Review finds no corruption in planning authorities
A copy of the report has been seen by The Sunday Business Post
A review of complaints about six planning authorities has found no evidence of wrongdoing by officials in any of the councils, the cabinet will be told this week.
Publication of the review this week will bring to an end a saga dating back to 2010 when the then environment minister John Gormley, acting on foot of complaints he had received, instituted an investigation under the planning acts into seven planning authorities – Carlow Co Council,...
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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