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# top-ups - Saturday 9 July, 2016

HSE says St John of God is breaching pay rules with CEO's €182,000 salary
# Charity
# Charity

HSE says St John of God is breaching pay rules with CEO's €182,000 salary

Jul 9th 2016, 4:21 PM 26,493 Views 78 Comments

St John of God considers John Pepper to be paid by private sources, so not subject to pay rules.

# top-ups - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Cowen and Bertie under pressure to refuse 'disgusting' pension boosts
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# Top-ups

Cowen and Bertie under pressure to refuse 'disgusting' pension boosts

Jul 9th 2015, 7:10 PM 15,081 Views 100 Comments

Several former cabinet ministers are in line for pension increases under the new public sector pay deal.

# top-ups - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Rhona Mahony says she 'learned a lot' from coping with controversy
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# Top-ups

Rhona Mahony says she 'learned a lot' from coping with controversy

Jul 5th 2014, 3:10 PM 23,076 Views 36 Comments

The Master of Holles Street believes more emphasis needs to be placed on birth in this country.

# top-ups - 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 9,741 Views 28 Comments

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

# top-ups - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

# top-ups - Thursday 10 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 10th 2014, 7:38 AM 3,738 Views 25 Comments

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

# top-ups - Thursday 3 April, 2014

PAC will discuss Angela Kerins' resignation today
# Charity
# Charity

PAC will discuss Angela Kerins' resignation today

Apr 3rd 2014, 7:25 AM 4,258 Views 36 Comments

Angela Kerins quit her role as Rehab CEO yesterday.

# top-ups - Thursday 27 March, 2014

St Vincent's CEO to step down from public hospital, but will stay in charge
# Nicholas Jermyn
# Nicholas Jermyn

St Vincent's CEO to step down from public hospital, but will stay in charge

Mar 27th 2014, 11:32 AM 9,479 Views 35 Comments

Nicholas Jermyn was revealed to have been paid €136,591 on top of his HSE salary before Christmas.

# top-ups - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Ex-CRC chief Paul Kiely set to explain €742k pay-off to TDs
# Crc
# Crc

Ex-CRC chief Paul Kiely set to explain €742k pay-off to TDs

Feb 20th 2014, 10:51 AM 8,666 Views 33 Comments

Kiely last appeared before TDs on the Public Accounts Committee in December, but it has since emerged that his retirement package was more than he had disclosed.

# top-ups - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

HSE warns St Vincent’s it will cut funding over top-ups from Friday
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# Top-ups

HSE warns St Vincent’s it will cut funding over top-ups from Friday

Feb 18th 2014, 8:45 PM 9,306 Views 13 Comments

The four other agencies which were deemed non-compliant last week have now responded to the HSE, following last week’s caution that they would face sanctions.

# top-ups - Monday 17 February, 2014

Rehab Group will meet today to decide if they will disclose CEO's salary
# Top-ups
# Top-ups

Rehab Group will meet today to decide if they will disclose CEO's salary

Feb 17th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,871 Views 30 Comments

Angela Kerins salary came under scrutiny last month amid claims of minuscule profits from the group’s scratchcard scheme.

# top-ups - Friday 14 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Feb 14th 2014, 10:56 PM 24,831 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about power outages, top-ups and LOVE.

Five hospitals and charities still not compliant with pay policy
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# Top-ups

Five hospitals and charities still not compliant with pay policy

Feb 14th 2014, 10:31 PM 20,132 Views 23 Comments

27 agencies have also put forward cases to keep their allowances, the HSE said this evening.

# top-ups - Thursday 13 February, 2014

The PAC's next target? How political parties spend €12m of taxpayers' money
# Relentless
# Relentless

The PAC's next target? How political parties spend €12m of taxpayers' money

Feb 13th 2014, 6:00 PM 5,956 Views 25 Comments

The Dáil’s public spending watchdog has been asked by Lucinda Creighton to examine how political parties spend public money.

HSE accused of producing new information on live TV 'for dramatic effect'
# Top-ups
# Top-ups

HSE accused of producing new information on live TV 'for dramatic effect'

Feb 13th 2014, 12:09 PM 7,365 Views 6 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming asked that the PAC receive new information the HSE has uncovered prior to officials appearing before TDs on the public spending watchdog.

