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#Reform

# reform - Wednesday 28 September, 2022

Mental Health Commission to ban mechanical restraints on children in inpatient centres
# Trauma
# Trauma

Mental Health Commission to ban mechanical restraints on children in inpatient centres

Wed 2:32 PM 7,540 Views 5 Comments

The practice involves handcuffs, or devices and garments that stop a person moving.

# reform - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Judges to be able to set minimum life sentences as changes to Ireland's penal system announced
# Penal Reform
# Penal Reform

Judges to be able to set minimum life sentences as changes to Ireland's penal system announced

Aug 31st 2022, 12:51 PM 13,712 Views 27 Comments

The plan is to keep non-violent offenders out of prison to reduce overcrowding.

# reform - Monday 25 April, 2022

Independent regulator to oversee football in England
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

Independent regulator to oversee football in England

Apr 25th 2022, 9:39 PM 2,850 Views 4 Comments

Ministers have given their formal support to 10 key recommendations set out in a fan-led review launched after last year’s failed European Super League project.

# reform - Thursday 2 December, 2021

GAA set up task force to implement All-Ireland senior football reform
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

GAA set up task force to implement All-Ireland senior football reform

Dec 2nd 2021, 11:23 AM 3,133 Views 6 Comments

The newly assembled group will be asked to come up with fresh recommendations ahead of the Association’s Central Council.

# reform - Friday 4 June, 2021

Manchester United announce creation of Fan Advisory Board
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

Manchester United announce creation of Fan Advisory Board

Jun 4th 2021, 4:52 PM 3,448 Views 3 Comments

The announcement follows Joel Glazer’s participation in a fans forum.

# reform - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Dr Mark Murphy: 'GPs are seeing the mental health impact of Covid-19 on their patients'
# Column
# Column

Dr Mark Murphy: 'GPs are seeing the mental health impact of Covid-19 on their patients'

Oct 31st 2020, 7:30 AM 34,457 Views 36 Comments

We must move on from saying ‘we need to do more’ and outline practical solutions to mitigate the secondary impact of the pandemic, writes Dublin-based GP Mark Murphy.

# reform - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Quinn and Owens insist there is no 'Visionary Group' takeover of the FAI
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

Quinn and Owens insist there is no 'Visionary Group' takeover of the FAI

Aug 5th 2020, 3:04 PM 15,586 Views 2 Comments

The FAI are facing a crucial vote on reforms later this month to escape insolvency, but some members claim the Association is losing its ‘sovereignty’.

# reform - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

'I felt as if I have done a crime': Pakistani man says immigration officials read personal texts to his wife to verify his relationship
# Reform
# Reform

'I felt as if I have done a crime': Pakistani man says immigration officials read personal texts to his wife to verify his relationship

Jul 29th 2020, 6:00 AM 73,194 Views 77 Comments

The Imigration Council of Ireland said the whole system needs an overhaul.

# reform - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

No role for Niall Quinn as FAI confirm appointments in restructured executive
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

No role for Niall Quinn as FAI confirm appointments in restructured executive

Jul 15th 2020, 5:34 PM 42,182 Views 26 Comments

Stephen Kenny has been appointed International Football Director, having said last week he would not have a title.

# reform - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Explainer: The latest restructure at the FAI
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

Explainer: The latest restructure at the FAI

Jun 23rd 2020, 9:30 PM 18,554 Views 6 Comments

Four key roles are being advertised within the Association this week, with Niall Quinn believed to be in the mix for a position.

# reform - Monday 9 March, 2020

Some opposition anticipated as FAI Council set for vote to approve terms of government bailout
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

Some opposition anticipated as FAI Council set for vote to approve terms of government bailout

Mar 9th 2020, 1:29 PM 2,966 Views 0 Comments

In spite of the importance of the State aid, there is opposition to certain reforms among some voting Council members.

# reform - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

FAI confirm appointment of three new independent directors
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

FAI confirm appointment of three new independent directors

Jan 8th 2020, 9:02 PM 27,485 Views 36 Comments

A fourth external board member will be appointed in the coming weeks.

# reform - Friday 20 December, 2019

Gardaí self-reflection on failings wouldn't have happened five years ago, Policing Authority chair says
# Josephine Feehily
# Josephine Feehily

Gardaí self-reflection on failings wouldn't have happened five years ago, Policing Authority chair says

Dec 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 12,913 Views 23 Comments

Josephine Feehily said yesterday that An Garda Síochána has evolved as an organisation since 2014.

