Brian Murnane

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Brian Murnane, ex-chief executive and one of three directors of Autism Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A leading autism charity beset with financial struggles over recent years has collapsed. Brian Murnane, ex-chief executive and one of three directors(...)

IAA chief executive Brian Murnane has indicated the charity it will now be able to submit its financial accounts for 2016, the publication of which he said had been delayed due to uncertainty over the funds. Illustration: Irish Autism Action website

Irish Autism Action (IAA) is to receive just over half of €300,000 from last year’s Pyjama Day fundraiser, with the remainder going directly to educat(...)

Irish Autism Action chief executive Brian Murnane defended the charity’s financial controls in August. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Early Childhood Ireland is to freeze €300,000 raised for Irish Autism Action (IAA) from a Pyjama Day fundraiser for another month while it further scr(...)

During a meeting with parents of autistic children on Wednesday, IAA chief executive Brian Murnane  said the organisation now only funds 2.5 full-time staff positions  compared to nine full-time positions in 2014. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The chief executive of Irish Autism Action (IAA) has defended the charity’s financial controls and said it would continue to provide outreach services(...)