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#Action Plan

# action-plan - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

'This is not a drill': Big national effort needed in the next three months to prepare for Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

'This is not a drill': Big national effort needed in the next three months to prepare for Brexit

Updated Sep 9th 2020, 3:52 PM 23,933 Views 15 Comments

The action plan outlines the vital preparations that businesses should be taking in advance of 31 December.

# action-plan - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Every football match in England set to go behind closed doors
# Action Plan
From The42
# Action Plan

Every football match in England set to go behind closed doors

Mar 12th 2020, 8:07 AM 41,244 Views 73 Comments

A report in today’s London Times says UK government set to impose action plan to deal with coronavirus pandemic. Doubts exist over final day at Cheltenham.

# action-plan - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Top 14 to discuss postponement rather than playing behind closed doors
# Action Plan
From The42
# Action Plan

Top 14 to discuss postponement rather than playing behind closed doors

Mar 10th 2020, 12:45 PM 4,801 Views 4 Comments

Ulster’s Champions Cup quarter-final away to Toulouse could be played behind closed doors.

# action-plan - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

'It's a serious form of child abuse': Thousands of girls in Ireland at risk of female genital mutilation
# FGM
# FGM

'It's a serious form of child abuse': Thousands of girls in Ireland at risk of female genital mutilation

Oct 23rd 2019, 6:15 AM 25,486 Views 0 Comments

An estimated 6,000 females in Ireland have already undergone the harmful procedure.

# action-plan - Monday 17 June, 2019

'Action was taken and our fears were conquered': Varadkar inspired by his generation's acid rain and ozone layer threats
# Action Plan
# Action Plan

'Action was taken and our fears were conquered': Varadkar inspired by his generation's acid rain and ozone layer threats

Jun 17th 2019, 5:48 PM 19,962 Views 67 Comments

New government plans launched today include removing petrol and diesel cars, and doubling the reliance on renewable energy.

# action-plan - Monday 12 November, 2018

45 women-only posts to be created in third-level education to address gender imbalance
# Action Plan
# Action Plan

45 women-only posts to be created in third-level education to address gender imbalance

Nov 12th 2018, 1:16 PM 29,834 Views 150 Comments

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said the positions will be for world-class academics and are not ‘easy jobs’.

# action-plan - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Two World Cup semi-finals the key target of IRFU's new strategic plan
# New Ground
From The42
# New Ground

Two World Cup semi-finals the key target of IRFU's new strategic plan

Oct 23rd 2018, 8:32 AM 9,810 Views 35 Comments

The union also wants to see the four provinces producing more talent.

Irish rugby aims for 20% female representation with new 'Women in Rugby' plan
# Action Plan
From The42
# Action Plan

Irish rugby aims for 20% female representation with new 'Women in Rugby' plan

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:30 AM 3,482 Views 3 Comments

The IRFU has released its action plan for the women’s game over the next five years.

# action-plan - Thursday 12 July, 2018

More staff and more capacity to reduce waiting times for children with scoliosis
# Action Plan
# Action Plan

More staff and more capacity to reduce waiting times for children with scoliosis

Jul 12th 2018, 10:03 PM 7,156 Views 11 Comments

The Children’s Hospital Group says the progress made for these children needs to be continued.

# action-plan - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe
# Education
# Education

Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe

Feb 7th 2018, 12:19 PM 14,067 Views 66 Comments

The government launched its Action Plan for Education today.

# action-plan - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'No Garda vetting, inadequate investigations' - Tusla slammed over standard of Cork foster care services
# Inadequate
# Inadequate

'No Garda vetting, inadequate investigations' - Tusla slammed over standard of Cork foster care services

Jul 20th 2017, 2:00 PM 14,214 Views 21 Comments

An inspection by health authority Hiqa has found that the Cork area shows ‘major non-compliance’ with accepted standards of foster care.

# action-plan - Thursday 22 September, 2016

200 extra emergency beds for the homeless to be provided before Christmas
# Crisis
# Crisis

200 extra emergency beds for the homeless to be provided before Christmas

Sep 22nd 2016, 12:39 PM 8,445 Views 53 Comments

Housing Minister Simon Coveney also said that a record number of people have been helped out of homelessness this year.

# action-plan - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

800m champion Rudisha admits doping is a 'big problem' in Kenya
# Action Plan
From The42
# Action Plan

800m champion Rudisha admits doping is a 'big problem' in Kenya

Aug 16th 2016, 5:07 PM 6,729 Views 1 Comment

But the 27-year-old feels the country is on track to turn things around.