# reform - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Independent chairperson to do 'thorough analysis' before deciding on FAI appointment
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

Independent chairperson to do 'thorough analysis' before deciding on FAI appointment

Dec 12th 2019, 5:34 PM 8,586 Views 6 Comments

The arrival of four external members to the football body’s board has been made a priority by sports minister Shane Ross.

# reform - Friday 25 October, 2019

'I believe in getting s**t done' - New faces on board as FAI aims to move on from crisis
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

'I believe in getting s**t done' - New faces on board as FAI aims to move on from crisis

Oct 25th 2019, 7:16 PM 7,895 Views 3 Comments

TV Executive and Cabinteely chairman Larry Bass is optimistic about the future of the FAI and a possible all-island league.

# reform - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Quinn's Visionary Group reject claims they have withdrawn interest in revamping League of Ireland
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

Quinn's Visionary Group reject claims they have withdrawn interest in revamping League of Ireland

Oct 9th 2019, 5:51 PM 5,489 Views 6 Comments

The Group are no longer involved in the FAI-organised process of reform, but remain open to working with clubs on a ‘ better future for the League of Ireland.’

# reform - Friday 23 August, 2019

Gardaí hiring for 'extremely challenging' role of Deputy Commissioner
# Hiring
# Hiring

Gardaí hiring for 'extremely challenging' role of Deputy Commissioner

Aug 23rd 2019, 12:06 PM 18,139 Views 21 Comments

The government has asked the Policing Authority to nominate a person for appointment to the position.

# reform - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Conway sails through re-election as Paul Cooke voted FAI vice-president
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

Conway sails through re-election as Paul Cooke voted FAI vice-president

Jul 27th 2019, 1:30 PM 17,497 Views 37 Comments

Incumbent Noel Fitzroy dramatically withdrew his nomination for Vice-President to avoid ‘further crisis’ at the Association.

# reform - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Nike to end financial penalties for pregnant athletes - report
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

Nike to end financial penalties for pregnant athletes - report

May 26th 2019, 3:34 PM 6,966 Views 3 Comments

According to the New York Times, Nike plans to waive performance-pay reductions for 12 months for athletes who decide to have a baby.

# reform - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Lynn Ruane: I'm tabling a bill to support the voices of community and advocacy groups
# Column
# Column

Lynn Ruane: I'm tabling a bill to support the voices of community and advocacy groups

May 12th 2019, 8:30 PM 11,588 Views 23 Comments

We need a vibrant and active civil society. Otherwise politicians and big business will call all the shots, writes Senator Lynn Ruane.

# reform - Thursday 9 May, 2019

'We're willing to change': Senior gardaí say proposal for targeted severance package is 'unsettling'
# Retirement
# Retirement

'We're willing to change': Senior gardaí say proposal for targeted severance package is 'unsettling'

May 9th 2019, 6:15 AM 14,149 Views 11 Comments

The Association of Garda Superintendents said its members have been at the fore in reform and want to be part of the modernisation of the force.

# reform - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors
# Culture
# Culture

Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors

May 2nd 2019, 4:01 PM 7,097 Views 4 Comments

As part of the changes, the theatre has committed to a review of all pay rates, with any amendments to be implemented in 2020.

# reform - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Catholic in 2019: 'Some cardinals and clerics appear trapped within a medieval mindset - but Pope Francis provides a glimmer of hope'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Catholic in 2019: 'Some cardinals and clerics appear trapped within a medieval mindset - but Pope Francis provides a glimmer of hope'

Apr 20th 2019, 7:30 AM 20,149 Views 140 Comments

‘We can all help to change the outdated teachings, traditions and structures which repel many adults and young people,’ writes Joe Mulvaney.

# reform - Friday 12 April, 2019

Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?
# Sudan
# Sudan

Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?

Apr 12th 2019, 12:19 PM 10,045 Views 3 Comments

The country’s president Omar-al-Bashir was removed from power and detained by the army yesterday.

# reform - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Free GP care for under 12s as government agrees new contract with doctors
# Reform
# Reform

Free GP care for under 12s as government agrees new contract with doctors

Apr 6th 2019, 2:59 PM 22,447 Views 47 Comments

The government is increasing funding for GPs in exchange for reforms and changes to the services they provide.

# reform - Friday 22 February, 2019

Opinion: It is time for change in the Catholic church and that starts with equality for women
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: It is time for change in the Catholic church and that starts with equality for women

Feb 22nd 2019, 7:00 AM 15,630 Views 174 Comments

‘Guided by the Holy Spirit we must come together and find new inclusive governance structures to replace the old patriarchal model, which has broken down’, writes Colm Holmes.

