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# Consultancy Fees

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# rural broadband
Government spends more than €25m on consultancy fees for National Broadband Plan
The fees were paid to firms for advice given from 2013 to date.
# top fees
Frank Flannery was paid over €400k by Rehab since 2007
The former CEO was paid over €5,000 a month regularly between 2007 and 2013 for “lobbying and consulting”.
# John Tierney
Irish Water faces questions from Public Accounts Committee over funding
John Tierney, who appeared before the joint Oireachtas Environment Committee yesterday, will be back in Leinster House this evening to answer more questions on Irish Water’s finances.
# Accountability
Howlin says FOI will apply to Irish Water, as company insists all contracts are ‘fully compliant’
The agency issued a statement this morning ahead of its CEO’s appearance before an Oireachtas committee.
# Healthcare
34 consultants rapped for treating more private patients than public ones
Almost three-dozen consultants employed by the state spent more time treating private patients than public ones.
# Banking Crisis
Banking crisis: Central Bank paid out €30m in consultancy fees in 2011
Law firm Arthur Cox seems to be the big winner in terms of consultancy contracts with the Central Bank, NTMA and Department of Finance.