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

Special needs assistant loses damages claim after accusing principal of bullying
# Central Remedial Clinic
# Central Remedial Clinic

Special needs assistant loses damages claim after accusing principal of bullying

Jan 28th 2016, 6:01 AM 21,756 Views 11 Comments

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
# Pension Top-ups
# Pension Top-ups

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

Dec 3rd 2015, 12:15 PM 11,429 Views 40 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

Reilly closely monitoring for allegations of Jimmy Savile abuse in Ireland

Jul 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,796 Views 16 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

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

Jul 13th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,278 Views 27 Comments

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
# Not Perfect
# Not Perfect

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

Jul 3rd 2014, 9:55 PM 13,970 Views 11 Comments

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
# Salary Top-ups
# Salary Top-ups

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

Jul 3rd 2014, 1:37 PM 8,223 Views 22 Comments

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?
# One Out Of Four Aint Bad
# One Out Of Four Aint Bad

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

Jul 3rd 2014, 6:30 AM 3,589 Views 5 Comments

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
# PAC
# PAC

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

Jun 26th 2014, 10:47 AM 14,522 Views 79 Comments

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
# Hamilton Goulding
# Hamilton Goulding

Former CRC chief rejects that any fundraised money was kept secret

Jun 19th 2014, 10:31 PM 6,953 Views 12 Comments

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
# Charities
# Charities

Newly appointed CRC board will receive no remuneration

May 8th 2014, 1:07 PM 8,968 Views 22 Comments

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
# Wary
# Wary

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

Mar 14th 2014, 6:15 AM 5,083 Views 16 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

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

Feb 20th 2014, 10:51 AM 8,665 Views 33 Comments

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
# PAC
# PAC

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

Jan 23rd 2014, 2:07 PM 5,068 Views 18 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

Harris: Former CRC chair Goulding still has questions to answer

Jan 19th 2014, 6:28 PM 7,918 Views 18 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jan 18th 2014, 10:15 AM 17,434 Views 113 Comments

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
# Charities Regulatory Authority
# Charities Regulatory Authority

Dáil to debate Sinn Féin bill on charities regulator

Jan 18th 2014, 9:41 AM 4,993 Views 34 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

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

Jan 17th 2014, 10:50 PM 37,413 Views 89 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

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

Jan 17th 2014, 8:34 AM 16,187 Views 146 Comments

“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
# Crc
# Crc

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

Jan 16th 2014, 10:49 PM 31,328 Views 141 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

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

Jan 16th 2014, 1:35 PM 23,003 Views 192 Comments

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
# Brian Conlan
# Brian Conlan

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

Jan 15th 2014, 10:51 PM 17,272 Views 67 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

Concern CRC pension payments creating 'costflow advantage' for Mater

Dec 19th 2013, 12:34 PM 5,866 Views 13 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Dec 15th 2013, 8:55 AM 8,967 Views 7 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government have greater control of charities?

Dec 14th 2013, 10:12 AM 6,430 Views 71 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

Central Remedial Clinic board of governors resigned after HSE request

Dec 13th 2013, 11:06 PM 22,352 Views 164 Comments

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
# Top-ups
# Top-ups

PAC Chair: CRC case highlights urgent need for charity regulator

Dec 13th 2013, 11:04 PM 6,100 Views 36 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

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

Dec 12th 2013, 11:42 AM 3,837 Views 31 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Dec 12th 2013, 9:31 AM 15,964 Views 113 Comments

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

PAC chairman: CRC execs should not resign until investigation complete
# Crc
# Crc

PAC chairman: CRC execs should not resign until investigation complete

Dec 12th 2013, 8:59 AM 3,899 Views 37 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

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

Dec 11th 2013, 11:19 PM 18,545 Views 58 Comments

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’
# Paul Kiely
# Paul Kiely

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

Dec 11th 2013, 11:12 PM 16,361 Views 50 Comments

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'
# Crc
# Crc

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

Dec 11th 2013, 4:24 PM 24,467 Views 125 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

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

Dec 11th 2013, 2:34 PM 13,649 Views 116 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

CRC 'contractually bound' to top up salaries

Dec 11th 2013, 12:10 PM 8,682 Views 62 Comments

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
# Public Accounts Committee
# Public Accounts Committee

WATCH LIVE: TDs grill CRC officials over top-ups

Dec 11th 2013, 10:28 AM 7,111 Views 43 Comments

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
# Crc
# Crc

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

Dec 10th 2013, 9:09 AM 2,686 Views 17 Comments

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
# Brian Conlan

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

Dec 10th 2013, 8:05 AM 7,501 Views 41 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Dec 9th 2013, 11:42 PM 15,067 Views 6 Comments

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
# Aodhán O'Riordáin
# Aodhán O'Riordáin

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

Dec 9th 2013, 11:25 PM 13,318 Views 55 Comments

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
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

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

Dec 9th 2013, 12:46 PM 10,193 Views 69 Comments

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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