22 May, 2023

Policy Evaluation in the Era of Covid-19

2023-05-22T14:44:05+01:00May 22nd, 2023|Blog, Corporate Governance, News, Topical news Stories|Comments Off on Policy Evaluation in the Era of Covid-19

This is a timely book for policy evaluators, policy makers and politicians. They will want to know how did the policy evaluation process perform during the Covid pandemic? How were evaluation practices and values affected? This blog will give you flavour of the answers. To get a comprehensive view you need […]

10 May, 2023

Interview Tips for Civil Service and Public Sector Interviews

2023-05-10T12:16:51+01:00May 10th, 2023|Blog, News|0 Comments

 10 May 2023

Tina Kinirons is a business psychologist who has extensive experience as an interview board member and is involved in both shortlisting and interviewing on behalf of several public sector organisations. She trains interview boards members and also delivers training courses to public sector candidates in interview preparation […]

10 May, 2023

Advice for Public Sector Interviewers – From One Interviewer to Another

2023-05-10T12:19:06+01:00May 10th, 2023|Blog, News|0 Comments

May 2023

Tina Kinirons is a business psychologist who has extensive experience as an interview board member and is involved in both shortlisting and interviewing on behalf of several public sector organisations. She trains interview boards members and also delivers training courses to public sector candidates in interview preparation and […]

11 Apr, 2023

Significant Changes in the Public Spending Code

2023-04-11T14:38:29+01:00April 11th, 2023|Blog, Corporate Governance, News, Topical news Stories|Comments Off on Significant Changes in the Public Spending Code

Significant changes were recently announced for the Public Spending Code. And more changes are on the way. Minister Pascal Donohue shared this information in a recent Press Release. More detailed information appeared on an official circular from his department. That department has now been given the enhanced title of the […]

22 Mar, 2023

What is a Data Subject Access Request.

2023-03-22T12:04:03+00:00March 22nd, 2023|Blog, News, Newsletter|Comments Off on What is a Data Subject Access Request.

What is a Data Subject Access Request

A Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) is a request made by an individual, known as the data subject, to an organisation or data controller to obtain information about what personal data the organization holds about them. This request is made under data protection laws […]

28 Feb, 2023

Good Public Policies require good evidence

2023-02-28T12:39:11+00:00February 28th, 2023|Blog, Corporate Governance, News, Topical news Stories|Comments Off on Good Public Policies require good evidence

Making public policy has never been easy. And it is getting more difficult. The amount of information to be considered by policy makers can be overwhelming. and ever more complex. Moreover, policy makers are often being pushed to produce ‘early policies’, after being bombarded by unfounded ‘facts’. There is no […]

21 Feb, 2023

Update: The Public Spending Code

2023-02-21T10:40:51+00:00February 21st, 2023|Blog, Corporate Governance, News, Topical news Stories|Comments Off on Update: The Public Spending Code

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform regularly updates the Public Spending Code to ensure that it continues to reflect current best practice in project appraisal and evaluation. On 19 January 2023, the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Pascal Donoghue gave the most recent update on the Code, in […]

9 Feb, 2023

Why third-level fees were abolished in Ireland

2023-02-09T11:10:52+00:00February 9th, 2023|Blog, News, Topical news Stories|Comments Off on Why third-level fees were abolished in Ireland

Niamh Bhreathnach recounts the decision-making process that led to the end of university fees during her tenure as Minister for Education in the 1990s

 Why the abolition of fees?

A commitment in the Fianna Fail and Labour Party Programme for a Partnership Government, published in 1993, promised […]

9 Feb, 2023

Eulogy for Niamh Bhreathnach

2023-02-10T09:01:07+00:00February 9th, 2023|Blog, News, Topical news Stories|Comments Off on Eulogy for Niamh Bhreathnach

A Uachtaráin, fearaim fáilte romhat.

Bishop Walsh,

Monsignor O’Connor

Fr O’Connor and Fr Conway, thank you for today’s celebration.

 

I welcome our family, our friends, the many colleagues from across the political spectrum

and those participating today online

Niamh and I were married here in this very church[1] over 53 years ago. We […]

30 Jan, 2023

The importance of Neurodiversity.

2023-02-07T08:52:03+00:00January 30th, 2023|Blog, EDI, News|Comments Off on The importance of Neurodiversity.

The importance of Neurodiversity.

Neurodiversity is an important topic in every workplace and equality, diversity and inclusion aren’t going anywhere. In this issue, we talk to our Education and Training Contract Manager, Neil Vago, about his experience as a neurodiverse leader in the workplace.

How does your dyslexia affect the way you […]

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