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#console

# console - Friday 11 August, 2017

Former Console bosses asked to repay grants worth €150,000

The charity, which was liquidated last year, received the money to provide counselling services for Irish emigrants in the UK.

# console - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide' Pieta House This post contains videos

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'

Senator Joan Freeman talks to us about mental health services and being ‘a pain in the government’s neck’.

# console - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Staff at liquidated charity Console still haven't been paid and it looks like they never will be

The Public Accounts Committee said there was a “moral responsibility” to pay these workers.

# console - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Sister of Paul Kelly officially removed from legal actions against former charity Console

The High Court has accepted that Joan McKenna had no involvement in the running of the now wound-up suicide charity.

# console - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Meeting with Paul and Patricia Kelly 'not sufficient to address all the liquidator's questions'

A computer required to generate a P45 for Paul Kelly so he can claim social welfare has been provided to the liquidator of Console.

# console - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Charity founders are often strong personalities who are left unchallenged

In the wake of the Console scandal, Cormac O’Ceallaigh says we need to make sure this crisis never happens again.

David Hall says charity regulation was set up in 'a half-assed manner'

The former interim CEO of Console thinks the regulator needs more powers.

# console - Thursday 21 July, 2016

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# console - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Banking account of Paul Kelly unfrozen to allow him claim social welfare

A second savings account remains frozen until the Kellys can prove the funds contained therein are theirs and not Console’s.

# console - Friday 15 July, 2016

HSE found out Console charity status was withdrawn through media reports

The HSE has come under extreme pressure over the Console controversy.

# console - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Console staff to be made redundant as Pieta House takes over services

All charity services will be transferred with immediate effect.

Nintendo is bringing its classic console back for the modern generation

The NES is making a return and it’s small enough to fit in your hand.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# console - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

“This is not an organisation that we controlled" - HSE defends its record after Console controversy

Director general Tony O’Brien said that the HSE had contingency plans in place should the charity fold.

# console - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Details of former Console chief Paul Kelly's assets will now not be heard until next week

Kelly, his wife Patricia, and son Tim have filed three affidavits which counsel for Console has asked for more time to consider.

# console - Monday 11 July, 2016

Full list of Kelly family assets to be handed over after weekend of fresh Console revelations

The Department of Health confirmed yesterday that it had investigated claims made about Paul Kelly in 2011.

# console - Friday 8 July, 2016

Department of Foreign Affairs sends auditors to investigate UK arm of Console

Yesterday it emerged that the charity’s Irish operation would be wound down and its services transferred.

# console - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Suicide charity Console to be wound down

Staff are being briefed this afternoon.

Parents of special needs kids at St John of God school 'furious' over salary top-ups

The parents said they feel betrayed that these payments were made while the school suffered cuts.

# console - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Government gives regulator extra powers to investigate charities in the wake of Console scandal

The Tánaiste signed a commencement order for the powers yesterday.

# console - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Order granted to freeze all assets of former Console CEO and wife

Tim Kelly, son of Paul and Patricia, has been added to and made subject to all injunctive orders obtained by Console.

Number of Console staff withdraw resignations they handed in after controversy

It’s feared the revelations about Console will have a negative impact on donations to charities.

# console - Monday 4 July, 2016

Lock broken and files in storage unit rented by Paul Kelly removed

David Hall was granted permission to enter the unit by Mr. Justice Paul Gilligan this afternoon.

Harris to meet HSE over "harrowing" Console audit

Harris has said the HSE Console audit is ”a harrowing read”.

# console - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets

Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald is not happy with James Reilly’s statement about the charity.

# console - Friday 1 July, 2016

Console executives' actions will make it harder to fund mental health services

David Healion argues that the non-profit sector will need to work hard to rebuild the trust of the public.

Paul Kelly is being asked to give back his People of the Year award

The former CEO of Console has been asked to return the award which he won in 2014 following recent allegations of wrong-doing at the charity.

Poll: Will the Console controversy affect how you give money to charity? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the Console controversy affect how you give money to charity?

Have the allegations made you think twice about donating – or where you donate to?

Father of Donal Walsh says he's 'shocked and deflated' by Console revelations

Fionnbar Walsh defended the work being done by the charity’s employees.

# console - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Five new trustees appointed to Console board

The fallout from the alleged financial misconduct at the suicide prevention charity continues.

Console allegations first came to light seven years ago: Mary Lou McDonald

The Sinn Féin deputy leader says the HSE needs to answer “lots of questions”.

# console - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

'My blood was boiling' - Restaurateur Derry Clarke among those to react to Console revelations

Several people have reacted with anger and dismay at the suicide charity malpractices.

# console - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Here's what almost half a million euro from 11 Console credit cards was spent on

Foreign trips, designer clothes and cash withdrawals totalling €83,484 make up just part of the spend.

Charity regulator 'should have been in Console's offices long ago'

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald said the charity regulator is seeking assurances robust governance is in place.

# console - Friday 24 June, 2016

"I actually feel physically sick" - Console service users hit out at charity management

Fundraisers said that that they had been let down by Console.

# console - Thursday 23 June, 2016

CEO of suicide charity Console resigns as "history of deception" is revealed

The alleged bizarre financial practices of the charity were the subject of a RTÉ Investigations Unit special screened tonight.

Concerns raised about finances at suicide charity Console

A number of irregularities have been uncovered by RTÉ.

# console - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

This classic computer is hoping to return as two different devices

The remade Commodore 64 will be released as both a computer and a handheld.

# console - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

The classic ZX Spectrum is being re-released as a handheld device

The company behind it is trying to raise €130,000 to fund the project, which will include 1,000 games installed on the device.

# console - Sunday 27 December, 2015

How much do you really know about these famous games?

There has been quite a few released over the last thirty years.

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