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# central-remedial-clinic - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Special needs assistant loses damages claim after accusing principal of bullying

The woman had claimed she suffered anxiety and distress as a result of her treatment by the principal.

# central-remedial-clinic - Thursday 3 December, 2015

CRC 'does not have the means' to repay €3 million to fundraising arm

The money covered the pensions of senior staff, including funding a €747,000 pension paid to an ex-CEO.

# central-remedial-clinic - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Reilly closely monitoring for allegations of Jimmy Savile abuse in Ireland

James Reilly and Charlie Flanagan met previously to discuss the issue.

# central-remedial-clinic - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Are gardaí investigating Savile's activities in Ireland? They're staying tight-lipped

A solicitor who represented a number of Savile’s victims said that Ireland needs to “dig deeper” with its investigations.

# central-remedial-clinic - Thursday 3 July, 2014

'We knew we’d overstepped the mark' - former CRC Chair admits ignoring HSE

TD Simon Harris said that the Clinic’s board showed “blatant disregard” for the HSE when it hired Brian Conlan.

The CRC hasn't asked for Paul Kiely to repay part of his €742K pay-out... yet

During today’s PAC meeting, Shane Ross questioned how the HSE could not know about the CRC’s charitable wing. He said it took him just 20 minutes to discover its existence.

PAC will be discussing the CRC today, but who is going to turn up?

Former CRC chair Hamilton Goulding will attend, as will his successor Kieran Timmins.

# central-remedial-clinic - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Ex-CRC chief "extremely ill", unable to answer questions about €742k pay-off

The Public Accounts Committee is due to hold further hearings on the scandal hit disability clinic next week.

# central-remedial-clinic - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Former CRC chief rejects that any fundraised money was kept secret

A report found that the CRC set up its charitable arm for the sole purpose of making sure it got as much money as possible from the HSE.

# central-remedial-clinic - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Newly appointed CRC board will receive no remuneration

The Central Remedial Clinic’s board were independently appointed based on their competences.

# central-remedial-clinic - Friday 14 March, 2014

The Rehab/CRC effect? 9 in 10 donors less trusting of charities

Online survey conducted over last month shows direct impact of recent high-profile charities scandals.

# central-remedial-clinic - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Ex-CRC chief Paul Kiely set to explain €742k pay-off to TDs

Kiely last appeared before TDs on the Public Accounts Committee in December, but it has since emerged that his retirement package was more than he had disclosed.

# central-remedial-clinic - Thursday 23 January, 2014

'Maximum disclosure' expected in new report into CRC legacy issues

A deadline of 31 March has been set for the completion of the report, after which staff will face another grilling by the Public Accounts Committee.

# central-remedial-clinic - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Harris: Former CRC chair Goulding still has questions to answer

Deputy Simon Harris is a member of the Public Accounts Committee, which grilled Central Remedial Clinic employees this week.

# central-remedial-clinic - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Poll: Should Paul Kiely have to give back his CRC retirement package? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Paul Kiely have to give back his CRC retirement package?

A former CRC chairman said that Kiely worked hard over three decades so “it is not as if he has not been entitled to some of it”.

Dáil to debate Sinn Féin bill on charities regulator

The bill would see the Charities Regulatory Authority up and running by mid-2014.

# central-remedial-clinic - Friday 17 January, 2014

Here are the minutes of the CRC board meeting where Paul Kiely’s €742k pay-off was agreed

The Public Accounts Committee has published the minutes of the meeting where the controversial remuneration package for the outgoing CEO were discussed in the spring of last year.

'Please don't pass the bucket': CRC parent in tearful plea

“You feel disgusted and saddened, but not just for yourself and your child, you feel for the staff of the CRC, they’re so amazing, they work so hard.”

# central-remedial-clinic - Thursday 16 January, 2014

‘A twisted web’: Credit cards, foreign trips and 5 other things we learned from the CRC hearings

The Public Accounts Committee has uncovered new details about payments and other expenditure at the Central Remedial Clinic.

