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#Overspend

# overspend - Sunday 2 February, 2020

The HSE spent nearly €1 million a day on agency staff last year
# HSE Spending
# HSE Spending

The HSE spent nearly €1 million a day on agency staff last year

Feb 2nd 2020, 6:30 AM 14,999 Views 47 Comments

Critics of the HSE recruitment embargo said far more was being spent on agency staff while others waited to start staff roles.

# overspend - Monday 27 January, 2020

Cost of refurbishing State-owned factory spirals from €1.2 million to over €3 million
# Overspend
# Overspend

Cost of refurbishing State-owned factory spirals from €1.2 million to over €3 million

Jan 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 71,830 Views 56 Comments

Údaras na Gaeltachta says it is confident the State is receiving value for money.

# overspend - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Finance Minister accused of being 'kept in the dark' over children's hospital overspend ahead of Budget
# Timeline
# Timeline

Finance Minister accused of being 'kept in the dark' over children's hospital overspend ahead of Budget

Feb 5th 2019, 8:55 PM 11,928 Views 53 Comments

Paschal Donohoe admitted it would have been ‘helpful’ to have been informed of the cost overruns as it developed.

'Beggars belief'': Pressure continues to mount on ministers to explain when they knew about children's hospital overspend
# Skyrocketing Costs
# Skyrocketing Costs

'Beggars belief'': Pressure continues to mount on ministers to explain when they knew about children's hospital overspend

Feb 5th 2019, 1:40 PM 16,325 Views 67 Comments

Pressure is mounting on the Department of Public Expenditure about its role in project oversight.

# overspend - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

No one held accountable as children's hospital board says it would do the same again despite cost overruns
# Catastrophic Overspend
# Catastrophic Overspend

No one held accountable as children's hospital board says it would do the same again despite cost overruns

Updated Jan 16th 2019, 2:48 PM 22,834 Views 99 Comments

The final project cost is €1.4 billion – €450 million higher than the 2017 figure.

# overspend - Monday 24 December, 2018

Taoiseach can't say if anyone will be held to account over children's hospital overspend
# Overrun
# Overrun

Taoiseach can't say if anyone will be held to account over children's hospital overspend

Dec 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 16,634 Views 84 Comments

It’s emerged the budget for the new hospital may cost more than €1.433 billion.

# overspend - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Garda management says it may be 'impossible' to afford wages for the rest of the year
# Wages
# Wages

Garda management says it may be 'impossible' to afford wages for the rest of the year

Jun 28th 2018, 5:35 PM 28,038 Views 82 Comments

The organisation has had to cap overtime to try to control its spending.

# overspend - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Department of Social Protection overpaid welfare recipients by €420 million over six years
# Overspend
# Overspend

Department of Social Protection overpaid welfare recipients by €420 million over six years

Jan 18th 2017, 1:05 PM 27,535 Views 120 Comments

Minister Leo Varadkar said he was looking at strengthening laws relating to welfare fraud.

# overspend - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Councillor wants HSE funding for Viagra reviewed
# Health
# Health

Councillor wants HSE funding for Viagra reviewed

Jul 17th 2012, 12:33 PM 5,428 Views 42 Comments

Brian Meaney was reacting to figures from the HSE West which indicate a significant increase in spending on drugs to treat erectile dysfunction.

# overspend - Monday 9 July, 2012

Howlin insists HSE will reach savings target despite €280m overspend
# Health
# Health

Howlin insists HSE will reach savings target despite €280m overspend

Jul 9th 2012, 8:36 AM 1,980 Views 15 Comments

Fianna Fáil has warned that failure to address the HSE’s growing deficit could result in hospital closures.

# overspend - Monday 5 March, 2012

State is overspending by €3,879 per person, according to TD's sums
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

State is overspending by €3,879 per person, according to TD's sums

Mar 5th 2012, 5:46 PM 4,824 Views 72 Comments

Cork South West TD Noel Harrington has shared his Budget 2012 analysis with TheJournal.ie.