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#Frank Flannery

# frank-flannery - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Timeline: Angela Kerins, charity salaries, and the saga of the baying PAC
# Pac'ed Courtroom
# Pac'ed Courtroom

Timeline: Angela Kerins, charity salaries, and the saga of the baying PAC

Jan 31st 2017, 4:22 PM 19,424 Views 33 Comments

Today’s High Court judgement against the former Rehab Group CEO brought to an end a saga that lasted almost three years.

# frank-flannery - Monday 30 November, 2015

'It's like Chelsea in a way, it's ruthless and you have to do your job well' - Flannery
# Boss Speak
From The42
# Boss Speak

'It's like Chelsea in a way, it's ruthless and you have to do your job well' - Flannery

Nov 30th 2015, 6:00 PM 9,175 Views 2 Comments

Cork’s new coach masterminded Leinster glory for Oulart-the-Ballagh on Sunday.

'Poor Cork won't have him for January or February now, thanks be to God!' - Rossiter From The42

'Poor Cork won't have him for January or February now, thanks be to God!' - Rossiter

Nov 30th 2015, 10:30 AM 285 Views 4 Comments

Oulart-the-Ballagh boss Frank Flannery will be a busy man in the New Year.

# frank-flannery - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Frank Flannery says Denis O'Brien is 'not above or below the law'
# Dáil Privilege
# Dáil Privilege

Frank Flannery says Denis O'Brien is 'not above or below the law'

Aug 9th 2015, 4:27 PM 17,819 Views 101 Comments

“People in the Third Reich thought what’s happening to the Jews would never happen to them, but finally the knock came.”

# frank-flannery - Monday 20 July, 2015

7 times this century sexism in Irish politics made us cringe
# Lapgate
From The Daily Edge
# Lapgate

7 times this century sexism in Irish politics made us cringe

Jul 20th 2015, 3:49 PM 8,104 Views 2 Comments

“Rein her in there”.

# frank-flannery - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'
# Coalition
# Coalition

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'

Jan 24th 2015, 2:18 PM 9,653 Views 72 Comments

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

# frank-flannery - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Fine Gael is 'done apologising'
# Moving On
# Moving On

Fine Gael is 'done apologising'

Jan 14th 2015, 7:30 AM 10,849 Views 80 Comments

The party held a four-hour meeting in Dublin yesterday where there was apparently no dissent among members.

# frank-flannery - Monday 12 January, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jan 12th 2015, 10:35 PM 22,508 Views 1 Comment

Seán Quinn’s future earnings, hackers attacking a Pentagon Twitter account and a snow forecast for Ireland all had people talking today.

It looks like Frank Flannery WON'T be returning to Fine Gael - at least not formally
# To Be Frank
# To Be Frank

It looks like Frank Flannery WON'T be returning to Fine Gael - at least not formally

Jan 12th 2015, 3:20 PM 9,387 Views 46 Comments

Senior party figures are distancing themselves from the idea of Flannery returning ahead of the next election.

# frank-flannery - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Frank Flannery could be returning to Fine Gael - but not everyone's happy
# To Be Frank
# To Be Frank

Frank Flannery could be returning to Fine Gael - but not everyone's happy

Jan 8th 2015, 10:00 PM 30,013 Views 124 Comments

There’s been a mixed reaction in Fine Gael to news that the former strategist could return ahead of the general election.

# frank-flannery - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Enda: Frank Flannery is still my friend
# Fine Gael Fwends
# Fine Gael Fwends

Enda: Frank Flannery is still my friend

Dec 27th 2014, 12:15 PM 8,092 Views 41 Comments

The former Fine Gael strategist quit the party in controversial circumstances last March.

# frank-flannery - Friday 26 December, 2014

Here's what Leo Varadkar thinks about being Ireland's most kissable politician
# The High Table Interview
# The High Table Interview

Here's what Leo Varadkar thinks about being Ireland's most kissable politician

Dec 26th 2014, 10:15 AM 14,504 Views 46 Comments

We also asked the Health Minister about his secret Facebook account…

# frank-flannery - Thursday 13 November, 2014

What does Leo make of being described as 'tall and good-looking with a certain exotic feel'?
# This Charming Man
# This Charming Man

What does Leo make of being described as 'tall and good-looking with a certain exotic feel'?

Nov 13th 2014, 9:30 PM 33,296 Views 82 Comments

The Health Minister came in for high praise from the former Fine Gael strategist earlier this week.

