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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.
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.
Reilly closely monitoring for allegations of Jimmy Savile abuse in Ireland
James Reilly and Charlie Flanagan met previously to discuss the issue.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
Newly appointed CRC board will receive no remuneration
The Central Remedial Clinic’s board were independently appointed based on their competences.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.”
‘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.
Former CRC chief’s retirement package may be more than previously disclosed
The Public Accounts Committee will hear further details about the top-up scandal at the Central Remedial Clinic tomorrow morning.
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’.
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 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.
'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?
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.
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.
'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.
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.