Today was JobBridge day. The National Internship Scheme announced as part of the Jobs Initiative was launched by Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton and An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny. The new programme is not dissimilar to the Work Placement Programme which I commented on last month, apart from the extra €50 payment to interns. Even [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Newsdump'
June 29th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Disability, Irish Politics, Newsdump, Recession
December 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Blogging, Irish Politics, Live Blogging, Newsdump, Newstalk
Over on Politico.ie a fine bunch of people are spending time between now and Budget day liveblogging the myths of the economy, reflecting on the state we are in and all the other phrases that make up what we are told is the ‘national discourse’. The project is part of Budgetjam and there will be [...]
November 2nd, 2010 · 11 Comments · Irish Politics, Newsdump, Recession
The amount of rubbish written and spoken about ministerial cars in recent weeks is now culminating in a stupid twitter campaign about tweeting when you see a ministerial merc anywhere. The country is facing anywhere upto €7bn in cuts in the next 6 weeks, we are capitalising banks in multiple times the cuts to the [...]