Sinn Féin appears to have taken an entirely inconsistent approach in how it deals with allegations from whistleblowers. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

So far this year, a number of whistleblowers have stepped into the public domain and made substantial allegations which have forced their way onto the(...)

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness is to call a special meeting on Wednesday to discuss “very serious” issues

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness is to call a special meeting on Wednesday to discuss “very serious” issues raised by(...)

The chairman of the public spending watchdog has described a solicitor’s letter sent by former Fine Gael adviser and former Rehab chief executive Frank Flannery as ‘a step too far’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Former Rehab director Frank Flannery or his company Laragh Consulting were paid more than €409,000 in professional fees for consultancy service(...)

Frank Flannery and Angela Kerins  each told the 
PAC
committee yesterday that they will not go to its hearing today on Rehab’s affairs, the second in less than two months.

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee last night dismissed a challenge to its right to examine t(...)

The Public Accounts Committee has sought legal advice on how it should handle a series of Garda files forwarded to its chairman John McGuinness (pictured) from a whistleblower.   Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

The Public Accounts Committee has sought legal advice on how it should handle a series of Garda files forwarded to its chairman John McGuinness from a(...)