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Sexton: 'Have we gone backwards? Not compared to 2019'
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

Sexton: 'Have we gone backwards? Not compared to 2019'

Dec 1st 2020, 1:52 PM 7,146 Views 28 Comments

The Ireland captain insists the current Ireland side has made progress that they have just been unable to reproduce in competitive action.

'Plenty to work on. That's a great place to be after a win'
# Standards
From The42
# Standards

'Plenty to work on. That's a great place to be after a win'

Aug 23rd 2020, 2:25 PM 7,325 Views 15 Comments

Johnny Sexton wants Leinster to perform in seven games ‘to create something special’. Leo Cullen’s exacting standards will help them keep the foot on the pedal.

'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'
# Standards
From The42
# Standards

'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'

Feb 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 10,624 Views 4 Comments

Paul O’Connell has returned to Ireland camp this week.

Leo Cullen: Leinster must learn and 'be better' after off-field incidents
# Responsibility
From The42
# Responsibility

Leo Cullen: Leinster must learn and 'be better' after off-field incidents

Aug 17th 2019, 6:43 PM 26,976 Views 24 Comments

The province’s head coach said steps have been taken to ensure there isn’t a repeat of the events of last May.

'That’s probably the mindset of a smaller club... We can be so much better'
# Standards
From The42
# Standards

'That’s probably the mindset of a smaller club... We can be so much better'

Sep 12th 2018, 12:00 PM 26,604 Views 31 Comments

Leinster number eight Jack Conan and his team-mates are out to prove a point this week.

Beef burgers recalled as 'use-by' date wrong by a month
# FSAI
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# FSAI

Beef burgers recalled as 'use-by' date wrong by a month

Jul 27th 2018, 7:55 PM 37,230 Views 17 Comments

This recall was one of a number of notices issued by the FSAI today.

'A very serious breach of trust': Images of child abuse stayed on Facebook, undercover report claims
# C4 Dispatches
From TheJournal.ie
# C4 Dispatches

'A very serious breach of trust': Images of child abuse stayed on Facebook, undercover report claims

Updated Jul 17th 2018, 10:08 PM 27,753 Views 29 Comments

Facebook said it was grateful to the journalists for bringing “mistakes” in its training processes to its attention.

'Average is not acceptable' - Farrell left fuming by conceded tries against Italy
# Standards
From The42
# Standards

'Average is not acceptable' - Farrell left fuming by conceded tries against Italy

Feb 20th 2018, 2:53 PM 11,668 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland defence coach was not a happy man as Ireland switched off against Italy.

Everyone in the Oireachtas is to 'promote dignity and respect' for their colleagues
# Principles
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# Principles

Everyone in the Oireachtas is to 'promote dignity and respect' for their colleagues

Nov 14th 2017, 10:42 PM 6,321 Views 23 Comments

They have agreed they will “adopt consistent standards” on the issue in the wake of sexual assault and harassment scandals here and abroad.

Irish Human Rights Commission worried new hubs could 'normalise' family homelessness
# Homelessness
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# Homelessness

Irish Human Rights Commission worried new hubs could 'normalise' family homelessness

Jul 12th 2017, 9:26 AM 9,274 Views 41 Comments

IHREC released a detailed report outlining its concerns about the new family hub model of homeless accommodation.

Want to give feedback on your hospital treatment? From today, you can
# Landmark Survey
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# Landmark Survey

Want to give feedback on your hospital treatment? From today, you can

May 1st 2017, 9:50 AM 12,047 Views 23 Comments

Patients discharged between now and the end of May will be able to complete the National Patient Experience Survey.

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 11,762 Views 5 Comments

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

Parents warned to check sun cream and armbands this summer
# Safety First
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# Safety First

Parents warned to check sun cream and armbands this summer

Jul 3rd 2016, 6:00 PM 22,110 Views 19 Comments

Safety first.

Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard
# Housing
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# Housing

Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard

Jun 13th 2016, 2:34 PM 16,999 Views 73 Comments

Housing charity Threshold said some tenants are now “afraid” to complain about sub-standard accommodation.

