It’s the time of goodwill and the peak season for charities and non-profits, with bucket shakers and clipboard-wielding fundraisers a familiar sight on our streets in the lead-up to Christmas, writes
Mon, 10 Dec, 2018
A victory for former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins in her appeal over her treatment by the Dail Public Accounts Committee would undermine “a core principle of our democracy”, freedom of speech in parliament, the State has told the Supreme Court.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2018
The new National Lottery had major concerns in 1987 that its success could be threatened by a rival lottery being set up by two charities which it feared was exploiting legal loopholes restricting the size of jackpots.
Sat, 30 Dec, 2017
The HSE’s chief financial officer has admitted the organisation does not have enough staff to prevent a repeat of the Central Remedial Clinic and Rehab top-up scandals after the latest multi-million euro financial crisis to hit the system.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
TD Shane Ross wrote an article after former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins and other Rehab officials appeared at the Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) asserting that, “for sheer neck, no-one has come within a whisper of Angela Kerins and her charity gang”, the High Court has heard.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2016
The Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was entitled to ask about salaries paid by the Rehab Group, including to its former CEO Angela Kerins, because various group companies receive €80m annually in public funds, the High Court has heard.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
Former Rehab Group chief executive Angela Kerins is seeking to extend the courts’ control over parliamentary proceedings in a “very significant and wholly unprecedented” way, lawyers for the Dáil public accounts committee have told the High Court.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016
The High Court case taken by businessman Denis O’Brien against TDs will be “absolutely” and vigorously defended, the new chairman of the Dáil Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl, has said.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
The Court of Appeal has said the first issue to be decided in former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins’ case alleging the Dáil Public Accounts Committee engaged in a “witchhunt” against her relates to the extent of the committee’s jurisdiction and powers to question her.
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
Former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins was assailed by “a pack of parliamentary vultures” when the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was investigating state funding of the organisation, her lawyer told the High Court yesterday.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2015
The Rehab Group is seeking an indemnity from its former chief executive, Angela Kerins, in defamation proceedings brought against the charity over denials of developer John Kelly’s claims that he gave Ms Kerins use of a helicopter, a private jet, and hospitality worth €100,000 with a view to securing rights to buy Rehab’s property at Roslyn Park, Dublin 4.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015