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# kieran-odonnell - Thursday 3 November, 2016

"Hero" gardaí rescue child from sixth floor apartment as witness Senator calls for their pay to be hiked
# Limerick
# Limerick

"Hero" gardaí rescue child from sixth floor apartment as witness Senator calls for their pay to be hiked

Nov 3rd 2016, 4:07 PM 30,572 Views 24 Comments

The ladder rescue happened on the Dock Road, Limerick, this morning.

# kieran-odonnell - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Didn’t pay attention to the banking inquiry? This is everything you need to know
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

Didn’t pay attention to the banking inquiry? This is everything you need to know

Jan 27th 2016, 11:12 PM 27,506 Views 108 Comments

The committee of inquiry has presented its findings and recommendations regarding Ireland’s banking crisis after 14 months.

# kieran-odonnell - Sunday 13 September, 2015

How many of these TDs can hold their seats?
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

How many of these TDs can hold their seats?

Sep 13th 2015, 10:00 PM 20,439 Views 68 Comments

Banking inquiry members have faced a heavy workload this year, but has it damaged their chances of re-election?

# kieran-odonnell - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Watch a bullish Brian Cowen clash with this Fine Gael TD... loads
# The Life Of Brian
# The Life Of Brian

Watch a bullish Brian Cowen clash with this Fine Gael TD... loads

Jul 2nd 2015, 10:00 PM 13,904 Views 36 Comments

“No, hold it for a moment!”

# kieran-odonnell - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

'We'll cut them again in a month or two' - AIB chief on mortgage rates
# Smooth Talker
# Smooth Talker

'We'll cut them again in a month or two' - AIB chief on mortgage rates

Apr 22nd 2015, 5:06 PM 13,427 Views 26 Comments

David Duffy was in front of the Oireachtas Finance Committee today, although it didn’t seem like too much of an ordeal for him…

# kieran-odonnell - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Fianna Fáil thinks the Central Bank's tough new lending rules are 'simply unfair'
# Property Bubble
# Property Bubble

Fianna Fáil thinks the Central Bank's tough new lending rules are 'simply unfair'

Oct 8th 2014, 1:38 PM 15,641 Views 136 Comments

Yep, the party in power during the last property bubble…

# kieran-odonnell - Thursday 12 June, 2014

PAC Chair says HSE is 'not fit for purpose'
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

PAC Chair says HSE is 'not fit for purpose'

Jun 12th 2014, 4:50 PM 9,746 Views 28 Comments

John McGuinness called on the HSE’s Director General and the Secretary General of the Department of Health to resign.

# kieran-odonnell - Saturday 7 June, 2014

'A dog's dinner': Banking inquiry could be delayed as government tries to sort out its own mess
# Not A Great Start
# Not A Great Start

'A dog's dinner': Banking inquiry could be delayed as government tries to sort out its own mess

Jun 7th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,576 Views 41 Comments

With membership of the committee still not finalised the inquiry into the collapse of the Irish banking system is already facing a race against time.

# kieran-odonnell - Thursday 8 May, 2014

These Fine Gael TDs will serve on banking inquiry - but no decision on second Labour member
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

These Fine Gael TDs will serve on banking inquiry - but no decision on second Labour member

May 8th 2014, 2:00 PM 6,337 Views 25 Comments

A motion formally establishing the investigation into the collapse of the Irish banking system is due to be debated in the Dáil next week.

# kieran-odonnell - Friday 2 May, 2014

Here are the TDs and Senators who are likely to sit on the banking inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Here are the TDs and Senators who are likely to sit on the banking inquiry

May 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 11,058 Views 48 Comments

Who is in the running to be part of an unprecedented Oireachtas inquiry into the collapse of the Irish banking system? We’ve been finding out.

# kieran-odonnell - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Gardaí investigate employees at Burton's department over €1.2m claims
# Fraud
# Fraud

Gardaí investigate employees at Burton's department over €1.2m claims

May 1st 2014, 7:10 PM 20,292 Views 59 Comments

It is alleged that the employees were making payments to a number of individuals that were “not appropriate”.

# kieran-odonnell - Friday 14 March, 2014

Over €3m 'down the drain' after 'comedy of errors' on new pathology office
# Abandoned
# Abandoned

Over €3m 'down the drain' after 'comedy of errors' on new pathology office

Mar 14th 2014, 7:45 AM 15,084 Views 42 Comments

Nearly €2 million was spent on consultancy during the construction of the new facilities that were only partially built before being demolished last year, the Public Accounts Committee heard yesterday.

