Part of the water charges protest in Dublin earlier this month. ‘The Government seemed somewhat taken aback by the size of the marches and the depth of anger and disillusionment.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It was the first Dáil sitting of the New Year and an optimistic Enda Kenny couldn’t speak highly enough of the wonder that was soon to be Irish Water.(...)

The Department of Health said this week it had received 85 business cases from the Health Service Executive seeking approval for individual pay levels in excess of the official rate.   Photograph: Frank Miller

The number of voluntary hospital and health service agency managers potentially in line to retain controversial top-up payments paid in addition to th(...)

Former AIB senior executive Donal Forde has said Irish charities need to ask whether they are paying their senior staff the right salary.

Former AIB senior executive Donal Forde has said the Irish charity sector needs to ask some “searching questions” in light of the scandals last year i(...)

Director of Dóchas Hans Zomer  encouraged people to use GoodCharity.ie  to support charities that operate transparently. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A new website aims to increase transparency in the charity sector by providing information to help members of the public evaluate charities before the(...)

 CRC  chief executive Stephanie Manahan: “Santa Bear is very much a part of our future and will play a role in the future of our fundraising. I need to be very clear about that.” Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

The new chief executive of the Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) has rejected a newspaper report last week which claimed the charity had axed its flagship(...)

 Angela Kerins, former  chief executive of Rehab:    She and Frank Flannery threatened legal action to prevent details of their remuneration being discussed at the Public Accounts Committee. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Rehab Group has appointed a new board in a move aimed at improving oversight and rebuilding its battered reputation following controversy over h(...)

The merger of Irish NGOs Gorta and Self Help Africa last Saturday has created one of the largest non-profit agricultural organisations in Ireland and Britain.

The merger of Irish NGOs Gorta and Self Help Africa last Saturday has created one of the largest non-profit agricultural organisations in Ireland and (...)

Former CRC chairman Hamilton Goulding stands in front of a portrait of the CRC’s founder Lady Valerie Goulding

The former chairman of the Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) has said his board was effectively dismissed at a few hours notice last December.Hamilton Go(...)

Former Central Remedial Clinic chief executive Paul Kiely received a  total retirement package of €740,000.

The HSE has signalled that it wants to see the repayment of any excess money paid to Paul Kiely, the former chief executive of the Central Remedial C(...)

 Deputy director general of the HSE Laverne McGuinness told the PAC that they were seeking to have the payments continued on an individualised or “red circled” basis. Photograph: Alan Betson

More than 60 senior managers in voluntary hospitals and health agencies are claiming to have contractual entitlements to retain additional or top-up p(...)