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# oversight
Trump says he 'had nothing to do with' Pence decision to stay at Doonbeg resort
A spokesperson for Pence last week said the decision was made at the “suggestion” of the president.
# oversight
New HSE board meets for the first time
Health Minister Simon Harris announced earlier this year that he would re-establish a board to oversee the HSE.
# oversight
Gardaí 'hugely frustrated' at false complaints made to Gsoc 'without fear of prosecution'
A report this week recommended an overhaul of the system for dealing with complaints against gardaí.
# clare spca
Animal welfare charity temporarily suspends activities after 'unfounded criticism on social media'
The charity has ceased operations until a new committee is formed.
# Licence Fee
'It's not good enough': Committee says better oversight of how RTÉ spends taxpayers' money is needed
It called on RTÉ to sign up to new service-level agreement to ensure there is transparency in how it spends the licence fee money.
# oversight
'Do your job': Finance Committee wants ECB chief to explain role in tracker mortgage scandal
The committee’s chair said it is important to keep the pressure on the banks now.
# oversight
Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people
Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.
# oversight
'I forgot to give them a receipt': James Reilly referred to gardaí by Sipo over €1k election donation
Under Sipo rules, the maximum cash donation that may be accepted by a candidate during the general election is €200.
# oversight
New Policing Authority will learn from bad blood between gardaí and GSOC
The chair of the newly established body said it would be foolish not to recognise the potential for tension with gardaí.
# oversight
Drogba: I thought Terry was a Chelsea reserve!
The Ivorian reveals the info in his soon-to-be-released autobiography.
# waiting
One person has been in an asylum centre for 11 years - this is how they live
Serious concerns have been expressed about the quality of life children in direct provision have.
# in pursuit
Car that struck motorcyclist was being chased by gardaí
The 44-year-old motorcyclist was airlifted to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin yesterday evening after the crash, and is in a serious condition.
# Transparency
Traveller and human rights groups to have their say on Garda oversight
The Oireachtas Justice Committee is holding a meeting on the issue today and had invited a number of groups to speak.
# Jobswatch
Oversight and Audit Commission to scrutinise local government spending
Minister Phil Hogan is looking for expressions of interest from people suitable to sit on the Commission.
# taking the lead
Labour reminds us it wanted a Garda Authority 14 years ago
Lead author of a policy paper, TD Anne Ferris, denied this was an attempt by the party to take charge of government discussions on the establishment of the new body.
# IMO
Irish Medical Organisation AGM begins in Kerry amid tensions
The IMO president has said this year’s AGM is more important than many recent conferences.
# oversight
Mississippi formally abolishes slavery (after forgetting to do it before now)
The state was the last to formally ratify the 13th Amendment in 1995 – but had forgotten to file the proper paperwork.
# Money Money Money
Dáil's public spending watchdog hauls bosses in over health overspend
The Public Accounts committee is going to question the heads of the HSE and the Department of Health about spending on drugs, overtime, and consultants.