Wed, 03 Jun, 2020
Tue, 19 May, 2020
The Department of Health has admitted that no minutes were taken at a recent meeting between the Health Minister and the chairman of the board overseeing the country’s largest infrastructural project, the new €1.7bn children’s hospital.
Sat, 30 Nov, 2019
The senior civil servant on the board of the National Children's Hospital has told the Dáil's Public Accounts Committee that he did nothing wrong by not telling cabinet ministers about the cost overruns associated with the project.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
The chairperson of the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming has made a call for the establishment of a National Capital Projects Agency, similar to the National Assets Management Agency (NAMA).
Thu, 16 May, 2019
Health Minister Simon Harris has steered clear of criticising the main oversight bodies involved in the new children’s hospital project for massive cost overruns - instead pointing the finger of blame at professional advisory firms.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said the Government cannot direct Oireachtas committees to stop investigating the cervical cancer scandal, despite the concerns of an independent expert examining the crisis that the dual questioning is distracting witnesses.
Thu, 17 May, 2018
The Department of Health’s secretary general failed to tell Health Minister Simon Harris of serious concerns over the independence of the new national maternity hospital when they were raised in May 2016.
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017
The Department of Health has washed its hands of the failure to pay three months’ wages to workers who stayed at suicide-prevention charity Console after it was hit by a financial scandal, saying it has “no role” in the dispute.
Thu, 13 Apr, 2017
The Department of Health has revealed Ireland received nearly €400m from the UK over the last two years under an agreement on the cost of health services for people who move between the two countries.
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015
ANGLO Irish Bank’s claim for €19.4 million summary judgment orders against businessman Johnny Moran has been adjourned to next month to allow consideration of claims by Mr Moran concerning the authenticity of certain bank documents.
Thu, 15 Dec, 2011
A LEGAL challenge to the entitlement of Start Mortgages Ltd to issue mortgages here has major implications for Start’s €1 billion housing loans and for the legal position of other lenders, the Central Bank has told the Commercial Court.
Tue, 21 Dec, 2010