# reform - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry
# Russia
# Russia

Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry

Aug 29th 2018, 9:18 PM 13,626 Views 23 Comments

Putin suggested raising the state pension age by five years to 60 years for women, instead of the earlier proposed eight years to 63.

# reform - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Dublin City Council issues €500k tender for homeless accommodation booking system
# Reform
# Reform

Dublin City Council issues €500k tender for homeless accommodation booking system

Jul 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 10,039 Views 22 Comments

The contract also includes the provision of training for staff who will be using the system.

# reform - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'They have suffered long enough': Pressure mounts on Theresa May to legislate for change to Northern Ireland abortion law
# Reform
# Reform

'They have suffered long enough': Pressure mounts on Theresa May to legislate for change to Northern Ireland abortion law

May 29th 2018, 9:46 PM 16,777 Views 38 Comments

May has responded to those calls by saying that the issue is for the North to decide.

# reform - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Scenes of joy and celebration as Malaysian politician jailed for sodomy is freed
# Kuala Lumpur
# Kuala Lumpur

Scenes of joy and celebration as Malaysian politician jailed for sodomy is freed

May 16th 2018, 7:29 AM 13,211 Views 10 Comments

The 70-year-old is expected to become Prime Minister.

# reform - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'Elitist', 'not sure it's worth saving': Slow progress of Seanad reform criticised
# Oireachtas
# Oireachtas

'Elitist', 'not sure it's worth saving': Slow progress of Seanad reform criticised

Apr 15th 2018, 1:32 PM 9,897 Views 74 Comments

It’s been five years since Ireland voted to keep the Seanad in a referendum, but not much has changed since.

# reform - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From 2022, workers will be 'auto enrolled' on pension savings schemes
# Retirement Ready
# Retirement Ready

From 2022, workers will be 'auto enrolled' on pension savings schemes

Feb 28th 2018, 10:46 AM 20,090 Views 38 Comments

The government has also announced a new “total contributions approach” to pensions from 2020.

# reform - Monday 22 January, 2018

'Mistrust', 'frustration': Dubliners have their say on the future of policing in Ireland
# Change
# Change

'Mistrust', 'frustration': Dubliners have their say on the future of policing in Ireland

Jan 22nd 2018, 10:16 PM 17,950 Views 78 Comments

The chair of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland said she and her colleagues had heard some heart wrenching stories from members of the public.

# reform - Thursday 28 December, 2017

We should have a new Garda Commissioner by summer 2018
# Reform
# Reform

We should have a new Garda Commissioner by summer 2018

Dec 28th 2017, 3:28 PM 10,651 Views 31 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan announced her retirement from the Gardaí in September following months of calls for her resignation.

# reform - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Premier League clubs set to vote on closing transfer window before season starts
# Change Is Good
From The42
# Change Is Good

Premier League clubs set to vote on closing transfer window before season starts

Aug 15th 2017, 11:15 AM 5,453 Views 7 Comments

Part of the reason is to avoid internal discord affecting certain clubs once the season is off and running.

# reform - Sunday 9 July, 2017

'Prisoners have a very basic human need for contact'
# Solitary Confinement
# Solitary Confinement

'Prisoners have a very basic human need for contact'

Jul 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 12,884 Views 31 Comments

A change in prison rules looks at the “meaningful human contact” prisoners get when out of their cells.

# reform - Sunday 25 June, 2017

'The idea of a proper championship is a farce': Colm O'Rourke calls for championship shake-up
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

'The idea of a proper championship is a farce': Colm O'Rourke calls for championship shake-up

Jun 25th 2017, 6:51 PM 11,755 Views 25 Comments

Dublin inflicted a 31-point hammering on Westmeath to revive talk of second tier championships.

# reform - Monday 22 May, 2017

Tusla inquiries are a 'major distraction' according to chief executive
# Reform
# Reform

Tusla inquiries are a 'major distraction' according to chief executive

May 22nd 2017, 4:04 PM 9,735 Views 20 Comments

McBride was speaking at the launch of Tusla’s new child protection and welfare strategy for 2017-2022.

# reform - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Not happy - Fine Gael senators have been giving out about All Ireland tickets... again
# Let It Go
# Let It Go

Not happy - Fine Gael senators have been giving out about All Ireland tickets... again

Oct 12th 2016, 11:08 PM 18,217 Views 55 Comments

The Seanad was today discussing a bill concerning its own reform, and ended up covering some well-trodden ground.

# reform - Monday 29 August, 2016

Celtic and Rangers could join revamped English Football League
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

Celtic and Rangers could join revamped English Football League

Aug 29th 2016, 7:08 PM 13,326 Views 33 Comments

The changes would take effect from 2019.

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