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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Compliance

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Why events like 'Merrion Gate' can lead to reduced public compliance with Covid rules
A report by
Orla Dwyer
After Golfgate, experts noticed a slight dip in how much people believed others were complying.
After Golfgate, experts noticed a slight decrease in how much people believed others were complying.
Orla Dwyer reports that researchers will be keeping an eye to see if a similar effect happens in the wake of Merrion Gate.
Perceptions of how other people behave is "strongly related" to our own Covid behaviours, according to the ESRI's Dr Shane Timmons.
'Clearly in the public interest': NUJ defends Golfgate coverage following Seamus Woulfe remarks
'The virus couldn't care less about anger': Ronan Glynn asks people to look past 'justifiable anger' over golf event
# Compliance
Eight people have files sent to DPP over failure to wear a face mask
The DPP will decide if criminal charges should be brought.
# cocooning
'I can't imagine not leaving your home for four months': The impact on older people of following the Covid-19 rules
As we face into longer-term restrictions, ensuring proper supports for older people who’ve had to cocoon has been described as vital.
# Coronavirus
Compliance with restrictions urged after increase in Dublin Bus passengers
Dublin Bus notified the government of an increase in passenger numbers day-on-day this week.
# borris public water supply
Public told not to consume water in parts of Co Carlow
The notice affects over 600 people.
# Courts
Eir fined over €10,500 after it admitted overcharging customers
The case was heard in Dublin District Court.
# bills
'Government need a 50% compliance rate' to make Irish Water work
Minister Kathleen Lynch said she believes the majority of people will pay their bill.
# Louth
Care home staff were not trained to deal with resident who kept punching themselves
One resident was left playing with blocks on the floor for most of the day, only getting a break to go to the toilet and eat.
# Compliance
We'll be aiming to collect "over 90%" of Irish Water charges - John Tierney
TDs on The Week in Politics also debate the Government’s security.
# INspections
Thousands of rentals in Dublin aren't good enough to pass council inspections
Out of the 5,984 rentals inspected, 5,228 were served with enforcement notices.
# local property tax
WATCH: Revenue will use this system to spot homes undervalued for Property Tax
A custom-built programme using Google Maps and CSO data can spot homes that have been undervalued in comparison to similar homes.
# top-ups
Five hospitals and charities still not compliant with pay policy
27 agencies have also put forward cases to keep their allowances, the HSE said this evening.
# online trading
Taoiseach to hear of barriers to online retail in Ireland and a host of other companies in the sector to meet with Enda Kenny today to outline difficulties in what will be Taoiseach’s first-ever webcasted consultation meeting.
# mulross nursing home
Age Action: Legal clarity needed on Do Not Resuscitate orders
Age Action made the statement after Mulross Nursing Home was found to have DNR orders but without evidence that they had been discussed with residents or their families.
# Bai
Psychic Readings Live top broadcasting complaints list
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland upheld four complaints and resolved one complaint.
# cookies
Data Protection Commissioner commences action on "cookie" law
The Commissioner has sent letters to 80 websites requesting information on how they have met their obligations under the law since July 2011.