# action-plan - Friday 15 July, 2016

Figures used to tackle housing crisis were five years out of date
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Figures used to tackle housing crisis were five years out of date

Jul 15th 2016, 6:05 AM 16,481 Views 37 Comments

In May, the Housing Agency told the Dáil there were 230,000 vacant houses in Ireland – it’s actually 198,000.

# action-plan - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

'There will be no talk of All-Irelands' - Stephen Rochford sets out his stall as Mayo manager
# Action Plan
From The42
# Action Plan

'There will be no talk of All-Irelands' - Stephen Rochford sets out his stall as Mayo manager

Dec 2nd 2015, 6:30 AM 4,750 Views 5 Comments

First things first as the new Mayo boss prioritises the league campaign and Connacht championship.

# action-plan - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

GAA launches new underage hurling competition
# Action Plan
From The42
# Action Plan

GAA launches new underage hurling competition

Dec 1st 2015, 6:20 PM 10,781 Views 13 Comments

The Celtic Challenge is part of the organisation’s plans to increase participation in the sport.

# action-plan - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Homelessness has increased since the action plan after Jonathan Corrie's death
# Rent Supplements
# Rent Supplements

Homelessness has increased since the action plan after Jonathan Corrie's death

Aug 2nd 2015, 7:25 PM 21,116 Views 108 Comments

An extra 172 families are now homeless since the action plan was published last December.

# action-plan - Thursday 29 January, 2015

200 new jobs for Dublin and Limerick as Enda unveils latest 'Action Plan'
# It's The Economy Stupid
# It's The Economy Stupid

200 new jobs for Dublin and Limerick as Enda unveils latest 'Action Plan'

Jan 29th 2015, 10:30 AM 8,579 Views 53 Comments

Enda and Joan are targeting a return to full employment by 2018. They’ve been giving us a progress report this morning.

# action-plan - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

€1.2m from dormant accounts to be used to fight drug and alcohol abuse
# Action Plan
# Action Plan

€1.2m from dormant accounts to be used to fight drug and alcohol abuse

Jul 9th 2014, 8:37 AM 6,843 Views 38 Comments

The money will be given to task forces who work with prevention and awareness-raising initiatives.

# action-plan - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Literacy to be targeted with the 'priority it deserves' at local level
# Right To Read
# Right To Read

Literacy to be targeted with the 'priority it deserves' at local level

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:05 AM 4,571 Views 5 Comments

A new initiative will see local authorities form action plans to tackle literacy levels in local communities.

# action-plan - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

'Row in behind' homelessness action plan urges Simon Community
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'Row in behind' homelessness action plan urges Simon Community

May 20th 2014, 8:34 AM 3,862 Views 7 Comments

The Cabinet will discuss plans to tackle the homelessness crisis this morning.

# action-plan - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Are enough airline staff being trained to identify trafficking victims?
# Action Plan
# Action Plan

Are enough airline staff being trained to identify trafficking victims?

Apr 10th 2014, 10:45 AM 6,964 Views 15 Comments

Irish airlines are being encouraged to use the online training resource, developed by the Justice Department.

# action-plan - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Bruton to lead 42 Irish companies and colleges on Indian trade mission
# Foreign Trade
# Foreign Trade

Bruton to lead 42 Irish companies and colleges on Indian trade mission

Nov 16th 2013, 11:07 AM 5,255 Views 68 Comments

Bruton says the trip will help deliver jobs.

# action-plan - Friday 19 July, 2013

No more "difficult budgets" after this year – Taoiseach
# Deficit Target
# Deficit Target

No more "difficult budgets" after this year – Taoiseach

Jul 19th 2013, 3:26 PM 8,325 Views 108 Comments

That is as long as deficit targets are met and the economy does not deteriorate, but otherwise it “should be the last of the difficult budget”.

Bruton: Welcomes Action Plan for Jobs progress but people are still struggling
# Jobs
# Jobs

Bruton: Welcomes Action Plan for Jobs progress but people are still struggling

Jul 19th 2013, 11:53 AM 3,722 Views 44 Comments

Figures show that the unemployment rate has dropped below 14 per cent for the first time since 2010.