Captain Rory Best rejects the notion that Ireland are being bullied
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

Captain Rory Best rejects the notion that Ireland are being bullied

Mar 11th 2016, 4:00 PM 7,057 Views 23 Comments

The hooker says Ireland’s players have not yet hit the standards they demand of themselves.

Brown Thomas told to stop selling potentially unsafe hoverboards
# Standards
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# Standards

Brown Thomas told to stop selling potentially unsafe hoverboards

Dec 17th 2015, 8:10 PM 19,783 Views 28 Comments

After an investigation, three Irish retailers have been directed to stop selling these non-compliant products.

11 things that'll put the fear of God in anyone who works in retail
# Standards
# Standards

11 things that'll put the fear of God in anyone who works in retail

Nov 27th 2015, 9:30 PM 7,666 Views 4 Comments

It truly was a very Black Friday for the retail workers out there.

Google drops its famous 'Don't be evil' motto for a less catchy version
# What's The Motto With You
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# What's The Motto With You

Google drops its famous 'Don't be evil' motto for a less catchy version

Oct 5th 2015, 5:25 PM 16,254 Views 12 Comments

‘Do the right thing’ just doesn’t have the same ring to it.

Portlaoise prisoners plan dirty protest after being refused gluten-free bread
# Standards
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# Standards

Portlaoise prisoners plan dirty protest after being refused gluten-free bread

Sep 17th 2015, 2:12 PM 13,193 Views 65 Comments

The action is being taken by about 25 men.

Something strange happens to the quality of teachers during recessions
# Standards
From TheJournal.ie
# Standards

Something strange happens to the quality of teachers during recessions

Aug 10th 2015, 6:05 AM 24,303 Views 21 Comments

It also reveals how to attract better teachers into classrooms.

The Schmidt effect: Ireland coach's shadow looms over Leinster job
# Standards
From The42
# Standards

The Schmidt effect: Ireland coach's shadow looms over Leinster job

Jun 3rd 2015, 12:03 PM 6,754 Views 16 Comments

Leinster say they’re in ‘no immediate rush’ to replace Matt O’Connor.

Why did the political ethics watchdog get 427 complaints in 2012, but just 29 last year?
# Big Drop
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# Big Drop

Why did the political ethics watchdog get 427 complaints in 2012, but just 29 last year?

Aug 7th 2014, 12:42 PM 9,414 Views 20 Comments

A certain Tipperary North politician…

Here are the best and worst bathing waters in Ireland
# Fancy A Dip
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# Fancy A Dip

Here are the best and worst bathing waters in Ireland

May 1st 2014, 10:20 AM 30,810 Views 24 Comments

Thankfully, 90 per cent of Irish bathing waters are due to meet the ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ standards which will come into force from this year.

ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive
# Rap On The Knuckles
From TheJournal.ie
# Rap On The Knuckles

ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:26 PM 15,306 Views 21 Comments

The Advertising Standards Agency of Ireland has upheld 65 complaints against the ads which ran in the Sunday Independent and Sunday World.

Paul O'Connell set for 'mammoth task' against offloading kings Toulouse
# Poc
From The42
# Poc

Paul O'Connell set for 'mammoth task' against offloading kings Toulouse

Apr 3rd 2014, 8:00 AM 8,824 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland captain has highlighted the threats posed by the Top 14 side’s size, footwork and passing after contact.

One person received 70 per cent of all big political donations last year
# Money Money Money
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# Money Money Money

One person received 70 per cent of all big political donations last year

Feb 28th 2014, 2:46 PM 23,614 Views 44 Comments

Meanwhile, fourteen elected representatives didn’t declare their donation statements and may now face prosecution.

International standards group pushes for universal laptop charger
# Tech Specs
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# Tech Specs

International standards group pushes for universal laptop charger

Dec 19th 2013, 11:07 AM 8,263 Views 35 Comments

The IEC aims to reduce e-waste created by chargers, which is said to exceed half a million tons each year.

