs.
# difference is you
'Really encouraging': Reaction to change in Garda uniform to allow wearing of turbans and hijabs
The decision comes alongside a new recruitment drive for gardaí.
# diversity
Gardaí are changing their uniform policy so members can wear the hijab and turban
There is a new recruitment drive for gardaí.
# garda reform
Taoiseach tells new gardaí: 'Your loyalty is not to the person in the uniform. It is to the uniform and all that it stands for'
A change in the culture of gardaí in which ‘no-one ever hesitates in speaking truth to power’ is needed, according to Leo Varadkar.
# Delivery
An Post issues tender for uniforms and safety boots for its 6,750 staff
An Post said the design of the uniforms will not change.
# summer gear
Gardaí in three stations to start wearing controversial new summer uniform from today
The organisation said it will take feedback from members on the suitability of the uniform.
# Fashion Police
'An act of brutalism and like something from McDonald's': Gardaí are unhappy with proposed new uniform
There has been a lot of pushback against the new uniform.
# plenty of choice
New Zealand school gets rid of gendered uniforms
Now, students will have a choice between wearing a kilt, culottes, shorts, trousers or PE gear, depending on their preference.
# Your Say
Poll: Should schools be forced to allow generic uniforms?
Many schools across the country only allow specialised uniforms from one particular shop. Should this be allowed?
# thumbholes
9 ways everyone broke school uniform rules
Rebels. The lot of us.
# kitted out
Irish soldiers forced 'to borrow' ceremonial uniforms for Albert Reynolds' funeral
Soldiers had to borrow parts of the kit from their comrades.
# Jumpers for goalposts
17 primary school uniform memories to bring you right back
Remember the joy of no uniform day?
# the girly show
14 things you'll remember if you went to an all-girls school
Rolling up skirts, periods, and fancying male teachers.
# Uniform
'It's not like the jerseys were the culprits' - UCD defend use of Penn State equipment
UCD American football team will wear gear owned by the college at the centre of a child sex abuse scandal.
# dreadlocked
Clipped: Canadian Football chief says yanking long hair is fair game
“It’s part of the uniform,” reasoned the official. “It’s like tackling a guy by the arm.”
# Dress Code
'Sometimes I'd like to come to work in my tracksuit' - TD calls for Dáil dress code
Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin says she’s not alone in thinking that the way some deputies dress is inappropriate.
# What a Betty
Betty White joins Timberlake and Kunis as a Marine's dream date
White, who’s 89, says she loves a man in uniform, but has turned down a date with a Marine.