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Quango veteran Des is back in his old haunts

The scene: tomorrow at the department of Public Expenditure and Reform. A meeting between Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin and ace Central Banker Des Geraghty. Brendan Howlin: "Good morning, Comrade Des. Good to see you. Congratulations on ... Irish Independent, 2 weeks ago

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A bonus by any other name is still a bonus - even in utility firm

What a way to dispel suggestions of being "another cosseted quango with a bonus culture" - get into a ridiculous dispute about the interpretation of the terms bonus and performance- related pay. A bonus is a top-up payment made to staff as a reward ...
 Irish Independent3 weeks ago Irish Water to pay €9,000 bonus to staff 'in need of improvement'  Irish Independent1 week ago Regulator: We had no role in setting Irish Water 'bonuses'  Irish Independent3 weeks ago Irish Water: performance pay for staff from next year  Irish Independent3 weeks ago
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Climb every mountain, until you find your own quango Shane Ross

My home telephone rang on Thursday evening. "Deputy," declared the voice, "I got you elected. Time you put me on a quango." "Whatever you want, Eamon!" I volunteered. "Pity I am not yet in power!" "There are a few vacancies on the RTE Authority," ...
 Irish Independent3 weeks ago

Save the birthplace of Peter Pan: Rescue bid for children's favourite gets cash boost

A RESCUE bid to save the birthplace of Peter Pan for future generations has received a major cash boost. Arts quango Creative Scotland has agreed to plough money into Moat Brae House, in Dumfries, following a campaign backed by actress Joanna ...
 Scottish Daily Express4 weeks ago

I don't know about art - but I know what I like Shane Ross

God knows why John McNulty was so eager to be a member of the board of IMMA. The quango - grandly dubbed the Irish Museum of Modern Art - is hardly the obvious place for a man who describes himself as a "businessman". It is a haven for artists that ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago

Forget the Budget caution: If you can't be sure of winning the election, try buying it

Despite pre-election promises to abolish hundreds of quangos, this Government established a new independent body, the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, on a statutory footing to legislate a basis for fiscal responsibility. Rapidly restored construction ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago
Irish Independent

More Rip-Off Irish Water charges! 188 to 282 per hour if a householder needs a leak fixed etc

Demonstrating the absolute contempt, Fine Gaels and "labour's" super HSE style quango "Irish Water" has for its victims, a rake of new additional charges have been revealed:mad: Irish Water customers 'to pay "Households face hundreds of euro ...
 Politics.ie2 months ago Dam burst of anger on Irish Water could sweep Enda away  Irish Independent7 hours ago Dáil Speech by Michael P. Kitt on Irish Water (PMB 22 October 2014)  Noodls1 week ago Irish Water boss Tierney vows to keep his job  Irish Examiner1 week ago

NHS quango fatcats spend £2m tax dosh on iPads and iPhones

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates Government health chiefs have admitted to spending millions of pounds furnishing bureaucrats with Apple iPhones and fondleslabs. Taxpayers forked out more than £2m to buy iThings for the staff of NHS ...
 The Register19 hours ago NHS quangos spent £2m on iPads and iPhones for managers  Capital Bay1 day ago

Downtime: Last QUANGO in town

Downtime remembers the days when any organisation with a solid coupling with the government could be simply labeled a QUANGO and they were more than happy with that. There were QUANGOs, QUANGOs for QUANGOs and QUANGOs for QUANGO QUANGOs. But now ...
 Computer Weekly1 week ago

Is the Private Security Authority a rent-seeking quango?

Well, I searched for threads about the Private Security Authority (PSA) and mostly got discussions about Gerry Adams' prostate. So, here goes in hope that a discussion can take place. I've posted about this before, without much success (for ...
 Politics.ie2 weeks ago
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