Turns out Fairy Liquid DOES last twice as long as its rivals
# Twice As Nice
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# Twice As Nice

Turns out Fairy Liquid DOES last twice as long as its rivals

Sep 18th 2013, 3:31 PM 7,286 Views 20 Comments

A complaint from its rival Persil ended with the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority led to the ruling.

All 25,000 students fail the entrance exam for university in Liberia
# Standards
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# Standards

All 25,000 students fail the entrance exam for university in Liberia

Aug 28th 2013, 7:07 PM 26,039 Views 37 Comments

Awkward.

Charities regulator to be in operation by 2014
# Charity
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# Charity

Charities regulator to be in operation by 2014

Jul 10th 2013, 2:31 PM 4,587 Views 40 Comments

New Charities Regulatory Authority will be funded by charities by way of “modest annual registration fee”.

"What a bunch of cox sackers" - the BBC gets into trouble over innuendo
# Ooh Matron
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# Ooh Matron

"What a bunch of cox sackers" - the BBC gets into trouble over innuendo

May 15th 2013, 3:22 PM 15,369 Views 36 Comments

Oops.

Bangladesh disaster 'could happen again' - but can we help?
# Bangladesh
From TheJournal.ie
# Bangladesh

Bangladesh disaster 'could happen again' - but can we help?

May 12th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,184 Views 4 Comments

Oxfam says that about 90 per cent of high rise buildings in Dhaka, where last week’s tragic building collapse occurred, are not built even to local standards.

New child protection inspections to bring Ireland in line with international standards
# Child Protection
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# Child Protection

New child protection inspections to bring Ireland in line with international standards

Feb 26th 2013, 6:50 AM 3,289 Views 4 Comments

The inspections will see the State’s children and families services subject to independent inspection and monitoring for the first time.

Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today
# Bedsits
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# Bedsits

Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today

Feb 1st 2013, 2:45 PM 30,713 Views 82 Comments

Rental properties are now required to have separate bathrooms, independently controlled heating appliances and adequate food preparation and storage facilities.

HIQA publishes Standards for residential care services for people with disabilities
# Disabilities
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# Disabilities

HIQA publishes Standards for residential care services for people with disabilities

Oct 17th 2012, 11:52 AM 3,775 Views 5 Comments

The Authority is looking for feedback for standards to be adopted by care centres providing residential services to people with disabilities.

New standards for child protection services unveiled
# Enda Kenny
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# Enda Kenny

New standards for child protection services unveiled

Jul 25th 2012, 4:54 PM 3,483 Views 7 Comments

The Taoiseach said the 27 point plan sets out clearly what exactly is expected of HSE managers and social workers when working within child protection services.

86 per cent of Irish people believe corruption is a major problem
# Standards
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# Standards

86 per cent of Irish people believe corruption is a major problem

Jul 21st 2012, 6:49 PM 5,753 Views 52 Comments

Some 36 per cent of respondents said they believed they were personally affected by corruption in their daily lives, according to the latest report by the Standards in Public Office Commission.

New code of conduct says teachers CAN interact with pupils on Facebook
# Social Media
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# Social Media

New code of conduct says teachers CAN interact with pupils on Facebook

Jun 20th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,229 Views 15 Comments

The guidelines drawn up by the Teaching Council say teachers should make sure that any interaction on social networks is ‘appropriate’.

Primary school standards have mainly 'stayed the same', say parents
# Education
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# Education

Primary school standards have mainly 'stayed the same', say parents

May 28th 2012, 11:28 AM 1,228 Views 4 Comments

In a new survey, 33 per cent of parents said that primary school education standards have risen, while 37 per cent said they had stayed the same. Over one-fifth said they had dropped.

RTE brought in new journalism guidelines today - what's in them?
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# Standards

RTE brought in new journalism guidelines today - what's in them?

Apr 3rd 2012, 10:27 PM 3,887 Views 15 Comments

RTE editorial staff will be trained in the new guidelines, including how they should use social media and the internet in their reporting.

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