HSE says the total paid out to individuals for damages in 2012, 2013 and 2014 was more than €208 million, excluding legal fees. Photograph: The Irish Times

The State has paid out about over €330 million in the last 3 years settling personal injury actions and claims for property damage against the Health (...)

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny: “What is deeply regrettable – and very significant, was that neither I, nor any of the other participants in that meeting, were made aware of the existence of a formal letter from the then commissioner on the taping issue which had been sent to the Department of Justice.” File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Statement by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny on the publication of the interim report of the Fennelly commission of investigation: “Yesterday I received the f(...)

1993: A single tertiary paediatric hospital based in Dublin is proposed by the faculty of paediatrics at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. I(...)

Plans for a new national paediatric hospital at the St James’s Hospital campus in Dublin are to be lodged with An Bord Pleanála on Monday afternoon. 2:04

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said he was “confident, but not complacent” in relation to the plans for a new national paediatric hospital at the(...)

Liam Casey FM Consulting was paid €3,444 for a report on facilities management services in the Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Limerick in November 2012. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A manager who was appointed on a contract that was expected to cost about €45,000 ended up receiving nearly €275,000 when the scope of the role was(...)

Sinn Féin’s Daithí McKay: “Nama have a responsibility to come before the committee to answer questions and it is disappointing that Michael Noonan has so far not responded”

The Sinn Féin chairman of the Stormont finance committee Daithí McKay has criticised the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan over Nama’s refusal to(...)

A member of management at the Beacon Hospital in Dublin has resigned following allegations of procurement irregularities between some hospital staff and a supplier. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

A member of management at the Beacon Hospital in Dublin has resigned following allegations of procurement irregularities between some hospital staff a(...)

Allegations set out in an  RTÉ Investigations Unit programme regarding  the publicly funded St Vincent’s University Hospital are understood not to have  been included in an  original letter from a whistleblower sent to  Minister for Health Leo Varadkar.  File photograph: Dave Meehan

While a number of investigations into allegations of procurement irregularities in hospitals were under way before the Prime Time report by the RTÉ In(...)

 Nama chairman Frank Daly: told the Dáil Public Accounts Committee he would not give evidence to the Stormont inquiry.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) is to take the lead role in investigating allegations of corruption relating to the sale of the National Asset Man(...)

Revenue has collected in excess of €1 billion in Local Property Tax since 2013, €45 million of which went to the household charge. Photograph: Getty Images/Hemera

A Google maps system is being used to track Local Property Tax (LPT) payments across the State, the Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has heard. R(...)