Sean Fleming

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The PAC, with chair Sean Fleming, examining the Nama sale of Project Eagle, from left Alan Farrell, Catherine Connolly, David Cullenane and Peter Burke. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A conclusion by the Public Accounts Committee that it was not “procedurally appropriate” for Michael Noonan to meet a large US investment firm on the (...)

HSE director general Tony O’Brien said a timeframe for closing the repayment scheme had yet to be agreed. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The final cost of the repayment scheme for people illegally charged for nursing home care dating back to the 1970s will be about €486 million, the Dái(...)

Michael Noonan: draft report critical of his meeting with representatives from the bidders Cerberus the day before the process ended. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Fine Gael TDs are insisting that criticism of Minister for Finance Michael Noonan contained in an Oireachtas report examining the sale of Project Eagl(...)

Comptroller and Auditor General Seamus McCarthy told TDs and Senators that local authorities had made ‘no progress’ in developing residential housing sites on 84 percent of land acquired under  a State scheme.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Local authorities failed to spend €51 million provided to build social housing in 2015, a report from the Comptroller and Auditor General has found. (...)

Plans to move the maternity hospital from Holles Street to St Vincent’s were delayed by 18 months due to a row over governance. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The expected bill for moving the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) has jumped by €150 million due to the cost of locating it in St Vincent’s hospital,(...)

Michael Noonan: Some reports suggest that he is criticised in the Public Accounts Committee findings for meeting Cerberus representatives. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has pledged to “rebut in the strongest possible terms” any findings against him in a report on Nama’s controversi(...)

Simon Harris: The Minister for Health has said his department is developing a national biosimilar policy. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

When the rheumatoid arthritis drug Benepali came on the Irish market last year, it was the first to test a new drug pricing agreement between the Gove(...)

Micheál Martin: “He put it in the context of if we are to get to 55 to 60 seats some people are going to bring in running mates where they didn’t before”

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has used the recruitment of Stephen Donnelly to warn some of his senior TDs that they need to bring in a running ma(...)

Nama chief executive Brendan McDonagh: he faces questions over lack of records on discussions at  meetings.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Nama chief executive Brendan McDonagh and chairman Frank Daly face questions over why records detailing discussions at meetings critical to its contro(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin: reverted to the oldest trick in the political book in his  effort to curry favour with the public and cast the Government in an unfavourable light by asking whether or not TDs should take a Halloween break. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Is it any wonder so many people hold politicians in such low esteem given the shenanigans in the Dáil during the week? The “new politics” in which a (...)

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