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Charities must face home truths

The government hands over Euro 4 billion to state-funded sections of the charity sector, yet nobody polices it. An audit of the area is badly needed. But charities must also come out and say where they spend their money, writes Jonathan Irwin.

8th December, 2013
The Central Remedial Clinic in Clontarf is at the centre of the top-ups controversy. Picture: Feargal Ward

The controversy on charity chief top-ups, compounded by the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the Central Remedial Clinic slugging it out on who knew what and when, is hugely damaging to all charities. And it couldn't come at a worse time.

As chief executive officer of the Jack and Jill Foundation, I am bitterly disappointed, but not surprised, and I fear that the worst is yet to come. The recent revelations may be only the...

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