Sgt Maurice McCabe: new plan would see a senior garda liaise with Sgt McCabe on a regular basis. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Acting Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan has proposed regular meetings between senior gardaí and Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe in a bid(...)

Last month the chairman of the Dáil Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness raised concerns that a company known as Starline Management Consulting Ltd was paid €258,000 to fill the position of chief operations officer/deputy chief executive officer at the hospital group.

Talks are scheduled to get underway tomorrow at the Labour Relations Commission aimed at resolving a dispute over what staff at the Limerick group of(...)

May 16th, 2013: During a discussion on RTÉ’s Primetime, then Minister for Justice Alan Shatter reveals that independent TD Mick Wallace was stopped fo(...)

Former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins  claims she suffered ill health and had to leave her position as chief executive of Rehab as a result of her interaction with the PAC in February. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Lawyers for former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins have served papers on members of the Public Accounts Committee as part of her action claiming d(...)

PAC chairman John McGuinness said it was ‘not uncommon for officials and the chairman to meet with witnesses and for the chairman to explain the context and the procedures’. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has reiterated his view that there was nothing unusual about his meeting with former Rehab chief executi(...)

File photograph of former Rehab chief Angela Kerins who has filed a High Court action for compensation arising from a PAC investigation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Public Accounts Committee plans a “robust” response to former Rehab chief Angela Kerins after she filed a High Court action for compensation ar(...)

Angela Kerins (right), former Rehab Group chief: The PAC, her counsel said, had “acted beyond its remit”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Three large cardboard boxes filled with ring-binders were wheeled into court number nine of the High Court at 2pm yesterday. Through the handle of the(...)

 Frank Flannery: “I might talk to Phil Hogan about Galway and Kilkenny in a Leinster final and on a friendly basis with people in the party. Am I talking to people about Fine Gael policy? No.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Former Rehab chief executive and Fine Gael strategist Frank Flannery has said a meaningful apology from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for the (...)

Former Rehab chief executive and Fine Gael strategist Frank Flannery (right) has denied there was anything ‘cosy’ about a person with links to Fine Gael lobbying a Government of which the party was a member. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Former Rehab chief executive Frank Flannery has launched a stinging attack on the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee, saying its behaviour in examin(...)

Fine Gael TD John Deasy, who accused two other TDs of being ‘bullsh***rs’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The legal adviser to the Dáil and Seanad accused members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of undermining her independence and was very upset at(...)