# frank-flannery - Monday 10 November, 2014

Frank Flannery was pretty astounded with the way Fine Gael handled McNulty-gate
# Frankly Speaking
# Frankly Speaking

Frank Flannery was pretty astounded with the way Fine Gael handled McNulty-gate

Nov 10th 2014, 10:00 AM 16,468 Views 27 Comments

The former Fine Gael strategist has had his say on McNulty-gate.

# frank-flannery - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Frank Flannery is doing a weekly political podcast with Bill O'Herlihy
# The Flannery Files
# The Flannery Files

Frank Flannery is doing a weekly political podcast with Bill O'Herlihy

Nov 6th 2014, 3:44 PM 10,652 Views 41 Comments

The former Fine Gael strategist is collaborating with the famous retired RTÉ broadcaster.

# frank-flannery - Friday 10 October, 2014

John McGuinness has 'no response' to being told to step down as PAC chair
# Committee Wars
# Committee Wars

John McGuinness has 'no response' to being told to step down as PAC chair

Oct 10th 2014, 3:27 PM 14,011 Views 37 Comments

But Mary Lou McDonald has been quick to come to his defence.

# frank-flannery - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here are 9 things we learned from the Electric Picnic of politics
# MacGill
# MacGill

Here are 9 things we learned from the Electric Picnic of politics

Jul 26th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,363 Views 15 Comments

Where do politicos, academics and Oireachtas nerds spend their summer holidays? In Glenties of course…

# frank-flannery - Monday 21 July, 2014

Flannery 'holding options open' on proceedings over PAC's Rehab inquiry
# Rehab Group
# Rehab Group

Flannery 'holding options open' on proceedings over PAC's Rehab inquiry

Jul 21st 2014, 7:20 PM 12,461 Views 0 Comments

Angela Kerins has launched legal action against ‘deeply distressing’ inquiry into her involvement with Rehab.

Frank Flannery: Fine Gael's local election campaign was one of the worst I ever saw
# Frankly Speaking
# Frankly Speaking

Frank Flannery: Fine Gael's local election campaign was one of the worst I ever saw

Jul 21st 2014, 7:04 PM 11,569 Views 36 Comments

The former Rehab chief and Fine Gael strategist has been speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Donegal.

# frank-flannery - Friday 18 July, 2014

Frank Flannery says PAC had a "feral attitude" towards him
# Pac Man
# Pac Man

Frank Flannery says PAC had a "feral attitude" towards him

Jul 18th 2014, 11:05 AM 6,178 Views 75 Comments

The former Rehab Group CEO says PAC’s pursuit of him was politically motivated.

# frank-flannery - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

PAC told they can't force Flannery and Kerins to come before it
# Rehab Group
# Rehab Group

PAC told they can't force Flannery and Kerins to come before it

Jul 16th 2014, 11:06 PM 8,146 Views 49 Comments

The former Rehab Group CEOs refused to appear before the committee in April.

# frank-flannery - Thursday 19 June, 2014

PAC told to give more info about why it wants to quiz Frank Flannery and Angela Kerins
# Rehab
# Rehab

PAC told to give more info about why it wants to quiz Frank Flannery and Angela Kerins

Jun 19th 2014, 5:30 PM 7,058 Views 35 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee will now seek talks with another Dáil committee overs its efforts to compel the former Rehab CEOs.

# frank-flannery - Thursday 12 June, 2014

PAC's attempts to question Frank Flannery and Angela Kerins 'nobbled'
# Rehab
# Rehab

PAC's attempts to question Frank Flannery and Angela Kerins 'nobbled'

Jun 12th 2014, 11:05 AM 6,029 Views 36 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee will now seek outside legal advice as it continues efforts to compel former Rehab executives to come before it.

# frank-flannery - Monday 9 June, 2014

No 'slam dunk' for ex-Rehab chiefs as CPP yet to rule on compellability
# Rehab
# Rehab

No 'slam dunk' for ex-Rehab chiefs as CPP yet to rule on compellability

Jun 9th 2014, 9:08 AM 7,969 Views 28 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said it would be ‘quite wrong’ to pre-judge the view of the committee.

# frank-flannery - Friday 16 May, 2014

'This isn't anything personal': PAC denies accusation of bias against Angela Kerins
# Rehab Group
# Rehab Group

'This isn't anything personal': PAC denies accusation of bias against Angela Kerins

May 16th 2014, 11:00 PM 11,992 Views 52 Comments

Solicitors for the former Rehab boss had accused the Public Accounts Committee of being biased against her.

# frank-flannery - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Here are the letters Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery sent to PAC
# Legal Letters
# Legal Letters

Here are the letters Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery sent to PAC

May 6th 2014, 8:36 PM 17,467 Views 53 Comments

Kerins’s solicitor says the former CEO of Rehab was hopitalised after her last appearance.

