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#Reform

# reform - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

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

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

From TheJournal.ie '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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# reform - Friday 20 December, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí hiring for 'extremely challenging' role of Deputy Commissioner Hiring

Gardaí hiring for 'extremely challenging' role of Deputy Commissioner

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane: I'm tabling a bill to support the voices of community and advocacy groups Column

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We're willing to change': Senior gardaí say proposal for targeted severance package is 'unsettling' Retirement

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors Culture

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

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

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

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

‘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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's happening in Sudan? Sudan

Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?

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

# reform - Saturday 6 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Free GP care for under 12s as government agrees new contract with doctors Reform

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

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

# reform - Friday 22 February, 2019

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

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

‘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

From TheJournal.ie Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry Russia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council issues €500k tender for homeless accommodation booking system Reform

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

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

# reform - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

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

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

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

# reform - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Scenes of joy and celebration as Malaysian politician jailed for sodomy is freed Kuala Lumpur This post contains videos

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

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

# reform - Sunday 15 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Elitist', 'not sure it's worth saving': Slow progress of Seanad reform criticised Oireachtas

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

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 TheJournal.ie From 2022, workers will be 'auto enrolled' on pension savings schemes Retirement Ready

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

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

# reform - Monday 22 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Mistrust', 'frustration': Dubliners have their say on the future of policing in Ireland Change

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

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

From TheJournal.ie We should have a new Garda Commissioner by summer 2018 Reform

We should have a new Garda Commissioner by summer 2018

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

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

# reform - Sunday 9 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Prisoners have a very basic human need for contact' Solitary Confinement

'Prisoners have a very basic human need for contact'

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

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

# reform - Monday 22 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Tusla inquiries are a 'major distraction' according to chief executive Reform

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

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

# reform - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

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

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

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

The changes would take effect from 2019.

# reform - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Gianni Infantino has Sepp Blatter's wine cellar removed as part of Fifa reform commitment

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has explained some of his efforts towards championing reform, including the removal of a wine cellar.

# reform - Thursday 21 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie This is how the government could get rid of USC over the next four years Nice One

This is how the government could get rid of USC over the next four years

The proposed measure has been outlined in the Income Tax Reform Plan released by the Department of Finance today.

# reform - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Child benefit tied to school attendance in draft programme for government Controversial

Child benefit tied to school attendance in draft programme for government

The clause says the measure is to “address poor attendance within some families”.

# reform - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New religion curriculum to shake up classes at Catholic schools Big Changes

New religion curriculum to shake up classes at Catholic schools

Religious education in denominational schools has traditionally been developed by school patrons.

# reform - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Scrapping U21 football championship among new proposals as GAA addresses player burnout

‘The time has come to take decisive action,’ said GAA director general Paraic Duffy today.

From TheJournal.ie Watch out civil servants - Renua are gunning for you Rewarding Times

Watch out civil servants - Renua are gunning for you

The party launched the first of two policy documents (relating to public service rewards and a ‘right to know’ public data law) this afternoon.

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