Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Quangos

# quangos - Monday 21 April, 2014

Government quango costs 'spiralling out of control' - McGrath
# Quangowatch
# Quangowatch

Government quango costs 'spiralling out of control' - McGrath

Apr 21st 2014, 7:03 PM 12,737 Views 28 Comments

Mattie McGrath says the government is “treating the ordinary people with contempt”.

# quangos - Friday 24 January, 2014

Censorship Board can't be abolished until it deals with Alan Shatter's 'Laura'
# Censorship
# Censorship

Censorship Board can't be abolished until it deals with Alan Shatter's 'Laura'

Jan 24th 2014, 10:44 AM 12,397 Views 33 Comments

And everyone struggled to keep a straight face in the Dáil this morning…

# quangos - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

'A lot done, more to do': Reform plans promise more public services cards and better procurement
# Public Service
# Public Service

'A lot done, more to do': Reform plans promise more public services cards and better procurement

Jan 14th 2014, 11:21 AM 5,349 Views 19 Comments

Launching new public service reform plans today, the Minister of State Brian Hayes said there has been “a lot done, more to do, to borrow a phrase from the past”.

# quangos - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Our government squanders money while cutting funding to charities
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Our government squanders money while cutting funding to charities

Sep 7th 2013, 8:00 AM 50 Views 47 Comments

They might make all the right noises about “difficult choices” but this is the truth: our government would rather tell disabled children to go without than tackle overpaid bureaucrats, writes Aaron McKenna.

# quangos - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Aaron McKenna: There's no room for quangos in today's cash-strapped Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: There's no room for quangos in today's cash-strapped Ireland

May 4th 2013, 8:00 AM 302 Views 37 Comments

We ought to cull almost all state bodies and quangos and send them back to being offices within their respective departments – in order to free up government money to alleviate stresses on our frontline services, writes Aaron McKenna.

# quangos - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 20th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,741 Views 0 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Roscommon man jumps for space to advertise his CV; the Prophet Seán Quinn; Enda having fun in Brussels.

# quangos - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Column: The Government promised ‘war on quangos’ – so why are they creating new ones?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Government promised ‘war on quangos’ – so why are they creating new ones?

Dec 14th 2011, 7:30 AM 92 Views 52 Comments

A whole new layer of bureaucracy is part of the Government’s fiscal plan, writes Fianna Fáil TD Seán Fleming.

# quangos - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Decentralisation scrapped and over 23,000 public sector jobs to go by 2015
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Decentralisation scrapped and over 23,000 public sector jobs to go by 2015

Nov 17th 2011, 12:53 PM 6,764 Views 42 Comments

The government has outlined plans which also include the merging of nearly 50 state agencies.

As it happened: Government announcement on public sector and quangos
Live Nov 17th 2011, 11:53 AM

As it happened: Government announcement on public sector and quangos

# quangos - Monday 3 October, 2011

Mary Davis releases full tax filings - and encourages other candidates to follow suit
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Mary Davis releases full tax filings - and encourages other candidates to follow suit

Oct 3rd 2011, 1:50 PM 2,856 Views 54 Comments

Mary Davis attempts to draw a line under controversy about her earnings by publishing her tax filings for the last three years.

# quangos - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Government cuts its first quango - under Fianna Fáil's proposals
# Quangos
# Quangos

Government cuts its first quango - under Fianna Fáil's proposals

Jul 6th 2011, 8:07 AM 675 Views 4 Comments

The National Consumer Agency will be merged with the Competition Authority under plans approved by cabinet.

# quangos - Monday 16 May, 2011

# quangos - Monday 11 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday
Live Apr 11th 2011, 8:28 AM

The 9 at 9: Monday

Government to sign off on spending review as quangos and State assets targeted
Live Apr 11th 2011, 7:40 AM

Government to sign off on spending review as quangos and State assets targeted

# quangos - Friday 26 November, 2010

'Russian doll' quangos soared throughout the noughties, research finds
# Quangowatch
# Quangowatch

'Russian doll' quangos soared throughout the noughties, research finds

Nov 26th 2010, 12:58 PM 678 Views 0 Comments

GRAPH: How Ireland’s agencies have grown since the 1900s.

# quangos - Sunday 12 September, 2010

Two years on, the quangos are still here
# Quangos
# Quangos

Two years on, the quangos are still here

Sep 12th 2010, 12:19 PM 242 Views 0 Comments

A Sunday Times survey shows that the government’s plan to close 46 quangos has stalled – with only 16 ‘rationalised’.