The head of the Department of Public Expenditure has been forced to apologise to a Dáil committee after being heard by thetelling officials before a crunch children's hospital costs grilling its chair "has to control the mob".
The Dáil's public accounts committee has set itself on a collision course with the Government after voting to hold a day-long public review of presidential office spending levels next Tuesday - despite being warned doing so may be "unconstitutional".
There was “very little documentation” provided to justify continuing a multimillion-euro contract for the provision of IT services to An Garda Síochána, the Public Accounts Committee heard yesterday.
The State Claims Agency has claimed that lawyers acting for families who have suffered catastrophic medical injuries are to blame for forcing high-profile court cases because their initial compensation “demands” are “significantly overstated”.
Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is being asked for a full explanation of how its ex-president Brendan Murphy personally signed off on more than half the €13,000 costs of two functions to mark his own retirement,.
The Public Accounts Committee, examining a series of financial scandals at the Templemore Garda College, are to grill eight civilian members of the force next week — without Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan being present.
The former Chief Executive of the Rehab Group has said she is 'very disappointed' with today's High Court ruling that comments made to her during a 2014 hearing of the Public Accounts Committee were protected by absolute privilege.