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# public consultation

This month
September 2023
Nearly 85% of respondents to recent public consultation support banning disposable vapes
Of those who responded to the consultation, 91% agreed that single use vapes are an environmental concern.
This year
Uisce Éireann launches public consultation on development plan for the south east
Uisce Éireann will be accepting submissions from today, with the consultation period ending on 3 October 2023.
Iarnród Éireann says it will not cut off Howth during Dart extension despite local concerns
The DART+ Coastal North programme will cost an estimated €600 million and be completed in 2029 at the earliest.
Public consultation launched on long-term strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Environment Minister Eamon Ryan said ‘citizen engagement must be at the centre’ of this strategy.
The public is being asked to have their say on a new plan to deal with waste in Ireland
The National Waste Management Plan aims to encourage sustainable consumption.
Last year
Government wants to hear from the public over how the nation's deer population is controlled
Deer culls take place each year to control the population.
All time
Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review
The deadline for submissions as part of the public consultation is January 21, 2022.
Extending nightclub opening hours to be considered in consultation on alcohol licensing laws
Currently, restrictions are in place requiring pubs, restaurants and nightclubs to have a closing time of midnight.
Public consultation launched on extension of Dart line from Heuston to Hazelhatch
Once this consultation is completed, all submissions will be considered by the project design team.
Which sports events should be free-to-air in Ireland? The public are being asked to have their say
A public consultation will last until January.
Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view
One of the options outlined in the consultation open from today is to encourage a wider use of green leases.
Should Ireland legalise electric scooters? The public are being asked to have their say
The Department of Transport received a report on regulating PPTs today.
Does Ireland need to update its dog control laws? The public are being asked to give their views
A public consultation will last until September.
'Huge' number of responses on how to exempt students from studying Irish
Over 2,100 responses were submitted in the weeks before Christmas, so the government has extended the deadline for submissions.
How should we preserve and protect Sceilg Mhichíl? People urged to have their say
In recent years, the island has been host to plenty of tourists… and Luke Skywalker.
Should we extend the HPV vaccine to boys? Public asked to give their views
The government is in favour of extending the free HPV vaccine scheme to school boys.
Tuam: Ex-residents and families want further excavation and DNA analysis
Galway County Council received 799 written submissions on what to do with the Tuam site where a mass grave was found.
Should Ireland get rid of criminal penalties for drug possession? It has been successful elsewhere
A town hall meeting will be held this week in Dublin on the subject of looking into a health-led approach towards drug use in Ireland.
'We were surprised': Calls to remove words 'Fianna Fáil' from national anthem in public consultation
Fianna Fáil Senator Mark Daily said that there were a “number of submissions” asking for this.
Poll: Do you give money to buskers?
Galway city council are looking at new laws to restrict the performances of buskers.
Dublin traffic restrictions to remain in place until New Year as College Green development plans stall
The council said it will hear more public submissions over a three week period.
Cork boundary row rumbles on as locals given chance to have their say
A public consultation will open tomorrow, and run for two months.
Have an opinion on what can be done to narrow the gender pay gap? The government is all ears
A public consultation is opening for submissions on Monday.
Have an opinion on microbeads? The government wants to hear views on proposed ban
Microbeads are tiny balls of plastic which are most common in soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs, used to exfoliate your skin.
'There's a lot of deceit and fraud coming from the puppy farm sector' - Charity criticises new guidelines
Proposed new guidlines for dog breeding have gone out to public consultation.
A final decision on water charges is expected later today
The Commission for Energy Regulation put the charges out for public consultation in July.
Ireland's EU ombudsman decribes the "art" of dealing with EU bureaucracy
This comes on the first anniversary of Emily O’Reilly’s time in the position.
Enda Kenny wants to hear what you have to say about the new policing body
The government today launched a public consultation on the establishment of the authority today.
Plans launched for major cycle network in Greater Dublin Area
The National Tarnsport Authority has encouraged public to review the plans and get involved in the consultation process.
Kenny: "Failures in regulation cost this country dearly"
The Taoiseach made the comment as he launched a public consultation on a new Government policy statement on economic regulation.
New standards for protection and welfare of children launched
Members of the public are being asked for their opinions on the proposed new national standards, which are for the protection and welfare of children in Ireland.
Locals to be consulted on big plans for Dublin Port
Public asked for help in devising a ‘masterplan’ for the redevelopment of Ireland’s most important port.