Rob Wright said the budgetary process was overwhelmed by programme for governments and social partnership

Inquiry told of 'startling' lack of written advice

10.30 Former Canadian deputy finance minister Rob Wright has told the Banking Inquiry it was startling that there was very little consistent written advice in the Department Of Finance other than annual memoranda to Cabinet.

Shaun Kelly has pleaded guilty to the charge of dangerous driving

Man to be sentenced for 2010 Donegal crash

11.29 The sentencing hearing in the case of a 26-year-old Donegal man who has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight men has begun at Letterkenny circuit court.