Category: Politics


Benchmarking pay of migrants and women

Slí Eile 17/10/2009

Slí Eile: There is a rising crescendo of continuing controversy about public sector pay. On the one side independent statistical and research …

Crises: Not 5 but 7

Slí Eile 14/10/2009

Slí Eile: The National Economic and Social Council (NESC) has recently published its Next Steps in Addressing Ireland’s Five-Part Crisis: …

Renewed Programme for Government: first few pages

Slí Eile 12/10/2009

Slí Eile: The Renewed Programme for Government is a mixed bag. It contains some very worthy aspirations not least those bearing the ecological …

Deconstructing public sector pay cuts

Michael Taft, An tSaoi 05/10/2009

An Saoi and Michael Taft: There is a fundamental misconception about the fiscal impact of public expenditure cuts. It is assumed that a reduction in …

Public Sector Pay: CSO add their part to the analysis

Slí Eile 01/10/2009

Slí Eile: The controversy around public-private sector pay differences continues following today's release by the Central Statistics Office of a …

What about the other 70% ?

Slí Eile 28/09/2009

Slí Eile: Opinion poll data are used by the print and other media on a regular basis not only to asses trends in public opinion but to generate …

More Talk about Public v Private Pay

22/09/2009

The ESRI released a study today showing a gap between public and private pay. And IMPACT have released an objection to it. But is there anything new …

The next 100 days: thinking about risk, trust and ethics

Slí Eile 18/09/2009

Slí Eile: “the citizens of this country are understandably angry about the state of the banks. They are bitterly disappointed by the failure of …

Labour on NAMA

Slí Eile 08/09/2009

Slí Eile: See the Labour Party statement on NAMA. Its position is outlined and includes this: Labour believes that the commercial retail banks …

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