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#Kieran O'Donnell

# kieran-odonnell - Thursday 3 November, 2016

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

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

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 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 This post contains videos

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

“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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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.

# kieran-odonnell - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

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

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

TD suggests introduction of aerosol levy to tackle graffiti

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

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

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

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

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