Nuala Haughey

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The Fennelly Commission was unable to find a note or record of any kind of a four hour meeting at which the Taoiseach instructed the then Secretary General of the Department of Justice to deliver a message to the Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan(above)  in his home

The Oireachtas banking inquiry reviewed some 500,000 pages of documents from banks, government departments and State agencies.Yet not a single officia(...)

Former PD minister Liz O’Donnell: involved in lobbying in recent years. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Lobbyists attempting to influence policies will need to record details of their contacts with public officials for a publicly accessible register fr(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has sponsored the Registration of Lobbying Bill 2014, which allows for a “cooling-off” period of one year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A new report on lobbying in Ireland calls for a two-year “cooling-off” period for former ministers and special advisers.Transparency International wi(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and  Reform Brendan Howlin: announced  amendments to the FOI Bill 2013 last week. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Union of Journalists has called for a subcommittee considering proposed amendments to the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill to adjourn it(...)

The report was funded by Brendan Howlin’s Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A commission of inquiry into the financial failure leading to the bank guarantee is being sought in a report funded by the Department of Public Expend(...)