John Devitt

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‘The more information that’s out there the less likely you will see scandals in the future,’ said John Devitt, chief executive of TI Ireland, which produced the report. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Kerry and Westmeath have been named the worst-performing local authorities in a study measuring councils’ efforts to curb potential corruption. The 2(...)

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(...)

Shauna Froydenlund, from Derry, is chef patron at Marcus at the Berkeley hotel

A hospitality chief executive overseeing a restaurant group serving 8,500 guests a week, and a chef patron who worked with actors Bradley Cooper and S(...)

Whistleblower procedures: the Central Bank is investigating almost 40 whistleblower allegations made so far in 2017, just 10 shy of the total number received in 2016. Photograph: Frederic Cirou/PhotoAlto/Getty

The number of whistleblowers making protected disclosure reports about suspected breaches of law in the Irish financial services sector is set to dou(...)

 Transparency International Ireland chief executive John Devitt said the free advice scheme  would advise whistleblowers on their rights and how to negotiate the system. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The State has agreed in principle to fund a new, free legal advice centre for whistleblowers, according to the anti-corruption campaign group Transpa(...)

Former garda John Wilson was a client of Transparency International Ireland: the organisation says 8 per cent of its calls concerned policing. Photograph: Courts Collins

A new report on whistleblowing in Ireland has found the risk of corruption and other forms of wrongdoing to be “relatively high” in the health servic(...)

Among the signatories to a petition for an independent inquiry into policing of the north Mayo Shell/Corrib gas dispute is social justice campaigner Fr Peter McVerry. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Social justice campaigner Fr Peter McVerry, Lord Mayor of Dublin Christy Burke, four TDs, one Senator and seven academics are signatories to a petiti(...)

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission’s offices.  Photograph: Collins

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) has said the entire system of Garda oversight introduced after the Morris Tribunal needs to be “reset” (...)

President Michael D Higgins, delivers the commencement speech at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, US, yesterday. Photograph: Steve C Mitchell/EPA

Many new emigrants to the United States, while feeling a sense of loss at leaving Ireland, are highly skilled and have opportunities to use those skil(...)

Four out of five Irish people believe Ireland is a corrupt country. That is just one of the many depressing findings in the European Commission’s firs(...)

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