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How much money did the HSE pay Rehab? That’s top of the PAC’s agenda today

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

Angela Kerins appearing before the PAC in February.
Angela Kerins appearing before the PAC in February.
Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

WHAT’S GOING ON in Leinster House?

Every day the Dáil and Seanad are sitting,TheJournal.ie brings you the most comprehensive guide to what our lawmakers are getting up to in the Houses of the Oireachtas.

So, here is what we can expect to be happening in the Dáil, Seanad and Committee rooms today…

3 things we’ll be keeping an eye on

  • All eyes will be on the Public Accounts Committee this morning as the finances of Rehab will be once again put under the microscope. Payments made to the group by the HSE, SOLAS and the government will all be discussed in Room 1 at 10 am. Angela Kerins, who stepped down as the group’s CEO last week, will not appear before the committee, despite repeated calls to do so, citing health reasons. Instead the organisation will be represented by chairman Brian Kerr, finance director Keith Poole and members of the remuneration committee.
  • The final Leaders’ Questions of the week will take place at 12 pm.
  • Richie Boucher, Group CEO of Bank of Ireland, will become the latest bank official to address the Finance Committee on mortgage arrears and the resolution process in Room 4 at 10 am.

Everything else that’s happening in the Dáil

Everything happening in the Seanad

Everything else that’s happening in the Committees

  • The Health Committee will discuss sickle cell disease in Room 2 at 9.30 am and chronic pain management in at 9.30 am.
  • The Agriculture Committee will meet with Imelda Reynolds, Chairperson Designate of the Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board in Room 3 at 10 am.
  • The Cypriot, Danish, Estonian and Spanish ambassadors to Ireland will discuss the voting rights of EU citizens with the European Affairs Committee in Room 3 at 2 pm.

Here’s how to watch what’s going on in Leinster House today:

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