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Over the last 24 hours, the government has turned up the heat on Fianna Fail Justice spokesman Niall Collins. The Taoiseach and a number of ministers have criticised Deputy Collins for writing a letter to a judge pleading for leniency in the case of a convicted drug dealer. Micheal Martin has said Niall Collins shouldn’t have written the letter, but said he wouldn’t sack him. Michael O’Regan – Irish Times Parliamentary Correspondent – joined Sean to discuss this.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0620/625224-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-20-june-2014/?clipid=1607127
The revelations that the former Chief Executive of the Central Remedial Clinic, Paul Kiely received top up payments and a €740,000 severance package provoked further revelations over the weekend with Hamilton Goulding former CRC chairman disclosing that he was unaware of Mr Kiely’s salary until a year after becoming chair and defending the severance package. Mr Goulding said the severance deal ‘saved money in the long term.’ And now according to Daniel McConnell Political Correspondent of the Irish Independent crucial internal documents relating to Mr Kiely’s pension deal cannot be found. Sean spoke to Daniel McConnell this morning.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0120/498942-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-20-january-2014/?clipid=1398098
Today's discussion centered on the ongoing Public Accounts Committee hearings into the Central Remedial Clinic and St Vincent's Hospital. There was also a short discussion on Irish Water. In studio were: John McGuinness, Fianna Fáil TD for Carlow/Kilkenny and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee; Mary Lou McDonald, Vice-President of Sinn Féin and Member of the Public Accounts Committee; Robert Dowds, Labour TD for Dublin Mid-West; Stephen O’Byrnes, Director of MKC Communications and Alison O’Connor, Columnist with the Irish Examiner.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/saturday-with-claire-byrne/programmes/2014/0118/498702-saturday-with-claire-byrne-saturday-18-january-2014/?clipid=1397373
The HSE has raised new concerns about the pension arrangements of Paul Kiely, the former Chief Executive of the Central Remedial Clinic. In a letter to the Dail’s Public Accounts Committee the HSE’s director general Tony O’Brien writes that ‘payments to Mr Kiely could not have been made by the CRC without funds received from the friends and supporters of the CRC’. Meanwhile Brian Conlan, Paul Kiely’s successor as CEO of the CRC, has been discussing salary top-up payments with the Dail Public Accounts Committee this morning Irish Times Industry correspondent Martin Wall has been following this morning’s proceedings.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0116/498202-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-16-january-2014/?clipid=1395653
Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy Barbara talks about the extra journeys she has to make with her disabled daughter because the local bridge in Connemara has had a weight restriction put on it. The crisis in equine cruelty and the difficulty in adopting abandoned animals is discussed. The dangers of cycling and walking are discussed again. Mark is blind and is worried about getting around Dublin city centre. Mary calls in to talk about the positive work done by the CRC , her daughter attended with great sucess a number of years ago and she wanted to appeal for people no to ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/liveline/programmes/2013/1212/492485-liveline-thursday-12-december-2013/?clipid=1376326
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Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy On today’s programme we spoke to three people with opinions on the Central Remedial Clinic. Among those joining the conversation was Hazel who has been raising money for her son’s special school for ten years. Earlier this year, they raised €10,000 but €7,500 was handed over to the CRC. She wants to know where exactly that money went. We also spoke to Joseph Hone. He is the Irishman whose younger brother, called Camillus, was adopted by PL Travers, the author of Mary Poppins. She left behind the boy’s twin. Joseph told us of the ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/liveline/programmes/2013/1202/490489-liveline-monday-2-december-2013/?clipid=1368195
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