The department confirmed it had received correspondence about the operation of the regulatory body for nurses, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

A whistleblower has raised concerns with the Department of Health about the operation of the regulatory body for nurses, the Nursing and Midwifery Boa(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton today said a witness statement provided by an employee of his department who investigated tax evasion claims linked to senior politicians and others has been forwarded to the relevant authorities. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton is to meet the senior official in his department who has alleged tax evasion involving sen(...)

Former minister for enterprise Mary Harney said in 2005 that she asked civil servant Gerry Ryan to end his inquiry into tax evasion in 2004 as it had been running for seven years. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

1971:Ansbacher accounts were funds lodged in Ireland by the Cayman Islands bank, Ansbacher (Cayman) Ltd. They were at the core of an unauthorised fina(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said that the witness statement would be sent to the relevant authorities “very shortly”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Jobs and Enterprise Richard Bruton has been accused of “interference with the administration of justice” by the civil servant in his d(...)

Mr Justice Declan Costello, former president of the High Court, photographed in 2000. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The family of the late judge Declan Costello has said that while he had a deposit account at Guinness & Mahon bank for a brief period in the 1970s(...)

 Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton promised today a witness statement on issues relating to the current tax evasion controversy will be forwarded (...)

In a  letter to the Dáil Public Accounts Committee, the civil servant maintained  he had drawn up a briefing note and associated background material which “disclose a system used by, inter alia, senior politicians to evade Irish taxation in very significant amounts over many years”.

A serving civil servant has given an extensive dossier to the Dáil Public Accounts Committee making allegations of substantial tax evasion over an ext(...)

06/10/2014 NEWS. Leo Varadkar Minister for Health speaking to reporters yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

A Garda inquiry into the hepatitis support group Positive Action is substantively complete according to Garda sources.They told the Irish Times that t(...)

A Comptroller and Auditor General report said that over €4 million was paid into the account between 2002 and 2009 by a range of State bodies including the Department of Health. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee is expected to press ahead with plans to compel a number of individuals to appear before it next month as part of i(...)

A Comptroller and Auditor General report said that over €4 million was paid into the account between 2002 and 2009 by a range of State bodies including the Department of Health. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Former Siptu official Matt Merrigan is understood to have written to the Dáil Public Accounts Committee, questioning its authority to compel him to ap(...)