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‘It's dangerous’: How Ireland is behind the curve on home care regulation
# Caring For Carers
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# Caring For Carers

‘It's dangerous’: How Ireland is behind the curve on home care regulation

Aug 6th 2020, 6:20 AM 13,747 Views 3 Comments

Part three of Noteworthy’s investigation reveals no legal requirements for training or registration in carer sector.

Simon Harris: We need more measures to 'toughen up' on self-isolation for people entering country
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# Regulation

Simon Harris: We need more measures to 'toughen up' on self-isolation for people entering country

May 12th 2020, 11:18 AM 26,413 Views 55 Comments

The minister said he would like this requirement backed up by the law.

Thomas Cook's auditors under investigation over role in signing off on latest accounts
# Scrutiny
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# Scrutiny

Thomas Cook's auditors under investigation over role in signing off on latest accounts

Oct 1st 2019, 9:24 AM 19,773 Views 12 Comments

If the FRC’s investigation finds any wrongdoing, it could lead to a severe reprimand and a fine for those involved.

Government to put pressure on social media companies over online safety
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# Richard Bruton

Government to put pressure on social media companies over online safety

Sep 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,540 Views 18 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton said that new legislation will be introduced to regulate social media companies.

Central Bank urged to ensure banks don't pass on tracker scandal fines to customers
# Regulation
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# Regulation

Central Bank urged to ensure banks don't pass on tracker scandal fines to customers

Jun 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 16,830 Views 99 Comments

This week Permanent TSB was fined €21 million for regulatory breaches.

Government to oppose quad bike and scrambler regulation Bill
# Dangerous
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# Dangerous

Government to oppose quad bike and scrambler regulation Bill

Oct 16th 2018, 8:42 PM 23,244 Views 47 Comments

The government said it has established its own working group to assess the issue.

'It's not fair': Fianna Fáil poised to block PTSB loan sale to 'unregulated' vulture funds
# Fire Sale
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# Fire Sale

'It's not fair': Fianna Fáil poised to block PTSB loan sale to 'unregulated' vulture funds

Feb 19th 2018, 9:18 AM 25,255 Views 116 Comments

The bank, which is 75% owned by the State, plans to sell off a loan book worth €4 billion.

Casinos, gaming machines and online gambling to be overseen by independent regulator
# Long Time Coming
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# Long Time Coming

Casinos, gaming machines and online gambling to be overseen by independent regulator

Jan 10th 2018, 8:00 PM 11,487 Views 27 Comments

The Gambling Control Bill, which has been gathering dust in Leinster House, is to be updated.

Plastic surgery clinics to be regulated under new licensing plan
# Standard Of Care
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# Standard Of Care

Plastic surgery clinics to be regulated under new licensing plan

Dec 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 7,252 Views 6 Comments

The new laws will give Hiqa more powers to investigate both public and private hospitals.

Poll: Should there be tougher penalties for using fireworks?
# What Do You Think
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# What Do You Think

Poll: Should there be tougher penalties for using fireworks?

Nov 1st 2017, 8:45 AM 20,801 Views 57 Comments

It’s currently an offence to import, ignite, throw, possess, or sell fireworks in the Republic.

'A dog who won't bark, never mind bite': Central Bank in the firing line over tracker scandal
# Regulation
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# Regulation

'A dog who won't bark, never mind bite': Central Bank in the firing line over tracker scandal

Oct 19th 2017, 5:57 PM 15,319 Views 81 Comments

More than 20,000 people were impacted by the scandal and numbers are likely to rise.

Government study asks people if rickshaws should be regulated
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# Your Experience

Government study asks people if rickshaws should be regulated

Aug 1st 2017, 6:10 AM 11,844 Views 32 Comments

The National Transport Authority wants responses from rickshaw drivers and passengers.

Harris 'sickened' at the 'misleading nonsense' spread by rogue crisis pregnancy agencies
# Counselling
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# Counselling

Harris 'sickened' at the 'misleading nonsense' spread by rogue crisis pregnancy agencies

Jul 11th 2017, 2:56 PM 13,832 Views 40 Comments

The Regulation of Information Act may be strengthened to deal with rogue crisis pregnancy agencies.

