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#The Way Forward

# the-way-forward - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Johnson warned that ICUs in the UK 'still in the thick of it' as pressure grows over easing restrictions
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Johnson warned that ICUs in the UK 'still in the thick of it' as pressure grows over easing restrictions

Feb 6th 2021, 2:40 PM 16,693 Views 9 Comments

Reports in the UK are suggesting pubs could re-open in April but not be permitted to sell alcohol.

# the-way-forward - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

When will everyone be vaccinated? Government unveils roll-out plan
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When will everyone be vaccinated? Government unveils roll-out plan

Updated Dec 8th 2020, 1:04 PM 192,068 Views 185 Comments
  • Care home residents over the age of 65, frontline healthcare workers, and people over the age of 65 first in line to get vaccine
  • Government to outline wider strategy for vaccinating the Irish public with report due from task force this Friday

# the-way-forward - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

TV licence fee should be doubled says RTÉ head as job cuts loom at broadcaster
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TV licence fee should be doubled says RTÉ head as job cuts loom at broadcaster

Mar 22nd 2017, 11:31 AM 35,935 Views 271 Comments

Dee Forbes announced the job cuts would come as the company merged different divisions together.

# the-way-forward - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Column: Ireland is a country that doesn’t know what it wants to be
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Column: Ireland is a country that doesn’t know what it wants to be

Mar 22nd 2012, 7:30 AM 18 Views 23 Comments

First we blame our leaders for going one way, then the opposite. We need a grown-up discussion about where Ireland is headed, writes Aaron McKenna.

# the-way-forward - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Column: Our welfare system is wasteful – and a timebomb for our children
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Column: Our welfare system is wasteful – and a timebomb for our children

Mar 14th 2012, 7:30 AM 346 Views 57 Comments

As benefits for the most vulnerable are cut, our system throws money at others who don’t need it, writes Aaron McKenna.

# the-way-forward - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Column: We need to stop taking money out of people’s pockets
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Column: We need to stop taking money out of people’s pockets

Mar 6th 2012, 7:30 AM 11 Views 27 Comments

Yes, we’ve got a deficit to deal with – but making ordinary consumers pay is hurting the wider economy as well as our wallets, writes Aaron McKenna.

# the-way-forward - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Column: The public sector isn’t there to provide jobs, it’s there to work for us
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Column: The public sector isn’t there to provide jobs, it’s there to work for us

Feb 28th 2012, 7:30 AM 122 Views 38 Comments

Truly intelligent efficiencies would deliver more fulfilled workers as well as better services, writes Aaron McKenna.

# the-way-forward - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Column: We should be giving jobless people the money we’re wasting
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Column: We should be giving jobless people the money we’re wasting

Feb 21st 2012, 7:30 AM 14 Views 50 Comments

The funds we’re currently spending on make-work training programmes should be handed directly to unemployed people, writes Aaron McKenna.

# the-way-forward - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Column: Don’t trust the government? Then let’s put local people in power
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Column: Don’t trust the government? Then let’s put local people in power

Feb 14th 2012, 7:33 AM 23 Views 48 Comments

Call them gombeens if you want – but handing money and power to local councils would help fix our democracy, writes Aaron McKenna.

# the-way-forward - Monday 6 February, 2012

Column: We need to create Irish jobs. Here’s how we can do it
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Column: We need to create Irish jobs. Here’s how we can do it

Feb 6th 2012, 7:20 AM 47 Views 13 Comments

Foreign investment is all well and good, writes Aaron McKenna, but only homegrown jobs will pull us out of recession. Here’s what we need to do…

# the-way-forward - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Column: Why should our government have the right to hide from its citizens?
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Column: Why should our government have the right to hide from its citizens?

Jan 31st 2012, 7:30 AM 828 Views 25 Comments

Our leaders are spending our money in our names, writes Aaron McKenna – so why won’t they let us know how?

# the-way-forward - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Column: Here’s how to fix the education system – and spend less money
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Column: Here’s how to fix the education system – and spend less money

Jan 24th 2012, 7:30 AM 784 Views 51 Comments

We’re slipping in international tables even as the Government trumpets our ‘smart economy’ – so we need to take some lessons from Finland, writes Aaron McKenna.

# the-way-forward - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Column: Ireland faces a decade of austerity – so let’s not waste it
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Column: Ireland faces a decade of austerity – so let’s not waste it

Jan 5th 2012, 7:20 AM 55 Views 66 Comments

Economists tell us we’ve got ten years of financial difficulty – so do we want to buckle under, or use this opportunity to reshape Ireland? Aaron McKenna writes.