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#John McGuinness

# john-mcguinness - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Only €30m set aside for Mahon Tribunal's €150m legal bills

The Public Accounts Committee hears that third-party legal costs could reach €147m – but only €30m has been kept aside.

# john-mcguinness - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Dáil committee to discuss Mahon - but still no date for publication of report

The Public Accounts Committee will discuss the cost of the Mahon Tribunal, which is estimated to be between €213 million and €243 million.

# john-mcguinness - Friday 17 February, 2012

Revenue's bad advice cost State "significant money" in court action

The Public Accounts Committee is told that bad advice from the Revenue Commissioners left the State in a losing court battle.

# john-mcguinness - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Garda Commissioner to face questions over €23m fingerprinting system

Despite the introduction of a multi-million euro electronic system, gardaí still use paper and ink for one-third of fingerprints.

# john-mcguinness - Thursday 26 January, 2012

HSE chief to face questions over health spending HSE

HSE chief to face questions over health spending

Cathal Magee will appear before an Oireachtas committee today – with questions likely to focus on nursing home care.

# john-mcguinness - Thursday 12 January, 2012

TDs: 'JobBridge interns could help us do our jobs' JobBridge This post contains a poll

TDs: 'JobBridge interns could help us do our jobs'

Both TDs and Oireachtas committees say they need extra personnel – and have asked that JobBridge interns be considered.

# john-mcguinness - Friday 16 December, 2011

SIPTU accused of withholding information from slush fund inquiry

The Public Accounts Committee urges the trade union to co-operate with a probe into unaccounted payments to a training fund.

# john-mcguinness - Thursday 15 December, 2011

# john-mcguinness - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Government admits defeat on upward-only rent reviews

The government formally abandons legislation to abolish upward-only rent reviews, citing conflicts with the Constitution.

# john-mcguinness - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Public Accounts Committee plans probe into financial collapse

The Dáil committee is told it already has the legal power to carry out an investigation, and agrees to draw up terms of reference.

FÁS management to appear before Public Accounts Committee

Senior officials from the state agency are to face questions as the Dáil committe scrutinises its accounts for last year.

# john-mcguinness - Friday 11 November, 2011

Dáil committee agrees to draw proposals for banking inquiry

The Public Accounts Committee is to examine whether it can hold an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the bank guarantee.

# john-mcguinness - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Dept of Finance, CSO and NTMA officials face questioning over 'accounting error'

The department’s secretary-general, due to take up a position with an EU fiscal watchdog next year, is to appear before the PAC today.

# john-mcguinness - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

PAC chair criticises Dept of Finance 'culture of ignoring outside sources' over €3.6bn error

John McGuinness wants a “comprehensive explanation” for accounting error in which €3.6bn of state funds was counted twice.

# john-mcguinness - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Waste and inefficiency persist across many public bodies: PAC

Committee Chairman John McGuinness has promised to “follow up rigorously” on the implementation of the recommendations of the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee.

# john-mcguinness - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

FF's McGuinness takes helm of Public Accounts Committee

Fianna Fáil’s John McGuinness is elected chair despite opposition from Sinn Féin and some independent TDs.

Opposition sides to face off for prized Dáil accounts committee Committee This post contains a poll

Opposition sides to face off for prized Dáil accounts committee

The government will be left to decide which of Shane Ross or John McGuinness takes the Public Accounts Committee.

# john-mcguinness - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Independents demand that Ross be appointed chair of Dáil accounts committee Committees This post contains a poll

Independents demand that Ross be appointed chair of Dáil accounts committee

The Oireachtas’s most high profile committee is usually chaired by the largest opposition party – but the technical group says Shane Ross is the best man for it.

# john-mcguinness - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Martin unveils second FF front bench in ten weeks

Just 71 days after appointing his new shadow cabinet, Micheál Martin changes ranks – with just three TDs retaining briefs.

# john-mcguinness - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Every hour – on the half hour – brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

FIANNA FAIL’S JOHN McGuinness and Labour’s Ann Phelan have been elected to the Carlow-Kilkenny constituency on the 12th count. McGuinness got a total of 12,630 votes and Phelan got14,160 – both over the 12,291 quota.

Three seats are yet to be filled in that constituency. Fine Gael’s Phil Hogan looks likely to take the next seat while Bobby Aylward is likely to lose out for Fianna Fail.

# john-mcguinness - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Backbenchers attack Lenihan over 'misleading' intentions

John McGuinness and Michael Kennedy say Brian Lenihan’s endorsement of the Taoiseach is not what they’d expected.

# john-mcguinness - Wednesday 15 September, 2010

FIANNA FÁil TD John McGuinness – an outspoken former junior minister who has repeatedly called for a change of leadership within Fianna Fáil, and who famously once told Táiniste Mary Coughlan she was not qualified for her job  - is to publish “brutally honest” memoirs later this year. ‘The House Always Wins’ will be launched in November.