Inspector says 'an awful lot' of bouncy castles haven't been safety-checked
# Consumer Rights
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# Consumer Rights

Inspector says 'an awful lot' of bouncy castles haven't been safety-checked

Jul 2nd 2017, 7:30 AM 12,941 Views 26 Comments

Bouncy castles are one of many holiday-related items people are being warned to ensure they are safety-certified.

English Language Teachers start shouting louder about their working rights
# Education Regulation
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# Education Regulation

English Language Teachers start shouting louder about their working rights

Jun 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,528 Views 12 Comments

The Department of Education won’t meet with the teachers as they are private workers.

Dublin City Council issues warning regarding safety of rickshaws
# Careful Now
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# Careful Now

Dublin City Council issues warning regarding safety of rickshaws

Jun 9th 2017, 9:08 AM 18,959 Views 44 Comments

The council has stated that rickshaws are not regulated, and are often not insured.

3,500 complaints made to energy regulator - including one person who was wrongly charged €2,500
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# Complaints

3,500 complaints made to energy regulator - including one person who was wrongly charged €2,500

Jun 8th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,688 Views 6 Comments

The regulator said it is important that customers know their rights.

This Irish fintech startup is helping banks wade through an 'Eiffel Tower' of regulation
# Regulation
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# Regulation

This Irish fintech startup is helping banks wade through an 'Eiffel Tower' of regulation

May 28th 2017, 6:00 PM 11,740 Views 5 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Corlytics.

Luke Ming Flanagan: 'Regulation, like taxes, is only for the little people'
# Read Me
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# Read Me

Luke Ming Flanagan: 'Regulation, like taxes, is only for the little people'

Apr 13th 2017, 6:30 AM 276 Views 53 Comments

Corporate Ireland doesn’t need to live up to the laws that are put in place for our health and our environment, writes Luke Ming Flanagan.

From September, all cigarette packs sold in Ireland will look the same
# Fight The Fags
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# Fight The Fags

From September, all cigarette packs sold in Ireland will look the same

Mar 29th 2017, 6:45 AM 19,495 Views 37 Comments

This makes part of effort to have Ireland tobacco free by 2025.

Donald Trump will today begin repealing Obama's main environmental protection laws
# At The Coalface
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# At The Coalface

Donald Trump will today begin repealing Obama's main environmental protection laws

Mar 28th 2017, 7:36 AM 25,452 Views 51 Comments

The US president will today unveil a series of measures to review regulations curbing oil, gas, and coal production.

Here's how the international community stops drones from crashing into aircraft
# Droning On
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# Droning On

Here's how the international community stops drones from crashing into aircraft

Feb 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,765 Views 5 Comments

As commercial and private drones become ever more prevalent, the risk of airplane strikes heightens accordingly.

Michael Healy-Rae says Trump's view on deregulation 'shows intelligence of the man'
# Michael Healy-Rae
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# Michael Healy-Rae

Michael Healy-Rae says Trump's view on deregulation 'shows intelligence of the man'

Feb 25th 2017, 1:08 PM 24,877 Views 64 Comments

He added that he’d have problems with Trump’s views on other issues.

Poll: Should MMA be regulated in Ireland?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should MMA be regulated in Ireland?

Jan 29th 2017, 9:55 AM 15,663 Views 52 Comments

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh says the current situation means “anybody can run an MMA event … to whatever standard they see fit”.

When politicians support cannabis-based medicines they're supporting medicine, not cannabis
# Regulation
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# Regulation

When politicians support cannabis-based medicines they're supporting medicine, not cannabis

Dec 10th 2016, 7:15 AM 7,916 Views 48 Comments

Moves towards regulating the drug have taken a step forward this week.

Lease out a room through Airbnb? New guidelines could be on the way
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# An Bord Pleanála

Lease out a room through Airbnb? New guidelines could be on the way

Oct 20th 2016, 10:29 AM 17,126 Views 38 Comments

Simon Coveney has said local authorities and property owners don’t always know where they stand.

'Women right now are being lied to in the most grotesque fashion. Enough is enough'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

'Women right now are being lied to in the most grotesque fashion. Enough is enough'

Oct 19th 2016, 11:00 AM 133 Views 82 Comments

Today, the Labour Party is introducing to the Dáil legislation that will require those who provide counselling services to women experiencing crisis pregnancies to be registered and regulated.