‘Shameful’: Ex-CRC chief got €473k retirement pay-off – all of it from charitable funds

The Public Accounts Committee has heard fresh revelations about the top-up and pension pay-off scandal at the Central Remedial Clinic with a total of €742,025 paid out in respect of Paul Kiely’s pension and pay-off.

# central-remedial-clinic - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Former CRC chief’s retirement package may be more than previously disclosed Exclusive

The Public Accounts Committee will hear further details about the top-up scandal at the Central Remedial Clinic tomorrow morning.

# central-remedial-clinic - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Concern CRC pension payments creating 'costflow advantage' for Mater

Last week it was suggested the €660,000 paid by the CRC to the hospital for 180 of its staff, was going into a ‘phantom fund’.

# central-remedial-clinic - Sunday 15 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# central-remedial-clinic - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Poll: Should the government have greater control of charities? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government have greater control of charities?

Minister Alan Shatter has already said legislation for a regulator is being considered, but do you think it’s a good idea?

# central-remedial-clinic - Friday 13 December, 2013

Central Remedial Clinic board of governors resigned after HSE request

The resignations follow a request from the HSE for the ‘dissolution of the current board’.

PAC Chair: CRC case highlights urgent need for charity regulator

John McGuinness was speaking following this evening’s resignation of the entire board of governors of the CRC.

# central-remedial-clinic - Thursday 12 December, 2013

'No other option': PAC seeks to compel ex-CRC chief to appear before it

Public Accounts Committee chairman John McGuinness expressed frustration at the slow process of compelling witnesses to appear before it.

Poll: Has the CRC scandal affected how you give to charity? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has the CRC scandal affected how you give to charity?

Has the scandal made you think twice about donating – or where you donate to?

PAC chairman: CRC execs should not resign until investigation complete

John McGuinness also says he has “no difficulty” dealing with the Bertie Ahern link with the Central Remedial Clinic.

# central-remedial-clinic - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

7 things we learned from the CRC’s grilling by the PAC

Contractual obligations, a failing business and a pension fund that doesn’t actually exist – it was an interesting day in Committee Room 3.

Mater Hospital ‘refutes’ suggestions of operating a CRC ‘phantom fund’

The hospital has identified where €660,000 in annual pension fund fees from the clinic goes, following suggestions that it didn’t exist.

'Absolute madness': CRC pays Mater Hospital €660k to administer 'phantom pension fund'

The revelation was disclosed right at the end of lengthy hearings before the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee this afternoon.

Video: Former CRC chief got €200k lump-sum payment from charity fund

The HSE’s director of human resources, Barry O’Brien, said that the executive “had no knowledge on that” arrangement.

CRC 'contractually bound' to top up salaries

Board members of the Central Remedial Clinic are being grilled by the Public Accounts Committee today.

WATCH LIVE: TDs grill CRC officials over top-ups

The expected non-appearance of Brian Conlan, who resigned as CRC chief executive on Monday, is causing considerable controversy.

# central-remedial-clinic - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

'They normally get to the bottom of things': Howlin confident PAC will get facts of CRC scandal

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform was speaking outside Government Buildings this morning.

Extra powers sought as ex-CRC chief 'puts two fingers up to the PAC'

Brian Conlan has said he will not appear at a PAC hearing tomorrow morning as the other directors and officers know everything he does.

# central-remedial-clinic - Monday 9 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s been talking about the resignation of the CRC boss, the major jobs announcement in Limerick and tomorrow’s service for ‘Madiba’…

Outgoing CRC chief will not attend Oireachtas hearing on top-ups scandal

Brian Conlan tendered his resignation today and has said that he thinks his replacement should come from outside the CRC.

CRC chief quits in the midst of charity top-up scandal

Departing chief executive Brian Conlan did not receive any top-ups but his predecessor got a top-up of €135,000 on top of a basic salary of €116,000.

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