Policing body ignored as Taoiseach to press ahead with appointment of new Garda chief
The government is ignoring a warning from the body examining the future of policing in Ireland and pressing ahead with plans to appoint a new Garda Commissioner.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the government would not be waiting for the Commission on the Future of Policing’s final report before recruiting a replacement for Nóirín O’Sullivan, who retired last September. This is despite the commission, chaired by Seattle police chief Kathleen O’Toole, writing to the Minister 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