Legal costs for banking inquiry witnesses capped at €10,000
Witnesses scheduled to appear at the upcoming inquiry into the banking crisis will have their legal costs capped at €10,000.
According to new guidelines, banking inquiry witnesses will only be able to claim back the cost of hiring a barrister or solicitor if their good name could be questioned during a hearing.
The daily rate for lawyers who advise their clients during public hearings will be €850. A fee of €528 will be paid for...
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Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m
Large public capital projects could be run through an “independent panel of international experts” as part of public spending reforms, according to the Department of Public Expenditure
State body to reissue €28m office supplies contract
The contract covers the supply of office stationery to a range of government bodies and agencies, including the HSE, universities, hospitals, councils and schools
Sinn Féin open to coalition deal, but on condition of border poll
Party would launch the ‘largest public house building programme that Ireland has ever seen’ and a national health service
Fine Gael ‘will go to war’ if Bailey runs as independent
The party threatens to put significant financial resources behind its own candidates in bid to ensure that she is ‘never seen again’ in politics