James Reilly: Rehab not subject to public pay policy
# Top-ups
# Top-ups

James Reilly: Rehab not subject to public pay policy

Feb 13th 2014, 11:45 AM 8,398 Views 58 Comments

The board of the Rehab Group is due to meet next Monday to discuss whether to disclose the salary of CEO Angela Kerins. Separately, Rehab executives will appear before the PAC within two weeks.

# top-ups - Thursday 30 January, 2014

€600k in leftover funding used to 'manipulate taxpayer', Creighton claims
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# Top-ups

€600k in leftover funding used to 'manipulate taxpayer', Creighton claims

Jan 30th 2014, 9:10 AM 9,690 Views 61 Comments

Denied by Minister Howlin, she said money earmarked for TDs who are no longer Fine Gael or Labour parliamentary members would be used to make the public ‘vote in a particular way’.

# top-ups - Monday 27 January, 2014

Rehab to discuss releasing CEO's salary at February meeting
# See You In Court
# See You In Court

Rehab to discuss releasing CEO's salary at February meeting

Jan 27th 2014, 9:42 PM 7,330 Views 0 Comments

The board also says they will take legal advice on statements by the Justice Minister.

# top-ups - Monday 20 January, 2014

Former CRC board to be called back before PAC "as soon as possible"
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# Top-ups

Former CRC board to be called back before PAC "as soon as possible"

Jan 20th 2014, 9:01 AM 4,886 Views 27 Comments

A member of the Public Accounts Committee says they were “misled and possibly lied to” on the CRC payments issue.

# top-ups - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Cowen: Kiely had no 'hand, act or part' in running of FF
# Crc
# Crc

Cowen: Kiely had no 'hand, act or part' in running of FF

Jan 19th 2014, 1:46 PM 14,303 Views 128 Comments

There’s been a raft of media reports detailing the former CRC chief’s links with the party since the start of the payments controversy.

# top-ups - Friday 17 January, 2014

'Please don't pass the bucket': CRC parent in tearful plea
# Crc
# Crc

'Please don't pass the bucket': CRC parent in tearful plea

Jan 17th 2014, 8:34 AM 16,196 Views 146 Comments

“You feel disgusted and saddened, but not just for yourself and your child, you feel for the staff of the CRC, they’re so amazing, they work so hard.”

# top-ups - Thursday 16 January, 2014

‘A twisted web’: Credit cards, foreign trips and 5 other things we learned from the CRC hearings
# Crc
# Crc

‘A twisted web’: Credit cards, foreign trips and 5 other things we learned from the CRC hearings

Jan 16th 2014, 10:49 PM 31,337 Views 141 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee has uncovered new details about payments and other expenditure at the Central Remedial Clinic.

Michael McDowell told St Vincent's board that they were compliant with pay rules
# St Vincent's Hospital
# St Vincent's Hospital

Michael McDowell told St Vincent's board that they were compliant with pay rules

Jan 16th 2014, 4:58 PM 8,057 Views 32 Comments

The chairman of the hospital added that they would “swing around to compliance” with HSE pay rules.

‘Shameful’: Ex-CRC chief got €473k retirement pay-off – all of it from charitable funds
# Crc
# Crc

‘Shameful’: Ex-CRC chief got €473k retirement pay-off – all of it from charitable funds

Jan 16th 2014, 1:35 PM 23,020 Views 192 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee has heard fresh revelations about the top-up and pension pay-off scandal at the Central Remedial Clinic with a total of €742,025 paid out in respect of Paul Kiely’s pension and pay-off.

Former CRC boss to face stern questioning over salary top-ups
# Charity
# Charity

Former CRC boss to face stern questioning over salary top-ups

Jan 16th 2014, 6:45 AM 3,482 Views 12 Comments

Former CEO of the Central Remedial Clinic Brian Conlan agreed to meet with the Public Accounts Committee after they contemplated compelling him to attend.

