The report was funded by Brendan Howlin’s Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A commission of inquiry into the financial failure leading to the bank guarantee is being sought in a report funded by the Department of Public Expend(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin said  Ireland’s involvement in the Open Government Partnership would give ‘momentum’ to the Government’s own plans to improve accountability.

Moves to make Ireland more accountable and transparent are underway with public meetings being held aimed at formulating a Government action plan as p(...)