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Published on 25 May 2010

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Spotlight: Debt Part 3 - The Imprisonment of Civil Debtors
This Spotlight explores the consequnces of the fact that debtors unable to meet their financial obligations still face the risk of imprisonment where they default on a court instalment order [Keywords: economy, finance, justice, crime, people, communities]

Spotlight: Debt Part 3 - The Imprisonment of Civil Debtors (PDF)

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Published on 27 Apr 2010

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Spotlight: Debt Part 2 - Personal Debt and Consequences
This Spotlight focuses on levels of personal debt in Ireland as distinguished from mortgage related debt. The Spotlight focuses on rates of over-indebtedness and the consequences, including bankruptcy and likely social impacts [Keywords: economy, finance, people, communities]

Spotlight: Debt Part 2 - Personal Debt and Consequences (PDF)

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Published on 24 Mar 2010

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Spotlight: Debt Part 1 - Mortgage Debt
This Spotlight looks at the numbers experiencing problems with mortgages and what can be done to help individuals struggling with mortgage repayments [Keywords: economy, finance, housing, planning, people, communities]

Spotlight: Debt Part 1 - Mortgage Debt (PDF)

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Published on 24 Feb 2010

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Spotlight: Financing Local Government
This Spotlight looks at some of the issues surrounding the size and power of Irish local government; it also looks at the future financing of local government [Keywords: parliament, government]

Spotlight: Financing Local Government (PDF)

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Published on 15 Dec 2009

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Spotlight: Alcohol Consumption and Tackling Misuse
This Spotlight looks at trends in alcohol consumption in Ireland and assesses the value of alcohol from an economic perspective [Keywords: economy, finance, people, communities, health]

Spotlight: Alcohol Consumption and Tackling Misuse (PDF)

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Published on 23 Nov 2009

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Spotlight: Broadband
This Spotlight looks at the economic rationale for widespread broadband provision and discusses the provision of broadband in Ireland [Keywords: economy, finance, people, communities]

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Published on 31 Aug 2009

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Spotlight: Science and Maths Education in Ireland - Provision, Participation and Achievement
This Spotlight examines science and maths education in Ireland, including provision, participation and achievement at second and third level [Keywords: education]

Spotlight: Science and Maths Education in Ireland - Provision, Participation and Achievement (PDF)

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Published on 30 Jun 2009

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Spotlight: HealthStat
This Spotlight addresses HealthStat, the performance information tool [Keywords: health]

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Published on 28 Feb 2009

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Spotlight: Political Opinion Polls
This Spotlight addressed the accuracy of Irish opinion polls [Keywords: parliament, government]

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Published on 7 Oct 2008

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Spotlight: Sentencing Policy and Practice
This Spotlight looks at roles of Legislature, Executive and Judiciary in sentencing policy [Keywords: justice, crime]

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Published on 23 Jun 2008

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Spotlight: Climate Change - Implications for Ireland
This Spotlight attempts to relate climate change - both as an environmental phenomenon and as a policy issue – to an Irish context [Keywords: environment, energy]

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Published on 11 Apr 2008

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Spotlight: Understanding the Challenges of Immigration for Education Provision
This Spotlight aims to present some of the key challenges that immigration raises for education provision [Keywords: people, communities, education]

Spotlight: Understanding the Challenges of Immigration for Education Provision (PDF)

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Published on 18 Dec 2007

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Spotlight: Election 2007
This edition of Spotlight presents the results of the general election 2007 and examines the regulatory context within which it took place [Keywords: parliament, government]

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Published on 31 May 2007

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Spotlight: The Housing Market in Ireland
This Spotlight looks at developments in the housing market in Ireland including interest rates, credit regulation and subprime lending [Keywords: housing, planning, economy, finance]

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Published on 4 Apr 2007

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Spotlight: Lone Parents in the Social Welfare System
This Spotlights looks at income supports for lone parents [Keywords: people, communities]

Spotlight: Lone Parents in the Social Welfare System (PDF)

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