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Nine years on and after CRC, Rehab and Console, it will be September 2016 before the final parts of the Charities Act are commenced. Photograph: The Irish Times

The collapse of Console and recent concerns over fundraising issues at Irish Autism Action have once again brought charities back into public debate. (...)

Former AIB senior executive Donal Forde has said Irish charities need to ask whether they are paying their senior staff the right salary.

Former AIB senior executive Donal Forde has said the Irish charity sector needs to ask some “searching questions” in light of the scandals last year i(...)

Diarmaid O Corrbuí of the Carmichael Centre, with representatives of groups facing cuts (from left) Dearbhla Wynne, Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association, Grainne Denning, Coeliac Society of Ireland, Patricia Towey, Huntington’s Disease Association of Ireland and Rita O’Reilly, Parent Line. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

First, run a funding competition based on woolly criteria. Then, leave the results sitting on the Minister’s desk for months (or at least until after (...)

ISPCC chief executive Ashley Balbirnie said Childline has reached ‘breaking point’.  Photograph: Jon Challicom/ChildLine/PA Wire

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) has reported that Childline has witnessed a 20 per cent drop in funding since the (...)

John McGuinness, chairman of the  Public Accounts Committee: said that following its public hearings and subsequent media interviews, there was a substantial number of “unsettling questions” surrounding governance, transparency and operations at the CRC. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Public Accounts Committee wants to recall the entire former board of the Central Remedial Clinic to revisit previous evidence on top-up payments a(...)

The Central Remedial Clinic in Clontarf, Dublin. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said the Public Accounts Committee should be allowed to complete its investigation to the Central Remedial Cli(...)

Brian Conlon’s statement did not make any reference to what, if anything, he knew about top-up payments to others. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Brian Conlon’s position as chief executive of the Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) initially came under the spotlight because of the process that led to (...)

In a memo to a HSE official in September 2012, national director Laverne McGuinness said she had learned Mr Kiely was being paid well in excess of the pay ceiling. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Health Service Executive told the board of the Central Remedial Clinic last August that it was “minded” to suspend the provision of nearly €250,00(...)