Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness was ordered out of the Dáil chamber in a row over an inquiry linked to a fatal hit-and-run incident. Photograph: David Sleator

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness was ordered out of the Dáil chamber in a row over an inquiry linked to a fatal hit-and-run i(...)

Fine Gael TD and Minister for Agriculture and Defence Simon Coveney who has refused to rule out a coalition with Fianna Fáil after the next election. Photograph: Collins

Another senior figure in Fine Gael has said he is willing to consider a pact with Fianna Fáil after the next election, breaking a rivalry between b(...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe has claimed members of the force were continuing to cancel penalty points for friends, despite the introduction of new regulations aimed at preventing the practice. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe is meeting senior Garda management this afternoon to discuss new allegations that penalty points are still be(...)

Public Accounts Committee chairman John McGuinness. File  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Rehab Group has accused the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness of being “grossly unfair” in his treatment of the cha(...)

The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) John McGuinness has dismissed concerns raised by the Government chief whip about the conduct of the PAC’s work.

The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) John McGuinness has dismissed concerns raised by the Government chief whip about the conduct of th(...)

Minister for Health James Reilly said what had happened was ‘quite shameful’ and there was a determination that the system be cleaned up and ‘we have transparency’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Minister for Health has said that the €742,000 retirement package authorised by the then board of the Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) for its for(...)

Public Accounts Committee chairman John McGuinness (right) who said yesterday he would be pressing for special hearings to be held into top-up payments. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Members of the Dáil Public Accounts Committee are to seek to have the chairs of the board of voluntary hospitals and health agencies called to give ev(...)

Robert Watt: Happy to hear suggestions for improved performance. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The secretary general of the Department of Public Expenditure, Robert Watt, has been accused of being “over-sensitive” after he said it was unfair to (...)