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Opinion: 'The HSE should reverse centralisation policy to avoid disastrous waiting lists'
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# Decentralisation

Opinion: 'The HSE should reverse centralisation policy to avoid disastrous waiting lists'

May 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 17,315 Views 18 Comments

Dr Naveed Abbas argues that peripheral hospitals should return to doing more complex surgeries once this emergency has passed.

On the cards again? Donohoe to consider decentralisation for civil servants
# Decentralisation Once Again
# Decentralisation Once Again

On the cards again? Donohoe to consider decentralisation for civil servants

Oct 8th 2019, 2:43 PM 10,670 Views 23 Comments

Decentralisation was previously brought in by former Minister for Finance Charlie McCreevy in 2003.

Poll: Should decentralisation be reintroduced?
# Try That Again
# Try That Again

Poll: Should decentralisation be reintroduced?

Sep 24th 2019, 8:10 AM 29,936 Views 113 Comments

Charlie McCreevy set up the last decentralisation programme in the early 2000s.

More than thirty sites managed by Office of Public Works lying idle around the country
# Noteworthy
# Noteworthy

More than thirty sites managed by Office of Public Works lying idle around the country

Sep 2nd 2019, 12:05 AM 17,613 Views 6 Comments

Ten sites purchased as part of the doomed decentralisation plan of 2003 remain in state hands more than a decade later.

Opinion: Ireland's weakness is a lack of indigenous businesses
# Decentralisation
# Decentralisation

Opinion: Ireland's weakness is a lack of indigenous businesses

Sep 29th 2017, 6:30 AM 5,996 Views 42 Comments

We need to see decentralisation to Irish cities, towns and rural areas in order to promote bottom-up enterprise development, writes Professor Eoin O’Leary.

'Move RTÉ outside Dublin and fund it through the sale of the Donnybrook studio'
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# Opinion

'Move RTÉ outside Dublin and fund it through the sale of the Donnybrook studio'

Aug 2nd 2017, 6:30 AM 15,931 Views 105 Comments

Moving RTÉ to rural Ireland would create an opportunity to change its funding mechanism away from traditional advertising and the TV licence, writes Marc MacSharry.

Government to close three decentralised offices - report
# Decentralisation
# Decentralisation

Government to close three decentralised offices - report

Feb 15th 2012, 9:09 PM 4,732 Views 11 Comments

RTÉ reports that the closure of decentralised offices of FÁS, the Equality Tribunal, and the Department of the Environment has been given the green light.

In photos: Memorable Budget days of the past
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

In photos: Memorable Budget days of the past

Dec 4th 2011, 9:30 AM 3,247 Views 9 Comments

Bruton’s VAT on children’s shoes, McCreevy’s decentralisation, Mac the Knife, ‘turning a corner’ – and plenty more.

Public service reform plans are 'weak' and 'wrong' says opposition
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Public service reform plans are 'weak' and 'wrong' says opposition

Nov 18th 2011, 7:57 AM 1,417 Views 22 Comments

The government has been criticised for proposing to cut 23,500 jobs in the public sector over the next four years.

Decentralisation scrapped and over 23,000 public sector jobs to go by 2015
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Decentralisation scrapped and over 23,000 public sector jobs to go by 2015

Nov 17th 2011, 12:53 PM 6,765 Views 42 Comments

The government has outlined plans which also include the merging of nearly 50 state agencies.

Government to unveil public service reform plans
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Government to unveil public service reform plans

Nov 17th 2011, 7:25 AM 2,219 Views 28 Comments

The public service reforms to be announced will see less of a reduction in staff numbers in the public sector than had been pledged in the programme for government.

Cabinet 'to review decentralisation plan' next summer
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# Decentralisation

Cabinet 'to review decentralisation plan' next summer

Sep 11th 2010, 10:56 AM 308 Views 0 Comments

Éamon Ó Cuív says the process has been a success – but that the process will be examined next year. Could it be called off?