More than 3,000 holidaymakers claiming refund following collapse of Lowcostholidays
# BUST
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# BUST

More than 3,000 holidaymakers claiming refund following collapse of Lowcostholidays

Aug 22nd 2016, 12:17 PM 16,216 Views 18 Comments

The Spanish tour operator collapsed on 15 July and customers have until 19 September to submit their claim.

Charity founders are often strong personalities who are left unchallenged
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Charity founders are often strong personalities who are left unchallenged

Jul 23rd 2016, 8:30 PM 462 Views 63 Comments

In the wake of the Console scandal, Cormac O’Ceallaigh says we need to make sure this crisis never happens again.

The financial regulator's enforcement division is down a quarter of its staff
# Banking
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# Banking

The financial regulator's enforcement division is down a quarter of its staff

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:15 AM 8,720 Views 15 Comments

The recruitment campaign is ongoing.

Development in Kildare among other apartments with major fire safety problem
# Longboat Quay
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# Longboat Quay

Development in Kildare among other apartments with major fire safety problem

Oct 4th 2015, 4:11 PM 12,383 Views 98 Comments

That’s according to the Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly.

'If pubs are selling c**k rings, how are they going to regulate sex shops?'
# Licensing
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# Licensing

'If pubs are selling c**k rings, how are they going to regulate sex shops?'

Jul 29th 2015, 12:30 PM 23,520 Views 60 Comments

Suggestions to regulate sex shops in the same way as casinos has been mooted.

The Irish version of Facebook could end up worse than the US version
# Warning
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# Warning

The Irish version of Facebook could end up worse than the US version

Apr 29th 2015, 3:45 PM 16,590 Views 35 Comments

Facebook’s chief of public policy in Europe said the numerous investigations into the company could see new features roll out slowly, or not arrive at all, in Europe

The British government has no plans to regulate Ouija boards
# Yes Or No
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# Yes Or No

The British government has no plans to regulate Ouija boards

Mar 25th 2015, 10:59 PM 13,600 Views 58 Comments

No – he didn’t ask for the answer to be spelled back slowly to him, letter by letter.

A man bought a voucher for paragliding and was horribly injured in first flight
# Investigation
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# Investigation

A man bought a voucher for paragliding and was horribly injured in first flight

Feb 17th 2015, 9:13 AM 15,184 Views 7 Comments

The pair met in a car park before undertaking the flight.

'I've seen children using e-cigs and that is terrifying'
# Lovely E-fags
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# Lovely E-fags

'I've seen children using e-cigs and that is terrifying'

Jan 30th 2015, 5:35 PM 21,924 Views 164 Comments

If passed, a new bill will mean ‘vaping’ becomes subject to the same regulation as ordinary cigarettes

First-time buyers will be able to borrow 90% of property value up to €220k
# Relief
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# Relief

First-time buyers will be able to borrow 90% of property value up to €220k

Jan 27th 2015, 11:04 PM 43,002 Views 149 Comments

New mortgage regulations announced today will mean all other primary dwelling buyers will have to pay 20% of the value themselves.

Senator Catherine Noone now backing MMA to be recognised by Irish Sports Council
# Support
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# Support

Senator Catherine Noone now backing MMA to be recognised by Irish Sports Council

Jan 26th 2015, 3:31 PM 12,670 Views 35 Comments

The Fine Gael senator was speaking at an injury prevention event at the Royal College of Surgeons over the weekend.

Who would have guessed - CEOs are concerned about 'over-regulation'
# Regulators Mount Up
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# Regulators Mount Up

Who would have guessed - CEOs are concerned about 'over-regulation'

Jan 21st 2015, 6:15 PM 7,019 Views 10 Comments

Chief executives worldwide are concerned about bureaucratic influence on their businesses…

Unsustainable oil prices? OPEC won't continue to step in to protect a certain price
# Tough Love
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# Tough Love

Unsustainable oil prices? OPEC won't continue to step in to protect a certain price

Jan 13th 2015, 9:39 AM 14,767 Views 36 Comments

Yesterday the price of oil hit a six year low, but the UAE says they can’t under any circumstances be the only party responsible.

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