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# working-group - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Ireland unification referendums should only be held with 'clear plan for what follows', report finds
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

Ireland unification referendums should only be held with 'clear plan for what follows', report finds

Nov 26th 2020, 4:00 PM 15,426 Views 65 Comments

The working group said the “years of acrimony” following Brexit show the dangers of calling a vote without adequate planning.

# working-group - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Legal counsel for victims in rape cases risks 'upsetting the balance' of trials, says long-awaited report
# Sexual Assault Trials
# Sexual Assault Trials

Legal counsel for victims in rape cases risks 'upsetting the balance' of trials, says long-awaited report

Updated Aug 6th 2020, 8:37 AM 33,078 Views 25 Comments

The review was instituted by the previous minister for justice Charlie Flanagan following the high-profile Belfast rape trial in 2018.

# working-group - Thursday 2 April, 2020

World Rugby aims to stamp out side entry and players off feet at breakdown
# In The Side
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# In The Side

World Rugby aims to stamp out side entry and players off feet at breakdown

Apr 2nd 2020, 9:00 AM 8,712 Views 16 Comments

The governing body wants referees to clamp down on side entry and players diving off their feet.

# working-group - Saturday 17 August, 2019

HSE addiction expert: Festivals that don't provide drug information and support should be refused a licence
# Working Group
# Working Group

HSE addiction expert: Festivals that don't provide drug information and support should be refused a licence

Aug 17th 2019, 10:00 PM 26,017 Views 66 Comments

Some promoters are keen to explore new measures but others fear it would do reputational damage.

# working-group - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Drug-testing at Irish festivals: Government criticised for delays forming 'working group'
# Drugs
# Drugs

Drug-testing at Irish festivals: Government criticised for delays forming 'working group'

Aug 8th 2019, 6:00 AM 10,140 Views 30 Comments

The working group was first floated in 2017 and was originally expected to be up and running earlier this year.

# working-group - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Working group to investigate how to roll out free contraception for Irish women
# The Pill
# The Pill

Working group to investigate how to roll out free contraception for Irish women

Feb 17th 2019, 8:00 AM 20,381 Views 63 Comments

People with outside expertise will sit on the new group, with a chairperson to be appointed shortly.

# working-group - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Drug-testing roll out at music festivals and nightclubs to be examined by expert group
# Ireland's Drug Use
# Ireland's Drug Use

Drug-testing roll out at music festivals and nightclubs to be examined by expert group

Sep 25th 2018, 6:29 PM 15,296 Views 35 Comments

Drug-testing is available in a number of other European countries.

# working-group - Friday 17 June, 2016

Government criticised over failure to properly reform Direct Provision
# Progress Report
# Progress Report

Government criticised over failure to properly reform Direct Provision

Jun 17th 2016, 11:43 AM 7,992 Views 50 Comments

173 recommendations for improving the Direct Provision system were put forward last year.

# working-group - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Asylum seekers living in Ireland more than five years should be given "special amnesty"
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Asylum seekers living in Ireland more than five years should be given "special amnesty"

Apr 27th 2016, 2:05 PM 25,658 Views 63 Comments

Former judge Bryan McMahon says such a move would be “in the spirit of the ideals of 1916″, but would require “political will”.

# working-group - Sunday 5 July, 2015

People have lost years of their lives in Direct Provision - here is how it could end
# Hope
# Hope

People have lost years of their lives in Direct Provision - here is how it could end

Jul 5th 2015, 4:35 PM 11,895 Views 54 Comments

The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has called for a streamlining of the system

# working-group - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Surge in asylum applications? That's 'ridiculous' says Ó Riordáin
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Surge in asylum applications? That's 'ridiculous' says Ó Riordáin

Sep 21st 2014, 1:54 PM 9,945 Views 87 Comments

The Minister of State talked about the working group that’s tasked with suggesting how to reform the current system.

# working-group - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

The government is going to review the way Ireland treats asylum seekers
# Working Group
# Working Group

The government is going to review the way Ireland treats asylum seekers

Aug 12th 2014, 8:46 AM 7,312 Views 86 Comments

It is hoped the review by a working group will take place early next year.

# working-group - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Here's why postmasters want cashless welfare payments suspended
# An Post
# An Post

Here's why postmasters want cashless welfare payments suspended

Mar 23rd 2014, 1:47 PM 28,825 Views 59 Comments

The cashless welfare payments are due to be introduced by 2017.

# working-group - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Questions raised over new human rights and equality body
# Human Rights Commission
# Human Rights Commission

Questions raised over new human rights and equality body

Jun 5th 2012, 10:34 AM 1,896 Views 16 Comments

Alan Shatter has published details of the plan to merge the Equality Authority and the Human Rights Commision – but not everyone is happy.