Thursday June 4, 2020

Training board probed over alleged delay in acting on legal advice

Lawyers repeatedly told board members to suspend chief executive in wake of Comptroller and Auditor General report

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
28th October, 2018
Sean Ashe, the former chief executive of the Kildare Wicklow Education and Training Board

Did the three most senior members of embattled Kildare Wicklow Education and Training Board (KWETB) act promptly enough on legal advice in the aftermath of a Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) audit of millions in school building contracts?

That’s the question to be answered by the embattled board, with the Garda Economic Crimes Unit currently investigating alleged payments in excess of €4 million of public money to companies associated with the chief executive...

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