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# reform - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget speech

“Today we reap the benefits of the hard work and resilience of the Irish people.”

# reform - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From The42 The man who helped change cycling has set his sights on real Fifa reform Reform

The man who helped change cycling has set his sights on real Fifa reform

Sports ethics campaigner Jaimie Fuller believes real change is possible.

# reform - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Jan O'Sullivan is 'absolutely determined' to continue Junior Cert reform despite union opposition

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the classroom…

# reform - Friday 7 August, 2015

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues

A new investigation by the Ombudsman for Children has shed light on the situation.

# reform - Friday 10 July, 2015

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# reform - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration

Barack Obama said Ann Dermody had “worked hard” and “played by the rules”.

# reform - Thursday 23 April, 2015

If the Catholic church doesn't urgently signal a change in attitude, I fear for its future

Representative of the church must meaningfully alter responses toward women, LGBT people, and those in second relationships, writes Fr Tony Flannery.

# reform - Monday 13 April, 2015

Check out these VERY radical proposals to reform the Seanad

The Seanad Working Group on Reform has published a report calling for overhaul of the upper house.

# reform - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Pictures: This prison riot lasted for 25 days and started 25 years ago today

The Strangeways Prison riot had a huge fallout and saw more than 1,600 prisoners revolt.

# reform - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Here's what Greece is going to do in return for a bailout extension

The country effectively runs out of money in five days and has agreed a plan with the Troika to receive a four-month extension to its bailout programme.

# reform - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Is it true that Fianna Fáil has no policies? Well, not really...

It’s a constant claim thrown at the party, but it turns out it has more than a few ideas.

# reform - Friday 6 February, 2015

Teacher unions to consider new proposals on junior cycle reform

Will it mean peace in our time?

# reform - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Column: So, you've made it into government? Here's how to avoid a democratic revolution

Congratulations, you’ve been elected! Luckily you can avoid living up to any promises you’ve made – just follow this guide.

# reform - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Minister: Keeping data on students until they're 30 is 'reasonable'

The minister said she is satisfied the time limit doesn’t need to be changed – for now, at least.

# reform - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

How an electoral commission can stop another e-voting fiasco

A new electoral commission can streamline the way we run elections and referenda in this country, writes the Labour TD Michael McCarthy.

# reform - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Opinion: Government is making a mockery of democratic reform – so we're taking matters into our own hands

It’s shameful to think that a raggle-taggle group like ours, with day jobs and no money, are making a better go of inviting public opinion than the Government itself.

# reform - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Opinion: The Government's pretence about reform fell away at the first genuine challenge

The response to the recommendations of the Constitutional Convention on political reform reveals the truth about the Government’s attitude to democracy.

# reform - Friday 5 December, 2014

Is An Garda Síochana broken beyond repair? 'No, it can be fixed'

The Minister for Justice has stressed that reforms will be put in place.

# reform - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Government: Fianna Fáil is wrong, new state board rules WILL apply to Irish Water

The Department of Public Expenditure denied there was a loophole in the new guidelines.

# reform - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Terminally ill patients will no longer have their medical cards reviewed

An array of changes to the medical card system were announced today.

# reform - Friday 21 November, 2014

Irish undocumented migrants in the USA could be able to visit home

President Obama has offered undocumented migrants protection from deportation.

# reform - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Our ageing population 'risks a poor quality of life' unless action is taken now

A major new study has warned that urgent reform is needed.

# reform - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Opinion: Attempts to reform the civil service (again) may simply waste more money

The only effective public sector reform is privatisation.

# reform - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Fitzgerald: 'We need to confront deficiencies and bad practices in An Garda Síochána'

New reforms are on the way, with many to be enacted in this Oireachtas term.

# reform - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Vatican looks to reform church's stance on 'living in sin', marriage, and divorce

Pope Francis suggested the Catholic Church must address the present gulf between what it currently says on these issues and what tens of millions of believers actually do.

# reform - Friday 3 October, 2014

Anyone with a reinstated discretionary medical card 'need not worry' Leo

Anyone with a reinstated discretionary medical card 'need not worry'

The Minister for Health said he will bring a series of proposals to Cabinet in the coming weeks on discretionary medical card reform.

# reform - Friday 19 September, 2014

Direct provision protests gain momentum as residents of another Cork centre say no more

Nasc said that public support to end direct provision is growing.

# reform - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Howlin wants to know what you think about public bodies sharing data

A public consultation process has been announced ahead of the publication of the Data-Sharing and Governance Bill.

# reform - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Direct Provision: 'None of us can stand over it, it's just not acceptable'

Junior Minister Aodhan O’Riordain said he is responsible now and he wants to change the system.

# reform - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

'No questions about it, the Free Travel pass is safe'

However, a review is taking place, something which Joan Burton makes “no apology” about it.

# reform - Monday 30 June, 2014

Obama says he won't wait any longer for immigration reform

Obama said there are enough Republicans and Democrats in the House to pass an immigration bill today.

# reform - Friday 20 June, 2014

Garda Commissioner admits 'listening hasn't always been a priority'

Nóirín O’Sullivan has told a justice reform conference: “I can’t guarantee perfection on my watch, but I can give it a good try.”

# reform - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

The ten commandments for a better civil service

If they were good enough for Moses…

The RA thinks Irish Cabinets are like the Leitrim football team, and it wants changes

Term limits for ministers, performance-related pay, and giving everyone a say on the Budget… The Reform Alliance has a lengthy political wish-list.

# reform - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Six outside experts appointed to conduct review of Department of Justice

The findings of the review are expected to determine if Brian Purcell will remain as the secretary-general at the Department.

# reform - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From today there are just 31 local authorities in Ireland

New reforms in local government mean councils will have greater policy development powers and a clearer role in economic development.

# reform - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Minister Quinn invites teachers unions to talk on junior cycle reform, ASTI welcome the invite

The new junior cert is being phased in from September to incoming first year students.

# reform - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked in-depth reads.

# reform - Monday 28 April, 2014

Here's what Ireland's new system of postcodes will look like

The format of the seven-digit Eircode has been detailed.

# reform - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Poll: Should children be allowed to go home early to avoid religion class? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should children be allowed to go home early to avoid religion class?

Reforms expected to be announced later today could make it easier for children to opt-out.