# action-plan - Friday 22 February, 2013

Government to pay employers to recruit unemployed people
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Government to pay employers to recruit unemployed people

Feb 22nd 2013, 11:11 AM 7,232 Views 36 Comments

The Government also wants to increase the number of ICT graduates and get 2,000 more small businesses online

# action-plan - Friday 1 February, 2013

Taoiseach reveals how Action Plan on Jobs is progressing
# Jobs
# Jobs

Taoiseach reveals how Action Plan on Jobs is progressing

Feb 1st 2013, 12:16 PM 5,070 Views 111 Comments

The Taoiseach has launched the plan’s fourth report, saying that the rate of unemployment “remains unacceptably high” in Ireland.

# action-plan - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Quinn ringfences €500,000 for just-launched Action Plan on Bullying
# Bullying
# Bullying

Quinn ringfences €500,000 for just-launched Action Plan on Bullying

Jan 29th 2013, 4:50 PM 5,167 Views 13 Comments

The plan sets out 12 actions to prevent and tackle bullying in Irish schools.

Government to launch major anti-bullying plan
# Bullying
# Bullying

Government to launch major anti-bullying plan

Jan 29th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,720 Views 30 Comments

Ministers Ruairí Quinn and Frances Fitzgerald will unveil the Action Plan on Bullying later today, including plans for all schools to keep a formal record of bullying incidents.

# action-plan - Monday 21 January, 2013

Department to issue bullying guidelines to schools this week
# Bullying
# Bullying

Department to issue bullying guidelines to schools this week

Jan 21st 2013, 11:41 AM 4,022 Views 21 Comments

The Department of Education will also release mental health guidelines for post-primary schools in the near future.

# action-plan - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Ireland's abortion law under spotlight in Strasbourg
# Abortion
# Abortion

Ireland's abortion law under spotlight in Strasbourg

Dec 5th 2012, 4:41 PM 3,954 Views 56 Comments

The Council of Europe will assess the government’s action plan on abortion and it is expected the ministers will seek a clear deadline for the implementation of the new legal regime.

# action-plan - Friday 23 November, 2012

Govt to give Council of Europe 'action plan' on abortion report by 30 Nov
# Abortion
# Abortion

Govt to give Council of Europe 'action plan' on abortion report by 30 Nov

Nov 23rd 2012, 8:50 PM 3,854 Views 28 Comments

The Department of Health said the government still intends to bring the report to Cabinet on Tuesday.

# action-plan - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Government announces €450m Credit Guarantee Scheme
# Action Plan
# Action Plan

Government announces €450m Credit Guarantee Scheme

Oct 17th 2012, 10:13 AM 4,020 Views 12 Comments

The new scheme is expected to benefit 5,600 businesses and support the creation of 4,000 jobs over three years by providing an €150million in lending for small businesses per year

# action-plan - Friday 20 April, 2012

Govt says it has delivered almost 100 per cent of promises on jobs
# Jobs
# Jobs

Govt says it has delivered almost 100 per cent of promises on jobs

Apr 20th 2012, 12:44 PM 3,971 Views 51 Comments

The progress report on the Action Plan for Jobs shows that 80 out of 83 measures have been implemented so far in 2012.

# action-plan - Monday 12 March, 2012

Inspector's report finds Limerick Prison 'has made progress'
# Prisons
# Prisons

Inspector's report finds Limerick Prison 'has made progress'

Mar 12th 2012, 7:09 PM 1,789 Views 3 Comments

A report by the Inspector of Prisons earlier this year had found that Limerick Prison was not fit for purpose and needed a ‘regime change’.

# action-plan - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

'Optics' and 'rehash': Opposition dismisses government's jobs plan
# Jobs
# Jobs

'Optics' and 'rehash': Opposition dismisses government's jobs plan

Feb 14th 2012, 7:10 AM 1,404 Views 28 Comments

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have heavily criticised what they see as the re-announcement of certain schemes and a lack of targets to reduce unemployment.

# action-plan - Monday 13 February, 2012

Here's how the Government plans to create 100,000 jobs
# Jobs
# Jobs

Here's how the Government plans to create 100,000 jobs

Feb 13th 2012, 2:57 PM 6,065 Views 117 Comments

Enda Kenny launched the much-heralded Action Plan today. We’ve picked out the key points from the document.

# action-plan - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Column: Do the Government numbers add up? Let’s not worry our heads…
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Do the Government numbers add up? Let’s not worry our heads…

Feb 8th 2012, 7:15 AM 10 Views 21 Comments

The Government says its Action Plan will create 100,000 jobs, writes Michael Taft. This doesn’t make sense – and here’s why.