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# crc - Saturday 18 January, 2014

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

CRC: What we found out at the Public Accounts Committee hearings
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# Crc

CRC: What we found out at the Public Accounts Committee hearings

Jan 18th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,304 Views 36 Comments

Top-ups, holidays, credit cards and recruitment.

# crc - Friday 17 January, 2014

Here are the minutes of the CRC board meeting where Paul Kiely’s €742k pay-off was agreed
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# 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 37,414 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.

Charity regulator to be appointed in the second half of this year, says Reilly
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# Charities

Charity regulator to be appointed in the second half of this year, says Reilly

Jan 17th 2014, 2:32 PM 5,098 Views 69 Comments

Minister James Reilly said while he thought taking the CRC under state control was ‘premature’ he was not ruling it out.

HSE chief: Scandal does not spell doom for CRC services
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# Crc

HSE chief: Scandal does not spell doom for CRC services

Jan 17th 2014, 11:33 AM 4,908 Views 39 Comments

Tony O’Brien promised parents that the HSE would be “with them for the long haul”.

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

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

Jan 17th 2014, 8:34 AM 16,187 Views 143 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.”

# crc - Thursday 16 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 16th 2014, 10:49 PM 31,329 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
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# Crc

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

Jan 16th 2014, 1:35 PM 23,008 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.

The CRC, top-ups and everything else happening in Leinster House today
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# Oireachtas Agenda

The CRC, top-ups and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Jan 16th 2014, 9:00 AM 2,843 Views 0 Comments

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

Former CRC boss to face stern questioning over salary top-ups
# Charity
# Charity

Former CRC boss to face stern questioning over salary top-ups

Jan 16th 2014, 6:45 AM 3,481 Views 12 Comments

Former CEO of the Central Remedial Clinic Brian Conlan agreed to meet with the Public Accounts Committee after they contemplated compelling him to attend.

# crc - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

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

# crc - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Lapgate, run Rabbitte, run and talking through her f***y - the political year in videos
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# Review 2013

Lapgate, run Rabbitte, run and talking through her f***y - the political year in videos

Dec 26th 2013, 8:45 AM 5,305 Views 7 Comments

All the best shouting, attention seeking and scandal caught on camera.

# crc - Sunday 22 December, 2013

HSE threatened to cut all funding to CRC from 1 January if board did not resign
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# Crc

HSE threatened to cut all funding to CRC from 1 January if board did not resign

Dec 22nd 2013, 2:37 PM 6,786 Views 31 Comments

Health Service Executive director general Tony O’Brien said that the board of the clinic was “cocking a snook” at the executive in its actions.

# crc - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Concern CRC pension payments creating 'costflow advantage' for Mater
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# 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’.

St Vincent's top-up stance is "not good enough" says PAC chairman
# HSE
# HSE

St Vincent's top-up stance is "not good enough" says PAC chairman

Dec 19th 2013, 8:56 AM 6,435 Views 21 Comments

John McGuinness says that regardless of where funding comes from, the hospital should disclose how much top staff are paid will restore confidence in the sector.

# crc - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

New charity index reveals Ireland’s top 100 highest earning charities
# Charity
# Charity

New charity index reveals Ireland’s top 100 highest earning charities

Dec 17th 2013, 5:16 PM 41,053 Views 37 Comments

St Vincent’s Health Care, which the PAC says has questions to answer over its finances, is the highest earning charity in Ireland.

# crc - Sunday 15 December, 2013

# crc - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Poll: Should the government have greater control of charities?
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# 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?

All non-compliant organisations receiving HSE funding to appear before PAC
# Public Pay Policies
# Public Pay Policies

All non-compliant organisations receiving HSE funding to appear before PAC

Dec 14th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,127 Views 19 Comments

“It needs to be done as soon as possible,” says chairman John McGuinness.

# crc - Friday 13 December, 2013

Central Remedial Clinic board of governors resigned after HSE request
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# 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.

St Vincent's Healthcare Group called on to explain finances
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# Corporate Governance

St Vincent's Healthcare Group called on to explain finances

Dec 13th 2013, 3:22 PM 7,420 Views 20 Comments

The organisation has serious questions to answer, says PAC member and TD Simon Harris.

Fundraising 'down 40 per cent' as top-up controversy continues
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# Donation Drop

Fundraising 'down 40 per cent' as top-up controversy continues

Dec 13th 2013, 7:05 AM 6,500 Views 68 Comments

A steep decline in donations is being recorded, following the revelations about the CRC and other Section 38 agencies.

# crc - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Former CRC boss agrees to appear before Dáil committee
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# Committee

Former CRC boss agrees to appear before Dáil committee

Dec 12th 2013, 10:58 PM 9,479 Views 44 Comments

Brian Conlan, who resigned from his role as CEO at the start of this week, has agreed to appear before the Public Accounts Committee.

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

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

Dec 12th 2013, 9:31 AM 16,003 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
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# 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.

HSE to meet with voluntary hospitals today
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# Crc

HSE to meet with voluntary hospitals today

Dec 12th 2013, 7:27 AM 3,689 Views 1 Comment

Hospitals will be given until the end of the year to comply with HSE guidelines.

# crc - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

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

Former CRC chief "thought salary was being paid by the HSE"
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# Crc

Former CRC chief "thought salary was being paid by the HSE"

Dec 11th 2013, 2:18 PM 7,140 Views 23 Comments

Brian Conlan declined to meet the Public Accounts Committee today, but released a statement contradicting some of the things said.

CRC 'contractually bound' to top up salaries
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# 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.