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#PAC

# pac - Friday 6 June, 2014

'Totally unacceptable': Concern that PAC has monopoly on probe into spending of €3.25bn

The Oireachtas Health Committee is seeking to change the rules that currently prevent any other Oireachtas committee from investigating matters that are already being probed by the powerful Public Accounts Committee.

# pac - Thursday 29 May, 2014

What will NAMA have to say about its predicted profits at the PAC?

NAMA officials will be grilled by the Public Accounts Committee on the details of their latest annual report….

# pac - Friday 16 May, 2014

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

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

# pac - Thursday 8 May, 2014

John Moran: There was no sinister reason for my resignation

Moran said his main objective was for Ireland to exit the Troika bailout and we’ve done that now.

# pac - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

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

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

# pac - Sunday 4 May, 2014

PAC "not serving public fully" and needs more powers

Simon Harris says that the terms governing who the PAC can examine are “too rigid”.

# pac - 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”.

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

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

# pac - Friday 25 April, 2014

Failings at UK care home run by Rehab 'raises questions' for Ireland

A Prime Time investigation revealed that standards of care were not met at a care home run by Rehab Group.

# pac - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

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

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

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.

# pac - Monday 14 April, 2014

Bus Éireann: We treat corruption claims with the utmost gravity

The company said it will publish the content of an affidavit in which a whistleblower claimed managers took ‘kickbacks’ in return for guaranteeing school bus route contracts.

# pac - Saturday 12 April, 2014

# pac - Friday 11 April, 2014

"Badly damaged": 8 uneasy facts exposed by Rehab's turn at PAC

Missing policies, a tussle between public and private, nice earners and losing touch with the frontline: it’s not pretty.

# pac - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyonne’s talking about the Omagh bomb, Rehab revelations, and President Higgins…

The curious case of the CEO and the coffin business

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

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

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

Rehab management are at the Public Accounts Committee today - but Flannery and Kerins won't be there

Angela Kerins has told the Public Accounts Committee she is unwell, but Frank Flannery says he simply can’t help.

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

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.

# pac - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s been talking about Angela Kerins, the Anglo trial, and President Higgins…

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

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

# pac - Saturday 5 April, 2014

FG's young 'policy wonk' wants to trade a seat in the Dáil for one in Europe. Here's why:

Just over three years into his first stint as a TD, Simon Harris has his eyes on Brussels.

# pac - Thursday 3 April, 2014

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

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

Up to €50,000 was spent on maintaining Garda station recording equipment every year

Meanwhile, the Public Accounts Committee has agreed to seek all relevant information about the procurement of recording equipment by both the gardaí and the Irish Prison Service.

Angela Kerins and Frank Flannery are 'absolutely expected' to attend PAC next week

The Public Accounts Committee has discussed the latest developments at the Rehab Group, including the retirement of its CEO Angela Kerins, this morning.

# pac - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Mary Lou McDonald says Angela Kerins' stress was of her own making

Angela Kerins quit today, stating that the latest controversies had taken their toll on her family and the Rehab Group.

Angela Kerins quits her role as Rehab CEO

Kerins says that she is leaving because of “the toll that public controversy has taken on the Rehab Group and my own family”.

# pac - Thursday 27 March, 2014

The PAC wants information on the systems gardaí used to record phone calls

The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has said the committee is likely to seek information from the gardaí and the Department of Justice on the systems used to record calls in and out of garda stations.

# pac - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Here's the letter that Frank Flannery sent to PAC

Flannery says he will cooperate with the Public Accounts Committee – as soon as they contact him directly.

# pac - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Rehab: Legal action being taken against writer of letter to PAC

Rehab also said that comments from the chairman of the PAC, John MGuinness, were “unfair”.

# pac - 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.

# pac - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Magdalene women share nearly €9m in compensation - but still waiting on healthcare

Around 250 women have accepted offers of compensation from a fund set up in the wake of the McAleese report into the Magdalene Laundries, the Public Accounts Committee heard today.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

PAC refers serious allegations about Rehab to gardaí

At a meeting this morning, the committee noted that it has received a letter from the solicitors acting on behalf of the developer John Kelly.

# pac - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

PAC hasn’t got all the information it wanted about Rehab… or Frank Flannery

Flannery has told the PAC in a letter that he is willing to cooperate with its inquiry into the Rehab Group by, in the first instance, providing written information.

Callinan says he didn't call whistleblowers "disgusting" PAC

Callinan says he didn't call whistleblowers "disgusting"

The Garda Commissioner said that he was actually referring to the manner in which sensitive data appeared in the public domain.

# pac - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Flannery to quit philanthropy body, accused of ‘metaphorically giving two fingers’ to PAC

The former Fine Gael strategist and Rehab board member is also facing calls to come before the Public Accounts Committee.