Irish Water’s National Draught Plan from 2016 recommended focusing communications on ‘using drought situations’ to promote controversial policies like water metering, while no mention of climate change awareness was made.
Increased pay to attract “high calibre” TDs and Senators, a room to gather and have “space”, and a confidential support service for politicians suffering abuse from the public are just some of the suggestions made in a survey of senior politicians in Leinster House.
Documents which were denied under FOI by the Department of Justice on the basis they ‘did not exist’ have been unearthed upon review by the Information Commissioner nearly 18 months after the initial request.
THE government gathered video evidence which they claim showed some hospital consultants were working privately when they were supposed to be working in public hospitals.
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FACEBOOK looked for advice on how to deal with U.S. pages targeting Irish voters in the run-up to the repeal referendum only to find there was no “definitive answer” on what could be done.
The Information Commissioner has denied an application to release information on the identities of former members of the Oireachtas who had Dáil bar/restaurant bills written off.
This is the court filing from Delaware reported in the Sunday Business Post yesterday, concerning legal action between Paddy McKillen and IBRC.
The property developer has launched a massive legal action in the United States against the liquidators of the former Anglo Irish Bank.
For the record:
For the record, here is the Clarion audit on QQI, as reported recently by the Sunday Times:
A quango that regulates further and higher education qualifications has an organisational structure that is “not fit for purpose”, abnormal levels of conflict and distrust among staff, and a management team that is lacking in expertise, an audit has found.
The highly critical assessment of Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) was made by Clarion, a consultancy firm commissioned by the Department of Education to review the regulator.
Thanks to the Sunday Times for sharing the document.http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3516009-Clarion-Organisational-Review-of-QQI-Final.html
This is the judgment in Denis O’Brien -v- Red Flag Consulting Limited, dated December 13th 2016 by Judge Colm MacEochaidh.