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Sound judgment: last month judges trenchantly criticised the system of appointments, and described it as “unsatisfactory” and “demonstrably deficient”

A review of how judges are appointed will consider the best way to protect the principle of judicial independence, Minister for Justice Alan Shatter h(...)

 Sgt Maurice McCabe arriving at the Dáil to give evidence to the  Public Account Committee yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Twelve allegations of garda corruption or malpractice were made to a confidential complaints system for members of the Garda Síochána during the firs(...)

Independent TD Shane Ross said he was “delighted that the PAC finally saw sense and decided to allow the whistleblower in”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fine Gael and Labour members of the Public Accounts Committee have sharply criticised each other over the decision to allow a Garda whistleblower g(...)

PAC chairman John McGuinness said their work would not overlap with the Garda Ombudsman investigation. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Public Accounts Committee has decided it will hear evidence from a garda whistleblower on the penalty points controversy in a private session on T(...)

Whistleblower John Wilson. Photograph: David Sleator

The Government has written to the body that sets Dáil rules asking that it reinforces the responsibility of individual committees following critici(...)

Fine Gael Dublin South-East TD and PAC member Eoghan Murphy said he 
was “concerned that we have already overstepped the mark” on the penalty points issue.

A rift has emerged within the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over whether it should hear evidence from a Garda whistleblower on the penalty points co(...)

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan arriving in Leinster House yesterday to attend the sitting of the Public Accounts Committee. Photograph: David Sleator

The Garda Commissioner has said he would welcome a review of the internal “whistleblowing” system in the force to ensure that it had the confidence of(...)

Fine Gael TD John Deasy has warned against rashly calling organisations before the Public Accounts Committee. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Public Accounts Committee has been given a legal warning that it is in danger of straying outside of its remit in the way it is carrying out its (...)

Gerry Adams said Ms Kerin’s refusal to declare her pay “and a general lack of transparency” should be addressed.Photograph: Alan Betson

The Irish Cancer Society has disclosed it lost money on running lotteries over a five-year period, but continued running them because it was in receip(...)

Former chief executive of the Central Remedial Clinic Brian Conlon (left) arrives at Leinster House to appear before the Public Accounts Committee. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Near the end an almost four-hour Public Accounts Committee hearing today, revelations of foreign trips made around the world by Central Remedial Clini(...)

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