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Panel Discussion in Response to Patrick Honohan’s Speech on the Banking Crisis at the ’10 Years On’ Conference

A panel of experts reacts to Patrick Honohan’s speech, including: Angela Knight CBE, former Chief Executive, British Bankers’ Association; Professor John McHale, Dean, College of Business, Public Policy & Law, NUI Galway; Frances Ruane, former Director, Economic and Social Research Institute. The panel is chaired by NUI Galway President, Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh.  

Response to Robert Watt at the ‘How (Not) To Do Public Policy’ Conference

Expert speakers respond to Robert Watt’s talk: Richard Boyle, Head of Research, Institute of Public Administration; Joan Burton TD, former Tánaiste and Leader of the Labour Party; Kevin Cardiff, former Secretary General, Department of Finance; Jill Rutter, Programme Director, Institute for Government, London  

Robert Watt Addresses the ‘How (Not) To Do Public Policy’ Conference

Robert Watt, Secretary General of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, gives his insight into policy-making, as part of a conference hosted by the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway, entitled ‘How (Not) To Do Public Policy’, with reference to the failed implementation of water charges. He is introduced by Whitaker Institute Director, Dave O’Connell,… | Read on »

Panel Discussion in Response to Jim O’Leary ‘How (Not) To Do Public Policy’

Expert speakers respond to Jim O’Leary’s talk and report: Josephine Feehily, Chairperson, Policing Authority and former Chairman, Revenue Commissioners; Maria Graham, Assistant Secretary, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government; Eamon Ryan TD, Leader of the Green Party; Don Thornhill, former Secretary General, Department of Education and Science.  

Jim O’Leary – How (Not) To Do Public Policy

Jim O’Leary discusses the success and failure of two recent Government policies – water charges and the Local Property Tax – as part of a Whitaker Institute conference, entitled ‘How (Not) To Do Public Policy’.