Work so far

Posts resulting from obtaining previously unreleased documents 

‘Ombudsman has serious concerns about Fahey statements‘ – leaked letter from Ombudsman to Oireachtas Agriculture Committee where the Ombudsman cast doubts on the accuracy of Fahey’s statements to the Committee.

New information relating to Terence Wheelock case – the Wheelock family’s version of Garda Ombudsman’s report on Mr Wheelock’s death in a Garda cell. It shows at least one garda involved had a history of similar incidents.

Guidelines relating to Rody Molloy’s pension – Documents show Rody Molloy’s pension did not fall within departmental and legislative guidelines, despite Government claims.

Dempsey correspondence – Documents show Noel Dempsey had very little contact with his department while he holidayed in Malta during “snow chaos”.

Press mentions of

Opening our processes of democracy to scrutiny – Hugh Linehan, The Irish Times, August 4, 2010

We didn’t need IMF to tell us to target needy
– Vincent Browne, The Irish Times, November 24, 2010

Fás annual expenses claims fell to €2.5m after controversy – Colm Keena, The Irish Times, May 15, 2010.

Callely will have done us a favour if his greed speeds end of the Seanad, Matt Cooper, Irish Examiner, June 4, 2010

HSE staff claimed €260m in expenses – Shane Phelan, Irish Independent, December 18, 2010

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