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Education, 2016

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From Knowledge Utilization to Building Knowledge Networks

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The Patient Survey Programme: Transforming the patient experience in Irish healthcare

. Jenkinson, C., Coulter, A., & Bruster, S. (2002). The Picker Patient Experience Questionnaire: Development and validation using data from in-patient surveys in five countries. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 14 (5), 353-8. Jenkinson, C. E., Dickens, A. P., Jones, K., Thompson-Coon, J., Taylor, R. S., Rogers, M., & Richards, S. H. (2013). Is volunteering a public health intervention? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the health and survival of volunteers. BMC Public Health, 13 (1), 773. Lally, J., Byrne, F., McGuire

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Czech Study of Public Policy in the Perspective of Three Dominant Approaches

Policies to Support Active Citizens: Czech Republic and Europe (pp. 13-26). Praha: Matfyzpress. Novotný, V. (2012). Vývoj českého studia veřejných politik v evropském kontextu. Praha: Karolinum. Ochrana, F. (2009). Metodologie věd: Úvod do problému. Praha: Karolinum. Ochrana, F. et al. 2010. Strategické řízení ve veřejné správě a přístupy k tvorbě politiky. Praha: Matfyzpress. Ochrana, F., & Maaytová, A. (2012). Starting points for creating a transparent and noncorruption public procurement system

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Reforming the Irish public service: A multiple streams perspective

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Local government reform: Community planning and the quality of life in Northern Ireland

. Local Government Studies, 24 (3), 1–13 Knox, C. (2012). The Reform of Public Administration in Northern Ireland: A squandered opportunity? Administration, 60 (1), 117–38. McAlister, R. (2010). Putting the ‘community’ into community planning: Assessing community inclusion in Northern Ireland. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 34 (3), 533–47. Pearson, I. (2004). Improvements to quality of service key to public administration reform [news release, 19 July]. Belfast: Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister

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What Can We Learn About Regulatory Agencies and Regulated Parties from the Empirical Study of Judicial Review of Regulatory Agencies’ Decisions? The Case of Croatia

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Towards greater collective impact: Developing the collaborative capability of the local community development committees (LCDCs)

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Political developments, 2018

References Conneely, A. (2018, December 13). Abortion legislation passes all stages of Oireachtas. Retrieved from https://www.rte.ie/news/politics/2018/1213/1016979-politics-abortion-bill/ [19 December 2018]. Economic and Social Research Institute. (2018, September 26). Economic growth revised upward in 2018 and 2019 . Retrieved from https://www.esri.ie/news/economic-growth-revised-upward-in-2018-and-2019/ [19 December 2018]. Gallagher, C. (2018, October 3). Constitutional blasphemy clause ‘largely obsolete’, Bishops decide. The Irish

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Court-directed mediation in the Irish High Court: Compelling voluntary processes

References Barniville, D. (2013). Tools of attack and defence in commercial litigation. Retrieved from http://masonhayescurran.newsweaver.ie/mhctax/17ok2i 9g6vy [11 January 2017]. Coulter, C. (2007). Family law reporting pilot project: Report to the board of the Courts Service. Retrieved from http://www.courts.ie/Courts.ie/library3.nsf/(WebFiles)/C4FA6C02C7B13A428025738400521CE9/$FILE/Report%20to%20the%20Board%20of%20the%20Courts%20Service.pdf [11 January 2017]. Courts Service. (2016, September 22). Notices 22

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