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#Overspend

# overspend - Sunday 2 February, 2020

The HSE spent nearly €1 million a day on agency staff last year

Critics of the HSE recruitment embargo said far more was being spent on agency staff while others waited to start staff roles.

# overspend - Monday 27 January, 2020

Cost of refurbishing State-owned factory spirals from €1.2 million to over €3 million

Údaras na Gaeltachta says it is confident the State is receiving value for money.

# overspend - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Finance Minister accused of being 'kept in the dark' over children's hospital overspend ahead of Budget

Paschal Donohoe admitted it would have been ‘helpful’ to have been informed of the cost overruns as it developed.

'Beggars belief'': Pressure continues to mount on ministers to explain when they knew about children's hospital overspend

Pressure is mounting on the Department of Public Expenditure about its role in project oversight.

# overspend - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

No one held accountable as children's hospital board says it would do the same again despite cost overruns

The final project cost is €1.4 billion – €450 million higher than the 2017 figure.

# overspend - Monday 24 December, 2018

Taoiseach can't say if anyone will be held to account over children's hospital overspend

It’s emerged the budget for the new hospital may cost more than €1.433 billion.

# overspend - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Garda management says it may be 'impossible' to afford wages for the rest of the year

The organisation has had to cap overtime to try to control its spending.

# overspend - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Department of Social Protection overpaid welfare recipients by €420 million over six years

Minister Leo Varadkar said he was looking at strengthening laws relating to welfare fraud.

# overspend - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Councillor wants HSE funding for Viagra reviewed

Brian Meaney was reacting to figures from the HSE West which indicate a significant increase in spending on drugs to treat erectile dysfunction.

# overspend - Monday 9 July, 2012

Howlin insists HSE will reach savings target despite €280m overspend

Fianna Fáil has warned that failure to address the HSE’s growing deficit could result in hospital closures.

# overspend - Monday 5 March, 2012

State is overspending by €3,879 per person, according to TD's sums

Cork South West TD Noel Harrington has shared his Budget 2012 analysis with TheJournal.ie.