# frank-flannery - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery to be forced before PAC after they 'throw kitchen sink' at committee
# Compellability
# Compellability

Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery to be forced before PAC after they 'throw kitchen sink' at committee

May 1st 2014, 10:48 AM 11,680 Views 32 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee is seeking powers of compellability in the case of the two former CEOs at the disability organisation.

# frank-flannery - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Apr 16th 2014, 11:15 PM 16,244 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Sean FitzPatrick being found not guilty.

Two weeks' notice: PAC WILL compel Kerins and Flannery to appear if they don't get answers
# Rehab
# Rehab

Two weeks' notice: PAC WILL compel Kerins and Flannery to appear if they don't get answers

Apr 16th 2014, 7:55 PM 10,572 Views 47 Comments

If they don’t cooperate and hand over all required information, the Committee will compel the former Rehab CEOs to appear in person.

The PAC is having another meeting about Rehab later - but you're not allowed to watch it
# Behind Closed Doors
# Behind Closed Doors

The PAC is having another meeting about Rehab later - but you're not allowed to watch it

Apr 16th 2014, 12:00 PM 3,936 Views 11 Comments

Members of the Public Accounts Committee will discuss the ongoing controversy at Rehab and whether they should compel its former CEOs, Frank Flannery and Angela Kerins, later today.

# frank-flannery - Saturday 12 April, 2014

'Nothing short of contemptible': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

'Nothing short of contemptible': 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week

Apr 12th 2014, 6:30 PM 14,442 Views 17 Comments

You win some, you lose some…

# frank-flannery - Thursday 10 April, 2014

The curious case of the CEO and the coffin business
# Wood You Believe
# Wood You Believe

The curious case of the CEO and the coffin business

Apr 10th 2014, 11:20 PM 35,341 Views 58 Comments

Angela Kerins, her family and Rehab’s relationship with Complete Eco Solutions is under scrutiny again. What is it all about?

Frank Flannery was paid over €400k by Rehab since 2007
# Top Fees
# Top Fees

Frank Flannery was paid over €400k by Rehab since 2007

Apr 10th 2014, 12:54 PM 12,107 Views 95 Comments

The former CEO was paid over €5,000 a month regularly between 2007 and 2013 for “lobbying and consulting”.

Kerins and Flannery legal threats to Rehab not to reveal finances
# Keep Mum
# Keep Mum

Kerins and Flannery legal threats to Rehab not to reveal finances

Apr 10th 2014, 12:05 PM 11,672 Views 73 Comments

Solicitors’ letters were fired off to the charity group last night.

How much money did the HSE pay Rehab? That's top of the PAC's agenda today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

How much money did the HSE pay Rehab? That's top of the PAC's agenda today

Apr 10th 2014, 9:00 AM 5,260 Views 16 Comments

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

PAC want more answers from Rehab and today they hope to get them
# Round 2
# Round 2

PAC want more answers from Rehab and today they hope to get them

Apr 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 2,753 Views 5 Comments

John McGuinness said the last time answers had to be “dragged” out of Rehab – today they want answers on public money and the group’s governance.

# frank-flannery - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

PAC tells Frank Flannery his reasons for no-showing are 'nothing short of contemptible'
# Showdown
# Showdown

PAC tells Frank Flannery his reasons for no-showing are 'nothing short of contemptible'

Apr 9th 2014, 11:07 PM 15,018 Views 73 Comments

The strongly-worded letters went out after an emergency session of the Public Accounts Committee tonight.

Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery tell PAC: Sorry, we won't be turning up tomorrow
# Accountability
# Accountability

Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery tell PAC: Sorry, we won't be turning up tomorrow

Apr 9th 2014, 6:02 PM 16,534 Views 156 Comments

Shane Ross is not too impressed.

# frank-flannery - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Enda Kenny: 'Of course' Flannery and Kerins should appear before the PAC
# Rehab
# Rehab

Enda Kenny: 'Of course' Flannery and Kerins should appear before the PAC

Apr 8th 2014, 4:39 PM 5,782 Views 15 Comments

The Taoiseach added that he believed charities should not pay their CEOs to lobby the government.

# frank-flannery - Thursday 3 April, 2014

RSVP: Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery yet to confirm attendance at PAC next week
# Rehab
# Rehab

RSVP: Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery yet to confirm attendance at PAC next week

Apr 3rd 2014, 9:09 PM 6,592 Views 32 Comments

The committee is due to hold further hearings on Rehab next Thursday.

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