Transparency

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Some 40 per cent of those working in healthcare were penalised after raising  concerns between 2017 and 2020. File photograph: iStock

Whistle-blowers in the health sector are the most likely to be punished for disclosing alleged wrongdoing, according to a new report by Transparency I(...)

 Faithful gather at  Pope Francis’s prayers for workers at the Mahatazana workyard in Akamasoa, Madagascar. Photograph: Luca Zennaro

Pope Francis, on a visit to Madagascar, on Sunday condemned what he said was its clan culture of privilege and corruption that allows a very few to li(...)

Kilkenny councillors on Friday voted to exclude members of the public and the press from SPC meetings, which formulate policy. Photograph: iStock

There has been a call for a national approach on access to council meetings, after Kilkenny County Council voted to exclude public and press from all (...)

In the aftermath of the Disclosures Tribunal and recent amendments to Ireland’s whistleblowing laws, “it is understandable that Irish employers are seeking clarity on how to deal with protected disclosures in the workplace”

MONDAY (November 26th) Results: Fusion Antibodies. Indicators: UK mortgage approvals (Oct); German business climate, current conditions and expectat(...)

The Retail Excellence eCommerce Conference is on Wednesday at Crown Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Monday Results: Aryzta. Indicators: German business climate, current conditions and expectations (Sep). Meetings: World Financial Symposium for (...)

 Angolan businesswoman Isabel dos Santos,  daughter of outgoing Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, and her husband Sindika Dokolo. Dos Santos has acquired big stakes in Portugal’s banks and other businesses. Photograph: Fernando Veludo/AFP/Getty Images

How the roles have reversed: The coloniser, some Portuguese contend, has been colonised. On the Portuguese coast of Cascais, where the nation’s royal (...)

José Manuel Barroso  has strongly defended his decision to take the post. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

These are challenging times for the European Commission. With the Brexit vote still fresh and Eurosceptic parties expected to poll well in national el(...)

Heavily-armed Papua New Guinea police form a roadblock preventing students from leaving the University of Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby on Tuesday. Photograph: PNGFM News/Reuters

Dozens of people were wounded in Papua New Guinea on Wednesday after police opened fire on a student demonstration in the capital and riots erupted a(...)

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow (left) watches as prime minister David Cameron (centre) is greeted by Queen Elizabeth  during a reception in Buckingham Palace, London to mark the Queen’s 90th Birthday. Photograph: PA

British prime minister David Cameron has called Nigeria and Afghanistan “possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world”. Mr Cameron was caught(...)

Stormont Parliament buildings: The problem goes beyond everyone knowing everyone else, or of our ‘elites’ being more of a brass ring than a golden circle.  File photograph: Paul Faith/PA

I must confess to a provincial thrill at Northern Ireland’s Nama scandal – and I may not be alone. Last week’s BBC Spotlight investigation featured hi(...)

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