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Published on 29 Mar 2019

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Spotlight: Mind the Care Gap: Exposing the health system’s vulnerability to the gap between family care provision and anticipated demand
An analysis of how demand for care at home is likely to increase dramatically while the future supply of family carers may be limited by demographic factors.

Spotlight: Mind the Care Gap: Exposing the health system’s vulnerability to the gap between family care provision and anticipated demand (PDF)

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Published on 27 Feb 2019

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Spotlight: Overseas voting in presidential elections: representative democracy, electoral integrity and the situation in EU States
This Spotlight analyses proposals to extend voting rights in Presidential elections to Irish citizens residing abroad. [Keywords: parliament, government]

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Published on 20 Dec 2018

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Spotlight: Ireland’s energy transition – challenges and opportunities
This Spotlight examines potential challenges and opportunities for Ireland’s future energy policies, recent trends in energy supply and demand, and relevant policy developments over the last decade. [Keywords: environment, energy]

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Published on 18 Dec 2018

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Spotlight: A comparison of the planning systems in Ireland and Northern Ireland
This joint paper describes and compares aspects of the current land use planning systems in Ireland and Northern Ireland. It explores some considerations around the impacts of Brexit and the two planning systems [Keywords: housing, planning]

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Published on 1 Oct 2018

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Spotlight: Traveller accommodation – The challenges of policy implementation
This Spotlight offers an overview and analysis of over twenty years of policy on Traveller accommodation. [Keywords: housing, planning, people, communities]

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Published on 24 Sep 2018

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Spotlight: School-based relationships and sexuality education (RSE) - lessons for policy and practice
This Spotlight considers the national and international policy architecture for school-based sex education [Keywords: education, health]

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Published on 28 Mar 2012

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Spotlight: Geothermal Energy: Technology and Potential
This Spotlight provides an overview of geothermal emergy, the technologies used to utilise this energy and their applications in Ireland. [Keywords: environment, energy, business, industry]

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Published on 18 Apr 2012

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Spotlight: Early Childhood Education and Care
This Spotlight examines the new programme of early childhood care and education in the Irish and international context. [Keywords: people, communities, education]

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Published on 3 Oct 2012

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Spotlight: Community Policing in Ireland
This Spotlight clarifies the existing position on community policing in Ireland. It examines relevant legislative and policy developments and the initiatives and schemes which have been put in place. [Keywords: justice, crime, people, communities]

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Published on 17 Sep 2012

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Spotlight: Prostitution Regulation in Ireland: Which Way Now?
This Spotlight is intended to give an overview of the approaches to regulating prostitution taken in Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany and New Zealand. [Keywords: justice, crime, people, communities]

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Published on 12 Jan 2018

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Spotlight: Home Care for Older People - Seven Policy Challenges
This Spotlight provides an overview of the operation of the home care sector in Ireland and identifies a number of current policy and legislative challenges. [Keywords: health, people, communities, social protection]

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Published on 21 Dec 2017

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Spotlight: Post-enactment Scrutiny in Parliament
This Spotlight uses expert literature on legislative scrutiny, and the experience of other parliaments, to outline the purpose and potential benefits of post-enactment scrutiny (PeS), parliament’s role in post-enactment scrutiny, the conditions under which it is most likely to be effective, and how best to approach PeS both with respect to the process and the actual focus of a post-enactment review. [Keywords: parliament, government]

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Published on 28 Sep 2016

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Spotlight: International human rights law - operation and impact
Overview of the operation of international human rights law; how international human rights law impacts on Irish law; background information on international human rights bodies, key instruments and mechanisms to monitor and promote compliance with these instruments. [Keywords: justice, crime, EU, international]

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Published on 28 Jan 2016

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Spotlight: Parliamentary scrutiny of government performance
The rationale for oversight/scrutiny, its theoretical underpinnings, tools and some of the barriers to effective parliamentary scrutiny; a model of how performance scrutiny can operate and the associated information for effective performance scrutiny; and parliamentary performance scrutiny in the Irish budgetary context focusing on the Irish Estimates process and the performance information contained within it. [Keywords: parliament, government]

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Published on 28 Sep 2015

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Spotlight: Choosing segregation? The implications of school choice
School choice and how education policy can be used to make schools more inclusive; the effects of school choice on segregation; and the policy of divestment in this context. [Keywords: education, people, communities]

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Published on 18 Dec 2014

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Spotlight: Pre-legislative scrutiny by Parliament
The purpose of pre-legislative scrutiny and its practice in other parliaments; the approach taken to pre-legislative scrutiny in the Houses of the Oireachtas and other parliaments. [Keywords: parliament, government]

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Published on 3 Oct 2014

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Spotlight: Mortgage Arrears - Level and Resolution
Spotlight on the extent of mortgage arrears in Ireland as well as the various processes in place to help resolve the crisis. [Keywords: people, communities, economy, finance]

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Published on 1 Aug 2014

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Spotlight: Sanctions for misconduct in judicial office
An overview of the process by which misconduct in judicial office is dealt with in Ireland and in a number of other jurisdictions. [Keywords: justice, crime]

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Published on 25 Jul 2014

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Spotlight: Government reform of planning legislation
A summary of the Mahon tribunal’s recommendations and other issues. [Keywords: housing, planning, parliament, government]

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Published on 18 Jul 2014

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Spotlight: Higher education in Ireland - for economy and society?
Overview of higher education in Ireland in the context of ongoing and proposed reforms of the sector. [Keywords: education, economy, finance, people, communities]

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