THE Central Bank has spent close to €40,000 on relocation expenses for senior executives including estate agency fees, flights, temporary accommodation, and assistance with setting up bank accounts and social security numbers.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2020
On at least three occasions prior to the publication of the De Buitléir report into the creation of a single-tier healthcare system, Minister Donohoe asked for confirmation that the findings of the report would not necessarily have to be implemented.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2020
Secretary-General of Justice Aidan O’Driscoll told the Oireachtas committee relating to his department that “as a secretary-general of two departments I can say this could have happened in any department”.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2019
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has confirmed he is “considering” calls to drastically increase salaries for Ireland’s top public servants — despite insisting he has made no decision on whether to act on the recommendations.
Sat, 26 Oct, 2019
The Government has been urged to explain exactly how it spent more than €3bn worth of carbon tax income over the past decade amid fears that this year's €6 carbon tax budget hike will fail to be spent on climate matters.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection did not share the interim adversarial findings of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) regarding the Public Services Card (PSC) with any affected bodies apart from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. This was despite being specifically asked and in a position to do so.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
Talks between the Department of Public Expenditure and the Department of Education are ongoing over whether the school bus scheme will continue to include certain children after Minister John Halligan said he would fight for more funding to ease the problem.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
Yesterday’s statement to the Oireachtas communications committee from Eir chief executive Carolan Lennon that her company could complete the National Broadband Plan for less than €1bn, a third of the figure the State has agreed to
Wed, 26 Jun, 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