Friday December 6, 2019

Make or break for the PAC

Former Rehab boss Angela Kerins is seeking damages in court over what she claims was a witch hunt'

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
27th July, 2014
Former chief executive of Rehab Angela Kerins has stated in an affidavit that she felt violently assaulted to my inner core' by the PAC. Picture: Photocall

Committees in Leinster House have very limited powers, and sit in underground rooms

which seem to sum up their status in the political world. But the public accounts committee (PAC) has always been bigger than that.

Over the past six months, its profile has risen to new and dizzy heights due to its public battles with two charities: the Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) and Rehab.

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