# top-ups - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Former CRC chief’s retirement package may be more than previously disclosed
# Brian Conlan
# Brian Conlan

Former CRC chief’s retirement package may be more than previously disclosed

Jan 15th 2014, 10:51 PM 17,275 Views 67 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee will hear further details about the top-up scandal at the Central Remedial Clinic tomorrow morning.

# top-ups - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Jan 9th 2014, 11:22 PM 17,864 Views 3 Comments

Today everyone’s been talking about Irish Water costs, the legalisation of marijuana and Chris Christie’s ‘embarrassment’.

St Vincent's Hospital officials to meet with HSE over salary top-ups
# Topups
# Topups

St Vincent's Hospital officials to meet with HSE over salary top-ups

Jan 9th 2014, 7:28 AM 4,285 Views 15 Comments

It was revealed last month that the group’s CEO receives an extra €136,500 on top of his HSE salary.

# top-ups - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

McGuinness: HSE and Dept of Health have more questions to answer on 'top-ups'
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# Top-ups

McGuinness: HSE and Dept of Health have more questions to answer on 'top-ups'

Dec 25th 2013, 2:12 PM 3,967 Views 7 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee chairman’s comments come in the wake of this week’s revelations regarding the salary of the St Vincent’s CEO.

# top-ups - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

McGuinness: We have to dig much deeper in relation to St Vincent’s
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McGuinness: We have to dig much deeper in relation to St Vincent’s

Dec 24th 2013, 1:05 PM 13,532 Views 49 Comments

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee said he found the manner in which the information was released into the public domain by the hospital “shocking”.

# top-ups - Thursday 19 December, 2013

PAC Chairman releases St Vincent's Hospital documents related to senior staff payments
# Remuneration
# Remuneration

PAC Chairman releases St Vincent's Hospital documents related to senior staff payments

Dec 19th 2013, 7:07 PM 8,935 Views 17 Comments

The correspondence from Noel Whelan, Chairman of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group states to the PAC that they believe they are “compliant” with the health sector pay policy.

We're compliant "based on our interpretation" say St. Vincent's bosses
# Private Payments
# Private Payments

We're compliant "based on our interpretation" say St. Vincent's bosses

Dec 19th 2013, 1:32 PM 8,249 Views 27 Comments

The hospital have told the HSE that they will not disclose payments to senior staff because of data protection issues and because they come from private funds.

Concern CRC pension payments creating 'costflow advantage' for Mater
# Crc
# Crc

Concern CRC pension payments creating 'costflow advantage' for Mater

Dec 19th 2013, 12:34 PM 5,866 Views 13 Comments

Last week it was suggested the €660,000 paid by the CRC to the hospital for 180 of its staff, was going into a ‘phantom fund’.

St Vincent's top-up stance is "not good enough" says PAC chairman
# HSE
# HSE

St Vincent's top-up stance is "not good enough" says PAC chairman

Dec 19th 2013, 8:56 AM 6,435 Views 21 Comments

John McGuinness says that regardless of where funding comes from, the hospital should disclose how much top staff are paid will restore confidence in the sector.

# top-ups - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

The government is giving €1 million to charities this Christmas
# Donations
# Donations

The government is giving €1 million to charities this Christmas

Dec 17th 2013, 6:53 PM 7,414 Views 56 Comments

The donations to three different charities were approved at Cabinet today.

# top-ups - Saturday 14 December, 2013

New gardai, dirty water and Roses: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

New gardai, dirty water and Roses: The week in numbers

Dec 14th 2013, 7:30 PM 12,667 Views 7 Comments

Plus: What percentage of households in Ireland receive some sort of social welfare payment?

# top-ups - Friday 13 December, 2013

PAC Chair: CRC case highlights urgent need for charity regulator
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# Top-ups

PAC Chair: CRC case highlights urgent need for charity regulator

Dec 13th 2013, 11:04 PM 6,100 Views 36 Comments

John McGuinness was speaking following this evening’s resignation of the entire board of governors of the CRC.

Fundraising 'down 40 per cent' as top-up controversy continues
# Donation Drop
# Donation Drop

Fundraising 'down 40 per cent' as top-up controversy continues

Dec 13th 2013, 7:05 AM 6,501 Views 68 Comments

A steep decline in donations is being recorded, following the revelations about the CRC and other Section 38 agencies.

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