December 2009

Welcome to the Irish Journal of Public Policy   Séamus Ó Tuama
Foreword   Garret FitzGerald
Policy and public: Letting the people in   Lord Norton of Louth
An aging population – have we got an Oral Health Policy?   Noel Woods, Helen Whelton, Tara Crowley, Ian Stephenson and Mary Ormbsy
Challenges for Regulatory Impact Analysis   Tom Ferris
Public Policy in an emerging state: The Irish Free State 1922-25   Donal Corcoran
The effects of Environmental Policy Integration on wind energy policy- a comparative case study of Ireland and Denmark   Colm Diamond
Should Human Rights be an Issue for International Economic Institutions?   Joop de Kort
Op-Ed: Is Ireland really a republic?   Ivana Bacik
Op Ed: Press Regulation in Ireland   John Horgan
OpEd: Do we need a new design for democracy?   Frank Litton
Op-Ed: Lest we forget: The Ryan Report and what then   Anne O'Reilly
Book Review: Review of Judging Lemass, The measure of the man   Tom O Connor
Book Review: Irish Social Policy; A critical introduction by Mairéad Considine and Fiona Dukelow   Joseph Moran
Book Review: Review of Conor Cruise O'Brien - Violent Notions by Diarmuid Whelan   Anthony O'Halloran
Book Review: Development of Ireland’s Drug Strategy, 2000 to 2007. Health Research Board   Monica O'Mullane