An on-call consultant paid more than €14,000 for one week’s work at Cork University Hospital, and a €25,000 monthly payment for radiology services at Bantry General Hospital where the contract was awarded with no tender process, are among the shortcomings highlighted in a series of HSE internal audit reports.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018
The Government's Special Rapporteur for Child Protection says he was shocked beyond words by the level of abuse he has uncovered.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
Systematic problems in the certification and labelling of organic foods in Ireland have been uncovered by EU food and health safety inspectors.
Mon, 29 May, 2017
The Government has agreed an external review of An Garda Siochána in the wake of the fake alcohol tests and penalty points scandal but it will not be fault finding, it was agreed.
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017
Tue, 22 Dec, 2015
The Central Bank has released an internal audit which shows it failing to honour the code of conduct for semi-state bodies.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
Pope Francis, galvanised by a scandal over Vatican finances, has ordered the most powerful bodies in the city-state to launch an unprecedented audit of its wealth and crackdown on runaway spending.
Wed, 02 Dec, 2015
Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson for finance Michael McGrath yesterday described as staggering the €17m in unpaid tax, penalties and interest the Revenue Commissioners has collected in two years from contractors who were found to have claimed excessive expenses.
Fri, 07 Aug, 2015
Health watchdog Hiqa has told the Child and Family Agency it should conduct an audit to ensure there are no asylum-seeker children at risk of harm because of incomplete assessments, due to the moving of families between different direct provision accommodation centres.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015