Sean Fleming

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Fianna Fáil TDs Michael McGrath, Sean Fleming and Dara Calleary announcing the party’s pre-budget proposals today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Sinn Féin are following the example of the Labour Party before they entered Government, with the unrealistic promises of both furthering “the erosi(...)

Brendan Howlin: took time off from grappling with budget arithmetic to answer ministerial questions in the Dáil yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Public Expenditure and sometimes Greek scholar Brendan Howlin took time off from grappling with budget arithmetic to answer ministerial q(...)

Former MEP Paul Murphy of the Anti-Austerity Alliance canvassing in Tallaght yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The water pressure is very strong in Tallaght at the moment. But it has nothing to do with the pipes. There are allegations of lies on the doorsteps a(...)

Acting Commissioner Noirín O Sullivan: “fully committed to improving the effectiveness and transparency of the penalty points system”.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Garda penalty points regime has systemic weaknesses which result in up to 20 per cent of fines not being collected, a report published by the Publ(...)

Ministers should be able to speak more openly about budget decisions, Minister for Communications Alex White has said.

Ministers should be able to speak more openly about Budget decisions, Minister for Communications Alex White has said. Referring to the Taoisea(...)

A  Bord na Mona  peat powered Power station in Co Offaly.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Despite the weight of conventional wisdom to the contrary, issues can and do move at high speed within the public sector. On Monday morning, the Na(...)

Acting Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan arriving at Leinster House on   Thursday for an Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee meeting. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A claim by acting Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan that the loss of almost 1,500 gardaí in recent years has in no way affected the force’s polici(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin said there was a “compelling case” for a review of the scheme. Photograph: Frank Miller

Some bus operators receive full payment for the free travel scheme but do not provide the service, Fianna Fáil has claimed.In other cases operators ar(...)

The Public Accounts Committee is seeking to compel former Rehab chief Angela Kerins  to come before it.

Former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins has threatened legal action against the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in advance of an anticipated rulin(...)

The net cost of public-sector pensions was about €1.37 billion last year, according to the Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin

The net cost of public-sector pensions was about €1.37 billion last year, according to the Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin. In response(...)

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