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Jun.12.2012
  Looking Away From Crime: Don’t Ask, Don’t See-Criminal!Posted by Author Annette Julia Dunlea on 06/12/2012 Looking Away From Crime: Don’t Ask ,Don’t See – Criminal ! by Annette J Dunlea                With...
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May.29.2012
Crosshaven Cork Week 2012 by Annette J Dunlea              Bewteen July 7th – 13th 2012 the Royal Cork Yacht Club will host Cork Week.Held on a biennial basis at the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven, Co. Cork. Cork Week is a Grand Prix...
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May.22.2012
Department of Health Fair Deal Review By Annette J Dunlea             The purpose of the Scheme is to provide financial support for people assessed as needing long-term nursing home care. The scheme is founded on the core principles that long-...
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May.15.2012
How Is Our Economy Doing In 2012? By Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 19th May 2012 p.9 The Irish economy is small and highly open, according to the ESRI. The value of internationally traded goods and services in 2011 was equivalent to 190 per cent of GDP, which amounted to €...
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Apr.17.2012
This Is Ireland: 2011 Census Results by Annette J Dunlea         This report is the first of two publications summarising the results of the 2011 census. This first one,This is Ireland - Part 1, looks at overall population change by county; it also examines age,...
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Apr.03.2012
New Fiscal Treaty For Ireland by Annette J Dunlea           25 national leaders have agreed tough new budget rules to be enshrined in their national law.The compact treaty is about managing budgets.The fiscal compact will now go before national...
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Mar.27.2012
The Mahon Tribunal: Its Conclusions by Annette J Dunlea          The Tribunal of Inquiry Into Certain Planning Matters and Payments, commonly known as the Mahon Tribunal, was a public inquiry in Ireland established by Dáil Éireann in 1997 to investigate...
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Mar.26.2012
Symphysiotomy Operation on Women During Childbirth Without Their Consent by Annette J Dunlea Symphysiotomy is a surgical procedure in which the cartilage of the pubic symphysis is divided to widen the pelvis allowing childbirth when there is a mechanical problem. They became less frequent in the...
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Mar.20.2012
Community Services For The Elderly by Annette J Dunlea The HSE provides a wide range of services for people growing older in Ireland. Supports are also available from other agencies like the Department of Social Protection, Local Authorities and Voluntary Organisations. If you have any questions,...
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Mar.14.2012
Pathways To Work by Annette J Dunlea Joan Burton TD, Minister for Social Protection,launched Pathways to Work, a new plan to get unemployed people back to work.Its aim is to get 75,000 people who are currently long-term unemployed back into the workforce by 2015.She stated that they will "engage...
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Mar.07.2012
€3 Billion Sales Of State Assets by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newwspaper 10th March 2012 p.9 The Government and the troika have agreed on the sale of State assets worth up to €3 billion.Public Expenditure & Reform Minister Brendan Howlin also said it had been agreed that one...
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Feb.14.2012
Ireland's New Bankruptcy Legislation by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 18th Feb 2012 p.11 The Irish Government has announced new legislation the Personal Insolvency Bill designed to reform Ireland’s obsolete bankruptcy laws and assist householders struggling with...
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Feb.08.2012
Childrens' Rights C+ For Irish Government by Annette J Dunlea The Government has received a C+ grade from the Children’s Rights Alliance in its annual "report card" on the State’s commitments to children.The Children’s Rights Alliance is a coalition of over 90 non-governmental organisations (NGOs...
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Jan.31.2012
Ireland : National Dementia Strategy by Annette J Dunlea Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms. These include impairment in memory, intellect, judgment, language, insight and deterioration in social skills. The individual diagnosed with dementia may also demonstrate an...
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Jan.24.2012
The Irish Economy 2011 by Annette J Dunlea The Economic and Social Research Institute predicted an economic contraction of 14% by 2010. In the first quarter in 2009, GDP was down 8.5% from the same quarter the previous year, and GNP down 12%.Unemployment is up 8.75% to 11.4%. The economy exited...
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