The National Transport Authority has rejected accusations of “gross mismanagement” after it emerged it is paying agency staff working for it double what it is paying its own full-time staff.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
After confirmation that Bord na gCon spent €227,000 on consultants and amid queries about the use of taxpayer money, PAC chairman Sean Fleming ordered that all agencies and departments be asked for details.
Thu, 17 Oct, 2019
The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has criticised one of the country’s most senior civil servants for making “zero effort to answer the questions” posed by the committee regarding the Public Services Card.
Thu, 10 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 Data Protection Commission found there was NO legal basis for the issuing of PSCs for the purposes of transactions between individuals and state bodies other than the Department of Social Protection.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
The Government has been accused of making a "charade" of its climate change promises after it emerged it has spent more than €86m to date in buying itself out of international environmental targets.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
Dáil public accounts committee chair and Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming made the claim at the latest meeting of the group this morning, saying the delay has put public money and prisoner health at risk.
Thu, 30 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