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Column: The Open Government Partnership offers real opportunities for civil society participation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Open Government Partnership offers real opportunities for civil society participation

Jul 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 35 Views 14 Comments

We need to consign the culture of ‘group-think’ that contributed to the banking collapse to the dim and distant past. Open government and open data the way forward for job creation, writes Brian Hayes TD.

The Dáil and Seanad sat for 1,699 hours and cost €105.5 million last year
# Houses Of Oireachtas
# Houses Of Oireachtas

The Dáil and Seanad sat for 1,699 hours and cost €105.5 million last year

Jul 1st 2013, 8:22 PM 7,125 Views 34 Comments

The Houses of the Oireachtas Commission has published its annual report today with some interesting numbers on how the Dáil compares to other parliaments…

Petitions system to allow public to 'set parliamentary agenda'
# Petitions System
# Petitions System

Petitions system to allow public to 'set parliamentary agenda'

Sep 12th 2012, 10:12 PM 4,875 Views 33 Comments

An Oireachtas committee will take petitions from the public and be “a robust body acting on behalf of our people” according to its chairman.

Videos: RTÉ doc puts spotlight on Ruairí Quinn and his department
# Telly
# Telly

Videos: RTÉ doc puts spotlight on Ruairí Quinn and his department

Sep 3rd 2012, 6:30 AM 4,936 Views 8 Comments

Documentary being aired tonight promises unprecedented access to Ruairí Quinn during a crucial period in his first months as Education Minister and we have a sneak peek…

Website needed for disclosure of lobbyists' meetings with policy makers
# Open Government
# Open Government

Website needed for disclosure of lobbyists' meetings with policy makers

Jun 19th 2012, 4:44 PM 1,831 Views 8 Comments

Transparency International Ireland has reacted to a report in today’s Irish Times outlining proposed laws that will force lobbyists to disclose their contacts with politicians and senior civil servants.

Here’s how the government has spent over €104k on photography
# Snap Happy
# Snap Happy

Here’s how the government has spent over €104k on photography

Feb 25th 2012, 6:50 PM 7,487 Views 42 Comments

Figures revealed this week detail how over €104,000 has been spent by the government on photography since it took office.