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# public money

All time
# Pensions
The public will no longer get to know how much former Taoisigh and ex-ministers are paid
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty has said that it’s important for transparency on the issue and added: “At the end of the day, it’s public money.”
# termination payment
Fine Gael senator who got €30k after losing his Dáil seat has only repaid €2k
Six members of the Dáil and Seanad received termination payments last year.
# public money
Oireachtas committee to investigate the funding of Mary Robinson Library
The library is due to be built in Mary Robinson’s family home in Ballina.
# public purse
Ministers don't have to explain most of their €1.4 million personal expenses
A new analysis of official figures by
# costly
Here's what PAC discovered about how public money was wasted
It has also listed spending recommendations to public bodies.
# sob story
This crazy video of a politician weeping uncontrollably is going viral in Japan
Is he sorry? We think he’s sorry.
# charity pay
Over 100 Section 38 charities should have allowances stopped - HSE
The recommendations come after a HSE review of Section 38 pay agreement.
# Round 2
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.
# gone
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”.
# public money
Criminal Legal Aid has cost the State more than €188 million since 2010
Should the government try to recoup that money? One Fine Gael TD says it should.
# Allowances
Public service allowances: see all the figures for yourself
From cost of living allowances to clothing payments… all the info is here.
# unlock NAMA
Protesters take over NAMA-owned building and open it to the public
The Unlock NAMA group has taken over a building in Dublin’s city centre this morning – and plans to open more of NAMA’s buildings to the public.