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(...)

 Mary Lou McDonald: found to have breached Dáil privilege by naming the politicians in the Dáil chamber.   Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A whistleblower has named another former politician as having an Ansbacher account in a fresh document sent to politicians. Gerry Ryan, an official (...)

Gerry Ryan wrote to the PAC  alleging the Ansbacher accounts were used by prominent figures to evade tax in the 1990s. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The Public Accounts Committee cannot examine evidence from whistleblower Gerry Ryan. Members met today to view the correspondence from Mr Ryan but le(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: reiterated the independence of Nama and the presence of a good oversight mechanism.  Photograph: Etienne Laurent/ EPA

Mick Wallace wanted to do the Taoiseach a favour. It had to do with vultures. And the way they might peck at you. But Enda wasn’t particularly bothe(...)

The Minister for Education has named six new appointees to the board of NCAD, including Niamh Brennan, academic director of the UCD Centre for Corporate Governance. Photograph: The Irish Times

A new board has been announced for the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) aimed at strengthening its governance and financial controls after re(...)

Chairman of the PAC John McGuinness said it was extraordinary that families were being forced to sleep in hotels after leaving rental accommodation. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A report by the Comptroller and Auditor General discovered “significant issues” with internal fraud measures in two social welfare offices in 2013, an(...)

The creation of a technological university in Dublin under the TU4Dublin bid, involving the three institutions, is due to cost €23.8 million over three years. Photograph: Getty Images

Over €3 million has been spent so far on developing Technological Universities in Dublin, Munster and the south-east, with most of the money going on (...)

The legislation, which is expected to be enacted later this year, follows recommendations by the High Court’s working group. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland.

Legislation that would allow recurring payments to be made to people who suffer catastrophic injuries has been published by Minister for Justice and (...)

 Alan Dukes: was referring to Ms Nolan’s comments to the committee that there was a culture in IBRC “that never really recognised the damage they had done to the country”.

Former chairman of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Alan Dukes has accused a senior official within the Department of Finance of making “seriously m(...)

Waterford Fine Gael TD John Deasy was told the Department of Finance did not contact the stock exchange or the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement about  increased share activity.

The Department of Finance does not have any records on Siteserv until after its sale by the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation to businessman Denis O’(...)