IRISH Water’s parent company Ervia looked for a €250,000 salary for its incoming chief executive despite being told the pay for the position had to be €30,000 less. The appointment of former Bórd Na Móna executive Mike Quinn was eventually agreed with a pay package of €225,000, a hike of €5,000 on what had originally… Read More »
These are the recently published annual accounts of the Oireachtas. For the record.
GARDAI have been overpaid by almost €2 million in pay and pensions but the force does not have enough staff assigned to get the money back. An internal audit report has said that chunks of the money will end up being written off because of difficulties in recovering it. The report on financial controls, prepared… Read More »
Below is the full FOI release in relation to Ken’s story in TheJournal. CONCERNS WERE RAISED in the Department of Social Protection over calling people “cheats” as part of the controversial advertising campaign on social welfare launched by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar while he was Minister for Social Protection. The ‘Welfare Cheats Cheat Us All’ campaign… Read More »