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# lobby - Last year 2021

Highest number of former special advisers apply to reduce one-year 'cooling-off' period for lobbying - Sipo report
# Lobby
# Lobby

Highest number of former special advisers apply to reduce one-year 'cooling-off' period for lobbying - Sipo report

Jun 28th 2021, 2:36 PM 9,538 Views 2 Comments

The Standards in Public Office Commission has released its 2020 report on the regulation of lobbying.

# lobby - All time

Opinion: ‘Self-regulation is no regulation’ - what the Lobbying Act has failed to tackle
# Lobby Power
# Lobby Power

Opinion: ‘Self-regulation is no regulation’ - what the Lobbying Act has failed to tackle

Nov 21st 2020, 8:00 PM 24,939 Views 9 Comments

If a public official is lobbied while abroad there is no regulation to oversee this, writes policy expert.

Calls for tighter lobbying rules ‘fall on political deaf ears’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Calls for tighter lobbying rules ‘fall on political deaf ears’

Oct 1st 2020, 1:30 PM 10,131 Views 14 Comments

Professor Gary Murphy explains how the cooling-off period for politicians turned lobbyists is ‘limited and contentious’.

Game workers in Ireland are concerned about low pay, unpaid overtime and uncertain work
# Game Workers Unite
# Game Workers Unite

Game workers in Ireland are concerned about low pay, unpaid overtime and uncertain work

Jan 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 31,562 Views 51 Comments

The Irish games industry employs around 2,000 people.

Man is unhappy with bill, drives truck through hotel lobby
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

Man is unhappy with bill, drives truck through hotel lobby

Dec 15th 2015, 3:32 PM 15,575 Views 24 Comments

Not a good idea.

Here's what you need to know about Brendan Howlin's new lobbying law
# Get Smart Fast
# Get Smart Fast

Here's what you need to know about Brendan Howlin's new lobbying law

Jun 20th 2014, 4:50 PM 5,750 Views 12 Comments

A Bill published by Brendan Howlin will essentially deal with: ‘Who is contacting whom and about what’.

Leinster House will open its doors to 1,650 people tonight (so no need to scale the fence, then)
# Culture Night
# Culture Night

Leinster House will open its doors to 1,650 people tonight (so no need to scale the fence, then)

Sep 20th 2013, 6:15 AM 5,243 Views 10 Comments

The Houses of the Oireachtas will be open as part of Culture Night. But no, you won’t be allowed sit in Enda’s chair…

30 protesters occupy PWC over ‘unfair’ austerity taxes
# CAHWT
# CAHWT

30 protesters occupy PWC over ‘unfair’ austerity taxes

Feb 28th 2013, 2:49 PM 12,610 Views 108 Comments

The activists then made their way to the IBEC conference to continue their protest.

NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work
# NRA
# NRA

NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work

Dec 23rd 2012, 5:12 PM 7,369 Views 93 Comments

The NRA’s executive vice presidents said planned legislation to outlaw military-style assault weapons wouldn’t work.

PHOTOS: Teachers protest over class sizes and unequal pay
# Education
# Education

PHOTOS: Teachers protest over class sizes and unequal pay

Oct 24th 2012, 6:34 PM 14,072 Views 157 Comments

The three main teachers’ unions held the rally at Leinster House, demanding ‘equal pay for equal work’.

Valuing Education protest to be held near Dáil today
# Education
# Education

Valuing Education protest to be held near Dáil today

Oct 24th 2012, 11:49 AM 2,605 Views 51 Comments

The pre-Budget rally will look at a number of issues, including pay for young teachers.