Sean Fleming

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The Dáil Public Accounts Committee is chaired by Fianna Fáil TD Seán Fleming. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will be highly critical of the revaluation of commercial rates businesses have to pay to local authorities in(...)

Niall Cody, chairman of the Revenue Commissioners. “There will be times that we arrive in the front gate and someone will go out the back”

Just under half of unpaid tax could not be collected because it was under appeal, according to the Revenue Commissioners, an Oireachtas committee was (...)

Fianna Fáil TD  Sean Fleming. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Health Service Executive should strongly consider appointing a woman as its new director general, the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee ha(...)

PAC chairman Sean Fleming TD: “It is important that we find out their reasons for why payment agreements had not been concluded or enforcement proceedings commenced.” Photograph:    Gareth Chaney Collins

TDs will quiz Revenue officials on Thursday about the €2.3 billion in unpaid tax debt due to the exchequer at the end of March last year. Government (...)

Demand for Irish passports is at a record level with applications up 8.5 per cent year on year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

More than 10,000 applications for an Irish passport were received in one day last month, an Oireachtas committee was told. Demand for Irish passports(...)

 Of the 99,319 applications made in the first five months of this year under the passport express system for renewals, only 2,718 were processed within 10 working days. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The “express” process for applying for a passport is considerably slower than applying for the document online, it has emerged. While just over 90 pe(...)

AIB is one of the institutions that could fare the worst if the PAC’s plans for a sunset clause on losses is introduced. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Encouraging domestic and EU ownership of Irish property is among an Oireachtas committee’s suggestions for dealing with the “unacceptable level of ris(...)

Sean Fleming: “He says what people want to hear, but he doesn’t do anything”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming maintains that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been unfair to the women involved in(...)

Acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin. File photograph: Collins

An Garda Síochána should have sought tenders for a new IT services contract six years ago, acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin has told an Oire(...)

Former  minister for finance Michael Noonan who had not declared his position: “We’ll see what is in the Bill but my general disposition would be to support what is being proposed by the Government.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Many TDs who were previously opposed to the Government’s proposed legislation on abortion now say they will vote for it, a survey by The Irish Times h(...)

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