# kieran-odonnell - 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 3,838 Views 31 Comments

Public Accounts Committee chairman John McGuinness expressed frustration at the slow process of compelling witnesses to appear before it.

# kieran-odonnell - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Watch: 'Phoney concepts' and 'haystacks' - 3 clips from today's finance committee
# Finance Committee
# Finance Committee

Watch: 'Phoney concepts' and 'haystacks' - 3 clips from today's finance committee

Sep 25th 2013, 10:48 PM 2,739 Views 1 Comment

Central Bank Governor Patrick Honohan faced the Oireachtas Finance Committe today, we picked the best three clips from today’s exchanges…

# kieran-odonnell - Sunday 22 September, 2013

TD suggests introduction of aerosol levy to tackle graffiti
# Tax
# Tax

TD suggests introduction of aerosol levy to tackle graffiti

Sep 22nd 2013, 4:28 PM 7,425 Views 74 Comments

Fine Gael TD Kieran O’Donnell said new measures need to be looked at to tackle the issue of graffiti.

# kieran-odonnell - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

'It's like being in a maze': FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee
# Richie Boucher
# Richie Boucher

'It's like being in a maze': FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee

Sep 4th 2013, 1:04 PM 9,347 Views 52 Comments

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher frustrated TDs at the Oireachtas Finance Committee today

# kieran-odonnell - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Why Seán FitzPatrick won't appear before the Public Accounts Committee
# Dublin Docklands
# Dublin Docklands

Why Seán FitzPatrick won't appear before the Public Accounts Committee

Jun 20th 2013, 3:02 PM 11,160 Views 0 Comments

The former head of Anglo Irish Bank was called to appear before the committee in relation to the controversial purchase of the former Irish Glass Bottle site in the Dublin Docklands seven years ago.

# kieran-odonnell - Thursday 13 June, 2013

'A farce': TDs at odds over claims government sought to undermine McGuinness
# PAC
# PAC

'A farce': TDs at odds over claims government sought to undermine McGuinness

Jun 13th 2013, 2:10 PM 6,345 Views 44 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee met for over three hours to discuss matters arising out of the controversy surrounding its chairman John McGuinness today.

McGuinness: 'What was accepted back then is not acceptable now... I accept that'
# Wags
# Wags

McGuinness: 'What was accepted back then is not acceptable now... I accept that'

Jun 13th 2013, 12:24 PM 7,568 Views 39 Comments

The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has been answering questions on the ongoing controversy surrounding his views on whether the State should cover the cost of spouses travelling with ministers.

# kieran-odonnell - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Central Bank governor believes there will be 'permanent loan modifications'
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

Central Bank governor believes there will be 'permanent loan modifications'

Jan 16th 2013, 6:40 PM 7,500 Views 22 Comments

Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan was before the Oireachtas Finance committee this afternoon.

# kieran-odonnell - Friday 28 September, 2012

WIT president increased office spending 20-fold in eight years, TDs are told
# Waterford IT
# Waterford IT

WIT president increased office spending 20-fold in eight years, TDs are told

Sep 28th 2012, 12:01 PM 6,771 Views 23 Comments

TDs are told how Prof Kieran Byrne increased non-pay spending in his office from about €30,000 to €634,000 in eight years.

# kieran-odonnell - Friday 3 February, 2012

Taoiseach, Noonan, Howlin among ministers claiming unvouched TDs' expenses
# TD Expenses
# TD Expenses

Taoiseach, Noonan, Howlin among ministers claiming unvouched TDs' expenses

Feb 3rd 2012, 4:48 PM 6,089 Views 76 Comments

While the country struggles under immense financial pressure, eight cabinet ministers take expenses that can’t be audited.

# kieran-odonnell - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Hot List: How the day unfolded in 12 key constituencies
# GE11
# GE11

The Hot List: How the day unfolded in 12 key constituencies

Feb 27th 2011, 1:05 AM 7,759 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Humpheys has taken the final seat for Labour in Dublin South-East. Check out how the first day of counting unfolded in key constituencies across the country.

# kieran-odonnell - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 10:32 PM 1,223 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.