MABS, the State-backed Money Advice and Budgeting Service and the Banking and Payments Federation have announced the agreement, saying it will help consumers who are struggling with mortgage debt.
The Revenue Commissioners, in a bid to get payment of a revenue debt, have secured temporary High Court orders restraining one of Ireland's largest animal welfare charities reducing its assets below €191,000 or transferring its lands to another charity.
Housing Agency chairman Conor Skehan is facing fresh calls to resign immediately after defending his claims some homeless people are “gaming the system” and that record Irish homeless rates are “normal” by international standards.
Disgraced former chief executive of suicide prevention charity Console Paul Kelly threatened to sue the HSE if any details about the financial scandal emerged just 24 hours before RTÉ’s high-profile exposé on the organisation.
Health Minister Simon Harris, senior HSE officials, and Console’s interim CEO David Hall are contacting a series of high-profile suicide prevention and depression charities in a bid to convince them to take on Console’s frontline services.
Console’s interim chief executive David Hall has called an emergency meeting with the group’s staff today to tell them services may be wound up immediately, due to alleged Government failure to solve the charity’s financial crisis.